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There are 83 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

42 West Middle Lane, Rockville, MD 20850
21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850
250 Richard Montgomery Drive, Rockville, MD 20852
Rte 355 & Mannakee St, Rockville, MD 20847
MC Books & More (1.0 miles)
51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850
51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850
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6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20851
202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville, MD 20851
12089 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
12230 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, MD 20852
12160 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852-1708
9636 Gudelsky Drive, Building III, Room 1200, Rockville, MD 20850
12101 Village Square Terrace #102, Rockville, MD 20852
5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852
15976 Shady Grove Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
14330 Travilah Road, Rockville, MD 20851
4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville, MD 20853
21 Grand Corner Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
4886 Boiling Brook Parkway, Rockville, MD
6400 Rock Spring Drive, Bethesda, MD 20814
6400 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817
506 S. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
31 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
4201 Knowles Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895
10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, MD 20854

Local events

Sep
15
Morning Books with Coffee
Howard County Library - East Columbia Branch, Monday, September 15 at 10am
Book discussion, 3rd Mondays; 10 - 11 am.

Sep 15 - End of Days : The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson

Oct 20 - Sparta by Roxana Robinson

Nov 17 - Little Wolves by Thomas James Maltman

Categories: Book clubs, Adults

East Columbia Other Location (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
15
Todd Brewster
The National Archives in Washington, DC, Monday, September 15 at 12pm
Todd Brewster has served as Don E. Ackerman Director of Oral History at the United States Military Academy, West Point, and is a longtime journalist who has worked as an editor for Time and Life and as senior producer for ABC News. He has written for Vanity Fair, Time, Life, The Huffington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, and is the coauthor with the late Peter Jennings of the bestselling books The Century, The Century for Young People, and In Search of America. He lives with his wife and two sons in Ridgefield, Connecticut. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Sep
15
Dana Goldstein
New America Foundation - Washington, Monday, September 15 at 5pm
Dana Goldstein (The teacher wars)

Dana Goldstein comes from a family of public school educators. She received the Spencer Fellowship in Education Journalism, a Schwarz Fellowship at the New America Foundation, and a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellowship at the Nation Institute. Her journalism is regularly featured in Slate, The Atlantic, The Nation, The Daily Beast, and other publications, and she is a staff writer at the Marshall Project. She lives in New York City. Her social policy blog is danagoldstein.com. (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
15
Todd Brewster
Politics and Prose, Monday, September 15 at 7pm
Todd Brewster has served as Don E. Ackerman Director of Oral History at the United States Military Academy, West Point, and is a longtime journalist who has worked as an editor for Time and Life and as senior producer for ABC News. He has written for Vanity Fair, Time, Life, The Huffington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, and is the coauthor with the late Peter Jennings of the bestselling books The Century, The Century for Young People, and In Search of America. He lives with his wife and two sons in Ridgefield, Connecticut. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Sep
15
Eleanor Davis - How to Be Happy — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
Politics and Prose, Monday, September 15 at 7:30pm
Davis has earned a devoted following with her comics and illustrations, as well as her two graphic novels for children. Her first collection of literary graphic stories is truly an event. Showcasing Davis’s extraordinary range, the volume features work in full color as well as pen-and-ink, the images always complementing the narratives, which explore a full spectrum of emotions. (Fantagraphics)

Street: Takoma Park Library Additional: 101 Philadelphia Ave City: Takoma Park, Province: Maryland Postal Code: 20912 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
16
Murder on the Hoof
Fenwick Library at George Mason University, Tuesday, September 16 at 6pm
Meet Kathryn O'Sullivan as she reads from her new mystery novel Murder on the Hoof.

Fall for the Book Festival

Also with Barb Goffman, E.A. Aymar, and Mary Miley, moderated by Donna Andrews. (added from Macmillan)
Sep
16
The Emerald Light in the Air
Politics and Prose, Tuesday, September 16 at 7pm
Meet Donald Antrim as he reads from his collection of short stories, The Emerald Light in the Air. (added from Macmillan)
Sep
16
Saving the Places We Love
Howard County Library - East Columbia Branch, Tuesday, September 16 at 7pm
Local author Ned Tillman discusses climate change and other modern challenges to a healthy environment. He describes pragmatic steps we can take to save our natural treasures in his new book, Saving the Places We Love: Paths Toward Environmental Stewardship. Topics include fossil fuels, groundwater, agriculture and aquaculture, habitat loss, waste disposal, and our future energy supply.

Tillman's first book, The Chesapeake Watershed, received the 2010 Excellence in Journalism Award from the Renewable Natural Resource Foundation, and was selected as the 2010 Best Book on Environmental and Natural Resources by the American Society for Public Administration. A Meet the Author event.

Categories: Author events, Adults

zEast Columbia 50+ Center (added from RSS Feed)
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Sep
17
Sharon Morgan, Thomas Norman DeWolf
Washington Hilton, Wednesday, September 17 at 08:30am
Sep
17
Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac - The Mayflower
Politics and Prose, Wednesday, September 17 at 10:30am
The new picture-book history from the author of The greatest liar on earth and Drummer Boy of John John recounts the dangerous voyage from the Old World to the New, a long trip made vivid and fresh with Lessac’s brightly-colored pictures. Follow the time-line as the Pilgrims count down to the first Thanksgiving. Ages 6 – 9 (Holiday House)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
17
Black-Eyed Susan Book Club
Howard County Library - Central Branch, Wednesday, September 17 at 1:30pm
Grades 4-6. Ideal for homeschool families. Discussions and activities about state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. Students must read the book before the class. Eight-month series.

Sep 17 - This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy J. Cavanaugh

Oct 15 - What We Found in the Sofa and How it Saved the World by Henry Clark

Nov 19 - Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab by Bob Pflugfelder & Steve Hockensmith

Categories: Children's classes, Children, K-5

Central 2nd Floor Conference (added from RSS Feed)
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Sep
17
Educators' Open House For Teachers and Librarians
Politics and Prose, Wednesday, September 17 at 4pm
Presentations beginning at 4:30:

• Kimberly Guise, TOON Books Marketing Director, discusses the importance of the comic format to beginning (and all!) readers, and its relevance to Common Core. • Sarah Pokempner, Avalon Theatre Development and Outreach Manager, introduces the theatre’s cinema classroom program. • Kerri Poore, Politics & Prose Children and Teens Events Coordinator, discusses upcoming events.

Immediately following presentations:

• Learn about new titles and get thoughtful recommendations • Sign up for educator email updates • Receive 20% off all books during the open house (with current school ID) • Enter raffles and enjoy free posters, books, pins, and more • Enjoy light refreshments • Receive coupons for special deals at neighboring restaurants

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
17
Philippa Gregory Cocktail Hour — at The Willard
Politics and Prose, Wednesday, September 17 at 6pm
Willard InterContinental and Politics & Prose Literary Series

An elegant cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres at the Willard Hotel followed by a presentation by #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory. Following The Other Boleyn Girl and The White Queen, Gregory will discuss her new book, The King's Curse. The novel opens in 1499 as Henry VII is on the throne, securing his position by executing potential rivals. Gregory’s vivid and dramatic retelling of the Blessed Margaret’s life brings the intrigues of British history to life. Signing to follow.

The Willard InterContinental celebrates its literary roots partnering with famed Washington, D.C. independent bookstore, Politics & Prose on a series of teas and luncheons with notable authors and thinkers. The Series is a nod to the Willard’s literary history as the home away from home for such legendary writers as Walt Whitman, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson and Julia Ward Howe. The Series is curated by Politics & Prose, D.C.’s premiere independent bookstore celebrating thirty years in 2014.

1 Book and 1 Ticket: $55; $50 for members Extra Book Purchase: $29 Click here to purchase. This event is an author talk with Q&A. Estimated time is 60 – 75 minutes. Doors and will call open at 5 p.m. Gregory will sign and personalize, but will not write individual messages. For her previous books she will sign only. Photographs are allowed but no posed pictures.

Signed Book Only add to cart Indicate in the 'Order Comments' box that you want a signed copy and any other preferences

Street: Willard InterContinental Hotel Additional: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20004 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
17
Michael Pitre - Fives and Twenty-Fives
Politics and Prose, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
This powerful debut novel about the Iraq war and its aftermath by a two-tour Marine focuses on 1st Lt. Peter Donovan, awarded the Bronze Star for heroism, Lester “Doc” Pleasant, a medic dishonorably discharged, and the Americans’ interpreter, Kateb “Dodge” el-Hariti. With each man’s distinct experiences, Pitre creates a vivid tapestry of trauma, divided loyalties, and ambiguous post-war identity. (Bloomsbury)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
17
Nonfiction
Howard County Library - Savage Branch, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Book discussion, 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Sep 17 - The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant

Oct 15 - Tribes by Nina Raine HCBC

Nov 19 - The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson

Categories: Adult Book Club, Adults

Carl Sagan Meeting Room (PUBLIC & STAFF) (added from RSS Feed)… (more)
Sep
17
Crafty Readers
Howard County Library - Central Branch, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Quilt, knit, and get a sneak peek at books on needle crafts, including works of fiction. Work on your projects while having fun with other crafty readers. 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Sep 17 - Dawn Stewart of Spring Water Designs demonstrates quilting designs.

Oct 15 - Prints Charming Quilt Shop co-owner Sandy Royster teaches quilting basics.

Nov 19 - Linda Outlaw of Columbia Pierians discusses their quilt featuring African American pioneers of Howard County.

Categories: Projects and Pursuits, Adults

Central Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
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Sep
17
David Mitchell
Sixth and I Street Historic Synagogue, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
David Mitchell (added from Random House)
Sep
18
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
George Mason University - Fairfax, Thursday, September 18 at 00am
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (added from Random House)
Sep
18
Tea and Tomes
Howard County Library - Miller Branch, Thursday, September 18 at 10:30am
Book discussion, 3rd Thursdays; 10:30 - 11:30 am.

Sep 18 - The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

Oct 16 - City of Women by David R. Gillham

Nov 20 - The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Categories: Adult Book Club, Adults

Avalon (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
18
Journey Cover to Cover
Howard County Library - Glenwood Branch, Thursday, September 18 at 12pm
Book discussion, 3rd Thursdays; 12 - 1:30 pm. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Drinks provided.

Sep 18 - The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

Oct 16 - Defending Jacob by William Landay

Nov 20 - A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

Categories: Adult Book Club, Adults

Glenwood Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
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Sep
18
Robert L. Tsai, America’s Forgotten Constitutions: Defiant Visions of Power and Community
The National Archives in Washington, DC, Thursday, September 18 at 12pm
Robert L. Tsai, America’s Forgotten Constitutions: Defiant Visions of Power and Community

Speaking and signing at the National Archives (added from Harvard University Press)
Sep
18
Noontime Books
Howard County Library - Central Branch, Thursday, September 18 at 12pm
Book discussion, 3rd Thursdays; 12 - 1 pm.

Sep 18 - And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Oct 16 - Canada by Richard Ford

Nov 20 - The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

Categories: Adult Book Club, Adults

Central 2nd Floor Conference (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
18
PGCC Reads Book Club Meeting
Prince George's Community College Library, Thursday, September 18 at 2pm
Come discuss the graphic novel Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. (andyg227)
Sep
18
Marla Frazee - The Farmer and the Clown — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
Politics and Prose, Thursday, September 18 at 7pm
Without a word, this engaging picture book by the two-time Caldecott Honor medalist tells the story of a young clown who falls off a train. Landing in a vast and lonely field, the child meets a farmer and the two flourish in the surprise friendship of a day. Ages 4 – 8 (Beach Lane)

Street: Takoma Park Library Additional: 101 Philadelphia Ave City: Takoma Park, Province: Maryland Postal Code: 20912 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
19
Marla Frazee - The Farmer and the Clown
Politics and Prose, Friday, September 19 at 10:30am
Without a word, this engaging picture book by the two-time Caldecott Honor medalist tells the story of a young clown who falls off a train. Landing in a vast and lonely field, the child meets a farmer and the two flourish in the surprise friendship of a day. Ages 4 – 8 (Beach Lane)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
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