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'Metamorphosis'

"Metamorphosis" lecture series

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on June 16 at 6 p.m.  We will be discussing the novella Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. 

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'An Untamed State'

The June selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is An Untamed State by Roxane Gay. We will meet on Tuesday, June 2 at 7 p.m.

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'The Picture of Dorian Gray'

'Metamorphosis' lecture series

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on May 19 at 6 p.m.  We will be discussing The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.  Our guest lecturer for this session will be Patrick O’Malley from Georgetown University.

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Fiction for the Road

Books on disc that make rush hour fly

Here in D.C., we know traffic. Consistently ranking in the top 10 cities for worst traffic congestion, it is not uncommon for Washingtonians to sit in their cars for hours on end just to get to work every day.   My commute is no different, but nothing makes me forget that I'm going 5 miles per hour on I-66 along with hundreds of other cranky commuters quite as fast as a good story. So I have compiled a list of some of the more entertaining, fast-moving, dazzling plotlines that might just have you looking forward to that morning grind.  

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'Rapture Ready!'

The May selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Rapture Ready! by Daniel Radosh.  We will meet on Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m.

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Lowbrow Throwdown

'Valley of the Dolls'

We love the classics and literary fiction here at the Chevy Chase library, but it can’t all be Middlemarch, right?  Sometimes you have to read something fun, easy and frequently ridiculous. Then, preferably, you want to discuss it over drinks with friends. Hence Chevy Chase DC Library’s new book club Lowbrow Throwdown.

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'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr. Hyde'

'Metamorphosis' lecture series

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on April 21 at 6 p.m.  We will be discussing The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Our guest lecturer for this session will be Jonathan Loesberg, professor of literature at American University. 

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Weekly Online Trivia Contest!

Women's History Month

Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes! Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook.  Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week!  We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.

Flowers in the Attic

Lowbrow Throwdown

'Flowers in the Attic'

We love the classics and literary fiction here at the Chevy Chase library, but it can’t all be Middlemarch, right?  Sometimes you have to read something fun, easy and frequently ridiculous. Then, preferably, you want to discuss it over drinks with friends. Hence Chevy Chase DC Library’s new book club Lowbrow Throwdown.

Midsummer Night's Dream

Metamorphosis Series

'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" discussion series will continue on March 17 at 6 p.m.  We will be discussing A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. Our guest lecturer for this session will be Jennifer Linhart Wood, Professor of English at George Washington University. 

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