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Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 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 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  
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Kid's Chess Club

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 5:00 pm

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, Check, Mate, and have fun. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Chevy Chase Library. All Ages. Free play on Thursday, June 29. 
Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Family Story Time

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:00 pm

Story time fun for the entire family, this 30-40 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.   
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "Zookeeper's Wife" (2 p.m. film showing)

Monday, October 2, 2017, 2:00 pm

Free film showing: Zookeeper's Wife.  US/UK/Czech Republic 2017,  Based on the book Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman, the true story of the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo who helped save hundreds of Jews during the Nazi occupation of Poland. Starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Bruhl.  
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "Zookeeper's Wife" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Monday, October 2, 2017, 6:30 pm

Free film showing: Zookeeper's Wife.  US/UK/Czech Republic 2017,  Based on the book Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman, the true story of the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo who helped save hundreds of Jews during the Nazi occupation of Poland. Starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Bruhl.  PG-13, 2 hours 7 minutes.  
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Chevy Chase Library Book Club: 11/22/63 by Stephen King

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

The September selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is 11/22/63 by Stephen King.
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Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Author Visit

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, author and Newbery Medal Honor recipient for her novel, The War that Saved My Life, will discuss her new follow-up book, The War I Finally Won, followed by a Q&A and book signing.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "Ushpizin" (2 p.m. film showing)

Monday, October 16, 2017, 2:00 pm

Free film showing: Ushpizin. Israel, 2004.  Comedy-drama about a devout Hasidic Jewish couple who unexpectedly end up hosting two ex-cons in their home during the Sukkot holiday. PG, 1 hour 30 minutes This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "Ushpizin" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Monday, October 16, 2017, 6:30 pm

Free film showing: Ushpizin. Israel, 2004.   Comedy-drama about a devout Hasidic Jewish couple who unexpectedly end up hosting two ex-cons in their home during the Sukkot holiday. PG, 1 hour 30 minutes This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
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Crime & Punishment Lecture Series

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 7:00 pm

The Chevy Chase DC Library will begin its yearly lecture/discussion series on September 20, 2016.  The theme for the 2016-2017 series will be "Crime and Punishment."  In this series, we will be reading 10 works of fiction from different eras and genres that explore humankind's struggle for systems of justice that work for all.

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