Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Holiday Party!

Come and Celebrate December 17th 3:30 PM

The Chevy Chase children's room will be hosting a merry holiday party for children, ages four to 10 on December 17. The merriment begins at 3:30 pm, with stories, crafts, treats and good cheer! Come make your holiday bright with us!

"The Golden Compass"

Chevy Chase Book Club's December Selection

The Chevy Chase Library Book Club selection for their Dec. 7th meeting is Phillip Pullman's The Golden Compass.  Come at 7:00 pm and be ready to discuss the book!   The book club meets in the meeting room on the 2nd floor of the library.

Celebrating North Carolina

Washington DC is the home of many people with North Carolina roots, so we are celebrating the North Carolinians amongst us with a special display on North Carolina this November.  Come see books by North Carolina authors on display, as well as a gallery of famous North Carolinians and photos of NC today!  Watch a video of our North Carolina display here.

Elizabeth Benedict Debuts Book on Mentors

Panel Discussion Includes Authors John and Maud Casey

Author Elizabeth Benedict presented her newest literary project at the Chevy Chase Library on November 9.  A capacity crowd of 65 attendees heard Benedict, Maud Casey and John Casey read from their entries in the book Mentors, Muses & Monsters: 30 Writers on the People Who Changed Their Lives, edited by Elizabeth Benedict.  Watch a brief clip of Benedict introducing the new book.

Early Closure Today, Friday, Oct. 16, 2009

Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library will be closed for the rest of the day today (Friday, October 16, 2009).

Hispanic Heritage Month

Special Display on Panama: Sept. 15 - Oct. 15

Come celebrate Panama at the Chevy Chase Branch Library!  See our display highlighting the delights of Panama such as pollera dresses, molas and famous people from Panama.

Marvelous Movie Mondays

Mostly Foreign Films for Mature Audiences

Free of charge. A discussion is held after each film for those interested in attending. Almost every Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. Note: There will not be a film showing on October 12 (Columbus Day) nor November 16. Film showings take place in the 2nd floor Meeting Room.

Chevy Chase Book Club

This Month: "Saturday" by Ian McEwan

The Chevy Chase Book Club will next meet on Monday, November 2, at 7 p.m.  The book Saturday by Ian McEwan will be discussed.  Copies of this book are available at the library.  No need to sign up in advance, just come!

Check Out Biography/Autobiography Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Pulitzer Prize has been honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917.Read these prize winners:American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham (2009) Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson (W.W. Norton) (2008) The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher by Debby Applegate (2007) American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin (2006)

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