January Events at the Chevy Chase Library
From Friends of the Chevy Chase Library:
Preschool storytime–Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., January 10, 17, and 24 (ages 2-6)
*Bilingual storytime— with Senora Lupe Marks, Tuesday, January 31, at 10:30 a.m. (ages 2-6)
For events below, please get copies of the books from the Library System either directly or through holds. Articles are at the reference desk. There are special arrangements for the Non-fiction book—ask at the information desk.
*Foreign Film—Saturday, January 7, at 1:00 p.m. We invite you to a special showing of the 2007 film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, the memoir of the French editor of Elle magazine, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he’d only visited in his mind.
*Non-fiction Book Group – Wednesday, January 11, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The group will discuss Scottish Lion on Patrol: 15th Scottish Reconnaissance Regiment by W. Kemsley, M.R. Riesco, and T. Chamberlin. Book group participant John Arthur Kay participated in the writing of the book. You may purchase the book or contact Steve Schmal, 301-652-8620, firstname.lastname@example.org, to see if copies are available for borrowing.
*Jefferson Café – Friday, January 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The group will discuss the article “The United States, China and the Kissinger Doctrine” by Warren I. Cohen for the University of Maryland. Participants can obtain copies of the article at the reference desk in the Chevy Chase Library.
*Teen Book Club — Saturday, January 21, from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta. Pizza for lunch. Open to all readers grades 7 and up. Registration required: please either call the library (240-773-9590) or stop by the Information Desk to sign up. Information desk may have some copies of the book.
*Fiction, Memoir, and Biography Book Group – Wednesday, January 25, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The group will discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Participants can obtain a copy of the book from the Montgomery County Public Library system.