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The Plato Project: The Republic

West End Neighborhood Library's Plato Project aims to read and discuss a variety of Platonic dialogues. For fall of 2019 through summer of 2020, we will read all ten books of Plato's The RepublicThis is strictly a discussion-based group and there is no preferred translation. We meet on the first Tuesday of every month until Aug. 4, 2020.

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Welcome to #bookish!

A New Sunday Book Club Now Meeting at Woodridge Library

Looking for a Sunday kind of book love? Welcome to #bookish, Woodridge Library's Sunday afternoon book club created for the curious booklover! Read your way around the world and earn badges. New members get a thank you gift while supplies last. We meet in person on the 4th Sunday of most months at 3 p.m. for tea and good company.

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Society: NEW DATES

Please note: The last two readings, dates, and locations of the Shakespeare Society have changed to the following: Tuesday, July 16 | Macbeth Discussion location: West End Neighborhood Library, 2301 L St NW Tuesday, August 20 | Titus Andronicus Discussion location: Ris, 2275 L St NW Both discussions will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, please contact My Nguyen at


A Right to the City

Page Turner Thursday Presents: Mayor For Life

In celebration of DC Public Library "A Right to the City" campaign.  The Anacostia Neighborhood Library will read Mayor For Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.  written by Marion Barry, Jr. and Omar Tyree.  A blurb from the book jacket reads, "Marion Barry four-term mayor of Washington, D.C.

Book Club Tea and Jane Austen Action Figure

The Pride and Prejudice Book Club: Truths Universally Acknowledged

Over 200 years old, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is one of the most beloved novels in the English language. The first line of the novel, "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife," sets up our expectations and the plot immediately, and we know that there will be some single, well-off men who will fall in love. Or marry, at the least.