What to Read

Adult Book Clubs

Adult Book Club
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin 
Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, pushing her to reconcile her need for love and independence and to embrace life's infinite possibilities for change and happiness.

Rust Library
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
7:00 PM

Adult Book Club
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
A horrible act of violence occurs at the Pirriwee Public School's trivia night fundraiser for parents, but what happened and who was involved? The novel begins six months before that fateful evening and lets us in on the lives of single mother Jane, twice-married Madeline, and Celeste, who secretly suffers from domestic abuse.

Gum Spring Library
Thursday, June 01, 2017
10:00 AM

Adult Book Club
Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy L. Sayers
When executive Victor Dean dies from a fall down the iron staircase at Pym's Publicity, a posh London ad agency, Lord Peter Wimsey goes undercover to investigate.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascades Library.

Cascades Library
Monday, June 05, 2017
7:00 PM

Adult Book Club
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman 
A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.

Ashburn Library
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
7:00 PM

Adult Book Club
Little Bee by Chris Cleave 
  • A haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers--one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban London.

Sterling Library
Thursday, June 08, 2017
11:00 AM

Graphic Novel Book Clubs

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

Graphic Novel/Comics Book Club
Moose by Max De Radigues
Joe is a shy high school student who is relentlessly bullied, and must find comfort in the natural world. Soon however, the story twists into a tale of power and fear complete with visual symbolism and beautiful cartooning. 
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, July 05, 2017
7:00 PM

Cascades Marketplace Adult Book Club
Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Want to explore diverse ideas and challenge the way you think? Meet at the Starbucks Coffee in Cascades Marketplace (210-21 Southbank Street, Sterling) to discuss a variety of graphic novels and nonfiction and fiction titles. Pick up a copy of this month's book at Cascades Library.
Offsite Programs
Thursday, July 27, 2017
7:00 PM

Graphic Novel/Comics Book Club
Trashed by Derf Backderf
Trashed follows the raucous escapades of three 20-something friends as they clean the streets of pile after pile of stinking garbage, while battling annoying small-town bureaucrats, bizarre town folk, sweltering summer heat, and frigid winter storms.
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, August 02, 2017
7:00 PM

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