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There are 75 "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

Aug
22
Antonin Baudry (aka Abel Lanzac) - Weapons of Mass Diplomacy
Politics and Prose, Friday, August 22 at 7pm
A huge hit in Europe, this is the French perspective on Bush, Powell, Rice, and the whole rush to destroy Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction before they were even found. Working with the award-winning artist Christophe Blain, Baudry, the diplomat and former advisor to French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin—writing as Abel Lanzac—recounts recent history in this graphic, satirical account of a speechwriter very much like himself, caught in the international crisis of post-9/11 confusions. (SelfMadeHero)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
22
Doctor Who Event
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Fairfax, Friday, August 22 at 7pm
Adult Crafts Join us for Doctor Who trivia, photo ops and other fun activities! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Aug
25
Gary J. Bass - The Blood Telegram
Politics and Prose, Monday, August 25 at 7pm
Nixon’s White House tapes offer insight into more than just Watergate, and Bass, a Princeton professor of politics, has mined them for the story of the U.S. role in the bloody birth of Bangladesh in 1971. Calling the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Hindus a “forgotten genocide,” Bass shows in detail how Nixon and Kissinger supported Pakistan’s brutal military dictatorship in the battle with India over what was then East Pakistan. (Vintage)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
26
Maxwell Neely-Cohen - Echo of the Boom
Politics and Prose, Tuesday, August 26 at 7pm
The four D.C. teens at the center of Neely-Cohen’s debut novel live in the bubble moment between the Cold War and the war on terror. Surrounded by technology and immersed in pop culture, these characters nonetheless feel a rising tension in the air; as the section epigraphs from Revelation suggest, something big is about to change the world. (Rare Bird)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Aug
26
Mystery Book Group
Book Group The Mystery Book Group meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. Please join us! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Aug
27
Mary Gordon - The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas
Politics and Prose, Wednesday, August 27 at 7pm
As she has with the novel, story, and memoir, Gordon makes the novella form her own in these four pieces that demonstrate this accomplished writer’s psychological insight and evocative prose. Gordon’s short novels have both literary and historical heft, featuring figures as estimable as Thomas Mann and Simone Weil, as well as fictional creations ranging from an American student in Italy to the eponymous Irish dissembler. (Pantheon)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Aug
28
Peter Brown - My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
Politics and Prose, Thursday, August 28 at 7pm
Bobby flies paper airplanes in class, and Mrs. Kirby gets so mad, she turns green! Her hands become claws! But one windy Saturday, the two run into each other at the park and discover how to see each other as the ordinary humans they really are. Ages 5 – 8. (Little, Brown)

Street: Takoma Park Library Additional: 101 Philadelphia Ave City: Takoma Park, Province: Maryland Postal Code: 20912 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Aug
29
Kate Dicamillo - Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
Politics and Prose, Friday, August 29 at 7:30pm
Kate DiCamillo and Chris Van Dusen make a return to Deckawoo Drive, with a new story about one of Mercy Watson’s neighbors. Leroy Ninker has everything he needs to be a cowboy—lasso, boots, hat—except a horse. Luckily he meets Maybeline, a rather particular sort of horse, but once they learn each other’s eccentricities, it’s sure to be the beginning of a beautiful partnership. Ages 5 to 8.

Street: Takoma Park Library Additional: 101 Philadelphia Ave City: Takoma Park, Province: Maryland Postal Code: 20912 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Aug
30
Brando Skyhorse
Washington Convention Center, Saturday, August 30 at 10am
Brando Skyhorse’s debut novel, The Madonnas of Echo Park, received the 2011 PEN/Hemingway Award and the Sue Kaufman Award for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The book was also a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick. He has been awarded fellowships at Ucross and Can Serrat, Spain. Skyhorse is a graduate of Stanford University and the MFA Writers’ Workshop program at UC Irvine. He is the 2014 Jenny McKean Moore Writer-In-Washington at George Washington University. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Aug
30
Marion Barry Jr.
COSTCO, Saturday, August 30 at 12pm
Marion Barry, Jr., a four-term mayor of Washington, DC, has dedicated forty years of his life to public service, living by the motto “always fighting for the people.” The son of a sharecropper and born in Mississippi, he joined the Civil Rights Movement and was elected the first chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). His elected career in Washington, DC, has spanned from 1971 to the present. He is a council member and lives in Washington, DC, with his son, Christopher. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Aug
30
NERDS! Trivia Night ♦
Politics and Prose, Saturday, August 30 at 8pm
How many rings were forged by Sauron in J.R.R. Tolkein’s Middle Earth? Excluding monuments, what is the tallest building in D.C.? Put on your thinking cap, grab a drink, and join us for our monthly trivia night! Enjoy the grilled cheese sandwich special at MTC from 7 to 8 p.m., grab a latte (with a lid!) and trek upstairs to four rounds of mind-bending trivia questions. Prizes will be awarded. Trivia night is open to all ages.

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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Aug
31
Brian Lies - Bats in the Band
Politics and Prose, Sunday, August 31 at 11am
Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Aug
31
Brian Lies - Bats at the Ballgame
Politics and Prose, Sunday, August 31 at 11pm
Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
2
Good Reads
Book discussion, 1st Tuesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Sep 2 - The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

Oct 7 - Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock by David Margolick

Nov 4 - Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

Categories: Book clubs, Adults

zEast Columbia 50+ Center (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
4
Sarah J. Maas - Heir of Fire — at Bethesda Library **FOR TEENS AND ADULTS
Politics and Prose, Thursday, September 4 at 7pm
Street: Bethesda Library Additional: 7400 Arlington Rd City: Bethesda, Province: Maryland Postal Code: 20814 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
6
Black Fiction
Howard County Library - East Columbia Branch, Saturday, September 6 at 1pm
Book discussion, 1st Saturdays; 1- 2:30 pm.

Sep 6 - Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed

Oct 4 - Just Wanna Testify by Pearl Cleage

Nov 1 - The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

Categories: Book clubs, Adults

East Columbia Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
6
Hands-On Learning Event: LeapBand Event
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Fairfax, Saturday, September 6 at 4pm
Hands-On Learning, Special Event Come to Fit Made Fun Camp on Saturday, September 6 at 4:00 pm. See a bookseller for more information and to register for this event! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
6
Kristen Lippert-Martin
Barnes & Noble - Clarendon Market Commons, Saturday, September 6 at 4pm
Kristen Lippert-Martin (Tabula Rasa) (added from Random House)
Sep
7
Jennifer McGruther
Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market, Sunday, September 7 at 00am
Jennifer McGruther (The Nourished Kitchen)

Jennifer McGruther is a food educator and the author and creator of the award-winning traditional foods website, Nourished Kitchen (www.nourishedkitchen.com). She teaches workshops on traditional foods, fermentation, and food activism. Jennifer lives with her husband and son in the central mountains of Colorado where she and her husband started and managed a farmers market for seven years. Her work emphasizes traditional, from-scratch cooking with a focus on farm-to-table recipes. (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
8
Thomas Cahill
Folger Shakespeare Library, Monday, September 8 at 00am
Thomas Cahill (A Saint on Death Row, Heretics and Heroes, Desire of the Everlasting Hills, How the Irish Saved Civilization, Jesus' little instruction book, Mysteries Of The Middle Ages, Journal of a soul, Sailing the Wine Dark Sea, The Gifts of the Jews)

Thomas Cahill’s appealing approach to distant history has won the attention of millions of readers in North America and beyond. Cahill is the author of five previous volumes in the Hinges of History series: How the Irish Saved Civilization, The Gifts of the Jews, Desire of the Everlasting Hills, Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, and Mysteries Of The Middle Ages. They have been bestsellers not only in the United States but also in countries ranging from Italy to Brazil. He is also the author of A Saint on Death Row.www.thomasCahill.comThomas Cahill is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
8
Box Lunch
Book discussion, Mondays; 12 - 1 pm. Meets at 50+ Center.

Sep 8 - Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Oct 20 - A Year by the Sea by Joan Anderson

Nov 10 - Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles

Categories: Book clubs, Adults

zEast Columbia 50+ Center (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
8
Contemporary Literature
Howard County Library - Glenwood Branch, Monday, September 8 at 7pm
Book discussion, Mondays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Sep 8 - The Stonecutter by Camilla Läckberg

Oct 6 - Juliet by Anne Fortier

Nov 3 - Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Categories: Adult Book Club, Adults

Glenwood Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
8
Thomas Cahill
Folger Shakespeare Library, Monday, September 8 at 7:30pm
Thomas Cahill (A Saint on Death Row, Heretics and Heroes, Desire of the Everlasting Hills, How the Irish Saved Civilization, Jesus' little instruction book, Mysteries Of The Middle Ages, Journal of a soul, Sailing the Wine Dark Sea, The Gifts of the Jews)

Thomas Cahill’s appealing approach to distant history has won the attention of millions of readers in North America and beyond. Cahill is the author of five previous volumes in the Hinges of History series: How the Irish Saved Civilization, The Gifts of the Jews, Desire of the Everlasting Hills, Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, and Mysteries Of The Middle Ages. They have been bestsellers not only in the United States but also in countries ranging from Italy to Brazil. He is also the author of A Saint on Death Row.www.thomasCahill.comThomas Cahill is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
9
Dane Kennedy, The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia
Dane Kennedy, The last blank spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia

Discussion and signing, Center for the Book at the Library of Congress (added from Harvard University Press)
Sep
9
Elks Excellent Reads
Howard County Library - Elkridge Branch, Tuesday, September 9 at 12:30pm
Book discussion, Tuesdays; 12:30 - 1:30 pm.

Sep 9 - The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

Oct 14 - Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West by Dorothy Wickenden

Nov 18 - Doc by Mary Doria Russell

Categories: Book clubs, Adults

Elkridge Other Location (added from RSS Feed)
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