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Little Libraries

There are 78 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

Kings Park Library (1.1 miles)
9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke, VA 22015-1683
6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke, VA 22015-4274
4101 Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA 22032
6312 Springfield Plaza, Springfield, VA 22150
7250 Commerce Street, Springfield, VA 22150-3499
7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003
6646 Loisdale Road, Springfield, VA 22150
6725 Springfield Mall, Springfield, VA 22150
10647 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22032
4400 University Dr., Fairfax, VA 22030
5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke, VA 22015
7415 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA 22042
10360 North Street, Fairfax, VA 22030-2514
Book Rack (5.2 miles)
7001-J Manchester Blvd, Alexandria, Virginia 22310
5840 Kingstowne Ctr Ste 140, Alexandria, VA 22315
Kingstowne Library (5.9 miles)
6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria, VA 22315-5011
6101 Knollwood Drive, Falls Church, VA 22041-1798
Room 670, Skyline 6, 5109 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041
6260 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church, Virginia 22044
103 East Broad Street, Falls Church, VA 22046
5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22304-2903
Oakton Library (6.4 miles)
10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton, VA 22124
120 N. Virginia Ave., Falls Church, VA 22042
905 West Broad Street, Falls Church, Virginia 22046
6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria, VA 22310-6299

Local events

Oct
2
Gene Weingarten and Eric Shansby - Me & Dog
Politics and Prose, Thursday, October 2 at 10:30am
To Sid’s dog Murphy, Sid is “Supreme almighty ruler. Super-duper boss and king of almost everything.” When Sid accidentally steps on Murphy’s tail, Murphy thinks he must have been bad. When the rain stops, Murphy thinks Sid must be rewarding him. But Sid knows that he’s just an ordinary kid, and he suspects that the universe is a place of chance and circumstance. Iconic local columnist and confirmed dog lover Weingarten has written a picture book that simultaneously celebrates doggy love and asks some big questions. Shansby, whose cartoons accompany Weingarten’s column, brings Sid and Murphy to life with his cheerful, expressive illustrations. Ages 4 – 8 (Simon & Schuster)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
2
David Bezmozgis - The Betrayers ♦
Politics and Prose, Thursday, October 2 at 7pm
The third work of fiction by the author of Natasha and The Free World traces the life of Baruch Kotler, a former Soviet dissident and now a disgraced Israeli politician. Whether his affair is exposed for its own sake or, as Kotler suspects, due to his stand on the West Bank settlements, Kotler flees to Yalta—the homeland he left decades before—where now he faces the “friend” who denounced him as he, in turn, faces his own betrayal of his family. (Little, Brown)

Beer and wine will be available.

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
5
Daisy Hernandez
Politics and Prose, Sunday, October 5 at 1pm
Daisy Hernandez (A cup of water under my bed) (added from Random House)
Oct
5
Marlon James - A Brief History of Seven Killings
Politics and Prose, Sunday, October 5 at 5pm
Seven killings? That’s only the beginning in this fast-paced, multi-voiced fictional account of social and political turbulence in Jamaica from roughly the 1970s to the 1990s. James, award-winning author of The Book of Night Women, tells a frenetic swirl of a story, one jam-packed with gangs, ghosts, journalists, government agents, and the CIA, all centering on the 1976 attempted killing of Bob Marley. (Riverhead)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
6
B.J. Novak - The Book with No Pictures
Politics and Prose, Monday, October 6 at 10:30am
Best known for his work on NBC's Emmy Award-winning The Office and recently a bestselling author B.J. Novak turns his talent to the picture book. Designed to make any reader into an extraordinary storyteller, The Book with No Pictures is packed with warm and playful humor and, as the title suggests, delivers a text-only story book for children.

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Oct
6
B.J. Novak - The Book with No Pictures — at Maret School Auditorium
Politics and Prose, Monday, October 6 at 6:30pm
Best known for his work on NBC's Emmy Award-winning The Office and recently a bestselling author B.J. Novak turns his talent to the picture book. Designed to make any reader into an extraordinary storyteller, The Book with No Pictures is packed with warm and playful humor and, as the title suggests, delivers a text-only story book for children.

• Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.

• Please enter at Talbott Hall adjacent to the lower school playground. Look for the balloons marking the entrance.

• To join the signing line and meet the author, customers (can be a family unit, maximum of two adults & their children) must purchase at least one copy of The Book with No Pictures at the event.

• You will receive a ticket for the signing line upon purchase of the book(s) at the event.

• For every copy of The Book with No Pictures purchased, Novak will sign one copy of One More Thing.

• Only The Book with No Pictures will be personalized but no special messages.

• Novak will not sign memorabilia or photos.

• Photos may be taken, but no posed photos and no flash please.• Parking where available on or off-campus.

Street: Maret School Auditorium Additional: 3000 Cathedral Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
6
Joan Biskupic - Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice
Politics and Prose, Monday, October 6 at 7pm
Rounding out the story Justice Sotomayor told in My Beloved World, Biskupic, long-time reporter on the Supreme Court and author of well-received biographies of O’Connor and Scalia, looks at the combination of social change, demographics, and Sotomayor’s own extraordinary talents that propelled her to the High Court. (Sarah Crichton)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Oct
6
Silver Spring Library Book Discussion Group
Join us on the first Monday each month to discuss new and classic works of fiction and nonfiction. This month's selection is Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed by Leslie Maitland. All are welcome. Request a copy of the book at the Information Desk.

Categories: Book Discussion, Adult, Seniors (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
7
Books That Shaped America: "A Street in Bronzeville" by Gwendolyn Brooks
Bender Library, American University, Tuesday, October 7 at 7pm
Timothy Staples, Assistant Director of Training and Leadership Development, Housing and Dining Programs at American University, leads a discussion of A Street In Bronzeville by Gwendolyn Brooks.

The Books That Shaped America events are conversations for the American University and metro-D.C. communities about books that have helped shape American society. Each discussion starts with a focal text, but the conversations stretch far beyond the pages of the books themselves. Each discussion is led by a faculty or staff member from AU.

Attendees are encouraged—but not required—to have read the featured text. The event website provides references and links for additional materials attendees may find interesting. Admission and parking are free for this series, and no RSVP is required to attend. (LenneaRB)
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Oct
7
Carl Hiaasen
Carl Hiaasen (added from Random House)
Oct
7
David Banks
David Banks is the president and CEO of the Eagle Academy Foundation. He was the Founding Principal of the Eagle Academy for Young Men, the first school in a network of innovative all-boys public school in New York City. David and his wife, Marion, reside in New Jersey. They have four children, Jamaal, Aaliyah, Ali, and Malcolm Rashaad, and one grandchild, Hayley. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Oct
7
Carl Hiaasen - Skink—No Surrender — at Bethesda Library
Politics and Prose, Tuesday, October 7 at 7pm
#1 New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen introduced readers to Skink more than 25 years ago and he quickly became Hiaasen’s most iconic and beloved character, appearing in six novels to date. In the latest, Skink—No Surrender, readers will catch the elusive “captain” as he finds hilariously satisfying ways to stop internet predators, turtle-egg poachers, and lowlife litterbugs in their tracks. With Skink at the wheel, the search for a missing girl is both nail-bitingly tense and laugh-out-loud funny

.• Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. • Books will be available for sale at the event. • Hiaasen will personalize books.

Street: Bethesda Library Additional: 7400 Arlington Rd City: Bethesda, Province: Maryland Postal Code: 20814 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
8
Erica S. Perl and Arthur Howard - Goatilocks and the Three Bears
Politics and Prose, Wednesday, October 8 at 10:30am
Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Oct
8
Ronald Kessler
Ronald Kessler (In the President's Secret Service, Laura Bush, The terrorist watch, The Secrets of the FBI, The First Family Detail)

Ronald Kessler is the New York Times bestselling author of The terrorist watch, The Bureau, Inside the White House, and The CIA at War. A former reporter for the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, he has won sixteen journalism awards. Kessler lives in Potomac, Maryland, with his wife, Pamela. (added from Random House)… (more)
Oct
8
Atul Gawande - Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End — at Sidwell Friends Meeting House
Politics and Prose, Wednesday, October 8 at 7pm
Known for his ability to clarify complicated problems and propose commonsense solutions, Gawande, the author most recently of The Checklist Manifesto is a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In Being mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, he confronts the role of medicine in the end of life. As doctors increasingly face difficult situations where longer life means only more suffering, Gawande shows why quality of life, ultimately, must be the deciding factor in treatment.

1 General Admission Ticket: $12 1 Book and 1 Ticket: $30; $26 for members 1 Book and 2 Tickets: $35; $30 for members click here to purchase. All books and tickets will be available at will-call 6 p.m. the day of the event. P&P will not have books or tickets available for pick up prior to the evening of the event. To obtain the member price you must enter the coupon code that has been emailed to members separately.

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Street: Sidwell Friends Meeting House Additional: 3825 Wisconsin Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20016 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
9
Annie Barrows - Magic in the Mix
Politics and Prose, Thursday, October 9 at 10:30am
The twins-who-aren’t-twins from The Magic Half are back again. Miri Gill used to be the only non-twin in her family, surrounded by older twin brothers and younger twin sisters, until a special magic enabled her to rescue Molly from a bad situation in 1935, and bring her back to the future to live as her twin. Now, Molly and Miri travel through time together, back to the Civil War, to help some young soldiers out of a bad situation. Ages 8 – 12 (Bloomsbury)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
9
Nick Bunker - An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America ♦
Politics and Prose, Thursday, October 9 at 7pm
The author of Making Haste from Babylon, a definitive study of the Pilgrims and their Plymouth Colony, Bunker here examines the pivotal role of the Boston Tea Party in lighting the fuse that led to war three years later. Using both British and American sources, Bunker shows how the two sides misjudged each other’s anger and resolve. (Knopf)

Beer and wine will be available.

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Oct
9
E.D. Baker - The Fairy-Tale Matchmaker, Annie Barrows - Magic in the Mix, and Jessica Day George - Thursday with the Crown — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
Politics and Prose, Thursday, October 9 at 7:30pm
Magic is in the air with these three novels from accomplished writers of elementary fiction. E.D. Baker, the author of the ever-popular The Frog Princess, has written a quirky tale about a fairy who doesn’t want to collect teeth anymore, but has a magical knack for matchmaking. Annie Barrows has produced a thrilling sequel to her The Magic Half, in which Miri and her (not exactly) twin Molly time travel via their magic house. And Jessica Day George follows Tuesdays in the Castle and Wednesdays in the Tower with a third in the series about the mischievous room-swapping castle that keeps its inhabitants on their toes. Ages 8 – 12 add to cart add to cart add to cart

Street: Takoma Park Library Additional: 101 Philadelphia Ave City: Takoma Park, Province: Maryland Postal Code: 20912 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
10
John Lanchester - How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say—And What It Really Means ♦
Politics and Prose, Friday, October 10 at 7pm
Whether showing how economics plays out for the fictional characters of his novel Capital, or explicating the financial crisis in his primer I.O.U., Lanchester presents economic principles in clear and even entertaining ways. His new book explains banking and finance practices, from one’s personal checking account to the GDP; he defines terms and alerts readers to ways the language can be used to confuse or distort matters. (Norton)

Beer and wine will be available.

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
10
Ben Urwand, The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler
Washington DC Jewish Community Center, Friday, October 10 at 9pm
Ben Urwand, The collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler

Conversation with Jenna Weissman Joselit, part of the Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival (added from Harvard University Press)
Oct
11
Baltimore Writers Jen Michalski and Sujata Massey and James Magruder
Politics and Prose, Saturday, October 11 at 1pm
If you need proof that fiction is alive and thriving in Baltimore, here are three outstanding examples. Jen Michalski, a Baltimore Magazine “Best Writer” and Pushcart nominee, is the author of novels, novellas, and stories. Her latest collection of short fiction focuses on place and displacement. Sujata Massey, a noted mystery writer, here explores identity, recounting how Pom, who survives the destruction of her Bengali village, becomes Sarah, maidservant at an English school, then regains control of her life as Kamala, living with books in Calcutta. James Magruder's linked stories travel from Wisconsin to Paris, following a pair of gay cousins from 1971 to 1992 as they experience early and mature love, face the threat of AIDS, and come to terms with loss. add to cart add to cart add to cart

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
11
Meryle Secrest
Politics and Prose, Saturday, October 11 at 3:30pm
Meryle Secrest (Modigliani, Frank Lloyd Wright, Shoot the Widow, Stephen Sondheim, Elsa Schiaparelli)

Meryle Secrest was born and educated in Bath, England, and now lives in Washington, D.C. She is the author of nine biographies and is the recipient of the 2006 National Humanities Medal. (added from Random House)
Oct
11
Vikram Chandra - Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty ♦
Politics and Prose, Saturday, October 11 at 6pm
This illuminating essay collection by the author of the award-winning novel Sacred Games is a thought-provoking exploration of another type of writing: computer coding. A longtime programmer, Chandra uses his parallel experiences to open up terms like “elegance,” considering how beauty works in both the artistic and technological realms and finding unsuspected connections between them. (Graywolf)

Chandra will be in conversation with novelist Howard Norman.

Beer and wine will be available.

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
11
Al Sharpton
Al Sharpton is a political and social activist in the fight against injustice. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Oct
11
Mark Bittman - How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food — at GW Lisner Auditorium
Politics and Prose, Saturday, October 11 at 7pm
How to Cook Everything Fast is the latest in the practical How to Cook Everything series by Mark Bittman, bestselling author, lead food writer for The New York Times Magazine, and a columnist for the Times Dining section. Here, “fast” ranges from fifteen to forty-five minutes, and “everything” extends to some two thousand recipes. Focusing as much on how to choose the best ingredients as on how and when to prep them most efficiently, Bittman shows that fast food doesn’t have to come in a box—you can make it from scratch.

Bittman will be in conversation with Joe Yonan, the Food editor of The Washington Post and author of Eat Your Vegetables.

1 General Admission Ticket: $15 1 Book and 1 Ticket: $40; $35 for members 1 Book and 2 Tickets: $50; $45 for members click here to purchase. All books and tickets will be available at will call. Politics & Prose will not have books or tickets available for pick up prior to the evening of the event. This event is an author talk with Q&A. Estimated time is 60 – 75 minutes. Doors and will call open at 6 p.m.

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Street: GW Lisner Auditorium Additional: 730 21st Street NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20052 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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