Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library


You Can Afford College

Do you think it’s impossible to afford college these days? Think it’s too late in life to go back to school? Need help with tuition costs? Then this is the workshop for you! Join our partners from the Reach4 Success- College Information Center as they provide tips, resources, and a variety of other information to help you afford college.When: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

"Enrique's Journey" by Sonia Nazario

Adult Book Club

"Enrique's Journey" by Sonia Nazario

Join us to discuss February's book club selection, Enrique's Journey: the True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother


The Drinking Gourd Festival

Follow the Drinking Gourd to freedom!

The Drinking Gourd Festival is an artistic and musical celebration of the history of the song "Follow the Drinking Gourd" in the Underground Railroad.

The Young World by Chris Weitz

Teen Book Club

'The Young World' by Chris Weitz

The Teen Book Club selection for July 2015 is The Young World by Chris Weitz. Copies are available in the Teen Space. The Book Club will meet in the Teen Space. 

The Eiffel Tower

Bilingual Story Time (French/English)


Welcome one and all! The Alliance Francaise de Washington D.C. and the District of Columbia Public Library are partnering to present a special bilingual Story Time at Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library! The Story Time will combine songs and stories for children in English and French. Whether you speak English, or si vous parlez francais, we hope you join us on Thursday, May 28 at 1:30 p.m. Caregivers and parents are welcome to attend. Refreshments provided!

Image of woman thinking

Weekly Online Trivia Contest!

Women's History Month

Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes! Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook.  Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week!  We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.

Library Closed February 17

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather.

Movie Reel

Children's Movie Afternoon

Warm up with this instant classic!

The Children’s Librarians at the Francis A. Gregory Library have a special treat in store for January! Stop by and see the chilliest movie featuring Anna and Elsa at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26! Dress up as your favorite character and enjoy this new family favorite! We will have crafts and treats for all! Ages 0-12.

'Notes from a colored girl : the Civil War pocket diaries of Emilie Frances Davis' by Karsonya Wise Whitehead.

Adult Book Club

'Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis' by Karsonya Wise Whitehead

Join us to discuss January's book club selection, Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis by Karsonya Wise Whitehead.

Instant DCPL

7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.