Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

"Aftertaste" Author Meredith Mileti to Speak

Meredith Mileti, author of the new book Aftertaste: A Novel in Five Courses, will be speaking at the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library on November 12 at 2 p.m. 

Remember the Borscht Belt?

Display on View Through the End of November

"The Borscht Belt" refers to the resort hotels of New York's Catskill Mountains, which acted as an incubator to many of America's best-known comics and entertainers through much of the 20th century.  Most of these resorts closed down in the 1980s or '90's, so they are virtually "gone with the wind," but they left a huge influence on American culture.

Time to Write Your Novel

November is National Novel Writing Month and we’ll be hosting three “write-ins” at our branch.  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 on November 16, 23 and 30 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Ecuador is full of surprises! That's why it is the subject of our National Hispanic Heritage Month display at the Chevy Chase Library this month.  Did you know...

Alfred Hitchcock Filmfest

For the next two months, we will be screening some of Alfred Hitchcock's best work Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

9/11 in Films

On Saturday, September 10, we will be screening two film in memory of the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

Movie Screening: Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues"

Biloxi Blues is a movie based on Neil Simon's play of the same name, a semi-autobiographical story of Army boot camp recruits during World War II.  The play is part two of Neil Simon's Eugene Trilogy, which also includes Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound. The role of Eugene was played by Matthew Broderick on Broadway, and Broderick also stars in the movie version, which was directed by Mike Nichols.

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.