Book Clubs

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

January's Legends & Lore DC will be devoted to discussing and choosing what we'll be reading in 2016.
'Orlando' by Virginia Woolf

Queer Book Club: 'Orlando' by Virginia Woolf

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.
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Lowbrow Throw Down

Okay, so we heard a rumor that the YA fantasy bestseller City of Bones is largely repurposed Harry Potter fanfiction.  This rumor is very, very difficult to verify (at least to the satisfaction of a librarian) but it's enough for us to choose it as our January selection.
Waiting for Snow in Havana

Palisades Book Club

Palisades Book Club will be discussing Waiting for Snow in Havana, by Carlos Eire, at Palisades Library on Tuesday, January 19, at 7:30 p.m.  Please join us!
All the Light We Cannot See book cover.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

New time and place! Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See.  
Book cover for Julian Barnes's "Sense of an Ending"

West End Fiction Book Club

The West End Fiction book Club will meet to discuss The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes--"a novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single sitting, with stunning psychological and emotional depth and sophisticati
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Chevy Chase Library: 'Finale' by Thomas Mallon

The January selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years by Thomas Mallon. We will meet on Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m. Since the branch will likely be closed at the beginning of January, we will be meeting at the Subway restaurant across the street.
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

December Southwest Library Book Discussion

You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Library book discussion at 1:30 p.m. on Sat., December 19.  Copies of this month's selection, Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, are available for checkout at the information desk.
In the Heart of the Sea

History Book Club

Join us at our monthly History Book Club as we discuss In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick.
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Winter Book Sale

The Petworth Library cordially invites you to a book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Petworth Library in the lower level meeting room.  Join in the fun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. You'll find terrific bargains!