Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Summer of the Gypsy Moths

Stella loves the stability and routine she has living with her great-aunt Louise in Cape Cod.  It’s the exact opposite of the life she had with her flighty mother who abandoned her just before summer.  Still, she can’t help but fantasize that one day her mom will settle down, take responsibility and they will live happily ever after.

Women Who Bike

Are you interested in biking with a group of smart, talented, health-conscious women? Black Women Who Bike is having a information session on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. for those who want to learn more about biking in the nation's capital. If you own a bicycle and a lock, please bring them. 

Foreign Film Night

Kolya

The Francis A. Gregory Library is starting a Foreign Film Night. The first film, showing on on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m., is Kolya, the Academy Award-winner for Best Foreign Language film in 1996. 

Energy Efficiency Workshop

Keeping It Simple and Practical

Did you miss the September Energy Efficiency Workshop?  Good News! Pamela Nelson, Energy Efficiency Outreach Specialist, from the Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia, is coming back to the Francis A. Gregory Library on Wednesday, October 10, at 7 p.m. to present another Energy Efficiency Workshop.

Energy Efficiency Workshop

Keeping It Simple and Practical

Did you miss the September Energy Efficiency Workshop? Good News! Pamela Nelson, Energy Efficiency Outreach Specialist, from the Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia, is coming back to the Francis A. Gregory Library on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. to present another Energy Efficiency Workshop.

Meditation

For Healthy Living

Please join us on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. for a rejuvenating meditation program led by Karin Silverman.

Congratulations to Summer Reading Grand Prize Winner Taylor Best!

Congratulations to Taylor Best, the winner of the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library grand prize drawing for Dream Big, Read Summer Reading program!  Taylor is the proud owner of a new Kindle Fire. Taylor plans to use her Kindle Fire for both academic and recreational reading, and browsing the Internet. 

DC Reads: 'Lolita,' the Film

Lolita is one of the four books that the women in Reading Lolita in Tehran meet to discuss.  As part of the DC Reads initiat

Kite Runner

A Movie for Banned Books Week--Monday, October 1 at 6:30

Come celebrate Banned Books Week at the Francis A. Gregory Library.  In addition to our display of banned books, we are showing The Kite Runner, the film version of the book written by Khaled Hosseini.  The book is one of the most popular banned books.

Genealogy

Discovering Your Roots

Are you curious about your family's genealogy?  Have you started a search, but would like to learn more? Please join us on Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. for an informative genealogy presentation by Ms. Beryl Coley, retired Library of Congress librarian.The library has many books on genealogy.  Stop by the branch and talk to a librarian for suggestions.

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