Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

It Happened on Connecticut Avenue?

Yes, many important things have happened on Connecticut Avenue! 

Second Look Filmfest Features the Coen Brothers

This month’s Second Look Film Filmfest will feature the work of the Coen Brothers, the acclaimed directing/producing team.   On Monday, April 4, we will be screening Fargo, the Oscar-winning dark comedy starring Frances McDormand and William H. Macy. The rest of the schedule is as follows:

Spring into Meditation

Chevy Chase Library is excited to welcome back meditation expert William Smith on Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m. Smith will be running a free workshop covering easy and effective meditation techniques. Open to teens and adults.  Hope to see you there!

Looking for a Book Club?

Chevy Chase has three!Take a peek at the upcoming titles:

Bond ... James Bond

Monday, March 14, The Second Look Filmfest will continue with its series of James Bond films.

Happy Mardi Gras!

On Saturday the Children's room celebrated Mardi Gras. Children and their parents started arriving at 1 p.m., and naturally the first thing to do was to make masks and crowns (heavy on the glitter!).

Mardi Gras!

Come and experience a taste of New Orleans at the Chevy Chase Library. The festivities start with mask-making and refreshments that include King Cake! This will be followed by float (library cart) decorating and a parade with bead tossing. Also, if the weather is good, the parade will go outside. Kids of all ages welcome!

Celebrate the Wonderful Women of Dance!

To commemorate Women's History Month, a display on the Women of Dance will be at the Chevy Chase Library throughout March. It is full of unexpected tidbits. For example:Josephine Baker entertained newly liberated inmates at Buchenwald who were too emaciated to be moved right after the war.

The Oscars Come to Chevy Chase!

On Sunday Hollywood voted for its top picks, but what about Chevy Chase? If they were the voters, who would they choose? We installed a ballot box to see who was "Chevy Chase's Choice." The ballots have been counted and here are the results:

Wednesday Night Fun!

Wednesday night children and parents of the Chevy Chase area had the chance to meet the new children's Librarian, Lisa Clarke.

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