Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Published on Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Mildred Pierce CoverDid you love the HBO Mildred Pierce miniseries?  Join us in August to discuss the original book by James M. Cain

The group will meet on Monday, August 6 7 p.m.

Hope to see you there!
    

Published on Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Eyre Affair CoverThe July selection of the Chevy Chase Library Mystery Book Club is The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde. Masterpiece Theatre meets James Bond in The Eyre Affair, the first novel in Jasper Fforde’s cheeky sleuth series featuring a book-loving, gun-toting, wit-slinging heroine named Thursday Next.

Published on Tuesday, July 3, 2012

CiceroThe July selection of the CCH History Book Club is Cicero by Anthony Everitt.

Published on Tuesday, June 19, 2012

This summer we will have film showings of some truly wonderful foreign films each Monday afternoon at 2 p.m.  You won't want to miss a single one:

June 25 — Divided We Fall
Czech Republic 2000, 2 hours, PG-13
A Prague couple hide a Jewish man in their apartment after Nazis take over Czechoslovakia … and then a Nazi officer asks to stay in their apartment.

July 2—Shower
China 1999, 92 minutes, Rated PG-13
A touching tale of an elderly bath house owner and his sons, who struggle to deal with the modernization of Beijing.

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!

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