August Events at the Chevy Chase Library

From Friends of the Chevy Chase Library . . .

Upcoming Events at Chevy Chase Library
8005 Connecticut Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

On Tuesday, 08/01, 8, 15, 22 and 29 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.  Free. No reservations needed.

On Tuesday, 08/01, 8, 15 and 29 at 10:30 AM Toddler Time: Please join us for fun learning activities. We’ll read, sing, dance, explore and learn finger plays just right for two and three year olds.

On Wednesday, 08/02/17 at 6:00 PM Know Your News: Do you ever wonder if the news you read is true? Have you been fooled by a news story someone shared with you via social media? In this program, trained librarians will discuss several strategies for evaluating news stories and provide you with a toolbox to take with you on the go. No matter where you are, you’ll have the resources you need to Know Your News

On Thursday, 08/03/17 at 12:00 PM Elibrary Help: Confused about accessing the library’s eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines? Want to know more about the apps we offer? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session with a staff member. Call the branch at 240-773-9590 to register.  Please bring your device, library card and Amazon account information if you have a Kindle.

On Friday, 08/04, 11, 18 and 25 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, 08/05, 12, 19 and 26 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, 08/05/17 at 10:30 AM Maryland Zoo Presents: Sensory Safari: Learn about the five senses and discover how animals use their senses to survive. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter. Space is limited. Please pick up a free ticket at the information desk on the day of the program.

On Saturday, 08/05/17 at 2:00 PM Foreign Film Series:  Coming Home (2015) China. After years as a political prisoner in a labor camp during China’s Cultural Revolution, Lu returns to his devoted wife Feng, only to discover she has amnesia and is unable to recognize him.  Join us for screenings of a variety of films from around the world. Film is typically shown on the first Saturday of each month. All movies have English subtitles. Screenings will begin at 2:00 p.m.

On Monday, 08/07/17 at 4:30 PM Read to a Dog: Chevy Chase Library is partnering with P.A.L. for a read to a dog program the first Monday of every month! Young readers will be able to share stories with a furry friend. Dogs will never judge or correct them, which allows them to really improve their reading skills. Drop in.

On Friday, 08/11/17 at 7:00 PM Teens After Hours: Trivia Night: Teens, join us for a fun after hours trivia event! Teams will compete in trivia across different fun categories for prizes and bragging rights!

On Monday, 08/21/17 at 10:30 AM Solar Eclipse Storytime: Learn fun songs and stories about space to celebrate the solar eclipse happening today! We will learn about space and practice early literacy skills like singing, reading, finger plays, and more.

On Monday, 08/21/17 at 1:30 PM Solar Eclipse Viewing Party!: The Chevy Chase Library will be hosting a viewing party for the 2017 Solar Eclipse! We will have a limited number of solar viewing glasses available for registered attendees. Registration begins on August 7th. If the eclipse is not visible from our area, we will be streaming the event live in our meeting room.

On Tuesday, 08/22/17 at 11:00 AM Energy Express Workshop: Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be hosting this Energy Express workshop where kids age 8 to 12 years old can learn about renewable energy and energy efficiency in a fun, interactive, and hands on way. Space is limited, please register for this program. Parents/Caregivers are encouraged to attend with their child.

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