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Published on Tuesday, November 10, 2009

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.
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Panel Discussion Includes Authors John and Maud Casey

Published on Monday, November 9, 2009

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.

Published on Friday, October 16, 2009

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

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

Published on Saturday, October 10, 2009

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.
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Mostly Foreign Films for Mature Audiences

Published on Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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.

This Month: "Saturday" by Ian McEwan

Published on Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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!

Chevy Chase Library Book Club by you.Chevy Chase Library Book Club by you.

Published on Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Pulitzer Prize has been honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917.

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Published on Monday, September 14, 2009

Like popular fiction? The New York Times best seller list will tell you what the country is reading, including both hardback books and paperback books. Prefer nonfiction? The list covers that, too. The list gives you titles, authors, publishers and prices.  Sometimes the list offers short excerpts, too.

For example, the list offers the first chapter of Charlaine Harris’s Dead and Gone, which begins “"Caucasian vampires should never wear white."