Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

Healthy Relationships at the Library

The Francis A. Gregory Library Teen Advisory Group chose to explore the issue of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention this February. Teen volunteers created a display with posters all around the Teen Space and books on teen dating, relationship drama, abuse, sexuality and health. Our Teen of Distinction, Mariama Williams did some more digging and wrote a piece for our website.

'What Was Your Dream, Dr. King?'

What Was Your Dream, Dr. King? by Mary Kay Carson is a wonderful resource to teach young children about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

'Watch Me Grow!'

Have you ever thought about growing a garden?  You don’t always need a lot of space.  People grow gardens in their front and back yards, and even on their roof tops! 

'Amelia Bedelia's First Vote'

Whether you are a longtime fan of the Amelia Bedelia series or just starting out, you will love Herman Parish's new rendition of the clever and humorous character of Amelia as a school-aged child.


Have you ever wondered about the little creature with a red shell and dots on its back?  Did you know ladybugs are found all over the world and there are up to 5,000 different types of ladybugs?

American Diabetes Awareness Day

Wednesday, March 27

 American Diabetes Association and Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library invite you to Join Us and Take Control!  We will be recognizing American Diabetes Association Alert Day on March 27 from 2-4 p.m.

Foreign Film Night: 'Black Orpheus'

In honor of Black History Month, we are viewing the award-winning film Black Orpheus.

Adult Book Club

'Silver Sparrow' by Tayari Jones

The February book club selection is Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones.

Teens! Get Ready for SYEP

Registration Begins Friday

Snow on the ground? It must be time to start thinking about the summer! If you are a D.C. youth interested in participating in this year's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), then listen up. Registration opens up on Friday, Jan.