Book Clubs

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Chevy Chase Book Club: 'Our Kind of People'

The February selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class by Lawrence Otis Graham. We will meet on Tuesday, February 2 at 7 p.m. upstairs in the meeting room at the branch.   
The Gay Revolution

History Book Club

Join us at our monthly History Book Club as we celebrate Pride Week by reading The Gay Revolution: the Story of the Struggle by Lillian Faderman.
1177 BC

History Book Club

Join us at our monthly History Book Club as we discuss 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline.
The Wright Brothers

History Book Club

Join our monthly History Book Club as we discuss The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.
Mrs. Dalloway

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.  We will be meeting at Palisades Library on Tuesday, February 2, at 1 p.m., to discuss

Moveable Feast - Classics Reading Group

Moveable Feast - The Classics Reading Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings rotate between the Cleveland Park, Georgetown, and Palisades Neighborhood Libraries.   For more information, please contact: Betsy (Cleveland Park)  202-282-3080 Jay (Georgetown) 202-727-0232 

Homer's Iliad: Lecture and Discussion

The West End Library Friends present "Faces of War in Western Literature," a series of discussions led by Ori Z. Soltes, Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Theology at Georgetown University. The first installment will feature a lecture on Homer's The Iliad.
The Secret History of Wonder Woman

History Book Club

Join us at our monthly History Book Club as we celebrate Women's History Month by reading The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore.
City of Conversation by Anthony Giardina

Literary Book Group

Anthony Giardina's The City of Conversation is a play about Washington, D.C., or more specifically about the dinner parties of Georgetown hostess, Hester Ferris.  During her dinners, politics are discussed, and decisions made. Thoroughly liberal, Hester is challenged by the conservative nature of her son and his wife.
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Ladies Night Book Club

Join us at Northwest One Library for a discussion of Eric Jerome Dickey's Naughtier than NiceAll are welcome, though the titles are chosen with women in mind.