Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

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!

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.

Open Mic Night in October

Our next open mic night will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14. We will meet in the second floor conference room at 6 p.m. This is an all ages program.

Adult Book Club

'Cutting for Stone' by Abraham Verghese

Join us on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss November's book club selection, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.

Musical Story Time

Join us for Musical Story Time on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m., with the Levine School of Music!

Part-Time Jobs for Teens at the Library

Teens of Distinction application due Friday, Sept. 12

The DC Public Library's Teens of Distinction program is looking for 16- to 19-year-olds who would like to work in the library. Teens are paid $10.51 per hour and will work 12 hours per week.

Flooding of New Orleans Nine Years Ago

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. The initial damage caused by the storm was worsened by the collapse of levees surrounding the city. Most of the city is below sea level, so water flooded the city and had to be pumped out over the following weeks. 

Adult Book Club

'Boy, Snow, Bird' by Helen Oyeyemi

Join us on Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss September's book club selection, Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi.

Pint-Size Picasso Painting Party

Pablo Picasso was a revolutionary artist. Here at the Francis A. Gregory branch, we will celebrate his achievements on Tuesday, August 12 at 4:30 p.m. by encouraging children to embrace the artist within themselves and paint masterpieces! The Pint-Size Picasso Painting Party is a crafting program where children will be encouraged to sketch, draw, and paint their own wonderful creations.  Ages 6-12.