Book Clubs

Book cover image of 'Americanah'

Fiction Fanatics: 'Americanah'

This novel follows Ifemelu and Obinze as they migrate from Nigera and later find their way back to their home country.  Their interim journeys in the United States and the United Kingdom teach them much about race, culture, family, self-identity, and ultimately, love. Join us for a discussion of Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.   
Image of book cover for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"

West End Fiction Book Club

Discussion of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," an American fantastic tale by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
Preying Time

Ladies Night Book Club

Join us at Northwest One Library for a discussion of Preying Time by Tracie Loveless-Hill. All are welcome, though the titles are chosen with women in mind.
Best American Short Stories 2008 book cover

Adult Book Club

Francis Gregory's Adult Book Club is changing and we need YOUR help! Join us on Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss how we can make Francis Gregory's Adult Book Club even better, with more dynamic reads, themes, and discussions.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee cover

History Book Club

Join our monthly discussion of a history book as we read the classic Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown.  
'The Song of Achilles' by Madeline Miller

Queer Book Club: 'The Song of Achilles' by Madeline Miller

Come to the Queer Book Club at Northeast Library! We meet on the third Tuesday of every month in the conference room on our lower level.
Sense of an Ending cover

Chevy Chase Library Book Club; 'Sense of an Ending'

The October selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. We will meet on Tuesday, October 6 at 7 p.m.

Metamorphosis series: 'Middlesex'

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series concludes on Tuesday September 15 at 6 pm.  We will discuss Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides.   Our guest lecturer will be Laura De Furio, from the University of Alabama's English department.   
Lives in Ruin

History & Biography Book Club

In September, the History & Biography Book Club will discuss Lives in Ruins by Marilyn Johnson.  
'Norwegian Wood' by Haruki Murakami

Fiction Fanatics: 'Norwegian Wood' by Haruki Murakami

The October selection for Northeast Library's Fiction Fanatics Book Club is Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami.