Springtime at our Library

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Look, Ma, No Lawn!  Are you ready to lose the lawn – or the ivy?

We’ll explain how to take it out and offer alternatives for the space – specifically low-care native plants that need no fertilizer and use a fraction of the water required for turf and non-native plantings. You might just qualify for a municipal water rebate, too!  Award-winning horticulturist and garden writer Lili Singer will speak at the Chevy Chase Library on this timely topic for water conservation, Sat. May 9, 12-30-2.  Lili is Director of Special Projects and Adult Education at the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants in Sun Valley.  Thanks to the Chevy Chase Estates Association for sponsoring this event!

Lego Club meets the second Saturday of every month at 3 p.m., including March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, etc.  Come play with Legos in all sizes from the library’s collection, and we’ll display your creations in the library display case if you’d like.  Check out some of the amazing books in the library’s collection, and get a raffle ticket to win a free Lego set that day.  One raffle ticket for each item you check out!

Jewel City Knitters, also meets the second Saturday of the month from 2-5 p.m., alongside Lego Club.  Learn to knit and crochet for fun and for charity!

After-school movies happen the first Wednesday of every month at 3:30.  Invite your friends for the free movie and snacks, or feel free to also bring your own snacks.  April, 1, 2015, Big Hero 6 and May 6, Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast

Mad Science creates fun science experiments and experiences for kids and grown-ups alike, Saturday, April 25, at 3 p.m.


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