Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Adult Book Club

'Kindred' by Octavia Butler

The March book selection for the Francis Gregory Adult Book Club is

Foreign Film Night: 'The Chorus'

In a fortress of a school in France in 1948, professor Clement Mathieu sees an opportunity to bring some joy to the young boys' lives by establishing a chorus. His decision angers the headmaster, so he must proceed in secret. But the power of music and his generosity of self changes his students forever.  

Get Ready for Prom Expo

Workshops for Teens

Health Information Program

How to Research and Evaluate Health Information on the Internet

Come to your local DC Public Library branch and learn about health resources on the Internet!A series of workshops on finding health information on the Internet is scheduled at a number of DCPL branches through June.  The workshops will provide instruction on how to evaluate the quality and relevance of health information available through the Internet.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

Healthy Relationships at the Library

The Francis A. Gregory Library Teen Advisory Group chose to explore the issue of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention this February. Teen volunteers created a display with posters all around the Teen Space and books on teen dating, relationship drama, abuse, sexuality and health. Our Teen of Distinction, Mariama Williams did some more digging and wrote a piece for our website.

'What Was Your Dream, Dr. King?'

What Was Your Dream, Dr. King? by Mary Kay Carson is a wonderful resource to teach young children about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

'Watch Me Grow!'

Have you ever thought about growing a garden?  You don’t always need a lot of space.  People grow gardens in their front and back yards, and even on their roof tops! 

'Amelia Bedelia's First Vote'

Whether you are a longtime fan of the Amelia Bedelia series or just starting out, you will love Herman Parish's new rendition of the clever and humorous character of Amelia as a school-aged child.


Have you ever wondered about the little creature with a red shell and dots on its back?  Did you know ladybugs are found all over the world and there are up to 5,000 different types of ladybugs?