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Marvelous Movie Monday: "With Honors" (2 p.m. film showing)

Monday, October 30, 2017, 2:00 pm

Free film showing: With Honors.  US, 1994. Brendan Fraser and Joe Pesci star in this film about a Harvard student whose thesis is found by a homeless man who then holds it hostage in exchange for lodging and food. Rated PG-13, 1 hour 43 minutes. This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
with honors

Marvelous Movie Monday: "With Honors" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Monday, October 30, 2017, 6:30 pm

Free film showing: With Honors.  US, 1994. Brendan Fraser and Joe Pesci star in this film about a Harvard student whose thesis is found by a homeless man who then holds it hostage in exchange for lodging and food. Rated PG-13, 1 hour 43 minutes. ​This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
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Job Search Workshop

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 10:00 am

Joan Sherman, Job-Search and Networking Coach at Networkshops.net, will present a 90-minute talk on searching for a job: "Questioning & Active Listening Skills: Networking Techniques & Establishing Credibility in Your Job-Search" 
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "Saving Face" (2 p.m. film showing)

Monday, November 6, 2017, 2:00 pm

Free film showing: Saving Face.  US, 2004.   When a 48-year-old Chinese American widow becomes pregnant, she moves in with her daughter, who tries to match up her mother with every eligible bachelor in town.  Comedy. Rated R, 1 hour & 31 minutes This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "Saving Face" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Monday, November 6, 2017, 6:30 pm

Free film showing: Saving Face.  US, 2004.   When a 48-year-old Chinese American widow becomes pregnant, she moves in with her daughter, who tries to match up her mother with every eligible bachelor in town.   Comedy. Rated R, 1 hour & 31 minutes This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
11/22/63

Chevy Chase Library Book Club: 11/22/63 by Stephen King

The September selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is 11/22/63 by Stephen King.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "Reflections in a Golden Eye" (2 p.m. film showing)

Monday, November 13, 2017, 2:00 pm

Free film showing of Reflections in a Golden Eye: US, 1967, 1 hour 48 minutes.   Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor star in this outrageous film based on a novel of the same name by Carson McCullers. Directed by John Huston.  Not rated but appropriate for adults only.  
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "Reflections in a Golden Eye" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Monday, November 13, 2017, 6:30 pm

Free film showing of Reflections in a Golden Eye: US, 1967, 1 hour 48 minutes.  Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor star in this outrageous film based on a novel of the same name by Carson McCullers. Directed by John Huston.  Not rated but appropriate for adults only.  
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Crime & Punishment Lecture Series

Tuesday, November 21, 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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Marvelous Movie Monday: "High Fidelity" (2 p.m. film showing)

Monday, November 27, 2017, 2:00 pm

Free film showing: High Fidelity. Starring John Cusack and based on the book High Fidelity by Nick Hornby. A record store owner and compulsive list maker recounts his top five break-ups, including the one in progress.  US, 2000, rated R, 1 hour 53 minutes. This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

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