Summer Reading

Mad Science

Mad Science: Super Structures

Monday, July 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

Amazing architecture and engineering! Discover how simple shapes like the triangle and arch strengthen and reinforce buildings. Join our science structure challenge... build an earthquake proof-building. Ages 8 and up.
Mad Science

Mad Science: Super Structures

Friday, July 21, 2017, 4:00 pm

Amazing architecture and engineering! Discover how simple shapes like the triangle and arch strengthen and reinforce buildings. Join our science structure challenge... build an earthquake proof-building. Ages 8 and up.
Living the American Indian Experience

Living the American Indian Experience

Friday, August 4, 2017, 1:00 pm

Papitám (Algonquin for “Let’s Play”) is a learning-through-play experience that teaches kids about Native American traditions: make a Sisku (clay) pot, practice safety archery at our Ahtu (deer) station, listen to a Piscataway story by the indoor fire and wrap things up with drumming and dancing! Ages 8 and up.
Living the American Indian Experience

Living the American Indian Experience

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 1:00 pm

Papitám (Algonquin for “Let’s Play”) is a learning-through-play experience that teaches kids about Native American traditions: make a Sisku (clay) pot, practice safety archery at our Ahtu (deer) station, listen to a Piscataway story by the indoor fire and wrap things up with drumming and dancing! Ages 8 and up.
Living the American Indian Experience

Living the American Indian Experience

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 3:30 pm

Papitám (Algonquin for “Let’s Play”) is a learning-through-play experience that teaches kids about Native American traditions: make a Sisku (clay) pot, practice safety archery at our Ahtu (deer) station, listen to a Piscataway story by the indoor fire and wrap things up with drumming and dancing! Ages 8 and up.
Living the American Indian Experience

Living the American Indian Experience

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 3:30 pm

Papitám (Algonquin for “Let’s Play”) is a learning-through-play experience that teaches kids about Native American traditions: make a Sisku (clay) pot, practice safety archery at our Ahtu (deer) station, listen to a Piscataway story by the indoor fire and wrap things up with drumming and dancing! Ages 8 and up.
Go For The Goal - READ art

Summer Reading Finalé: Ice Cream Social

Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments and enjoy ice cream.
Keeping Cool with CapoeiraKeeping Cool with Capoeira

Keeping Cool with Capoeira

Get introduced to the music, rhythm, language and movements of the Afro-Brazilian martial art form. Beginners and advanced students will all have a chance to learn self-defense and creative movements. For teens, ages 13-19. Waiver required.  Please see library staff for more information.
Rajan Sedalia's caricature page

Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party/Back to School Celebration

It's time for summer reading wrap-up and to celebrate going back to school!  Come and have fun with special guest local artist Rajan Sedalia. He will be drawing caricatures for the children. We will have a games table, a crafts table, a Library Information table, and snacks. For all ages.
Summer Reading Logo

Summer Reading Finale Open House

Kids of all ages and their families are invited to stop by the Chevy Chase DC Library on Saturday, August 27 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to celebrate the end of the summer reading program.   Come finish summer reading and get your gold medal & other prizes.   Gifts and goodies will be available while supplies last!  

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