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Lego Play
10/19/2018
3:30 AM
Drop in for an open session of LEGO play on Fridays between 3:30 and 5:00 pm. Elementary age with an adult. We will provide the LEGOs and space, you provide the imagination. Free! No registration necessary. This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.
Chevy Chase
Jefferson Cafe
10/19/2018
10:30 AM
This month\'s article is America Is Not A Democracy by Yascha Mounk. The Atlantic, March 2018. We hope everyone will feel comfortable participating. The group is fairly small so that everyone can see and hear everyone else while seated around a table. Copies of the articles to be discussed will be available without charge on the holds shelf at the library. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.
Chevy Chase
English Conversation Group at Chevy Chase Library
10/20/2018
10:30 AM
Every Saturday from 10:30 am to 12 Noon. Open to all non-native English speakers interested in practicing English in a friendly, informal and fun setting. Join us! For more information, please call 240-773-9590.
Chevy Chase
HALLOWEEN STORIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS
10/20/2018
10:30 AM
Jane Dorfman, Storyteller, will share slightly scary stories for toddlers and preschoolers. Free! No registration necessary. This program is supported by the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase chapter.
Chevy Chase
English Conversation Group at Chevy Chase Library
10/23/2018
10:30 AM
Every Tuesday from 10:30 am to 12 Noon. Open to all non-native English speakers interested in practicing English in a friendly, informal and fun setting. Join us! For more information, please call 240-773-9590.
Free. No reservations needed.
Chevy Chase
Bilingual Storytime with Lupe Marks (Spanish/English)
10/23/2018
10:30 AM
** NOTE: ** We will be handing out tickets at the Information Desk 30 minutes before storytime-- starting at 10:00 AM-- first come, first served. Space is limited. Please join us for a bilingual storytime just right for toddlers and preschoolers. Stories in English and Spanish, songs and rhymes, too! These 25-30 minute programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with diverse stories and activities that promotes and develops language skills and imagination. These programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning, and introduce them to the culture of reading. NEW! Free-play time after storytime for 30 minutes, from 11:00-11:30 AM. No tickets needed for free-play time. This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.
Chevy Chase
Fiction, Memoir and Biography Book Group
10/24/2018
2:00 PM
Join the group to discuss Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope. Copies of the book are made available one month before the session, at the Information Desk. Registration is not required.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.
Chevy Chase
Teen Writers\' Club
10/24/2018
6:00 PM
The Teen Writers’ Clubs of the Maryland Writers’ Association, a growing network of after-school writing programs for aspiring writers ages 11-17, is launching a new club at the Chevy Chase Library.

The purpose of the Teen Writers’ Clubs is to provide young writers with a safe and supportive meeting place where they can improve their skills under the guidance of writing mentors, get inspired by meeting guest authors, and make new friends with fellow young writers.

The club will meet twice a month and will include a wide range of creative activities such as critiques, writing exercises, and talks by guest authors. The Maryland Writers’ Association intends to publish an anthology of work from the teen writing clubs in 2019.

Shelby Settles Harper will lead the Chevy Chase Library Teen Writers’ Club. Shelby is a lawyer and citizen of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma. She is an award-winning fiction author who has practiced law at both for-profit and non-profit entities, representing Indian tribes, individual Indians, women’s rights issues, and other progressive causes. Her work can be found in Gargoyle Magazine #61, aaduna, Defying Gravity: An Anthology of Washington, DC Area Women, Divergent Voices Literary Magazine, Bethesda Magazine – First Place Fiction Winner, Outside In Literary and Travel Magazine, Tinhouse (online blog), and So to Speak: a feminist journal of language and art. Shelby serves on the National Council for the Smithsonian Museum of American Indian. She lives with her family in Chevy Chase Town.
Chevy Chase
Play Date at the Library
10/25/2018
10:30 AM
Come to the Chevy Chase Library on Thursday mornings from 10:30 -11:30 am to meet new friends and have fun with Duplos, blocks, matching and sorting games and other STEM/STEAM activities. For Preschool age. Free! No registration needed. This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.
Chevy Chase
Handcrafters\' Meetup
10/25/2018
10:30 AM
Chevy Chase Library is pleased to announce a new program for anyone interested in learning a new handcraft or just gathering with other hand crafters for sharing ideas, patterns and good company! Sarah Stout, a lifetime artisan, will lead the gathering and share her extensive knowledge of all types of handcrafts. Light refreshments will be served. No registration necessary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.
Chevy Chase
Lego Play
10/26/2018
3:30 AM
Drop in for an open session of LEGO play on Fridays between 3:30 and 5:00 pm. Elementary age with an adult. We will provide the LEGOs and space, you provide the imagination. Free! No registration necessary. This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.
Chevy Chase
GLOBAL CARDBOARD CHALLENGE
10/27/2018
10:30 AM
Children and adults of all ages are invited to take the Global Cardboard Challenge and make something amazing out of cardboard. Make a crown, dog house, car, bridge, arcade game or anything else you can imagine! People all over the world will also be creating with cardboard in October. Go to the Global Cardboard Challenge website for more information and to see the short documentary \'Caine\'s Arcade\' that inspired this world-wide phenomenon. This program is a part of the Maryland STEM Festival 2018. Free! No registration. This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.
Chevy Chase
English Conversation Group at Chevy Chase Library
10/27/2018
10:30 AM
Every Saturday from 10:30 am to 12 Noon. Open to all non-native English speakers interested in practicing English in a friendly, informal and fun setting. Join us! For more information, please call 240-773-9590.
Chevy Chase
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