Join a Virtual Book Club at the Centreville Library

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If you’re looking for a new hobby this year, consider joining a virtual book club at the Centreville Library. The Fairfax County Public Library system hosts book discussion groups with excellent selections you can enjoy from our apartments in Centreville, VA. These days, they meet online to chat with other book lovers. Here are three book clubs you might like to join in 2021:

Read Global

Scheduled for the first Tuesday of every month, this group picks out books written by authors from around the world. February’s selection is Dreams of My Russian Summers, by Andrei Makine. The novel is about a boy living with his French grandma in the Soviet Union during the 1960s and 70s. In March, it’s Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead. This novel by Olga Tokarczuk tells the story of a reclusive woman in a Polish village whose neighbors are dying mysteriously.

Books & Brews

Order your favorite drink from a local brewery and then settle in for good discussions. This group, which reads fiction and nonfiction, has scheduled meetings for two Thursdays each month. In February, one of the books is It’s What I Do, Lynsey Addario’s memoir about working as a war photographer. The other is The Last Policeman, a mystery novel by Ben Winters set half a year before an asteroid strike.

Mystery Book Group

If you enjoy mystery and suspense, don’t overlook this group. It meets one Tuesday each month. The book for February is Cara Black’s Murder in Bel-Air, which is part of a series featuring a French private investigator. In March, they plan to read The Last Detective by Peter Lovesey, in which a detective needs to use unusual evidence to save someone from a wrongful accusation.

Some groups focus on one category of books, like young adult fiction, while others range widely across different genres and styles. Don’t hesitate to reserve a spot in a virtual book club at the Centreville Library. If you have any questions about living in Fairfax County and our Centreville apartments, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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