Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 21, 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.

C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia"

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 7:00 pm

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.  Checkout the DC Public Library website for information on other presentations being given this month.  
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In the Smoke of the Sting

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10:30 am

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
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Books to Brushes: Strengthening Literacy Through Art

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 4:00 pm

Release your inner artist this Black History Month! Books to Brushes couples participatory reading activities with instructor-led painting sessions. In honor of Black History Month, children and teens will read and discuss a black history related book and paint a picture inspired by it. The session will be led by founder and teaching artist, Anike Robinson. Ms. Robinson is a Washington, D.C. based interdisciplinary artist with a master's degree in secondary education. She uses art as a means to support literacy in the classroom for grades K-12.  
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The Words Beats & Life Academy

Thursday, February 23, 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.  

Adult Book Club

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us in celebration of Black History Month with special selections for February's Adult Book Club on Thursday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m.

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, February 24, 2017, 10:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.

Weekend Story Time

Saturday, February 25, 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. 

Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.