Coffee and Conversation

Coffee and Conversation

Friday, December 16, 2016, 11:00 am

Stop by the library each month for coffee and discussion about things that matter to you. Over coffee and snacks, we will share what’s on our minds, keep each other informed about what’s happening in the neighborhood, and make new connections. All are welcome!
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E-reader Rescue Weekend

Saturday, January 7, 2017, 1:00 pm

Did you receive a new e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other device over the holidays? Want to use it to access streaming and downloadable library resources? Have you been meaning to use a favorite device to do the same but you aren't sure how to get started? Then join us for this special drop-in instructional session from 1 to 5 p.m., where library staff will provide hands-on one-on-one assistance with all of your digital library resource needs.  
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Chevy Chase Library Book Club: The Sympathizer

Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

The January selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Sympathizer by View Thanh Nguyen. We will meet on Tuesday, January at 7 p.m., upstairs in the meeting room. Copies of the book can be picked up at the branch or you can download a digital copy from our catalog.
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Yoga Mondays

Monday, December 19, 2016, 10:30 am

Start the week with a stretch! This gentle yoga class for adults is registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring your own yoga mat.


Monday, January 9, 2017, 7:30 pm

Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance workout -- all fitness levels welcome. The class is free and no registration is required. Dance your way to fitness!
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Career & Job Search Workshops with Joan Sherman

Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

Joan Sherman is a Career Coach who has more than thirty years of experience in the business sector. In addition, Joan was a Career Counselor at the George Washington University's Career Center. She will lead two workshops for job seekers. The topics are (1) What I'm Doing Isn't Working, and (2) Networking: Creating a Map to the "Right" Job Destination. Space is limited to 12 participants. Please contact to register.
Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

Life Design Working Group

Monday, January 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the inaugural meeting of the Southwest Life Design Working Group.  Although all are welcome to attend, it is strongly encouraged that attendees read Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans prior to the meeting.
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KnitLit: A cozy wintertime gathering for knitters and friends.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join Southeast Library and East City Bookshop for a weekly gathering of knitting, conversation, and, of course, literature. In addition to time for knitting, sharing projects, and meeting new people, each gather will feature a short audio-piece from our online collections of audiobooks. Warm up your winter nights with community and craft!
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Feeder's Advisory : A Book Club for Those Who Love Food

Monday, December 19, 2016, 7:00 pm

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes?