Community Notices February 7, 2023

Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library has exciting, upcoming events for students aged 9-12!
Junior Book Talkers:  A kids-only book club for students aged 9-12 where we will talk about a book each month.  What did you like, what didn’t you like?  Share your thoughts! A few copies have been pulled at the children’s desk so you can check out the book of that month.  The next meeting is Tuesday, February 28 at 4:00.  We will be discussing Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs.

DIY BOARD GAMES for kids:  Thursday, February 23, 4-5pm.  For children ages 9 -12, learn how to create your own board games using different shapes and how to create your own dice.  Registration is required, as supplies are limited.  Register on the website calendar: DIY Board Games – DC Public Library (  
Questions?  Stop by or call Chevy Chase Library and talk to your friendly children’s librarians!

LAST CALL to REGISTER — Outdoor Education After School Sessions with DMV EcoAdventures start next week. ENROLL TODAY! ”

Does your child love learning about nature and exploring outside? Do you wish your child had more time to play outdoors and feel connected to nature? 

Lafayette Elementary K-5th Grade Students- join DMV EcoAdventures for a 7 class after school session that starts next week that will spark your creativity and wonder of the outdoors, as we get to know local plant and animal life in our local neighborhood and parks in a small group and explore local forests (max 6 kids per group). The sessions are on Tuesdays (3rd-5th graders) or Wednesdays (K-3rd graders) from 3:15-5:15pm, Weeks of February 14- April 5th, 2023  (3:05pm- 5:15pm for K students. No class Feb 21st or 22nd).

The program’s teacher, Ellen, is an environmental educator, having worked for the Audubon Society and NYC Public Schools and has an MA in Elementary Education from Teachers College- Columbia University. Ellen loves talking snow, birds, and bugs with children. Each class is $73 with pick up from Lafayette Elementary plus a registration fee. As space is limited to 6 kids per session, fill out this 1 minute interest form or email TODAY for more information & to receive the registration form. 

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