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.
Did you know the Chevy Chase Library has three book clubs, and that one of them is one devoted just to mysteries?The group meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.Next meeting is August 21, and the book takes place in Thailand:
Drop-in sessions to learn about DCPL's online databases
Did you know that the DCPL web site (dclibrary.org) has databases with information that you can't find by simply using Google or other online search engines? True! You can find:Magazine articlesSome scholarly journal articles & citationsHealth informationand more!All you need is your DC Public Library card!
Henna is a form of natural beautification which dates back to Quranic times in the Middle East. Henna is currently popular in cultures around the world from Africa to India, and now at Chevy Chase Library!
Calling all scientists! We are kicking off our Summer Reading program with some fun hands-on science activities!Come learn about gravity, buoyancy, botany and more! We will be exploring these concepts through fun activities, such as making our own tornadoes, planting beans, creating catapults, splat painting, and more!
We are kicking off our 2014 Summer Reading program with some hands-on science fun! We will be exploring the concepts of gravity and molecular bonds. You can create a catapult, make your own Flubber, and more! We are also holding our second Henna Workshop, where teens can learn about the cultural significance of henna as well as having a design applied to their hands.