Literature Groups

The Vienna Area Branch offers three different literature discussion groups. They provide members with choices of days and times to fit their schedules as well as a wide variety of books.

Most literature groups meet monthly from September through June and currently use Zoom as our discussion platform. The groups allow participants to expand the scope of their reading by discovering and discussing books they might otherwise not have read. Members volunteer to lead the discussions.

To learn more about any group below, please contact us and include the name of the group in the Subject field.

Day Literature Group Meets the third Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Upcoming book schedule

Brown Bag Book Group Meets the last Wednesday, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Upcoming book schedule

Nonfiction Book Group Meets every other month on the second Monday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Upcoming book schedule


Day Literature Schedule 2020-2021

Sept. 15         The Overstory
Oct. 20           The House on Mango Street
Nov. 17         Excellent Women
Dec. 8           The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Jan. 19            The Water Dancer
Feb. 16          The Grammarians
Mar. 16          The Dutch House
Apr. 20           The Nickel Boys
May 18           My Grandmother Asked me to Tell You She’s Sorry
June 15          The Pull of the Stars
July 20            Book Selection, Pot Luck Lunch

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Brown Bag Book Schedule 2019-2020

Sept. 25          Before We Were Yours
Oct. 30           Be Frank with Me
Nov. 20          Remains of the Day
Jan. 29           Becoming
Feb. 26          Where the Crawdads Sing
Mar. 25         CANCELLED
April 29         Cold Comfort Farm (using Zoom to meet at 1 p.m.)
May 27          Madame Fourcade’s Secret War (Changes may be announced via email)
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Nonfiction Book Schedule 2019-2020

Sept. 9     Discuss nonfiction books read by members over the summer.
Nov. 13    Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook has Gone Before
Jan. 13     Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English
Mar. 9     Patient H.M.
May 11   Rage Becomes Her

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