Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Disclosure cover

Lowbrow Throw Down

'Disclosure' by Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton did a lot of good work in his life.  We all love Jurassic Park, ER was good, we hear good things about Westworld.  However, we have a feeling that Crichton's 1994

Chevy Chase Library Refresh

Library to undergo upgrades and improvements

The Chevy Chase Library will close for a two-month makeover at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The nearest library is the Tenley-Friendship Library at 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Holds will be routed there while the Chevy Chase Library is closed. 

All Aunt Hagar's Children

Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'All Aunt Hagar's Children'

The November selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is the DC Reads 'All Aunt Hagar's Children' by Edward P. Jones. We will meet on Tuesday, November 3 at 7 p.m.

The Sense of an Ending cover

Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'The Sense of an Ending'

The October selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. We will meet on Tuesday, October 6 at 7 p.m. The Booker prize winning The Sense of an Ending follows retired lawer Tony Webster as he reflects on his life.

Metamorphosis series: 'Middlesex'

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series concludes on Tuesday September 15 at 6 pm.  We will discuss Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides.   Our guest lecturer will be Laura De Furio, from the University of Alabama's English department.   

Children's Programming Break

No children's programs from Sept. 6 through Sept. 20

Now that summer is over, and children are back in school, the Chevy Chase Children's Room is taking a two week break from weekly programs. That means Baby Lap Time, Wonderful Ones, Tales for Twos and Threes, Toddler Time, Craft Night, Multilingual PJ Story Time, and Music Time will all resume the fourth week of September - the week beginning Sept. 21. Please still come to the Children's Room! We would love to see you, help you find some books, hear about your summer vacations, and help you start your homework.

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

Lowbrow Throwdown

'The Exorcist'

When we looked at our calendar, we realized our next meeting is in late September.

'Go Set a Watchman'- Opposing Viewpoints

Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee’s long-awaited second (but technically first) novel is one of the most talked-about books of the summer. It’s also one of the most controversial. For some reason, if you are a reader, you are required to have an opinion on it (even if you haven’t read it.) Don’t worry. DC Public Library can help.

Hare with the Amber Eyes cover

Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'The Hare with the Amber Eyes'

The September selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal. We will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. In The Hare with the Amber Eyes, Edmund De Waal explores the story behind a collection of heirlooms and discovers a tragic and fascinating family history. 

Wild Seed cover

'Wild Seed'

Metamorphosis lecture series

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. We will be discussing Wild Seed by Octavia Butler.

Pages