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.