Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Open Mic Night in October

Our next open mic night will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14. We will meet in the second floor conference room at 6 p.m. This is an all ages program.

Adult Book Club

'Cutting for Stone' by Abraham Verghese

Join us on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss November's book club selection, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.

Musical Story Time

Join us for Musical Story Time on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m., with the Levine School of Music!

Part-Time Jobs for Teens at the Library

Teens of Distinction application due Friday, Sept. 12

The DC Public Library's Teens of Distinction program is looking for 16- to 19-year-olds who would like to work in the library. Teens are paid $10.51 per hour and will work 12 hours per week.

Flooding of New Orleans Nine Years Ago

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. The initial damage caused by the storm was worsened by the collapse of levees surrounding the city. Most of the city is below sea level, so water flooded the city and had to be pumped out over the following weeks. 

Teen Volunteer Hours on Sundays

Come volunteer to complete your high school graduation requirement

Did you know that every DC Public High School student has to finish 100 hours of community service to graduate? The hours can be fulfilled by volunteering at your local neighborhood library.

Adult Book Club

'Boy, Snow, Bird' by Helen Oyeyemi

Join us on Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss September's book club selection, Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi.

Pint-Size Picasso Painting Party

Pablo Picasso was a revolutionary artist. Here at the Francis A. Gregory branch, we will celebrate his achievements on Tuesday, August 12 at 4:30 p.m. by encouraging children to embrace the artist within themselves and paint masterpieces! The Pint-Size Picasso Painting Party is a crafting program where children will be encouraged to sketch, draw, and paint their own wonderful creations.  Ages 6-12.

Talent Show!

Calling all kids! Can you sing, dance, or act? Do you know how to perform magic tricks? Do you like to write and perform poetry? Then come and participate at the Francis A. Gregory Library’s talent show for children ages birth-12, on Wednesday, August 20 at 4:30 p.m. The talent show will showcase the artistic abilities of the neighborhood’s children. Registration before the show at the children's information desk is strongly recommended, but we will sign up acts until the show starts! Don’t miss it!

Teen Book Review Contest

The top 4 winners of the teen book review contest will win an iPad mini! Must be 13-19 to enter and all reviews are due on August 15.