What to Read

Adult Book Clubs

Adult Book Club
The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob
The history of the Eapen family, an Indian American family dealing with tragedy and loss, is told through the perspective of daughter Amina.

Rust Library
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:00 PM

Adult Book Club
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
This hilarious, feel-good novel is narrated by an oddly charming and socially challenged professor on an unusual quest: to find out if he is capable of true love. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascades Library.

Cascades Library
Monday, April 03, 2017
7:00 PM

Adult Book Club
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson 
A riveting account of one of the most tragic events of WWI, Larson discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat, and architect Theodate Pope Riddle.

Ashburn Library
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
7:00 PM

Adult Book Club
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
A haunting tale of love, loss, and familial duty, this is the story of a young Irish woman who leaves home to make a new life for herself in 1950s New York.


Gum Spring Library
Thursday, April 06, 2017
10:00 AM

Adult Book Club
Howard's End by E.M. Forster
Classic novel describes British society's class warfare through the changing of hands of English country house, Howard's End.  


Middleburg Library
Monday, April 10, 2017
7:00 PM

Graphic Novel Book Clubs

Graphic Novel/Comics Book Club
Primates by Jim Ottaviani- Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology - and to our own understanding of ourselves.
Copies of the book will be available at the Ashburn Information Desk. The Graphic Novels/Comics Book Club meets at Comic Logic, 44031 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, #281, Ashburn, VA. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ashburn Library.
For adults.

Offsite Programs
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
7:00 PM

Graphic Novel/Comics Book Club
Strong Female Protagonist Book One by Brennan Lee Mulligan and Molly Ostertag  
With super-strength and invulnerability, Alison Green used to be one of the most powerful superheroes around. Fighting crime with other teenagers under the alter ego Mega Girl was fun - until an encounter with Menace, her mind-reading arch enemy, showed her evidence of a sinister conspiracy, and suddenly battling giant robots didn't seem so important. Now Alison is going to college and trying to find ways to help the world while still getting to class on time. It's impossible to escape the past, however, and everyone has their own idea of what it means to be a hero....
Copies of the book will be available at the Ashburn Information Desk. The Graphic Novels/Comics Book Club meets at Comic Logic, 44031 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, #281, Ashburn, VA. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ashburn Library.
For adults.

Offsite Programs
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
7:00 PM

Graphic Novel/Comics Book Club
Swallow Me Whole by Nate Powell 
Explore the dark corners of adolescence -- not the cliched melodramatic outbursts of rebellion, but the countless tiny moments of madness, the vague relief of medication, and the mixed blessing of family ties. As the story unfolds, two stepsiblings hold together amidst schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, family breakdown, animal telepathy, misguided love, and the tiniest hope that everything will someday make sense.
Copies of the book will be available at the Ashburn Information Desk. The Graphic Novels/Comics Book Club meets at Comic Logic, 44031 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, #281, Ashburn, VA. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ashburn Library.
For adults.

Offsite Programs
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
7:00 PM

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