Book Clubs

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the next Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 28.  Copies of this month's selection, When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, are available at the information desk.
not the israel

Around the World Book Club: "Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me" by Harvey Pekar

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 2:00 pm

Discuss the graphic novel  Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me by Harvey Pekar with the Around the World Book Club.  The discussion begins at 2:00 in the library's meeting room and ends at 3:00 pm.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.  
let there be water

Around the World Book Club: "Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World" by Seth Siegel

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 2:00 pm

Discuss Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World by Seth Siegel with the Around the World Book Club. Newcomers welcome.  Discussion begins at 2:00 and ends by 3:00 pm in the library's meeting room on the 2nd floor. 
The Price byArthur Miller

The Price by Arthur Miller

Monday, October 2, 2017, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend "In the Arena," an occasional series presented by the Southwest Library in cooperation with Arena Stage.  
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Maria Semple's 2016 novel Today Will Be Different. The novel follows Seattle mom Eleanor Flood as she is thwarted in her goal of a uniquely organized and productive day by familial circumstances and her professional past. 
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Queer Book Club: The Summer We Got Free

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 7:00 pm

Queer Book Club is a small but enthusiastic community that has been meeting monthly to discuss queer-themed books spanning numerous genres. This month, we’ll be reading The Summer We Got Free by Mia McKenzie:
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Zadie Smith's 2016 novel Swing Time. In the novel, two young women, both attracted to dance yet unequal in their skills, come of age together in London in the 1980s, forming a friendship that echoes even after their paths diverge.
Daisy Miller

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.  We will be meeting at Georgetown Library on Tuesday, October 3, at 1 p.m. to discuss Daisy Miller, by Henry James. Please join us.
my promised land

Around the World Book Club: "My Promised Land" by Ari Shavit

Come discuss My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel by Ari Shavit with the Around the World Book Club at 2 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Branch Library meeting room. Copies of the book are available at the library's Information Desk.
Clean Slate

Feeder's Advisory: A Book Club for Those Who Love Food

Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00 pm

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? This month’s selection is Clean Slate : A Cookbook and Guide: Reset Your Health, Detox Your Body and Feel Your Best.

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