Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

American Sign Language

American Sign Language Summer Session

Thursday, August 8, 2019, 7:30 pm

Join us in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Learn the fundamentals: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words.  Classes will be held on Thursdays for beginners 
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, August 9, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children from birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Science in the Summer: The Science of Me

Friday, August 9, 2019, 1:00 pm

Through fun activities, kids will learn how their circulatory and digestive systems power their bodies and their brains help them make sense of their experiences. They will learn about DNA and how it makes them who they are.

DC Free Summer Meals Program

Friday, August 9, 2019, 1:00 pm

Nutritious free meals are available this summer for children and teens 18 and younger at the Francis Gregory Neighborhood Library.   From July 1 to Aug. 9, Monday through Friday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
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Family Story Time

Saturday, August 10, 2019, 11:00 am

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Memory Lab Pop-Up

Saturday, August 10, 2019, 1:00 pm

Come learn from DC Public Library’s Memory Lab staff about ways that you can digitize your personal archive using library technology. Highly trained archivists and librarians will be on hand to assist in scanning materials, assess the condition of materials, answer questions, and  provide one-on-one guidance in digital preservation, home movie preservation and creating oral histories. Bring in your photos, slides, personal papers and home movies to receive a consultation on a first-come, first-served basis.
Yoga Mondays

Yoga Mondays with Yolanda

Monday, August 12, 2019, 6:30 pm

Join us for Yoga Mondays with Yolanda. This one hour class will:   focus on the health benefits of yoga for health and wellness  improve flexibility and proper breathing
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Francis A. Gregory Book Club

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 6:30 pm

Join the Francis A. Gregory Adult Book Club which meets the second Tuesday of the month. We read mostly literary fiction with some narrative non-fiction thrown in.  July: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
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Chess Club Meet Up

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 7:00 pm

Whether you've been playing for years, or are interested in learning, come join us for an evening of chess. This program is for anyone who wants to learn to play or improve their chess moves  All ages and experience levels welcome.  The Chess Meet up will meet every Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, please call 202-727-6044. 
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Wiggle Time

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 10:30 am

It's time to shake, shimmy and dance to the beat. A movement-and-music-oriented story time, this program is dynamic and interactive. As a story time that emphasizes early literacy skills children are engaged in a playful creative manner. Appropriate for children aged 1-6 and their caregivers.