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From Pam at the Circulation Desk

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Celebrate 'Towel Day' at the Chevy Chase Library!

Saturday, May 25 is “Towel Day”, a world-wide celebration of the life and works of Douglas Adams (best known for writing the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy  series).

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From Pam at the Circulation Desk

We have DVDs and Books on Disc!

‘Say You’re Sorry' by Michael Robotham

May Mystery Book Club

May's Mystery Book Club selection is Say You’re Sorry by Michael Robotham.

‘Henry and Clara’ by Thomas Mallon

May Chevy Chase Library Book Club

May’s Chevy Chase Library Book Club selection is Henry and Clara by Thomas Mallon. 

Read! Build! Play!

DUPLO Playtime, Fridays in May

Come join us every Friday in May from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. for DUPLO playtime!PLAY is one of the five activities identified as important to building early literacy skills by the Association of Library Services to Children. Through play, children can strengthen their imagination, creativity, storytelling and narrative skills, and fine motor skills -- all elements that are crucial to becoming strong readers and writers!

Chevy Chase Receives 'Bridging Cultures' Bookshelf

Chevy Chase is proud to announce that we have added the "Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys" to our collection.  It is a collection of books, films and other resources whose aim is to familiarize the American public with Islam and the culture and history of Islamic civilizations.

April Mystery Book Club

‘Crocodile on the Sandbank' by Elizabeth Peters

April's Mystery Book Club selection is Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters.

Sheila Robertson Writing Contest

Chevy Chase Library Children's Room invites children from all of the District of Columbia public libraries to participate in the annual Sheila Robertson Writing Contest.  This award, sponsored by Friends of the Chevy Chase Library, encourages children from kindergarten to eighth grade, to read and write book reviews about a special book that inspired them.

'The Mighty Miss Malone' by Christopher Paul Curtis

Deza Malone, 12 years old, comes from a deeply loving close-knit family. Deza's family's journey "to a place called Wonderful" begins in Gary, Ind. Deza is the smartest kid in her class.  Singled out for greatness by her teachers. But the Great Depression hits Gary hard and there are no jobs for black men.

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