Come join us every Friday in May from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. for DUPLO playtime!PLAY is one of the five activities identified as important to building early literacy skills by the Association of Library Services to Children. Through play, children can strengthen their imagination, creativity, storytelling and narrative skills, and fine motor skills -- all elements that are crucial to becoming strong readers and writers!
Free film showings most Mondays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
This spring we have a great series of free film showings for you! We show films at on Mondays at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. The same film is shown at each time.Our Monday films are geared toward a mature audience, and many are rated R. All films are shown with subtitles or captions for the hearing impaired.This Spring's schedule is:
Chevy Chase is proud to announce that we have added the "Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys" to our collection. It is a collection of books, films and other resources whose aim is to familiarize the American public with Islam and the culture and history of Islamic civilizations.
Chevy Chase Library Children's Room invites children from all of the District of Columbia public libraries to participate in the annual Sheila Robertson Writing Contest. This award, sponsored by Friends of the Chevy Chase Library, encourages children from kindergarten to eighth grade, to read and write book reviews about a special book that inspired them.
Deza Malone, 12 years old, comes from a deeply loving close-knit family. Deza's family's journey "to a place called Wonderful" begins in Gary, Ind. Deza is the smartest kid in her class. Singled out for greatness by her teachers. But the Great Depression hits Gary hard and there are no jobs for black men.