Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library


For Healthy Living

Please join us on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. for a rejuvenating meditation program led by Karin Silverman.

Congratulations to Summer Reading Grand Prize Winner Taylor Best!

Congratulations to Taylor Best, the winner of the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library grand prize drawing for Dream Big, Read Summer Reading program!  Taylor is the proud owner of a new Kindle Fire. Taylor plans to use her Kindle Fire for both academic and recreational reading, and browsing the Internet. 

DC Reads: 'Lolita,' the Film

Lolita is one of the four books that the women in Reading Lolita in Tehran meet to discuss.  As part of the DC Reads initiat

Kite Runner

A Movie for Banned Books Week--Monday, October 1 at 6:30

Come celebrate Banned Books Week at the Francis A. Gregory Library.  In addition to our display of banned books, we are showing The Kite Runner, the film version of the book written by Khaled Hosseini.  The book is one of the most popular banned books.


Discovering Your Roots

Are you curious about your family's genealogy?  Have you started a search, but would like to learn more? Please join us on Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. for an informative genealogy presentation by Ms. Beryl Coley, retired Library of Congress librarian.The library has many books on genealogy.  Stop by the branch and talk to a librarian for suggestions.

Lions of Little Rock

It’s 1958 in Little Rock, Ark., one year after the Little Rock Nine attempted to integrate the formerly all-white, Little Rock Central High School.

Social Security, Investments and You

Retirement: Planning Now and for the Future

Economic times are hard, but it is still important to plan for the future.  Are you retired, nearing retirement or do you hope to retire?  Do you have quest

Energy Efficiency

Keeping It Simple and Practical

Pamela Nelson, Energy Efficiency Outreach Specialist, from the Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia, is coming to the Francis A. Gregory Library on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. to present an energy efficiency workshop.Participants will learn strategies and tips that can immediately be used to reduce energy costs and get hands-on experience through demonstrations.Please join us!

Yoga Instruction

September is National Yoga Month. At the Francis Gregory Library we are celebrating by hosting an information and instructional program on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Mr. Juneous Pettijohn, a registered Yoga instructor, will teach the class about the benefits of yoga and then lead the class in a series of yoga poses for beginners. 

Time Management

The Reality And The Myth

Do you feel the need to be more organized or more productive?  Do you rush around but feel that you haven't accomplished anything?  Have too many balls in the air?  On Monday, Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m., Ms. Judy Tiger, professional organizer, will provide strategies and tips to help us better manage our time, so we can lead less stressful lives.