Chevy Chase
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Published on Friday, June 1, 2012

Orchid ThiefThe July meeting of the Chevy Chase Library Book Club will be on Monday, July 2 at 7 p.m. We will be discussing The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean.

Copies of the book will be available at the information desk at the library.

Hope to see you there!

Published on Thursday, May 31, 2012

My Life in FranceThe June selection of the Chevy Chase Library's History Book Club is My Life in France by Julia Child and Paul Prud’homme. 

Published on Thursday, May 31, 2012

The Hypnotist
The June selection of the Chevy Chase Library Mystery Book Club is The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler.

In the frigid clime of Tumba, Sweden, a gruesome triple homicide is committed and there is only one surviving witness: A boy whose family was killed before his eyes.  With the boy in a state of shock, the police turn to a hypnotist to extract information.

The club will meet on Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

Hope to see you there!

Story Time and Mini Dance Workshop for All Ages

Published on Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Photo of Step Afrika! PerformanceStep Afrika! Reads promotes reading and literacy skills with a special story time, then invites kids to get up on their feet to participate in a mini workshop with the artists from Step Afrika!'s newest production, nxt/step at several of our library locations.

Swerve by Steven Greenblatt

Published on Tuesday, May 1, 2012


The SwerveThe May selection of the Chevy Chase Library's History Book Club is the National Book Award Finalist The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, by Steven Greenblatt.

The book club will meet on Tuesday, May 8 at 1 p.m.

Hope to see you there! 

May Selection is "Before I Go To Sleep" by S.J. Watson

Published on Monday, April 30, 2012

Before I Go To Sleep, by S.J. WatsonThe May selection of the Chevy Chase Library Mystery Book Club is Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson.

The story follows 47-year-old Christine Lucas, who wakes up with no memory past being a single 20-something.

The club will meet on Wednesday May 16th at 7 p.m.

Hope to see you there!

"The Blind Assassin" by Margaret Atwood

Published on Monday, April 30, 2012

Blind Assassin
The June meeting of the Chevy Chase Library Book Club will be on Monday, June 4 at 7 p.m.

We will be discussing The Booker Prize winning novel The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, which .

Copies of the book will be available at the information desk at the library.

Hope to see you there!

Published on Sunday, April 29, 2012

AdeleDC Library is proud to announce the introduction of Freegal, a free and legal music download service. It’s like iTunes without all that “paying money” nonsense. 

Every week you can legally download 3 free songs from Sony’s vast catalog. 

Adele’s Grammy winning 21?  We’ve got that. Whitney Houston? Yep. Usher? Bruce Springsteen? Every song ever performed on Glee? Yes, yes and yes.

Craft Program with the National Geographic Museum

Published on Thursday, April 12, 2012

Fish PrintIn conjunction with the exhibit Samurai: The Warrior Transformed (at the National Geographic Museum through September 3), Chevy Chase Library hosts  Gyotaku: The Art of Japanese Fish Printing.

Gyotaku is the traditional form of Japanese fish printmaking; gyo means “fish” and taku means “rubbing” in Japanese.

"Manhunt: The Twelve-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer"

Published on Saturday, April 7, 2012

ManhuntpictureThe next meeting of the Chevy Chase Library Book Club will be Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. We will discuss Manhunt: The Twelve-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James Swanson. Copies of the book are available at the information desk at the library. 

You can also download the ebook here.

Hope to see you there!

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