Book Clubs

Mystery Thriller Book Club

The August selection for the Mystery Thriller Book Club is

Mystery Thriller Book Club

The September selection for the Mystery Thriller Book Club is Broken Harbour 

History and Biography Book Club

Are you fascinated by history?Are you intrigued by the lives of other people?Want to spend some time reading entertaining books and talking to like-minded individuals?If so, join us for the H&B (history and biography) book club, where we will be reading some of the more popular titles that deal with the world’s stimulating past events and people.  

Zombie Book Club

We want your brain! Really, we'd like to see all of you - as opposed to a zombie who will literally take whatever they can get. If you've ever wondered how to survive a zombie attack or are just a big fan of the Walking Dead come for the first meeting of our new book club.

Reading the World: Half of a Yellow Sun

Thursday, May 29 at 7 p.m. join the Reading the World Book Club to discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book Half of a Yellow Sun. Refreshments will be served.

House of Stone by Anthony Shadid

You are cordially invited to attend the June Southwest Library Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., June 28.  Copies of Anthony Shadid's memoir House of Stone are available for checkout at the information desk.

Classics Revisited: 'Swann's Way' by Marcel Proust

Chevy Chase Library's "Classics Revisited" discussion series will continue June with Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust.The first part of Proust’s seven volume novel In Search of Lost Time (also known as Remembrance of Things Past), Swann’s Way follows our narrator through memories of his childhood in late 19th-century France.  Please be sure to check out a copy of the Norton Critical Edition, and please read the introduction in addition to Swann’s Way prior to the meeting.  

BRUHS: Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit

BRUHSBook Reading Uplifts His SpiritAn Exciting New Book Club with The Ask Rayceen ShowOur Monthly LGBT Community OutreachWe'll be discussing Mart Crowley's groundbreaking play The Boys in the Bandfor more information, call 202-727-1291

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club

The July 10 meeting is an exception because of the July 4th holiday. The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at Barnes & Noble, located at 12th and E Streets, NW.  The monthly selection is listed on, or call 202-282-3072.

'The Good Lord Bird'

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss James McBride's 2013 novel and winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction,