Join February Book Discussions at MCPL!

We invite all of our customers to join our nearly 40 book discussion groups at MCPL! Groups vary in format, content, frequency and location. Some require registration, and/or log-ins for the virtual format. Please click on the link below to learn what book each group is reading this month and how to find it in our catalog, to register (if necessary), and to find out how to log in.


7-8pm Mystery Book Club at Marilyn J. Praisner, The Maid, by Nita Prose

7-8pm Germantown Novel Views Book Club Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris


12pm Kensington Park Book Discussion, Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng.


1:30pm Olney Daytime Book Discussion Group, Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver

7pm Marilyn J. Praisner, African American Book Club, While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams


11am Virtual Talking Book Group, The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

2pm, White Oak African American Book Club, The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray. Registration required.

6:30pm, White Oak Evening Book Discussion Group, A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson

6:30pm, Wheaton Comics/Graphic Novel Book Club, Parable of the Sower (graphic novel version), Octavia Butler

7pm, Virtual Mystery Book Discussion, a Gaithersburg Library Group, One Good Deed by David Baldacci


6pm Quince Orchard 8-12 year old Book Discussion, Duet by Elise Broach and Delphine and the Silver Needle by Alyssa Moon


2pm Virtual What To Read Next , In recognition of Black History Month we will review MCPL resources to find your next great books related to American American literature.


2pm Germantown Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club, A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger


1pm Aspen Hill Book Discussion – Hybrid, My Year Abroad by Chang-Rae Lee


10:30am Bethesda Reads Book Discussion at Connie Morella Library, Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichi

1:30pm Olney Daytime Book Discussion Group, Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

2pm French Book Discussion Club at Connie Morella Library, La Moustache, Emmanuel Carrère (pub. 2014)

3pm Virtual Olney Jewish Book Discussion Group, Wunderland by Jennifer Cody Epstein. Register here.

4pm Virtual No Pressure Book Discussion, Let’s talk about what you’re reading!

7pm Olney Evening Book Discussion Group, The Dutch House by Ann Patchett. Register here.


2pm Long Branch Book Discussion Group, Kindred by Octavia Butler

6:30pm Quince Orchard Mystery Book Discussion, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

7pm White Oak Mystery Book Club, The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly


10:30am Damascus Library Daytime Book Discussion, When The Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain

1pm Virtual Davis Jewish Book Discussion, your choice of books by Gary Shteyngart. Register here.

6pm Rockville Memorial Library African American Book Discussion, The Man Who Lived Underground by Richard Wright

6:30pm Virtual Twinbrook Book Discussion Group, The Daughter of Doctor Moreau: a novel, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia


11am Virtual Wheaton Adult Book Discussion, The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams

3pm What Have you Read Lately? discussion at Chevy Chase Library


10:30am Marilyn J. Praisner Library Thursday Morning Book Club, Anxious People by Fredrik Bachman

6:45pm Quince Orchard Book Library Librarian’s Choice Book Discussion, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevi

7pm Virtual Rockville Library Book Discussion, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson


3pm Virtual Teen Book Club presented by the Teen Advisory Board, Loveless by Alice Oseman


1pm Rockville and Virtual Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion,  Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuch

3pm Germantown African American Authors Book Club, How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi.


6:30pm Virtual Kensington Park No Pressure Audio Book Club

7:30pm Damascus Library Evening Book Discussion, Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

 Check out our entire book groups on our online calendar.


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