Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Cairo in the News

Egypt looms large in the news this month, with former President Hosni Mubarak on trial and important Egyptian presidential elections coming this October or November, so the Chevy Chase Branch Library is featuring a display to help you get to know Egypt's capital city better.  Come by during the month of August to learn a little more about the sprawling metropolis of Cairo.  View a video preview of the display.

"Promise Me" by Harlan Coben

Myron Bolitar is a sports agent with a knack for being in the wrong place.

Rescheduled: Create Your Own Superhero with Artist Maryanne Pollock

Due to an air conditioning breakdown, this workshop, originally scheduled for Friday, will be held on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Kieslowski's Three Color Trilogy

The Chevy Chase Branch Library will be showing all three of the Three Colors Trilogy films by Polish film director Krzysztof Kieslowski in July. The three films represent the three colors of the French flag: blue, white and red.   The story of each film is loosely based upon one of the political ideals of the motto of the French republic: liberty, equality, fraternity.

American Sign Language Story Time

This Friday, June 17, at 1 p.m., read Kami and the Yaks by Andrea Stenn Stryer. Told in American Sign Language for the hearing impaired, this story follows Kami, a deaf Sherpa boy, and his family as they carve out a life for themselves guiding families up the mountain on yaks.

Summer Kick-Off Party This Saturday

Join Chevy Chase Library for the kick-off of our 2011 Summer Reading program, One World, Many Stories, on Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Meditation for Everyday Living

Chevy Chase Library is pleased to welcome back medititaton expert William Smith on Saturday, May 21, at 1 p.m. Smith will be running a free workshop covering easy and effective meditation techniques. Open to teens and adults.  Hope to see you there! 

One of the Original Tuskegee Airmen

Don't miss this event!

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is the month when we celebrate the many contributions of Asian-Pacific Americans, and the library is now featuring a display that attempts to show the broad range of those contributions. The display will remain up through the end of May.   It includes such people as:

Celebrate Children's Book Week

Celebrate Children's Book Week by creating a “My Favorite Book” Poster.Children's Book Week is the national celebration of books and reading for youth.