The History & Biography Book Club is reading The Wordy Shipmates for its next meeting. Come discuss it at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14 at the Chevy Chase Branch.
To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation. Sarah Vowell investigates what that means and what it should mean in The Wordy Shipmates.
Sure, you could go see The Avengers: Age of Ultron, or you could come watch the Marvel movie with the space raccoon.
Space adventurer Peter Quill joins forces with tree creature Groot, mysterious Gamora, Drax the Destroyer and Rocket Raccoon as they fight to save the universe in Guardians of the Galaxy.
Have you ever wished you knew more about how to select a good foreign film?
Come to the Chevy Chase Library meeting room on Tuesday, June 2, at 2 p.m. to learn a bit about the foreign films available to DC Public Library card holders free of charge.
DC Public Library offers some wonderful films from around the globe, and if you haven't seen any of them, you may be very pleased by the many jewels just waiting for you to discover them!
Sure, you could go to the beach this summer, but you just know they have shark attacks. The mayor of the charming resort town is probably just covering them up. Better come to our book club and talk about Jaws instead.
Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on May 19 at 6 p.m. We will be discussing The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.
Our guest lecturer for this session will be Patrick O’Malley from Georgetown University.
Here in D.C., we know traffic. Consistently ranking in the top 10 cities for worst traffic congestion, it is not uncommon for Washingtonians to sit in their cars for hours on end just to get to work every day.
My commute is no different, but nothing makes me forget that I'm going 5 miles per hour on I-66 along with hundreds of other cranky commuters quite as fast as a good story. So I have compiled a list of some of the more entertaining, fast-moving, dazzling plotlines that might just have you looking forward to that morning grind.
We love the classics and literary fiction here at the Chevy Chase library, but it can’t all be Middlemarch, right? Sometimes you have to read something fun, easy and frequently ridiculous. Then, preferably, you want to discuss it over drinks with friends.
Hence Chevy Chase DC Library’s new book club Lowbrow Throwdown.