November is National Novel Writing Month and the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library will be hosting 4 "write-ins” . Come on in to write, get together with fellow writers and use all the library resources you need to write your masterpiece! (There will also be refreshments.)Our write-ins will take place every Wednesday in November from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Our “Classics on Film” series continues this month with some spectacular films. Hope to see you there!Oct. 1 - To Catch a ThiefOct. 15 – Cleopatra (1931)Oct. 22 – Arabian Nights (1942)Oct. 29 – Dracula (1931)
"At the back of the drawer, a flash of color caught Griffin's eye. He reached in and pulled out an old faded card. On one side of the card was a message: Top Dog Bakery Products - For the Sandwich of Champions, on the other side there was a colored drawing of a baseball player shouldering a bat. Griffin read the name at the bottom of the card: George Herman (Babe) Ruth."
Strange Case of Jonathan Swift and the Real Long John Silver
Was there real Long John Silver? Is the most famous of fictional pirates actually based on the life of a real man?Did he live near by in Alexandria, Va.?Who was Johnathan Swift? Where are his legendary silver mines?