Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Celebrate Special Occasions

Learn to Make Handmade Cards

Free Workshop on Saturday, January 16, 2010, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.Learn to make handmade cards for special occasions. It can be a Valentine's Day card, a Birthday card, a Thank You card....Materials will be provided.  Just bring a pair of scissors and your favorite glue, if you have these.Ages 8 and above.  For more information, call us at 202-645-4297

Francis Gregory Book Club

Francis Gregory Library Book Club meets on January 27th, 2010, 6:30 - 7:30 PM to discuss "A Lesson Before Dying" by Earnest Gaines.

Crochet and Knitting Club

Monday, December 28, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

I see so many interesting creations at our Crochet and Knitting Club ranging from beaded necklaces to doilies to socks and scarves. A relaxed and friendly bunch will inspire and encourage you to get into the game.Join us on Monday, December 28, 2009 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM and work on your projects in the company of these fine crochet learners and experts.

Library Closed Today

The Francis Gregory Neighborhood Library is closed on Mon., December 21.  It will re-open on Tues., December 22.

Check Out Playaways

The Latest in Audio Books

Check out the audio collection. . . . You may listen to these audio books when you travel by road or air, when you do your chores, when you exercise, when you need something to calm you down to sleep at night… Audio books are available now as Playaways. Playaways are small (half the size of a playing card), self-contained, audio devices that are easy to use. They are not downloaded audio books or MP3 players or CDs.

Transform Your Talents to $$$$

Wednesday, October 28, 2009  6:30 to 8:30 pm. If you have a special talent, a passion, and wish to turn this into a lucrative business, come learn the framework of business, and building financial wealth.Evie L. Washington, a local entrepreneur, will share the basics of starting your own business.  please call the library to register - 202-645-4297 Francis Gregory Library     3660 Alabama Avenue SE Washington DC 20020    202-645-4297


Come and join us for this class on scrapbooking basics taught by one of our customers. Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00 am to 12 noon.Francis Gregory Library3660 Alabama Avenue SEWashington DC 20020202-645-4297

Construction Update

For the latest on construction progress, check out our Francis A. Gregory Library construction update page.

Beginning Computer Classes Big Hit at Francis Gregory!

Each Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m., several patrons queue up at Francis Gregory Library to learn more about basic PC and online skills. These engaging, accessible classes have become a popular fixture at the library.

Cookbooks to Consider

Every year, the James Beard Foundation gives awards in the food and beverage industry. Time magazine calls the awards “The Oscars of the food world.”This year’s cookbook of the year went to: Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient by Jennifer McLagan.Other nominated cookbooks that are available from the D.C. Public Library include: Arthur Schwartz's Jewish Home Cooking: Yiddish Recipes Revisited by Arthur Schwartz (American Cooking)