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Graphic novelist Lucy Knisley draws portraits of your kids and talks about her memoir of pregnancy and motherhood. We’ll have activities for kids, too!
Rorschach Theatre's OTHER PEOPLE'S INK Book Club discusses books inspired by the works in Rorschach’s 2018-19 Season. This month they’re reading I Remember You: A Ghost Story by Yrsa Sigurdardottir in anticipation of the production of REYKJAVIK by playwright Steve Yockey.
Join the Sci-Fi & Fantasy book club for a discussion of The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins. The book is 10% off through February.
Author Kyle Bryant discusses his book Shifting Into High Gear: One Man’s Grave Diagnosis and the Epic Bike Ride That Taught Him What Matters, about his transformation as he journeys on a recumbent tricycle across the United States and reframes the idea of disease and disability.
Join local book mavens Spines & Vines and Lupita Reads for a discussion of their latest pick for Lit on H St Book Club, She Would be King by Wayétu Moore.
Join us for stories and songs in the children’s section with Bearsong.
Novel Comedy presents Becoming: The Comedy Show, in which DC's top stand-up comedians reminisce about the Obamas, read funny excerpts from the book, and recount failed attempts to follow Michelle's new eating guidelines.
Foreign & Domestic: A Policy Book Club meets to discuss How Democracies Die.
Editor-in-Chief Michael Reynolds recounts the story of Europa Editions, one of America’s most esteemed and fastest growing independent publishers (among many others, Europa publishes Elena Ferrante’s Neopolitan Quartet). Join him for a behind-the-scenes look at the world of publishing and literary translation.
We’re providing a microphone, and invite you to share your sweet and sexy love stories, dirty ditties, or erotic poems.
This Valentine’s Day, make a literary love connection by selecting a wrapped galley (advance publisher copy of a book) with keyword clues. Free with purchase while supplies last.
Join a group of music enthusiasts as they work their way through the graphic novel series Hip Hop Family Tree. The discussion will include viewing and listening to video and audio clips. The third volume of the popular webcomic tells the true story of hip-hoppers The Beastie Boys, Run DMC, The Fat Boys, and many more.
Join Solid State bookseller and poetry lover Gwen to read and discuss Mary Oliver’s collection Thirst.
At this month’s meeting we’re talking about Andrew Clements’ Frindle, about the invention of a new word and the trouble that ensues.
Solid State Books staff will lead a Valentine’s Day themed storytime followed by a crafting session.
Knowledge Commons DC Class - Writing with Serendipity: Gaining Inspiration from Found Objects
Author Zach Vertin speaks to Georgetown’s International Relations Club on campus about A Rope from the Sky, his book chronicling South Sudan’s historic independence and the turmoil that followed.
Story Time is held every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday at 10:30 am led by Bear Song, a visiting author/illustrator, or staff. Thursday story time is for babies and toddlers, Saturday is for all ages 0-5, and Sunday is for 4 and up.