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How eBooks Can Help Young Readers

"Arrival of portable full color touch screen devices is game-changing technology."  You can sit on a sofa with a young child and experience a digital version of cozy co-reading.  eBooks are not brand new.  As early as 1997, Living Books published some titles such as Stellaluna, a baby bat named after the stars and moon. 

Children's Book Club: Ages 8 - 11

The Library Card by Jerry Spinelli

The Library Card is about the changed lives of four young people when a blue library card mysteriously appears in each of their lives.

Book Club Selections for December!

Chevy Chase offers three different book clubs! Check one or more of them out:Chevy Chase Book ClubMonday Dec. 37 p.m.

'Shattered Glass'

Free film showing Dec. 10

You may recall the events that surprised all of D.C. in the 1990s, when a writer at The New Republic was revealed to have made up details in many of his stories.

"Marvelous Movie Mondays" November Schedule

Our very popular “Marvelous Movie Mondays” series continues this month.  This series features foreign and lesser-known American and English films. The series is hosted by one of our adult librarians, David Gantt, and it usually features a short pre-film lecture and a post-film discussion.Films in this series are often of a mature nature and are generally intended for adults.  All films are shown with subtitles or captions.

November Mystery Book Club: "Black Echo" by Michael Connelly

November's Mystery Book Club selection is Black Echo by Michael Connelly.

Come "Write-In"!

November is National Novel Writing Month and the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library will be hosting 4 "write-ins” . Come on in to write, get together with fellow writers and use all the library resources you need to write your masterpiece!  (There will also be refreshments.)Our write-ins will take place every Wednesday in November from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DC Read Programs at the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library is sponsoring DC Reads 2012 showcasing Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.  DC Reads will run from O

October "Classics on Film"

Our “Classics on Film” series continues this month with some spectacular films.  Hope to see you there!Oct. 1 - To Catch a ThiefOct. 15 – Cleopatra (1931)Oct. 22 – Arabian Nights (1942)Oct. 29 – Dracula (1931)

History/Biography Book Club: 'The Unknown Matisse' and 'Matisse the Master'

The Chevy Chase History/Biography Book Club selection is The Unknown Matisse and/or