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Published on Monday, December 10, 2012

"Arrival of portable full color touch screen devices is game-changing technology."  

You can sit on a sofa with a young child and experience a digital version of cozy co-reading.  eBooks are not brand new.  As early as 1997, Living Books published some titles such as Stellaluna, a baby bat named after the stars and moon. 

TumbleBook Library
DC Public Libraries offers access to TumbleBooks and

Scholastics' Book Flix
Scholastics' BookFLIX. 

The Library Card by Jerry Spinelli

Published on Monday, December 10, 2012

The Library Card

Published on Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Chevy Chase offers three different book clubs! Check one or more of them out:

Free film showing Dec. 10

Published on Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Shattered GlassYou may recall the events that surprised all of D.C. in the 1990s, when a writer at The New Republic was revealed to have made up details in many of his stories. That writer, Stephen Glass, is the subject of an acclaimed film (Shattered Glass), which will be shown at the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10.

Published on Monday, November 5, 2012

Our very popular “Marvelous Movie Mondays” series continues this month.  This series features foreign and lesser-known American and English films. The series is hosted by one of our adult librarians, David Gantt, and it usually features a short pre-film lecture and a post-film discussion.

Films in this series are often of a mature nature and are generally intended for adults.  All films are shown with subtitles or captions.

Published on Monday, November 5, 2012

Black Echo coverNovember's Mystery Book Club selection is Black Echo by Michael Connelly.

For maverick LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch, the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is more than an anonymous statistic.  This one is personal ... because the murdered man was a fellow Vietnam vet.  Pitted against enemies inside his own department and forced to make the agonizing choice between justice and vengence, Bosch goes on the hunt for a killer whose true face will shock him. 

Published on Monday, November 5, 2012

Nanowrimo graphicNovember is National Novel Writing Month and the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library will be hosting 4 "write-ins” . Come on in to write, get together with fellow writers and use all the library resources you need to write your masterpiece!  (There will also be refreshments.)

Our write-ins will take place every Wednesday in November from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

To register, simply follow this link

Hope to see you there!

Published on Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Readin Lolita in Tehran cover The DC Public Library is sponsoring DC Reads 2012 showcasing Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.  DC Reads will run from October 15 - November 15, 2012 and the Chevy Chase Library will have several programs dedicated to Reading Lolita in T

Published on Tuesday, October 2, 2012

to_catch_a_thiefOur “Classics on Film” series continues this month with some spectacular films.  Hope to see you there!

Oct. 1 - To Catch a Thief
Oct. 15 – Cleopatra (1931)
Oct. 22 – Arabian Nights (1942)
Oct. 29 – Dracula (1931)

All films begin at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room. 

Published on Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Unknown MatisseMatisse the MasterThe Chevy Chase History/Biography Book Club selection is The Unknown Matisse and/or Matisse the Master, both by Hilary Spurling.  Read one (or both!) biographies and come and discuss the li

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