All library book discussion groups meet in the library's Conference Room (unless otherwise noted) and light refreshments are usually served.
Advance registration is required for teen book discussions. Please call 703-248-5034 (TTY 711) or stop by the Youth Services Desk for more information.
Available Copies of Books
A limited number of paperback copies of discussion books are available on a "first-come, first-serve" basis at the Circulation Desk or (for teen discussion groups) at the Youth Services Desk. You can also search our online catalog for any of the titles.
Teen Summer Book Club
A monthly discussion group for grades 9 through 12 held June through August. Registration required; limited copies of the book available at the Youth Services Desk. For more information please call 703-248-5034 (TTY 711) or stop by the Youth Services Desk.
Thursday, August 10, 2017 @ 7 p.m.
Ready Player One
By Ernest Cline
Thursday Evening Book Group
A general book discussion held on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Books are usually selected by the group 3 to 6 months in advance and alternate between fiction and nonfiction. Open to all and no registration required.
Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Thank You, Jeeves
By P.G. Wodehouse
A "Great Books" discussion concentrating on literary classics (both traditional and modern) meeting at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from September through May (sometimes June). Open to all and no registration required.
Note: The Great Books Foundation Series is on summer hiatus and will resume in September 2017.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 7 p.m.
The Wife of Martin Guerre
By Janet Lewis
A general book discussion geared toward seniors and held roughly every 6 weeks from September through June, usually on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Focuses on a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles selected in advance (over the summer) by the group. Open to all and no registration required.
Note: The Senior Book Discussion Series is on summer hiatus and will resume in September 2017.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsberg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World
By Linda Hirshman
Middle School Book Club A discussion group for grades 6 through 8 held during the school year. Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 school year. For more information please call 703-248-5034 (TTY 711) or stop by the Youth Services Desk.
Note: The Middle School Book Club is on summer hiatus and will resume in October 2017.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7 p.m.
By Barry Deutsch