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.

Mother Goose, Nursery Rhymes & Singing Helps Make Infants & Toddlers Readers

Sing, Talk & Read

Nursery Rhymes have enormous educational value.  They help with phonological awareness which is hearing smaller sounds contained in words.  Singing is a much clearer way of hearing those smaller sounds in words which gives infants and toddlers a head start for when they start school. 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Join Andres and his program Unos, Dos, Tres

Come and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month at Chevy Chase Children's Room on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.Join us for an interactive singing and dancing program in English and Spanish.Nos vemos pronto.

Summer Reading End Date

Last day to enter raffle is Saturday, Aug. 24

There’s only a few days left to complete your Summer Reading and win some awesome prizes!Once you bring in your completed game board, you not only get to choose a fabulous book to keep, you'll also be entered in a raffle to win some cool prizes!So don’t forget to bring it in, or call if you’re out of town, by Saturday the Aug. 24!

'A Quiet Revolution'

History Book Club selection for September

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

Hear Alice Thompson of the DC Office on Aging

Thursday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m.

 Retired?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.

Teen Movie

Our 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.

September Chevy Chase Library Book Club

September’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.

Children's Summer Reading Raffle: Nationals Tickets

Finish your logbooks by Friday, Aug. 9

Time is running out to enter the raffle for tickets to see The Washington Nationals game! If you’re finished with your eight hours of reading, bring your completed Summer Reading booklet by this Friday, Aug. 9 to be entered in the raffle.To get you in the mood, here are some baseball books we have in the Children’s Room. Come check them out, and finish up your final shovels!

Teen Movie and Craft

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. 

History Book Club Selection for August

Next meeting, August 13

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.