Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Great Summer Reads

Beach Bag Worthy

Try these reads as you head to the beach.

Eating Dirt!

Food Crafts at the library

Have you ever eaten dirt? What about worms and ants? Doesn’t sound too appetizing, does it? Here at the Francis A. Gregory branch though, we have a few children who don’t mind a little mud. They might even say that it’s pretty yummy.

Extra Extra! Read All About It!

Past event review: Blue Sky Puppet Theatre

The Francis Gregory Library celebrated "Digging Into Reading" with a performance by the Blue Sky Puppet Theatre.

Programs in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

 The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom represents a pivotal event in the American Civil Rights Movement. By the 1960s, racial, social and economic unrest had reached a boiling point. As a result, a coalition of leaders from the "Big Six” and civil rights, labor and religious organizations planned a peaceful protest in Washington, D.C.

Adult Book Club

'The Age of Miracles' by Karen Thompson Walker

July's Book Club selection is New York Times Bestseller and debut novel The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. When the Earth's rotation begins to slow, a gradual apocalypse o

Jazz at the Gregory

Presented by the Friends of the Francis A. Gregory Library

The Friends of Francis A. Gregory Library welcome you to attend Jazz at the Gregory, a fundraiser featuring The Arnold Sterling Quartet.Join us at 6 p.m. on June 15 as we celebrate community and the mission of the library with refreshments and music.Please call 202-698-6373 for more information.

Teen Summer Reading is Here!

June 1st through August 24th

It is that time of year again! Head to and get your Summer Reading on! We have programs for all ages this year, including adults. This year's teen theme is "Beneath the Surface." Just like the past two years, teens will register and keep track of books entirely online.

'Time-Out For Sophie'

Book Review

If you are a long time fan of Rosemary Wells, you will love her new book, Time Out For Sophie

'The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P.)' by Eoin Colfer

Riley, a teen orphan boy living in Victorian London, has had the misfortune of being apprenticed to Albert Garrick, a former illusionist turned murderer, who now uses his conjuring skills to gain access to his victims dwellings.

Stephen King Film Series

Ground-Breaking, Heart-Staking Horror Films

Stephen King, the Master of Horror, has written 50 books, all of them bestsellers, selling over 350 million copies worldwide. Unprecedented and unrelenting, overcoming drug addiction, accusations of plagiarism, and a near-fatal car accident, Stephen King is a trailblazer in the horror genre.