Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

"The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper"

Adult Book Club

"The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" by Phaedra Patrick

Join us to discuss September's book club selection, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. "Don’t miss this curiously charming debut! In this hauntingly beautiful story of love, loneliness and self-discovery, an endearing widower embarks on a life-changing adventure.

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Celebrating Banned Books Week Through Film

September 6 The Color PurpleFrancis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library, 6 p.m. September 16 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneFrancis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library, 6 p.m. September 21

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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Celebrate Banned Books Week

Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.

Adult Book Club

"Hold Still" by Lynn Steger Strong

Join us to discuss July's book club selection, Hold Still by Lynn Steger Strong on Thursday, August 25 at 6:30 p.m.


Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Download Free Magazines with Your Library Card

"One More Thing" by BJ Novak

Adult Book Club

"One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories" by B.J. Novak

Join us to discuss July's book club selection, One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak, Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, director, and producer, on Thursday, July 28th at 6:30 p.m.

Adult Book Club

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

Join us to discuss June's book club selection, Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, on Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30 p.m. Following the meeting, join us for a stroll around the neighborhood with our NEW Walking Book Club. Bring the audio book on your device or simply join the other members for a stroll and casual discussion of that month's book selection.

Digital Downloads Drop-In Clinic

Get free music and magazines with Zinio and Freegal

Did you know that your DC Public Library card gives you access to free music and magazines 24/7? Stop by one of our Digital Downloads Drop-In Clinics during your lunch break on Tuesdays at Francis Gregory Library and learn how to download free music using Freegal and free magazines using Zinio!

"The Orchard of Lost Souls" by Nadifa Mohamed

Adult Book Club

"The Orchard of Lost Souls" by Nadifa Mohamed

Join us to discuss May's book club selection, The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed, one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m. 

Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Background Checks: Know Your Rights!

Special Event for Jobseekers provided by Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Are you a job applicant with concerns about what employers might find when running a background check? Come to this interactive workshop to learn about your rights during the job search if you have a criminal record (either convictions or arrests) or problems with credit reports.