November Events at the Chevy Chase Library

From Friends of the Chevy Chase Library . . . 

* A Program of Awareness and Support of our Veterans and Their Families – Saturday, November 5, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.  The event will feature a panel discussion among multigenerational veterans moderated by Sydney Freedberg, a former staff member of the National Journal and the founder of Learning from Veterans, a project to inform policymaking and public debate by injecting the experiences and insights of U.S. military veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq.  The event will also kick off a book drive to support Blue Star Families, a military families’ organization, and its Books for Kids Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.     

* Preschool storytime–Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.  Nov. 1, 8, and 15  (ages 2-6)
* Bilingual storytime— with Senora Lupe Marks, Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 10:30 a.m. (ages 2-6)

* Non-fiction Book Group  –  Wednesday, November 9, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787 by Catherine Drinker Bowen.

Great Books Book Discussion – Wednesday, November 9, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Aristotle’s Metaphysics.  Discussion led by Dianne Levine. 

* Fiction, Memoir, and Biography Book Group – Wednesday, November 16, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks.

* Jefferson Café –  Friday, November 18, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  “Agnes the Ageing Suit” by James Crabtree from the July 22, 2011 issue of the “Financial Times.”  Copies of the article are at the reference desk.

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