Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Online Resource Roulette: Monthly Drop-In Clinics

Overdrive, RBdigital Magazines, Novelist, and More!

Each month, Francis Gregory Library offers numerous and varied drop-in clinics for DC Public Library's FREE online resources. Check our online events calendar for specific dates and times!

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Overdrive, Freegal, & Zinio Drop-in Clinics

Browse and Borrow E-Books, E-Audiobooks, Magazines, & More!

Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device. And with Zinio apps for Apple, Android, Kindle Fire, Blackberry, Nook and Windows products, you can take your digital issue on the run!

Adult Book Club

"The Hopefuls" by Jennifer Close

Join us Thursday, March 23, 2017 to discuss March's Adult Book Club selection, The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close.

Recipe Swap

NEW! Cookbook Club

Meet up with Cookbook Enthusiasts for Recipe Swaps & More!

Join us on the third Thursday each month for Cookbook Club! Each month meet up with other cookbook enthusiasts to exchange recipes and sample treats. Check back each month for a new, featured recipe!   Please see the Adult Services Librarian for more information, or call 202-698-6373.

Furiously Happy

Adult Book Club

"Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things" by Jenny Lawson

Pick up Francis Gregory's Adult Book Club's January selection, Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson.


2017 Black History Month Lecture Series

Presented by C. R. Gibbs

Please join C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, who will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.  All presentations will begin at 7:00 p.m.   "Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia"

"A Gambler's Anatomy" by Jonathan Lethem

Adult Book Club

"A Gambler's Anatomy" by Jonathan Lethem

Pick up a copy of Francis Gregory's Adult Book Club's December selection, A Gambler's Anatomy by Jonathan Lethem.

"The Fortunes" by Peter Ho Davies

Adult Book Club

"The Fortunes" by Peter Ho Davies

Pick up Francis Gregory's Adult Book Club's November selection, The Fortunes, by Peter Ho Davies.

Book to Film Series

Featuring Novels by and about African Americans

Join us the entire month of February for a special film series in celebration of Black History Month. Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are written by or about popular and famous African Americans, and will range in ratings from PG to R.

Adult Book Club - Black History Month

Your Choice of African-American Classics

Join us in celebration of Black History Month with special selections for February's Adult Book Club on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.