Discover our Chesapeake Bay and see what lives below the waves in this exciting LIVE! animal presentation. Meet a blue crab, horseshoe crab, oyster, sea horse and toadfish along with other bay inhabitants. Learn about our local estuary and how it has changed over the centuries.
For ages 4-12.
The Chevy Chase Library is a Maker Camp site! Maker Camp is sponsored by Make: and Google.
From July 6 to Aug. 14 we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.
Every Thursday evening, put on your pajamas, bring a stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in multiple languages.
We will wind down the day with stories, songs, and rhymes from around the world. This program is for all ages.
Come to the Library on Saturday, July 11 for a crafty afternoon in the Teen Space.
Materials will be provided to create something awesome!
Show us what you did on your Summer Reading profile to earn the crafty character badge!
For those who need to learn the basics of computers, this is the class for you! Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. You will learn to identify basic computer components and operating system features. There are no prerequisites, but you must be able to read and comprehend English well.
Seats are extremely limited, please pre-register by calling 202-282-0021.
Instructor: S. Black
Chevy Chase Meeting Room
1- 2:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Lilies of the Field,
US, 1963, not rated, 94 minutes.
Sidney Poitier won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role in this film about a man who helps five impoverished nuns get the chapel they want so badly. Lilia Skala.
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.
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.
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.
Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" discussion series will continue on March 17 at 6 p.m. We will be discussingA Midsummer Night's Dreamby William Shakespeare.
Our guest lecturer for this session will be Jennifer Linhart Wood, Professor of English at George Washington University.
The April selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Secret History by Pulitzer Prize winner Donna Tartt. We will meet on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m.The Secret History, Donna Tartt’s beloved first novel, tells the story of five gifted classics majors at an elite college who become involved with a murder.
Chevy Chase Library's new Teen Book Club is run by teens, for teens. For our very first meeting we are reading Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. We will also be crafting Book Jars to help you pick your next read.
History & Biography Book Club selection for February
A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind will be discussed by the Chevy Chase Branch Library History and Biography Book Club at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10. This meeting will take place at the Bread & Chocolate Restaurant at 5542 Connecticut Ave. NW, near McKinley Street.