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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Page Turner Thursday's Book Club

The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Join us April 23 at 7 p.m. as we discuss our book club selection for April, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. This story is about a delightful, cunning and enormously engaging lady named, Precious Ramotswe. Precious uses her detective skills to help people solve the problems in their lives.  

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'Rapture Ready!'

The May selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Rapture Ready! by Daniel Radosh.  We will meet on Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m.

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Village Book Club

'The Children Act'

Join us Thursday, May, 7 at 1:30 p.m. to discuss The Children Act by Ian McEwan.

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April Teen Events

Come see what's going on this month!

April is here and that means a new month of events at Cleveland Park!  First, join us on April 8, as we show a screening of the movie The Bling Ring at 4 p.m. in the first floor meeting room. Refreshments will be provided.

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West End Fiction Book Club Presents . . .

A tribute to America's best-loved poet

The West End Fiction Book Club will meet Tuesday, April 21 at 12:30 p.m. to read/discuss "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," "The Road Not Taken," "Tuft of Flowers," "Birches," "Mending Wall,"  "Out, Out--," "Death of the Hired Man" and other poems by Robert Frost (1874-1963), in celebration of April as National Poetry Month. 

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Lowbrow Throwdown

'Valley of the Dolls'

We love the classics and literary fiction here at the Chevy Chase library, but it can’t all be Middlemarch, right?  Sometimes you have to read something fun, easy and frequently ridiculous. Then, preferably, you want to discuss it over drinks with friends. Hence Chevy Chase DC Library’s new book club Lowbrow Throwdown.

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Palisades Village Book Club

'Gray Mountain' by John Grisham

The Palisades Village Book Club will be discussing Gray Mountain by John Grisham on Thursday, April, 2 at 1:30 p.m.

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'Murder on Astor Place' by Victoria Thompson

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club April Selection

Join us on April 2 to discuss Murder on Astor Place, first in the Gaslight Mystery series set at the end of the 19th century in New York City, featuring mid-wife Sarah Brandt and Detective Frank Malloy.

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'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr. Hyde'

'Metamorphosis' lecture series

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on April 21 at 6 p.m.  We will be discussing The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Our guest lecturer for this session will be Jonathan Loesberg, professor of literature at American University. 

Comic Books

Parklands-Turner Comic Book Club

The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library has a terrific collection of comic books and graphic novels.  Children and teens are encouraged you to come in and enjoy one of the comics on display, or select an item from the catalog from any library in the city and have it delivered to Parklands-turner, epsecially for you!

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