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Digital Estate Planning

Have you ever thought about your digital afterlife? Learn what happens to your digital photos, files, and accounts after death, and how you can create and protect the priceless memories on your computer, phone, social media accounts, and email. The class will be held on July 14 at 7 p.m. Please bring devices or examples of digital assets you'd like to pass on.

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Meditation for Peace and Well-Being

On June 14 at 7 p.m. Chevy Chase Library will be hosting a meditation workshop led by meditation lecturer David Newcomb.

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'Hamilton' and Beyond: Tony Nominees at Your Library

So the 2016 Tony nominations are out.  You may not be able to get to NYC to see these shows, but you have a library, a computer, and an imagination and sometimes that’s enough. (Trust me, the version of Rent I pictured in my head was way better than the one I eventual saw.)  Here are some of the nominees and some resources to help you out. Best Musical Hamilton

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

Aziz Ansari, Modern Romance

The May selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari.   We will meet on Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m., upstairs in the meeting room.

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The Memory Lab Delivers Digitized Content to Family in the UK

From analog to digital, and from filmstrip to .jpegs for our nonagenarian

Read about one satisfying journey from vintage audio cassette and color negative filmstrips to digital formats! Click here to read Michelle's blog!

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'The Girl on the Train'

The May selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.   We will meet on Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m., upstairs in the meeting room.  

Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek

Presidential Picture Books

Fiction and nonfiction books to explore the presidential election

The 2016 Presidential primary season is in full swing and culminates in the parties' national conventions in July.  With the nominees selected, general election campaigning continues right up to the voting in November.  Here are some great resources to discuss the presidency and the American election process with school age children. Fictional Picture Books:

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Chevy Chase Library Book Club

'The Witches: Salem, 1692'

The April selection for the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff. We will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m., upstairs in the meeting room.

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Fiction With Science, Not Science Fiction

Even those of you who may question the existence of atoms live by the laws of science.  The laws of science apply universally, even in fiction.  Some literary worlds use those laws to solve mysteries, explore individual lives, or test scientific limits.  Others use them to speculate what might have been or may be.  Let’s leave the “What If?” questions for another day--here are some books that incorporate scientific knowledge without falling into science fiction.