Family Programs

America Votes

Vote for Your Movie!

Children will learn about the voting process and elections by voting for their favorite book as well as for the movie they want to watch the following Tuesday
Kids Euro Fest

Celebrate Finland: Wow Hoop!

Celebrate Finland with Wow Hoop! Baby Circus for Families with Infants This program is for children under one year old. It will take place in the children's room.
Happy Halloween

Halloween Party!

Are you scared? Well, don’t be! Our Halloween Party is going to be fun, friendly, and fabulous! We’ll have creepy crafts, spooky music, tricks and treats to giveaway, pumpkin weighing, a costume parade, and of course, candy!   Get your fright faces on and come by for a spooktacular good time!  All ages welcome; most suited for ages 4 - 12.    Costumes welcome and encouraged!** **In light of recent events, please no clown costumes or plastic weapons of any kind
Image of Minecraft Jack-o-lanterns

Minecraft IRL: Spooky Creations

Celebrate Minecraft and Halloween!  Join us in the Children’s Room as we bring Minecraft into real life by crafting spooky scenes and designing Minecraft avatar skins.  Costumes of all kinds encouraged and welcomed. For children ages 4 and up and their caregivers.
Image of movie poster for "The Jungle Book"

Movie: The Jungle Book

Join us for an after school movie, with the newly released 2016 version of The Jungle Book! Raised by a family of wolves, Mowgli must suddenly leave his home when a fierce tiger threatens their way of life.  Guided by jungle animals, Mowgli has fun and adventures while also discovering more about himself.  
Halloween Party Clipart

Halloween Party!

Games, ghouls, and Goosebumps will provide an afternoon full of fun and fright. Come dressed in costume to earn fun treats- we promise the books won't bite!  Join us for our Halloween Spooktacular Party!   For children and families.
Three actors in the Teatro de la Luna theater group

Teatro de la Luna Presents: Drop in, Not Out!

In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month, we have invited the Teatro de la Luna Theater company to the Francis Gregory Library to perform their new play:  “Aprendiendo Juntos”/Drop In, Not Out

Halloween Party

Join us for our annual family Halloween Party! Come enjoy crafts, storytime, games, snacks, and more. Guests are encouraged to come in costume! All Ages.  

Halloween Haunting

Come show off your costumes at the library before trick-or-treating. We will have music, games, spooky storytelling, and special Halloween treats! Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Spooky Stories

Join us in the Children's Room to tell urban legends and other spooky stories.  For older children ages 9-12.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.