The 5pm Post – Tommy’s Traveling Book Club comes to the Petworth Library Tonight


Wed., Apr. 18, 2012
Tommy’s Traveling Book Club – April 2012

On Wednesday, April 18th, Councilmember Wells will host the next session of “Tommy’s Traveling Book Club”, a quarterly discussion group coordinated by the Federation of Friends of the DC Public Library. Each event occurs at a different branch library.

The April book club edition will be from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Petworth Neighborhood Library, located at 4200 Kansas Ave., N.W. Councilmember Wells has chosen The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis, a 1996 Newberry Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor book. The story is told from the point-of-view of 10-year-old Kenny and describes the family’s trip from their home in Flint, Michigan through their visit to Grandma in Alabama during the tumultuous summer of 1963.

Location: Petworth Neighborhood Library, 4200 Kansas Ave., N.W.
When: 6:30 PM
Ends: 8:00 PM