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"The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert

Adult Book Club

"The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert

Join us to discuss March's book club selection, The Signature of All Things by # 1 New York Times bestselling author of 

"Enrique's Journey" by Sonia Nazario

Adult Book Club

"Enrique's Journey" by Sonia Nazario

Join us to discuss February's book club selection, Enrique's Journey: the True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North

The Georgetown Book Club's March Selection

Richard Flanagan's 2014 novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North, winner of the Man Booker Prize, looks closely at how the perils of love and war shape the life of one man. 


The Invention of Wings: A Novel by Sue Monk Kidd

A Women's History Month Book Discussion Hosted by the Woodridge Library and Friends Book, March 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Come and join the Woodridge Library and Friend Book Club discussion of The Inventions of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd on March 20, 2016 at 3:00pm.  This  Oprah Book Club selection, follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid.

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

The Tiger's Wife

The March selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht. We will meet on Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m., upstairs in the meeting room.  

Takoma Reads

'The Things They Carried'

It’s Takoma Reads, the podcast where the once and current staff of the Takoma Park Library get together and chat about books.  

Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. DuBois

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. DuBois

Southwest Book Discussion, Sat., Feb. 27

You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Book Discussion, 1:30 p.m.. Sat., Feb. 27.  Copies of this month's title, The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. DuBois, are available at the information desk. 

Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln

Book Discussion: The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen L. Carter

February 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM

In recognition of Black History and President's Day the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club will discuss The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln.  Stephen L. Carter's thrilling  novel takes as its starting point an  alternate history: President Abraham Lincoln survives the assassination attempt at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865.

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Introducing Rush Hour Reads

Books you can read in less than a week. Stories that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Well, that happened.The New Year started and you made vows. Right.  Here's a diet you can keep: add more reading to your day. A few minutes during your commute or at lunch really adds up and will lead to a healthier outlook.  And you can exercise that big muscle between your ears.

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Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club -- New Location

February 4 Meeting

Join us at a new location February 4, 6:30 p.m., to discuss Ben MacIntyre's Agent Zigzag.  We will meet at Teaism, 400 8th Street, N.W., downstairs (Archives-Navy Memorial Metro station) .