Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Income Tax Prep Assistance

Please Stay Tuned

Dates and Locations for Tax Prep assistance are still being finalized. Please check back January 11, 2016.


The Drinking Gourd Festival

Follow the Drinking Gourd to freedom!

The Drinking Gourd Festival is an artistic and musical celebration of the history of the song "Follow the Drinking Gourd" in the Underground Railroad.

The Young World by Chris Weitz

Teen Book Club

'The Young World' by Chris Weitz

The Teen Book Club selection for July 2015 is The Young World by Chris Weitz. Copies are available in the Teen Space. The Book Club will meet in the Teen Space. 

The Eiffel Tower

Bilingual Story Time (French/English)


Welcome one and all! The Alliance Francaise de Washington D.C. and the District of Columbia Public Library are partnering to present a special bilingual Story Time at Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library! The Story Time will combine songs and stories for children in English and French. Whether you speak English, or si vous parlez francais, we hope you join us on Thursday, May 28 at 1:30 p.m. Caregivers and parents are welcome to attend. Refreshments provided!

Image of woman thinking

Weekly Online Trivia Contest!

Women's History Month

Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes! Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook.  Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week!  We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.

Library Closed February 17

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather.

Movie Reel

Children's Movie Afternoon

Warm up with this instant classic!

The Children’s Librarians at the Francis A. Gregory Library have a special treat in store for January! Stop by and see the chilliest movie featuring Anna and Elsa at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26! Dress up as your favorite character and enjoy this new family favorite! We will have crafts and treats for all! Ages 0-12.

'Notes from a colored girl : the Civil War pocket diaries of Emilie Frances Davis' by Karsonya Wise Whitehead.

Adult Book Club

'Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis' by Karsonya Wise Whitehead

Join us to discuss January's book club selection, Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis by Karsonya Wise Whitehead.

Instant DCPL

7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card! This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.