The Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library will continue its popular book discussion series this November, the theme of which will be “Classics Revisited.” Italo Calvino once wrote that a classic “is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.” Therefore, whether you are reading the books on this list for the first time or rereading them we should all come away from the experience having discovered something new.
At the outbreak of World War II, German U-boats were stalking Mid-Atlantic and Caribbean waters, disrupting vital shipments to England. This threatened to starve the British people and deprive England of crucial war supplies. Smoke from burning ships could be seen from coastal cities. Something had to be done.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?
Do you know what languages they speak in Ireland? Join us on Wednesday night to find out!This Wednesday at 7 p.m., come to Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library to learn about Ireland! In addition to making Irish art, and sharing some books about Ireland, we will also learn some Irish words.
Haunted History comes alive Thursday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m.
Have you been Watching American Horror Story this season, and been wondering about some of the historical characters? Truth sometimes is much stranger than fiction.Come hear an illustrated talk with Carolyn Morrow Long on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m.
Nursery Rhymes have enormous educational value. They help with phonological awareness which is hearing smaller sounds contained in words. Singing is a much clearer way of hearing those smaller sounds in words which gives infants and toddlers a head start for when they start school.