Book Clubs

Book cover for "Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

Group Reading of 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' by Washington Irving

We're reading Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a-l-o-u-d and in round-robin fashion, in celebration of Halloween.  Sparkling cider and pumpkin treats will be served.  Whoa, Ichabod Crane. Beware, Brom Bones. And watch out for the headless horseman!
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris is the November book for the Literary Book Club.

Literary Book Group

Join the Literary Book Club in November to read An Officer and a Spy. In this novel, Robert Harris brings to life in astonishing detail the Dreyfus affair.  History comes alive with the excitement of a spy thriller or a detective story. 
Richard Morias' book is our next selection and has been called "a delicious fairy-tale-like read" by NPR.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Richard C. Morais' The Hundred Foot Journey.  
Skim by Mariko Tamaki

Queer Book Club: 'Skim' by Mariko Tamaki

Come to the first meeting of a new monthly Queer Book Club at Northeast Neighborhood Library!

TEN Book Discussion Group: "You Are One of Them"

Join the Tenley-Friendship Book Discussion Group to discuss Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter.
Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.)

Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.)

Are you a local reader between the ages of 21 and 35? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.), a new book group for younger adults.
Image of book cover for "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears"

West End Fiction Book Club

Discussion of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu, in celebration of DC Reads ("One Book. One City. One Good Read")

Capitol Hill Reads - The DC Reads Bonus Book Club

Join us for a special second Capitol Hill Reads book club for DC Reads. Along with the rest of the city, we will read The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.
Middlemarch cover

Classics Revisited: 'Middlemarch'

Our lecture/discussion series “Classic Revisited” will continue this November and December with a focus on George Eliot’s masterpiece Middlemarch. Professor Jonathan Loesberg from American University will be our guest to talk about the book and lead a discussion.
My Life in MIddlemarch

Classics Revisited: 'My Life in Middlemarch'

Our lecture/discussion series “Classic Revisited” will continue this December with its focus on George Eliot’s masterpiece Middlemarch