Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the Francis A. Gregory Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues like criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving child support arrearages, and other issues.

Capitol Hill Reads - Bark by Lorrie Moore

For December, let's read Bark, the latest collection of short stories by one of the masters of the genre, Lorrie Moore.

DC Public Library at EdFEST

Stop by DC Public Library's booth at EdFEST to enjoy hourly story times, free giveaways, and to sign up for library cards and free monthly book deliveries for young children up to the age of 5.  Sing, Talk and Read with DCPL. For more information about EdFEST, visit
Black Explorers

Black Explorers: 2300 BC To the Present

Noted author, lecturer, and historian C. R. Gibbs will lecture on Black explorers. Join us for this engaging and educational lecture and presentation.
African American Burial grounds

A Season of Remembrance: A Survey of African American Sacred Place & Spaces

Noted author, lecturer, and historian C. R. Gibbs will lecture on Sacred Burial Grounds of African Americans. Join us for this engaging and educational lecture and presentation. Adults  
Arts and crafts for adults

Adults & Seniors Craft Time- Make your own heating pad

Need to warm your bones on a cold evening or warm your toes and hands after visiting the library on a chilly night? Come in and join the conversation and fun as we make our own reusable heating pads. You choose the fabric and we'll create together! Join older adults for fun for this useful project.  

Storyteller: Cheryl "Sparkle" Mosley

Please join us for a live storytelling performance by Cheryl "Sparkle" Mosley, the Story Dove.  This special one hour performance is a part of the Black Storytellers series taking place between November 9th and 15th at participating DC area libraries.  This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with the National Association of Black Storytellers

Adult Mid-Day Premiere -Madea Goes to Jail

Madea is back at it again! Only this time she goes to jail. After a high-speed car chase and  assault on several police officers, Madea winds up behind bars because her quick temper and loud mouth. Assistant District Attorney Josh Hardaway lands a case that's too personal to handle. Join us to find out how she ended up being released from prison.
Age Friendly DC Logo

Age-Friendly DC Progress Update

DC is on the way to becoming an age-friendly city. Come learn about the city's Age-Friendly DC 2015 Progress Report and what you can do to help transform DC into an easier city to grow up and older.    The Age-Friendly DC plan includes 75 strategies that DC agencies are implementing with support from community partners to make life easier for residents of all ages.  The 2015 progress report shows what agencies and community partners are doing to help us make DC a better city for the aging.   

Adult Mid-Day Premiere-Man In The Iron Mask

France is under the reign of a cruel, merciless, self-centered King, who spends the majority of his time declaring a war against the Dutch. This vindictive king distributes rotten food to the rioting citizens of Paris, seduces women, and . Raoul, son of Athos (One of the Three Musketeers) is escorting the woman he loves, Christine Bellefort, when the vicious king becomes attracted to her, and plots to eliminate Raoul by putting him on the front lines of the ongoing war. Join us for our Movie Premiere.