Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Author Talk

The Chevy Chase Library is pleased to announce that David Shaman, author of The World Bank Unveiled: Inside the Revolutionary Struggle for Transparancywill be giving an author talk at our branch on Monday, September 20th at 7 pm. Mr. Shaman will be reading from his book and answering questions from readers.

Doggie Diaries II: Adventures at the Library

From Nessie's Diary: Wednesday, September 1, 2010Greetings! Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Nessie. I am 10. I am white, soft, and fluffy. I am a PAL dog.

The Great Reef of Readers

This year the summer reading theme centered around water. Every month, when children reached their goals they got to design a "splasher" and put their name on it. Each month the shape of the "splasher changed; the three shapes were shell, starfish and fish. As you can see, we had a lot of people contribute to the wall, and the goals ranged from five books a month to 120 books per month! Well done everyone who made this a success.

STAR program at Chevy Chase

Starting Thursday September 2nd at 11 AM the Chevy Chase Library will be offering a five week program on reading to your baby. Each week will focus on a new skill. Space is limited to 15 caregivers.

Summer Reading Party

This Saturday September 4th starting at 10 AM the Chevy Chase Library will be having a party to celebrate the end of the Summer reading program.  This years theme was "Make a Splash", and we will be having games, prizes and fun!

Dialogic Reading

Help Your Child Get Ready to Read

How we read to children is as important as how frequently we read to them.  With school beginning very soon, here are some helpful suggestions to use with pre-schoolers as well as even younger children, as we begin to reinforce those early literacy skills.

Welcome to the Teen Zone!

Purple and black origami cranes mark the new entrance to the expanded Teen Zone at the Chevy Chase Library. Within the new space, one of the additions is a study table and chairs. Just to the right of the new burgundy curtain, there is a cork board for Teens to post reviews, make recommendations or even post a poem. The space is warm and cozy, but has a large window so it still feels open. We invite you to come on in and see how your library is changing.

Character Death Match

Battle of the Wizards!

This month the Character Death Match featured two beloved characters: Gandalf the Grey/White, from Lord of the Rings vs. Albus Dumbledore from the Harry Potter Series.And the Winner is......

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