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Chevy Chase Receives 'Bridging Cultures' Bookshelf

Chevy Chase is proud to announce that we have added the "Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys" to our collection.  It is a collection of books, films and other resources whose aim is to familiarize the American public with Islam and the culture and history of Islamic civilizations.

April Mystery Book Club

‘Crocodile on the Sandbank' by Elizabeth Peters

April's Mystery Book Club selection is Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters.

'Having Our Say'

History Book Club selection for April

The History Book Club is reading Having Our Say by Sarah and Elizabeth Delaney, with Amy Hearth, for the April 9 meeting.

History Book Club

This Month: 'Point to Point Navigation'

This month's History Book Club selection is Point to Point Navigation by Gore Vidal. Come discuss this fascinating book at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, in the meeting room on the second floor.

Sheila Robertson Writing Contest

Chevy Chase Library Children's Room invites children from all of the District of Columbia public libraries to participate in the annual Sheila Robertson Writing Contest.  This award, sponsored by Friends of the Chevy Chase Library, encourages children from kindergarten to eighth grade, to read and write book reviews about a special book that inspired them.

'The Mighty Miss Malone' by Christopher Paul Curtis

Deza Malone, 12 years old, comes from a deeply loving close-knit family. Deza's family's journey "to a place called Wonderful" begins in Gary, Ind. Deza is the smartest kid in her class.  Singled out for greatness by her teachers. But the Great Depression hits Gary hard and there are no jobs for black men.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

March Book Club: ‘The Professor and the Madman’

The March selection of the Chevy Chase Book Club is The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester.  It’s a true story of murder, madness and the making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

February Book Club Selection

'Pym' by Mat Johnson

The February selection of the Chevy Chase Book Club is Pym by Mat Johnson.  It is a hilarious and insightful book about race, obsession and literature that uses Edgar Allan Poe's bizarre novel