Book Discussions

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Indian Head Senior Center Book Club
Small group of people who warmly welcome newcomers who want to make new friends and engage in great discussions about a shared book and beyond. Seniors age 55 & up. Group meets every fourth Wednesday of the month.

Indian Head Senior Center [Directions]
100 Cornwallis Square
Indian Head, MD 20640

Upcoming Discussions
June 27th: "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt
July 25th: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes
August 22nd: "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver
September 26th: "Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence" by Tim Junkin
October 24th: "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett [time change: 1-2PM]
November 28th: "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry" by Fredrik Backman
December 19th: "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane" by Lisa See

Waldorf Adult Book Discussion This book club is for adults (18+) who enjoy a lively and informal discussion of classic and contemporary literature. The book club meets on the first Saturday of every month (holidays excluded) from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Bring a cup of coffee, some snacks and get ready for a great time!

P.D. Brown Memorial Branch [Directions]
50 Village Street
Waldorf, MD

Upcoming Discussions
June 2nd: "Magpie Murders" by Anthony Horowitz
July 7th: "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman
August 11th: "The Book of Unknown Americans" by Cristina Henriquez
September 8th: "Commonwealth" by Ann Patchett
October 6th: "Bloodsworth" by Tim Junkin

Homeschool Book (& Film) Club
Have you ever watched a movie based off of a book and wondered, “Is the book better?” If so, then this is the book club for you! This book club is engaging and loads of fun. Participants are exposed to books that they may not have otherwise even heard of, examples include: Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang, How to Eat Fried Worms, or Mary Poppins.

This book club meets the first Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. Open to home schoolers of all ages! The books that we read are all juvenile fiction and the movies are rated G or PG.

Waldorf West Branch [Directions]
10405 O’Donnell Place
Waldorf, MD

Upcoming Discussions
To Be Announced

Clark Center Book Discussion
Clark Senior Center, first Thursday of the month, 1:00 pm. We discuss both classic and contemporary titles voted on by the group. All members are age 55+. Grab a bite to eat and come prepared to share your thoughts and opinions about the monthly selection!

Clark Senior Center [Directions]
1210 Charles Street
La Plata, MD

Upcoming Discussions
June 7th: "Love and Other Consolation Prizes" by Jamie Ford
July 5th: "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles
August 2nd: "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" by David Grann
September 6th: "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult
October 4th: "Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence" by Tim Junkin (OMOB)
November 1st: "The Woman in Cabin 10" by Ruth Ware
December 6th: "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis" by J.D. Vance

La Plata Book Discussion
A book discussion group for those who love literature and lively discussion. Come if you love the book, come if you’re not sure how you feel! This group meets the second Thursday of the month (date adjusted during the Citizen's Book Bazaar in the spring and fall) at 7:00 pm. Titles are suggested and voted on by the group. Selected titles include: fiction, nonfiction, biographies and classics. For ages 18+

La Plata Branch [Directions]
2 Garrett Avenue
La Plata, MD

Upcoming Discussions
June 14th: "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley
July 12th: "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain
August 9th: "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner
September 13th: "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn
October 4th: "Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence" by Tim Junkin (*First Thursday*)
November 8th: "Night" by Elie Wiesel
December 13th: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Writers of Color Book Club
Welcome to the Writers of Color Book Club where we celebrate the authentic voice of writers of color! Get ready to explore a variety of genres, contemporary and classic titles – all written by African, Afro-Caribbean or African American authors, with candor and objectivity. The group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

P.D. Brown Memorial Branch [Directions]
50 Village Street
Waldorf, MD

Upcoming Discussions
June 26th: "No One is Coming to Save Us" by Stephanie Powell Watts
July 24th: "Choir Boy" by Tarrell McCraney
August 28th: "I'm Judging You" by Luvvie Ajayi