June Events at the Chevy Chase Library

From Friends of the Library . . .

Upcoming Events at Chevy Chase Library

On Thursday, 06/02, 6/9, 6/16 and 6/30 at 10:30 AM Build with Blocks and Play with Puzzles: Come create tall towers and wide cities or work with others to create with blocks and puzzles! No registration required.

On Friday, 06/03, 6/10, 6/17 at 3:30 PM Lego Play: 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. No registration needed….

On Saturday, 06/04, 6/11, 6/18 and 6/25 at 10:30 AM English Conversation Group: 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.

On Saturday, 06/04/16 at 10:30 AM Lieutenant Flipper’s Trial – The Play: One-act play dramatizes the 1881 court martial of Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper, first African American graduate from the U S Military Academy at West Point. The play draws the audience into the controversy — was Lt. Flipper treated fairly before, during and after the trial? Lt. Flipper was commissioned as a U S Army officer and served with distinction in one of the original Buffalo Soldier regiments. This year is the sesquicentennial anniversary of the creation of the Buffalo Soldiers

On Saturday, 06/04/16 at 2:00 PM Foreign Film Series: Join us for screenings of a variety of films from around the world on the first Saturday of each month, unless otherwise indicated. All movies have English subtitles. Screenings will begin at 2:00 p.m. 12 (Russian and Chechen; made in Russia).

On Tuesday, 06/07 and 6/14 at 10:30 AM Design with Duplos: Bring your grown-up to come and play with our Duplo’s. No registration needed.

On Tuesday, 06/07, 6/14, 6/21 and 6/28 at 10:30 AM English Conversation Group: 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.

On Wednesday, 06/08/16 at 2:00 PM Non-Fiction Book Group: Join the group to discuss Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling, by Ross King. Copies of the book available one month before the session at the Information Desk. Registration is not required.

On Friday, 06/17/16 at 10:30 AM Jefferson Café: This month’s article is “How Can We Treat the Seriously Mentally Ill –before tragedy occurs, instead of after” by Jeneen Interlandi –Jan/Feb 2016 PSMag.com. 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.

On Tuesday, 06/21/16 at 10:30 AM Maryland Zoo Presents Waddle and Wiggle: Get up and move around in this program about animals and the way they move. Ages 4 to 5. Registration required and limited to 35 participants. Tickets will be given out at the information desk 30 minutes before the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library Montgomery County, Inc. A summertime program for children and families.

On Wednesday, 06/22/16 at 2:00 PM Fiction Memoir and Biography Book Group: Join the group to discuss The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving: A Novel, by Jonathan Evison. Copies of the book are made available one month before the session, at the Information Desk. Registration is not required.

On Thursday, 06/23/16 at 10:30 AM Toddler Sports: Drop by between 10:30 and 11:30 am for toddler sports activities. Included will be parachute play, basketball hoop, hoola-hoops and bean bag toss. No registration needed.

On Saturday, 06/25/16 at 11:00 AM KayDee Puppets presents Bunny Tales and Fancy Cat: Enjoy two puppet shows featuring Mrs. Rabbit and Fancy Cat. For children of all ages. No registration needed. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter. A summertime program for children and families

On Tuesday, 06/28/16 at 10:30 AM Juggling Hoffmans: You will be amazed by the tricks and amused by the antics in a smile-a-long interactive time for all ages. It’s a kid show the adults will love, too! For children of all ages.

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