Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Come Write In!

Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  

Celebrate Ireland!

What do they speak in Éire?

Do you know what languages they speak in Ireland? Join us on Wednesday night to find out!This Wednesday at 7 p.m., come to Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library to learn about Ireland! In addition to making Irish art, and sharing some books about Ireland, we will also learn some Irish words.

Author Talk: Carolyn Morrow Long

Haunted History comes alive Thursday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m.

Have you been Watching American Horror Story this season, and been wondering about some of the historical characters? Truth sometimes is much stranger than fiction.Come hear an illustrated talk with Carolyn Morrow Long on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. 

'The Paris Architect' by Charles Belfoure

Author Talk - Oct. 5, 2 p.m.

A thrilling debut novel of World War II Paris, from an author who's been called "an up and coming Ken Follett." (Booklist)

Mother Goose, Nursery Rhymes & Singing Helps Make Infants & Toddlers Readers

Sing, Talk & Read

Nursery Rhymes have enormous educational value.  They help with phonological awareness which is hearing smaller sounds contained in words.  Singing is a much clearer way of hearing those smaller sounds in words which gives infants and toddlers a head start for when they start school. 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Join Andres and his program Unos, Dos, Tres

Come and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month at Chevy Chase Children's Room on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.Join us for an interactive singing and dancing program in English and Spanish.Nos vemos pronto.

Summer Reading End Date

Last day to enter raffle is Saturday, Aug. 24

There’s only a few days left to complete your Summer Reading and win some awesome prizes!Once you bring in your completed game board, you not only get to choose a fabulous book to keep, you'll also be entered in a raffle to win some cool prizes!So don’t forget to bring it in, or call if you’re out of town, by Saturday the Aug. 24!

Teen Movie

Our Teen Summer Reading Program "Beneath the Surface"  concludes Wed., Aug. 14 with a free movie (and free popcorn and drinks, too!).Legally we’re not allowed to advertise the name of the movie but it's a 2012 superhero movie with a guy in a bat suit.  Bane’s in it. We’re just going to call it The Man in the Bat Suit Ascends.  Know which movie we mean?  Cool.

September Chevy Chase Library Book Club

September’s Chevy Chase Library Book Club selection is the Pulitzer Prize winner The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee.The club will meet on Sept. 9, 7 p.m.  Copies of the book are available for check out near the reference desk.

Children's Summer Reading Raffle: Nationals Tickets

Finish your logbooks by Friday, Aug. 9

Time is running out to enter the raffle for tickets to see The Washington Nationals game! If you’re finished with your eight hours of reading, bring your completed Summer Reading booklet by this Friday, Aug. 9 to be entered in the raffle.To get you in the mood, here are some baseball books we have in the Children’s Room. Come check them out, and finish up your final shovels!