Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Middlesex coverThe July selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides.

This Pulitzer Prize-winning modern classic tells the epic story of Calliope Stephanides and her Greek-American immigrant family.  To understand why Calliope is not like other girls she has to uncover a guilty family secret and the astonishing genetic history that turns Callie into Cal, one of the most audacious and wondrous narrators in contemporary fiction.

Author of 'City of Trees'

Published on Friday, June 6, 2014

Choukas-BradleyMelanie Choukas-Bradley, author of City of Trees: The Complete Field Guide to the Trees of Washington, D.C., will visit the Chevy Chase Neighborhood library on

Fizz! Boom! Read!

Published on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

fizz boom readCalling 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're starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, and we will have the activity stations available through 11:30 a.m. Don't forget to sign up for Summer Reading while you're here!

Spark a Reaction @ Chevy Chase Library

Published on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Spark a Reaction graphicWe 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.

Teens can earn both the Get Crafty and STEM badges at this event.

Published on Monday, May 19, 2014

Swann's Way Norton EditionChevy Chase Library's "Classics Revisited" discussion series will continue June with Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust.

Published on Monday, May 19, 2014

dancing girlWe're kicking off an exciting new program! Every Friday morning at 11 a.m., children ages 1 to 5 are invited to join us to sing and dance along with some great music. 

It's going to be a great time, and we hope you'll join us!

For more information, visit the Children's Room information desk or call 202-282-0021.

Published on Thursday, May 8, 2014

Gulp coverThe June selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach.

Few of us realize what strange miracles of science operate inside us after every meal. In her trademark style, Mary Roach investigates the beginning, and end, of our food.

Published on Thursday, May 8, 2014

UniversalClass logoDid you know the library offers online classes in creative writing, HTML, test prep, wedding planning and more?  Learn something new today! You can choose from 500 free online continuing education classes through Universal Class™. These self-paced non-credit personal and professional development classes are led by real instructors who will give you continuous feedback on your progress. 

Come to our introductory workshop on Tuesday, May 13 at 6 p.m. to learn all about it!

Published on Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Orphan Master's Son coverThe May selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson.

Published on Thursday, April 17, 2014

reading childWe're delighted to introduce a new storytime program: Tales for Twos and Threes!

Two and three year olds are invited to join us on Monday mornings at 11:00 a.m. for developmentally appropriate books, songs, and activities. 

Registration is required for the program, so for any questions or to register please call us at 202-282-0021.