Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Movie Screening: The Jungle Book (2016)

Monthly Movie Night: The Jungle Book (2016)

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:00 pm

A panther leads a human boy on a trek through the jungle in order to reunite him with his kind. Along the way, the boy encounters a lazy bear, a devious snake and an orangutan who dreams of controlling fire. This film is rated PG and is 1 hour and 46 minutes long.  This event will take place in the second floor large meeting room. For more information, please call the children's room at 202-698-3873.
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The Words Beats & Life Academy

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:00 pm

Hip-Hop students become Hip-Hop masters: turning fans into community legends. Join Words Beats & Life to master the real world through Hip-Hop. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  

You Can Afford College!

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30 pm

Do you think it’s impossible to afford college these days? Think it’s too late in life to go back to school? Need help with tuition costs? Then this workshop is for YOU!

Weekend Story Time

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 11:00 am

Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme! This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5. Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Saturday Crochet

Saturday Crochet Circle

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:00 am

On Saturdays, we crochet! Every second and fourth Saturday of the Month, 9 a.m. - noon.  All levels are welcome.
Recipe Swap

Cookbook Club

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us the third Thursday each month for Cookbook Club! Each month meet up with other cookbook enthusiasts to exchange recipes and sample treats. Check back each month for a new, featured recipe!   Please see the Adult Services Librarian for more information, or call 202-698-6373.

From the Drum to Bebop

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join us as the East River Jazz presents an inter-generational initiative offering a series of conversations and performances designed to engage young people,neighborhood elders and adults in their lives interested in sharing their jazz culture stories.  
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Science in the Summer: Level 1

Monday, July 10, 2017, 2:00 pm

GSK Science in the Summer: The Science of Sports!
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Science in the Summer: Level 2

Monday, July 10, 2017, 3:30 pm

Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist.