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What Should the Georgetown Book Club Read Next?

Vote here for upcoming selections

The Georgetown Book Club is again replenishing our reading list! If you are a current or prospective member, please review the titles listed below and vote in the poll at the bottom of this post.  The poll will close on Thursday, May 26 at 5 p.m., and the five titles with the most votes will be added to the group's reading list. 

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Black Literature Book Club

Black Literature Book Club will meet on Tuesday, May 31 to discuss Okey Ndibe's novel, "Arrows of Rain". The meeting is at 2:00 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk for members to checkout. There is still time for new members to join. 

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

Aziz Ansari, Modern Romance

The May selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari.   We will meet on Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m., upstairs in the meeting room.

"The Orchard of Lost Souls" by Nadifa Mohamed

Adult Book Club

"The Orchard of Lost Souls" by Nadifa Mohamed

Join us to discuss May's book club selection, The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed, one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m. 

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Brave & Daring Girls

Fiction for Ages 8 to 12

At the Southeast Library, our Kids’ Book Club meets once a month to discuss a book, enjoy snacks, and do an interactive activity (ages 8 to 12, last Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. – check out our calendar!). As much fun as the meetings are, my favorite part comes at the end: the participating kids vote on which book they will read and discuss the following month.

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An Unnecessary Woman

The Georgetown Book Club's May Selection

The narrator and heart of Rabih Alameddine's 2014 novel An Unnecessary Woman is Aaliya Sohbi, an aging translator living in her home city of Beirut whose perceived place within her family and culture gives the book its title -- yet is far from the whole story. 

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?  Cleveland Park Library has a local book discussion series!

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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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