Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

'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?

American Diabetes Awareness Day

Wednesday, March 27

 American Diabetes Association and Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library invite you to Join Us and Take Control!  We will be recognizing American Diabetes Association Alert Day on March 27 from 2-4 p.m.

Foreign Film Night: 'Black Orpheus'

In honor of Black History Month, we are viewing the award-winning film Black Orpheus.

Adult Book Club

'Silver Sparrow' by Tayari Jones

The February book club selection is Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones.

Teens! Get Ready for SYEP

Registration Begins Friday

Snow on the ground? It must be time to start thinking about the summer! If you are a D.C. youth interested in participating in this year's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), then listen up. Registration opens up on Friday, Jan.

Children's Room Programs

The children’s room at Francis A. Gregory Library is reactivating its Monthly Book Club.  To join, pick any book you want to read this month and share it at our Book Club meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 4:30 p.m.!Not sure what to read? Here's a few suggestions among our new arrivals:

Reducing Stress in the New Year

Start the new year with a new lease on life...learn to meditate.  Karin Silverman will return to the the Francis A. Gregory Library to teach a meditation class. All levels of meditation practice are welcome, especially beginners.  Regular meditation has been shown to promote tranquility and relaxation, and to lower stress levels.