Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin?
Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center (DCSNDC). This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.
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
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.
Young builders are invited to explore their creativity through imaginative play. Including Legos, puzzles, or other STEM related activities, all are welcome. For children aged 5 or up and their parents/caregivers.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Feeling crafty? Children can join us for a fun, simple after school activity that gives them a chance to show their creative side.
Some skills needed for a project may require the assistance of a parent or caregiver. For ages 5 and up.
Art is a wonderful way to engage your child in a meaningful activity. Help them to practice their fine motor skills while learning to express their creativity through projects. Each week we will explore a different idea or topic. For ages 6 and up. Large groups please RSVP in advance.
Whether you’ve been playing for years or are interested in learning from U.S. National Master David Bennett,
come join us for an evening of Chess! All ages and experience levels welcome.
The Chess Club will meet every Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. For more information, please call (202) 727-6044.
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.
Francis Gregory Library will be continuing free computer classes through April on Tuesdays and Saturdays. All workshops will be held in the board room on the second floor and will last up to three hours.
March is full of chances to learn more about technology at Francis Gregory Library. The 3-D printer is visiting from Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Thursday, March 27 until Saturday, March 29.
Beginning in March, Francis Gregory Library will begin hosting free computer workshops every Tuesday and Saturday. All workshops will be held in the board room on the second floor and will last up to three hours.
It's still cold outside, but it's not too soon for teens to start planning ahead for summer. The Department of Employment Services (DOES) is currently accepting applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program. You may have missed our program helping teens to apply, but it's not too late to get your application in.
In celebration of 2014 African American History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation at theCapitol View, Parklands-Turner and Francis Gregory neighborhood libraries in February, beginning at 7 p.m.