Book Clubs

'Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' Book Discussion

Join your friendly librarian in discussing The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in honor of Black History Month.
'1984' audiobook at DC Public Library

Special Book Discussion of George Orwell's '1984'

Join us as we discuss George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. A classic unlike any other, 1984 is startling, haunting, and timelier than ever. Copies are available for check out. Please see your librarian. Then join us on Monday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. for a special film showing in celebration of the novel.
'Notes from a Colored Girl' by Karsonya Wise Whitehead

Adult Book Club

Join us to discuss January's book club selection, Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis by Karsonya Wise Whitehead.
How The Light Gets In

High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club will be discussing the book How The Light Gets In, A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny. We're meeting in Room B.
HeartOne More Thing

Short Stories and Short Dates - Speed Dating Book Club

Looking to meet someone special? For the month of Valentine's Day, join us for a special speed-dating book club and meet other literary-minded singles in DC.
How The Light Gets In

High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club will be discussing the book How The Light Gets In, A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny. When:  Monday February 2nd Where:  Room B Time:  12:00pm  
Orphan Train

Georgetown Book Club

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Christina Baker Kline's 2013 novel, Orphan Train. In the novel, a teen growing up in foster care and an elderly woman sent as a child to the Midwest for adoption form an unlikely connection.
Wolf Hall

Georgetown Book Club

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Hilary Mantel's 2009 novel, Wolf Hall. The novel follows Thomas Cromwell as he navigates -- and begins to rise within -- the court of Henry VIII in early 1500s England. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.
Empty Mansions book cover

Southeast Adult Book Club

Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The January book is Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman.

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