Every Hero Has A Story

Mid-Summer Madness

Come join us as we have an informal "check-in" for our summer reading program. There will be fun activities, crafts, and light refreshments. Attend to receive your mid-point prizes!  This program is intended for all ages.   For any questions or concerns, please call 202-698-0058 or email us at
Tracey Eldridge

Family Fun Time: Tracey Eldridge

Tracey Eldridge brings her interactive “Music ‘n Motion” programming to the library. She promotes self esteem and a healthy lifestyle, that celebrates diversity, and fosters environmental awareness. 
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STEAM Team: Great Adventure Lab Lego Robotics

Beginners will learn to build and program robots using Lego Education’s award-winning WeDo™ robotics and programming software.  Students follow step-by-step instructions to build their robots, and then write suggested programs to get their robots working. 
Michael Albert

Kid's Club: Michael Albert's Art

Meet the artist and author of An Artist’s America, Michael Albert brings his unique pop-art style to the library! Learn about his style and technique as he teaches you how to make your own pop art! 
Kristin Pedemonti

Family Fun Time: Kristin Pedemonti

Join us for stories of perseverance and possibility, resilience and understanding. Through true tales, Kristin shows a world where we are all interconnected, there are no strangers and anything is possible! Part of DC Public Library's Summer Reading Program, this program is for children of all ages and their families.
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Summer Reading Kickoff

Come join us for our Summer Reading Kickoff carnival! Fun activities will include:   Sign up - for our Summer Reading program Eat snacks - cool off with a tasty treat Be creative - decorate firefighters' hats and police badges Dig in - visit the library garden and DC Central Kitchen's Truck Farm Play games - duck toss, bubbles, and sidewalk chalk Be safe - tour a fire truck and learn bike safety from police officers Read more - story times with firefighters, librarians, and furry friends
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Mad Science Saturdays

Fun, inquiry-based, hands-on experiments and literacy activities to spark your child's natural interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, math and making a magnificent mess.  Best for children ages 5-12.   
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Heroes of Summer

Bored? Save yourself from summertime boredom and be the hero of your summer vacation story! Join us Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. for a different hero-themed activity each week. Come make a superhero cape, create a unique superhero character and light up signal, write letters to your personal hero, and even play the villain.  We will not meet on July 21 and Aug. 4. For children ages 6-12 and their caregivers.

Superhero Training Camp

Discover your Superhero Identity!  From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., come to the Chevy Chase Library for Superhero Training Camp! Kids and teens can create their own superhero identity, complete with costume. You'll be saving the world in no time! Training camp includes a photo booth, so bring your super fast camera to capture the action.
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Library Basement Show with Give, Puff Pieces and The Maneuvers

Celebrate the DC Punk Archive with the Fifth Library Basement Show featuring Give, Puff Pieces and The Maneuvers!  Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30.  FREE | ALL AGES