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.
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.
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.
Pamela Nelson, Energy Efficiency Outreach Specialist, from the Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia, is coming to the Francis A. Gregory Library on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. to present an energy efficiency workshop.Participants will learn strategies and tips that can immediately be used to reduce energy costs and get hands-on experience through demonstrations.Please join us!
September is National Yoga Month. At the Francis Gregory Library we are celebrating by hosting an information and instructional program on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Mr. Juneous Pettijohn, a registered Yoga instructor, will teach the class about the benefits of yoga and then lead the class in a series of yoga poses for beginners.
Do you feel the need to be more organized or more productive? Do you rush around but feel that you haven't accomplished anything? Have too many balls in the air? On Monday, Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m., Ms. Judy Tiger, professional organizer, will provide strategies and tips to help us better manage our time, so we can lead less stressful lives.