Chevy Chase
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On Wednesday, April 18, the Chevy Chase Library will open at 1 p.m.
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Celebrate African-American Women Filmmakers

This February, the Chevy Chase Library will screen four films as part of its month-long series of films by African-American women filmmakers.  All movies begin at 6 p.m. 2/1 Selma directed by Ava DuVernay

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

Our Kind of People

The February selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class by Lawrence Otis Graham. We will meet on Tuesday, February 2 at 7 p.m. We will be meeting upstairs in the meeting room.  

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Lowbrow Throw Down

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Okay, so we heard a rumor that the YA fantasy bestseller City of Bones is largely repurposed Harry Potter fanfiction.  This rumor is very, very difficult to verify (at least to the satisfaction of a librarian) but it's enough for us to choose it as our January selection.

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years

The January selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years by Thomas Mallon. We will meet on Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m. Since the branch will likely be closed at the beginning of January, we will be meeting at the Subway restaurant across the street. (5616 Connecticut Ave NW.)

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

The December selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast. We will meet on Tuesday, December 1 at 7 p.m.

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Lowbrow Throw Down

'Disclosure' by Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton did a lot of good work in his life.  We all love Jurassic Park, ER was good, we hear good things about Westworld.  However, we have a feeling that Crichton's 1994

Chevy Chase Library Refresh

Library to undergo upgrades and improvements

The Chevy Chase Library will close for a two-month makeover at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The nearest library is the Tenley-Friendship Library at 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Holds will be routed there while the Chevy Chase Library is closed. 

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'All Aunt Hagar's Children'

The November selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is the DC Reads 'All Aunt Hagar's Children' by Edward P. Jones. We will meet on Tuesday, November 3 at 7 p.m.

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'The Sense of an Ending'

The October selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. We will meet on Tuesday, October 6 at 7 p.m. The Booker prize winning The Sense of an Ending follows retired lawer Tony Webster as he reflects on his life.

Metamorphosis series: 'Middlesex'

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series concludes on Tuesday September 15 at 6 pm.  We will discuss Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides.   Our guest lecturer will be Laura De Furio, from the University of Alabama's English department.   

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