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Or, "Creativity is Subtraction and Addition"

Published on Thursday, April 17, 2014

collaged poem

Published on Thursday, March 27, 2014

Going Clear CoverThe April selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright.

Wright's book, short-listed for the National Book Award, chronicles the history of Scientology and offers an inside look at the religion.

Published on Thursday, March 27, 2014

How Proust Can Change Your LifeChevy Chase Library's "Classics Revisited" discussion series will continue in April with How Proust Can Change Your Life By Alain De Botton.

De Botton combines two genres -- literary biography and self-help manual -- to make the case for Proust’s continued importance in modern life.

'Where'd You Go, Bernadette?'

Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Where'd You Go, Bernadette? CoverThe March selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple.

This hilarious novel tells the story of 15-year-old Bee and her journey to find her brilliant, eccentric mother who has mysteriously vanished.

Put on your PJs and join us for a new program!

Published on Friday, February 14, 2014

bedtime bearPut on your PJs and join us for a family story time!

We're delighted to announce our new evening story time program. Starting this Thursday, join us every week as we will share stories, songs, and rhymes for all ages as we get ready for bed.
We will read about all sorts of different things, but we'll wind down each session with some great goodnight stories and songs to send everyone off ready for bedtime.

Pajamas are encouraged but not required, and all dolls and stuffed animals are also invited to attend.

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2014

hot reads for cold nights imageChevy Chase teens and tweens have waded into our snowy winter reading program, and they want you to know what they are checking out! Several YA readers have written entertaining book reviews, and we decided to share their thoughts and book picks with the Chevy Chase community.

Published on Saturday, February 1, 2014

Harriet TubmanStoryteller, Sharon Gaston, will entertain and educate children and families about the life of Harriet Tubman. 

Join us Saturday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m.

For ages 5 and up.

Published on Friday, January 31, 2014

Warmth of Other Suns coverThe February selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson.

America's first black high school

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

 the legacy of Dunbar, America's first Black public high schoolD.C.'s Dunbar High School has had a remarkable number of distinguished graduates and faculty. Now through the end of February, the Chevy Chase Branch Library is featuring a display of books and information about some of these remarkable people.

For example, did you know that Dunbar graduates and faculty have included...

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.