Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Chevy Chase Library will remain closed all day on Friday, Nov. 21 due to low temperatures.

History Book Club

This Month: 'Point to Point Navigation'

This month's History Book Club selection is Point to Point Navigation by Gore Vidal. Come discuss this fascinating book at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, in the meeting room on the second floor.

Sheila Robertson Writing Contest

Chevy Chase Library Children's Room invites children from all of the District of Columbia public libraries to participate in the annual Sheila Robertson Writing Contest.  This award, sponsored by Friends of the Chevy Chase Library, encourages children from kindergarten to eighth grade, to read and write book reviews about a special book that inspired them.

'The Mighty Miss Malone' by Christopher Paul Curtis

Deza Malone, 12 years old, comes from a deeply loving close-knit family. Deza's family's journey "to a place called Wonderful" begins in Gary, Ind. Deza is the smartest kid in her class.  Singled out for greatness by her teachers. But the Great Depression hits Gary hard and there are no jobs for black men.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

March Book Club: ‘The Professor and the Madman’

The March selection of the Chevy Chase Book Club is The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester.  It’s a true story of murder, madness and the making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

February Book Club Selection

'Pym' by Mat Johnson

The February selection of the Chevy Chase Book Club is Pym by Mat Johnson.  It is a hilarious and insightful book about race, obsession and literature that uses Edgar Allan Poe's bizarre novel

Children's Book Club

'In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson'

In 1947, the year of the Boar in the Chinese calendar, Shirley Temple Wong (an American name she chose for herself) leaves with her mother from China to come to America.  They are coming to live with Mr. Wong, who has been working and preparing a home for them. Everything is unfamiliar in coming to a new country.

History Book Club Special Event

Join us for a special History Book Club session on Tuesday, Feb. 12.  We will be discussing the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House at the Smithsonian Sackler Museum.

Marvelous Movie Mondays!

Join us for great films most Mondays at 2 p.m.

Upcoming films in our Marvelous Movie Monday film series include some classics you might enjoy seeing again:

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