Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Children's Book Club

'In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson'

In 1947, the year of the Boar in the Chinese calendar, Shirley Temple Wong (an American name she chose for herself) leaves with her mother from China to come to America.  They are coming to live with Mr. Wong, who has been working and preparing a home for them. Everything is unfamiliar in coming to a new country.

History Book Club Special Event

Join us for a special History Book Club session on Tuesday, Feb. 12.  We will be discussing the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House at the Smithsonian Sackler Museum.

Marvelous Movie Mondays!

Join us for great films most Mondays at 2 p.m.

Upcoming films in our Marvelous Movie Monday film series include some classics you might enjoy seeing again:

Book Club Titles for January

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'Hachi: A Dog's Tale'

Free film showing on Jan. 7

If you're in the mood for a heart-warming tale, you won't want to miss Hachi: A Dog's Tale, which will be shown at Chevy Chase Library on Monday, Jan.

How eBooks Can Help Young Readers

"Arrival of portable full color touch screen devices is game-changing technology."  You can sit on a sofa with a young child and experience a digital version of cozy co-reading.  eBooks are not brand new.  As early as 1997, Living Books published some titles such as Stellaluna, a baby bat named after the stars and moon. 

Children's Book Club: Ages 8 - 11

The Library Card by Jerry Spinelli

The Library Card is about the changed lives of four young people when a blue library card mysteriously appears in each of their lives.

Book Club Selections for December!

Chevy Chase offers three different book clubs! Check one or more of them out:Chevy Chase Book ClubMonday Dec. 37 p.m.

'Shattered Glass'

Free film showing Dec. 10

You may recall the events that surprised all of D.C. in the 1990s, when a writer at The New Republic was revealed to have made up details in many of his stories.

"Marvelous Movie Mondays" November Schedule

Our very popular “Marvelous Movie Mondays” series continues this month.  This series features foreign and lesser-known American and English films. The series is hosted by one of our adult librarians, David Gantt, and it usually features a short pre-film lecture and a post-film discussion.Films in this series are often of a mature nature and are generally intended for adults.  All films are shown with subtitles or captions.

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