Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

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.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Coyaba Dance Theater

Africa is a Continent! Journey with Coyaba Dance Theater through song and dance as they explore the diverse sounds and movements of the different parts of Africa. The audience will also learn words and movements from various African countries that are used in naming and creating dances and instruments. Coyaba Dance Theater is a contemporary West African Dance and drumming company.  The company specializes in traditional dance and rhythms from the Mali Empire (Guinea, Senegal and Mali).

Join us in the children's room to see this great dance company on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m.

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014

My School DC LogoWhich school will your child call My School?

For this coming school year (2014-15), DC Public Schools (DCPS) and participating public charter schools have a common application and lottery. Visit to find everything you need to learn and apply, or come to one of the information sessions listed below. The application closes Feb. 3 for grades 9-12 and March 3 for grades PK3-8.

Please call the My School DC Hotline at (202) 888-6336 or email for additional information.

Published on Thursday, December 19, 2013

Affinity coverThe January selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Affinity by Sarah Waters.