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Let's Talk Books: Bunk by Kevin Young

2019-02-11 19:00:00 2019-02-11 20:00:00 America/New_York Let's Talk Books: Bunk by Kevin Young Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Monday, February 11
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-02-11 19:00:00 2019-02-11 20:00:00 America/New_York Let's Talk Books: Bunk by Kevin Young Join Barrett Branch Library's monthly book club to read "Bunk : the Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News" by Kevin Young. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Join Barrett Branch Library's monthly book club to read "Bunk : the Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News" by Kevin Young.

Kevin Young's book looks at the history of sensational and false information in the country and how it has been used to manipulate the public's thinking.

Check out the eBook from Overdrive.

Let's Talk Books is a monthly book discussion club at the Barrett Branch Library. Call 703-746-1721 for more information. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion Groups |

TAGS: | Nonfiction | book group | book discussion | book club |

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
We're closed Monday February 18
Mon, Feb 18 Closed
(President's Day)
Tue, Feb 19 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Feb 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 24 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E, 11Y
  • DASH Bus: AT2/AT5/AT8
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

Upcoming events

Second Floor
Tue, Feb 19, 7:00pm - 8:40pm
This documentary, based on the unfinished work of James Baldwin, reflects on the death of three historic African-American men and the current civil rights, Black Lives Matter movement. PG-13.

Second Floor
Fri, Feb 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Would you like to practice speaking English? Join our new ESL class every Friday from 4:30-5:30 pm. Participants should have at least an intermediate understanding of English.

Second Floor
Mon, Feb 25, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
The Manumission Tour Company presents early Alexandria's African-American history.

Second Floor
Fri, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Would you like to practice speaking English? Join our new ESL class every Friday from 4:30-5:30 pm. Participants should have at least an intermediate understanding of English.

Second Floor
Tue, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
One-hour seminar for first-time house buyers.

Second Floor
Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group!

Second Floor
Fri, Mar 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Would you like to practice speaking English? Join our new ESL class every Friday from 4:30-5:30 pm. Participants should have at least an intermediate understanding of English.

First Floor
Mon, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Barrett Branch Library's monthly book club to read "Elizabeth Warren: Her Fight, Her Work, Her Life" by Antonia Felix.

Second Floor
Tue, Mar 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Advance registration requested at mgnv.org.

Second Floor
Fri, Mar 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Would you like to practice speaking English? Join our new ESL class every Friday from 4:30-5:30 pm. Participants should have at least an intermediate understanding of English.

Second Floor
Sat, Mar 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn about the various roles women played in the U.S. Civil War: from physicians, nurses, spies and even undercover soldiers.

Second Floor
Tue, Mar 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join the National Women's History Museum to celebrate National Women's History Month.