Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

read africa

Read Africa Week Festival

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 11:00 am

Join us to celebrate Read Africa Week, a literary initiative to showcase juvenile literature with realistic depictions of African life.   11:00 a.m.- Recycled art project with visual artist Karen O. Brown. 12:30 p.m.- Adinkra symbol workshop with Miles Spears 2:00 p.m.- Storytelling with Baba- C Enjoy authentic African foods and vetted books for check out.
American Sign Language

ASL Winter-Spring Session

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 11:00 am

Join us in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Learn the fundamentals: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling, and vocabulary words.  Classes will be held on Thursdays for beginners and Saturdays for intermediates.   
Owl Family

Family Story Time

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11:00 am

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Young Builders Club

Monday, February 4, 2019, 4:00 pm

Young builders are invited to explore their creativity through imaginative play. Our LEGO club each week will feature a new challenge or activity. We have both Duplos and Legos so come and join us!  For children aged 4 or up and their parents/caregivers. 
Yoga Mondays

Yoga Tuesdays With Yolanda

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:00 pm

Join us for Yoga Tuesdays with Yolanda. This One hour class will:  
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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Creative Corner

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 4:00 pm

Art is a wonderful way to engage your child in a meaningful activity. Help them to practice their fine motor skills while learning to express their creativity through projects. Each week we will explore a different idea or topic. For ages 6 and up. Large groups please RSVP in advance. 
Chess Piece Falling

Chess Club

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 6:00 pm

Whether you’ve been playing for years or are interested in learning from U.S. National Master David Bennett, come join us for an evening of Chess!  All ages and experience levels welcome. The Chess Club will meet every Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. For more information, please call (202) 727-6044.  
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Chess Meet Up

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 6:30 pm

Whether you've been playing for years, or are interested in learning, come join us for an evening of chess. This program is for anyone who want to learn to play or improve their chess moves  All ages and experience levels welcome.  The Chess Meet up will meet every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, please call 202-727-6044. 
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Wiggle Time

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 10:30 am

It's time to shake, shimmy and dance to the beat. A movement-and-music-oriented story time, this program is dynamic and interactive. As a story time that emphasizes early literacy skills children are engaged in a playful creative manner. Appropriate for children aged 1-6 and their caregivers.