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History Book Club selection for September

Published on Thursday, August 22, 2013

A Quiet Revolution by Leila Ahmed is the Chevy Chase Library History Book Club selection for the Sept. 10 meeting. 

Christine Stansell of The New Republic called the book "a discerning account of feminists, veiled and unveiled, and their creation of what [Ahmed] sees as a new space within American Islam."

Copies of the book are available at the library's Information Desk. 

Thursday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m.

Published on Wednesday, August 21, 2013

 DC Office On AgingRetired?
In need of legal help?

Alice Thompson of the DC Office of Aging will be at the Chevy Chase Branch Library to answer your questions on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m.

The meeting will take place in the library's Meeting Room on the second floor. Everyone is welcome to come learn about the Office on Aging's services and resources. 

The program will run from 60 to 90 minutes.

Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013

beneath the surface logoOur Teen Summer Reading Program "Beneath the Surface"  concludes Wed., Aug. 14 with a free movie (and free popcorn and drinks, too!).

Legally we’re not allowed to advertise the name of the movie but it's a 2012 superhero movie with a guy in a bat suit.  Bane’s in it. 

We’re just going to call it The Man in the Bat Suit Ascends.  Know which movie we mean?  Cool.

If not, give us a call at 202-282-0193 and we’ll give you more info. The movie starts at 6 p.m.

Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013

Emperor CoverSeptember’s Chevy Chase Library Book Club selection is the Pulitzer Prize winner The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

The club will meet on Sept. 9, 7 p.m.  Copies of the book are available for check out near the reference desk.

Finish your logbooks by Friday, Aug. 9

Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013

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Published on Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Shark jewelry Celebrate Shark Week at the Chevy Chase Library, Wednesday Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. We’ll be making shark tooth necklaces and watching a shark movie.
 

Next meeting, August 13

Published on Monday, August 5, 2013

The Chevy Chase Library's History & Biography Book Club is reading Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack McIver Weatherford for the August meeting. Come join us on August 13 at 1 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Beneath the SurfaceOur Teen Summer Reading Program "Beneath the Surface" continues on Wednesday, July 31 with a free movie (and free popcorn and drinks, too!).

Legally we’re not allowed to advertise the name of the movie but it's a 2013 horror movie with creepy little kids and Jessica Chastain in a bad blonde wig.   

We're just going to call it Ghost Mom.  Know which movie we mean?  Cool.

If not, give us a call at 202-282-0193 and we’ll give you more info. The movie starts at 6 p.m.

Published on Friday, July 19, 2013

RachelThe Chevy Chase Library is excited to welcome local comics writer Rachel Scheer on July 24 at 6 p.m.  The workshop is for teens ages 12 through 19 and will include a discussion about autobiographical comics followed by writing and drawing instruction.
 
All materials will be provided. 

You can check out some of Rachel's comics at rachelcomics.com

Hope to see you there!
 

Published on Tuesday, July 16, 2013

beneaththesurfacelogoOur Teen Summer Reading Program "Beneath the Surface" continues on Wednesday, July 17 with a free movie (and free popcorn and drinks, too!).

Legally we’re not allowed to advertise the name of the movie but it's a 2012 action movie about a group of superheroes, including Robert Downey Jr. as a Man in an Iron Suit and Mark Ruffalo as an Angry Green Monster.     

We're just going to call it The Vengeance Takers. Know which movie we mean?  Cool.

If not, give us a call at 202-282-0193 and we’ll give you more info. The movie starts at 6 p.m.

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