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What Classic Should the Georgetown Book Club Read This Summer?

Vote to select the group's Adult Summer Reading selection

For the third year in a row, the Georgetown Book Club will be celebrating Adult Summer Reading with a throwback selection. This year, the options for that selection include classics both traditional and modern. 

So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

Southwest Library Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., April 30

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., April 30.  Copies of this month's title, So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson are available for checkout at the information desk.

Modern Romance

What's Love Got to do With It?

Finding the right one for you!

How does one find love in 2016?  Do you go to bars?  Do you use dating sites?  These list of books talk about dating and finding love and not only finding love, but how to keep the flame burning in a relationship. 

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'The Girl on the Train'

The May selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.   We will meet on Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m., upstairs in the meeting room.  


Book to Film Club


Spike Lee's Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes.

"Daring Ladies of Lowell" by Kate Alcott

Adult Book Club

"The Daring Ladies of Lowell" by Kate Alcott

Join us to discuss April's book club selection, The Daring Ladies of Lowell by # 1 New York Times bestselling author of 


Botany of Desire by Michael Pollen

Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club Selection. Join the discussion on April 17, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Pollan's book Botany of Desire is a mixture of history, personal memoir, and botany that relates aspects of the relationship of four domesticated plant species to human life. These plants--the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato--are linked with four human fundamental desires--sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control.

Zora Neale

Page Turner Thursdays Presents:

How It Feels to Be Colored Me

In celebration of Women's History the month, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library will read and reflect upon one of the finest literary figures of American culture, Zora Neale Hurston.  In particular, the book club will discuss, How It Feels to Be Colored Me. This title was and remains very important to the literary movement of the time.  

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All the Light We Cannot See

The Georgetown Book Club's April Selection

Marie-Laure is a blind girl whose life in Paris with her father, a Museum of Natural History locksmith, is upended by the Nazi occupation, which forces the pair to abandon the city for the coast. Werner and his sister are orphans in Essen, Germany, but he is singled out for his technical capabilities, and as a soldier in the war, his skills lead him to an assignment investigating Resistance activity in France.

Breaking Silence

High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club will be discussing Breaking Silence, a thriller by Linda Castillo on Monday April 4, 2016 at 12 p.m. in Room B.