Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

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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.

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.

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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.

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card! This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  

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.