Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

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.

"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.