Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

The Chevy Chase Library is closed for a two-month makeover. Holds will be routed to the Tenley-Friendship Library at 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW while the Chevy Chase Library is closed. Please see the Blog tab of this page for more information.

Learn about our databases!

Drop-in sessions to learn about DCPL's online databases

Did you know that the DCPL web site ( has databases with information that you can't find by simply using Google or other online search engines? True!  You can find:Magazine articlesSome scholarly journal articles & citationsHealth informationand more!All you need is your DC Public Library card!

Teen Henna Workshop Series

Henna is a form of natural beautification which dates back to Quranic times in the Middle East. Henna is currently popular in cultures around the world from Africa to India, and now at Chevy Chase Library!

Candyland at the Library!

We are turning the library into a candy-covered adventure! Teens and kids ages 8+ can travel through our life-sized Candyland board game.

Pick Your Poison: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact

Chevy Chase Summer Reading Book Club

Read along with us this summer as we highlight our science collection and pick your poison, fact or fiction.

Chevy Chase Library Book Club 'Middlesex'

The July selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides.

Author Talk: Melanie Choukas-Bradley

Author of 'City of Trees'

Melanie Choukas-Bradley, author of 

Summer Reading Kick Off!

Fizz! Boom! Read!

Calling all scientists! We are kicking off our Summer Reading program with some fun hands-on science activities!Come learn about gravity, buoyancy, botany and more! We will be exploring these concepts through fun activities, such as making our own tornadoes, planting beans, creating catapults, splat painting, and more! 

Summer Reading Kick-Off!

Spark a Reaction @ Chevy Chase Library

We are kicking off our 2014 Summer Reading program with some hands-on science fun! We will be exploring the concepts of gravity and molecular bonds. You can create a catapult, make your own Flubber, and more! We are also holding our second Henna Workshop, where teens can learn about the cultural significance of henna as well as having a design applied to their hands.

Classics Revisited: 'Swann's Way' by Marcel Proust

Chevy Chase Library's "Classics Revisited" discussion series will continue June with Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust.