Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

November Mystery Book Club: "Black Echo" by Michael Connelly

November's Mystery Book Club selection is Black Echo by Michael Connelly.

Come "Write-In"!

November is National Novel Writing Month and the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library will be hosting 4 "write-ins” . Come on in to write, get together with fellow writers and use all the library resources you need to write your masterpiece!  (There will also be refreshments.)Our write-ins will take place every Wednesday in November from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DC Read Programs at the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library is sponsoring DC Reads 2012 showcasing Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.  DC Reads will run from O

October "Classics on Film"

Our “Classics on Film” series continues this month with some spectacular films.  Hope to see you there!Oct. 1 - To Catch a ThiefOct. 15 – Cleopatra (1931)Oct. 22 – Arabian Nights (1942)Oct. 29 – Dracula (1931)

History/Biography Book Club: 'The Unknown Matisse' and 'Matisse the Master'

The Chevy Chase History/Biography Book Club selection is The Unknown Matisse and/or

Mystery Book Club: "The Coroner's Lunch" by Colin Cotterill

The October selection for the Chevy Chase Mystery Book Club is The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotterill. 

Children's Book Club: 'Swindle'

"At the back of the drawer, a flash of color caught Griffin's eye.  He reached in and pulled out an old faded card.  On one side of the card was a message: Top Dog Bakery Products - For the Sandwich of Champions, on the other side there was a colored drawing of a baseball player shouldering a bat.  Griffin read the name at the bottom of the card: George Herman (Babe) Ruth."

Mystery Book Club: 'Dead Even' by Brad Meltzer

The September selection of the Chevy Chase Mystery Book Club is Dead Even by Brad Meltzer.

History/Biography Book Club: 'Pearl Buck in China' by Hilary Spurling

The September selection of the Chevy Chase History/Biography Book Club is Pearl Buck in China by Hilary Spurling. 

Author Talk with Robert Prather

Strange Case of Jonathan Swift and the Real Long John Silver

Was there real Long John Silver? Is the most famous of fictional pirates actually based on the life of a real man?Did he live near by in Alexandria, Va.?Who was Johnathan Swift? Where are his legendary silver mines?