Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Hocus Pocus

"Hocus Pocus" Film Showing

Monday, October 31, 2016, 6:30 pm

Join us at 6:30 p.m. on October 31 in the second floor large meeting room for a special film showing of Disney's Hocus Pocus, starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker!
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Beating Writer's Block

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7:00 pm

November is National Novel Writing Month. Whether you’re starting a novel or perfecting a poem, there are tools you need to get the job done. Attend these sessions to learn strategies for overcoming writer’s block and effectively capturing your ideas on paper. Come prepared to write.                                    

Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 pm

Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to jobseekers?

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 12:00 pm

Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card.

Making a Valid Will in the District of Columbia

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 2:00 pm

Many Americans have never seen a will and far too many do not have one. Join Amy Gellatly of Neighborhood Legal Services Program for an engaging talk on the history of wills and how historical figures have used wills – sometimes in highly unexpected ways. Participants will also learn the legal requirements for a valid will in the District of Columbia, the information needed to prepare a will, what happens during a will execution and how to find free legal help to prepare a will.

MLK Library Modernization Community Meeting

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 5:30 pm

Plans for the modernization of the central library are nearing completion. -Come see the latest designs. -Learn about the project timeline -Hear about plans for library services during construction. Learn more at

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.