Read Feed

  • Annie L.

    "I know I'm supposed to love 'The Catcher in the Rye', but I could never get into it. #sorrynotsorry"

  • Meet Esti B.

    "When I can tear myself away from my book of the moment, I like to cook for my friends, wander around the city and watch far too many consecutive hours of British mystery television."

  • Julie B. with the Encyclopedia of the Cat by Bruce Fogle

    "When I'm not at the library I spend time with friends, read, cook, play softball, hang out with my cat, visit museums, learn new things, and explore."

  • Rachel

    "When I'm not at the library I read, write, hike, make crafts, and learn new skills."

  • Dominique M

    When I'm not at the library, I spend my time ... quietly reflecting on how Korean pop music has ruined my life (okay, but it's actually amazing).

  • Lauren W.

    "If I wrote an autobiography, its title would be: Watching YouTube Videos in Sweatpants on Couches."

  • Meet Shira P.

    "In 2016 I am reading the entire Baby-Sitters Club series by Ann M. Martin in order of release date."

  • Sightseeing

    "Spend quality time with my son, play basketball, play Scrabble, make clothes, volunteer at an art studio, try new recipes."

  • Bobbie W.

    "I read Bill Bryson's 'I'm a Stranger Here Myself' on an airplane, laughing until I cried while my family cringed and tried to ignore me for 5 hours."

  • JoAnn W.

    "I play tennis and like walking different neighborhoods in DC."

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Where we hang out online

Want to meet with other like minds but don't want to go somewhere? We have meetups on Twitter, Facebook,  and more.
 

Twitter
What's Happening @dcpl? When?
#brownbagdc Book Chat -- A weekly book club to discuss what we're reading and what you're reading, often on a theme. Every Wednesday, 12 p.m.
#DCPLnewYA -- Jessica and Erin share the best of new YA fiction. Fourth Tuesdays,
4 p.m.
Fantasy Friday -- Dish about the best and worst of fantasy books on #fanfansdc Third Fridays, 1 p.m.
#AsktheLabs -- Twice a month, ask Labs at DC Public Library staff about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. Second and Fourth Mondays, 1 p.m.

Facebook
What's Happening? When?
GoT Book Club -- A virtual space to discuss the Game of Thrones series and similar books. Winter is Coming, my friends. Let's talk! Any time!
The Meeting of Otaku -- Welcome, welcome! This group is an extension of the Woodridge Library Anime Club of DC Public Library. We are open to members, friends of members, and everyone in between for all things Otaku. Any time!
Twentythirtysomething Book Club -- An online hangout space for the fiction and nonfiction book group for local readers between ages 21 and 35 that meets every month at a bar located in or near Georgetown. Any time!
We Heart Romance Book Club -- Romance fans Melissa, Shoshana, and Ashley are here to talk about the books we love to love. This is the space to talk about the books you love to love, hate and everything in between. Any time!
Pinterest
What's Happening? When?
Various boards of Pin-able goodness:
A Book For All SeasonsAdvanced Elementary ReadsContemporary PoetryJudge Me NotMulticultural Kids ReadsNew Adult FictionRead TogetherTeen Fantasy and more!
Any time!
Tumblr
What's Happening? When?
GIFs, books recs, and more in your favorite space to waste time online. Any time!