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HOLIDAY CLOSURES
Veterans Day Holiday Weekend
CLOSED, Friday - Sunday, November 10 - 12

Thanksgiving Holiday Week
CLOSE at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 22
(Chevy Chase Library CLOSED)
CLOSED, Thursday - Sunday, November 23 - 26


Watch a short video about the Public Art Master Plan!



ABCMouse_Library_Ad_320x270 With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–7+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.


Libby_Graphic_300x250-2Meet Libby! It is a new easy to use app by OverDrive.  It takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title.  Libby has a ground-breaking eBook reader, and a beautiful audiobook player.   


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Freegal offers access to about 11 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Try Freegal Music!


selectreadsUnlimited newsletters, unlimited potential. SelectReads can send you Monthly Newsletters for New TitlesAward Lists, Track Authors, New Book Alerts and more.  Check out Fiction, Non-Fiction, Teens or Children’s Books.  All this and more can be found at SelectReads newsletters.



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Monthly books delivered right to you!

e-BookAlerts is a service that notifies you of amazing books matching your interests.


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MakerSpace at Downtown Central

One of the most exciting features of the renovated Central Library is the addition of a MakerSpace. The MakerSpace is designed for expert makers and hobbyist crafters of all ages. We will be offering an array of instructor-led workshops, self-led making, and drop-in services. Read More>


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JobNow!

JobNow offers personal assistance for job seekers. You can receive professional assistance on revising your resume or chat with a trained job coach to prepare for an interview. JobNow even offers assistance for people preparing for the GED or USCIS. JobNow™ services include: Live Interview CoachingResume Lab,Career Resources and Adult


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#FlashbackFriday

Take a look at our Instagram feed for photos of City history along with photos of our current events and programs. Read More> 


eReaderBorrow an eReader

Want to try an eBook? Borrow an iPad mini from the Library! Bring your library card and photo ID in person to any Library, Arts & Culture location. Borrow an iPad mini and use it for three weeks as an eReader, with the Library’s mobile app and other library mobile services. Read More>


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Learn a new language with Mango! Follow easy to use, step by step lesson plans for 52 different languages. Mango Languages features ESL lessons for Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese speakers. Read More>