Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library


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"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.

"Daring Ladies of Lowell" by Kate Alcott

Adult Book Club

"The Daring Ladies of Lowell" by Kate Alcott

Join us to discuss April's book club selection, The Daring Ladies of Lowell by # 1 New York Times bestselling author of 


Is There A Griot In The House?

Collecting Family Stories

Learn how to develop an oral or written record of your family’s history.  We’ll discuss easy conversation starters to inspire recollections, informal ways to store and record the information you collect, and best ways to share what you discover. We’ll also talk about The Memory Lab, DCPL’s newest resource for digitizing your materials. This workshop will take place on April 13, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. Come ready to share a few of your own personal stories!    

Annual Chili Cook-Off

The Friends of the Francis A. Gregory Library Annual Chili Cook-Off

Enter Your Favorite Chili Recipe

It's that time of year again! The Friends of the Francis A. Gregory Library are hosting their Annual Chili Cook-off on March 12th from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor. 

"The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert

Adult Book Club

"The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert

Join us to discuss March's book club selection, The Signature of All Things by # 1 New York Times bestselling author of