Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library


Wonderful Ones

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 3:30 pm

Join us for songs, books and more. This program is recommended for children 12-24 months. Registration required. Visit the library or call 202-282-0021 to sign up.
Legos, legos, all around

Lego Challenge

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 4:30 pm

Get brains thinking and fingers building with the Chevy Chase DC Library Lego Club. Grab your friends and swing by. You bring your imagination and we'll provide the Legos. Recommended for ages 5-12.
Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Family Story Time

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 6:00 pm

Fun for the entire family, this 30-to-40-minute story time is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 10:00 am

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages 0 to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 4:00 pm

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  
chess set

Kid's Chess Club

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 5:00 pm

Join us for weekly chess instruction on Thursdays at 5 p.m. This program is for children of all ages who want to learn to play or improve their chess moves and play in tournaments. Our chess instructor will teach the chess players how to think and plan their next move and use their brain power to win. Come and join our chess group and learn to make a risky move or two and have fun. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Chevy Chase Library.  
Books and rose

Mystery Book Club

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:00 pm

Join us to discuss mysteries of the past and present, set in different locations. Call 202-282-0021 to find out the latest book on our list.
Smithsonian LogoAfrican textile

African Art on the Go: Threads, Textiles, and Technology

Friday, January 19, 2018, 2:00 pm

Bringing the museum to you! Explore how textile artists from throughout the continent create patterns on textiles using various techniques. Ages 6 and up, under 9 with adult.  
paper airplane

Kids Club: Paper Airplanes

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 2:00 pm

Explore the science of flight in a fun way. Learn how to construct several kinds of paper airplanes, including the sonic dart, hammerhead, super plane, silent huntress and helicopter. Add decorations to make them unique. Then we'll try flying them. Which ones fly the farthest? Which ones fly for the longest duration of time?   Recommended for children ages 3-12 (ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult).

Free film showing: "Everything is Illuminated"

Monday, January 22, 2018, 2:00 pm

Free film showing of Everything is Illuminated, based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Safran Foer. US 2005, Rated PG-13, 1 hour 46 mins.  Directed by Liev Schreiber, about a young man who endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather in Ukraine during World War II. Starring Elijah Wood.  Winner of 2 awards at the 2005 Venice Film Festival.