This program has temporarily moved to the Chevy Chase Library from the Cleveland Park Library.
French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn French songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us at the Chevy Chase Library every Thursday at 4 p.m.
Free film showing: A Walk on the Moon.
US, 1999, rated R, 110 minutes.
Summer of 1969 in the Catskills and temptations are afoot! Starring Liev Schreiber, Diane Lane, and Viggo Mortensen.
Showing at 2 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.
So the 2016 Tony nominations are out. You may not be able to get to NYC to see these shows, but you have a library, a computer, and an imagination and sometimes that’s enough. (Trust me, the version of Rent I pictured in my head was way better than the one I eventual saw.) Here are some of the nominees and some resources to help you out.Best MusicalHamilton
Fiction and nonfiction books to explore the presidential election
The 2016 Presidential primary season is in full swing and culminates in the parties' national conventions in July. With the nominees selected, general election campaigning continues right up to the voting in November. Here are some great resources to discuss the presidency and the American election process with school age children.Fictional Picture Books:
Come chat aboutOn Dupont Circleby James Srodes this March 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Branch Library. Copies of the book are available for check-out at the library's Circulation Desk.
The book provides a portrait of twelve young men and women who came together on the eve of World War I determined to remake America.
Even those of you who may question the existence of atoms live by the laws of science. The laws of science apply universally, even in fiction. Some literary worlds use those laws to solve mysteries, explore individual lives, or test scientific limits. Others use them to speculate what might have been or may be. Let’s leave the “What If?” questions for another day--here are some books that incorporate scientific knowledge without falling into science fiction.