Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

75th Anniversary of The Dark Knight

Published on Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Join thousands of comic retailers, book stores and libraries for Batman Day on Wednesday, July 23 at the Francis A. Gregory Library! Francis A. Gregory Library will host a Batman 75th anniversary celebration by offering fans free, special edition commemorative Batman masks, a HUGE poster showcasing the timeline of Batman in the comics, and buttons featuring the new 75th Anniversary logo.

The ultimate anti-hero, Bruce Wayne's fate was delivered at his feet when a terrible crime left him orphaned at a young age. Vowing to single-handedly take on Gotham's crime, Batman was born. And while his appearance may have changed through the ages, displaying strength of character and body, Batman the symbol remains the top-grossing superhero of all time.

The world's greatest detective - whether you know him from his depiction on film, in TV shows, video games, cartoons or millions of comics - Batman is proof you don't need super powers to be a superhero. Not just the poster boy for justice, but also a cautionary tale of how one traumatic event can shape you, Bruce Wayne is not just a billionaire and Olympian-worthy acrobat, his alter ego Batman is the world's greatest weapon against crime. Sacrificing his humanity in order to save the innocent, Batman has been to Hell and back for the people of Gotham.

Celebrate him in all his glory on Batman Day, July 23, and cheer with me: Long live, Batman!

Published on Monday, July 21, 2014

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Published on Monday, July 21, 2014

Fantasy books don’t always have to star dragons, aliens, or other imaginary creatures. Sometimes, the best fantasy books use the real world as their basis. July’s book selection for the Fantasy Book Club is The Toothpaste Millionaire, does just that! The Toothpaste Millionaire tells the story of a thrifty young boy, Rufus, and his adventures as an entrepreneur in the toothpaste business, with amazing results! Based on making math and finance applicable to the everyday lives of children, The Toothpaste Millionaire uses the real world as a backdrop to a great story about what the children in the story achieve with teamwork, luck, and creativity!

Free Classes Offered Twice a Week

Published on Thursday, June 26, 2014

happy computer ladyFrancis Gregory Library offers free computer classes on most Tuesdays and Saturdays. All classes will be held in the board room on the second floor and will last up to three hours.  

Computer Basics workshops will take place on Tuesdays beginning at 2:30 p.m. Office Software workshops will take place on Saturdays beginning at 11:00 a.m. Please note that no class will be held on Saturday, July 5 and Tuesday, July 29. 

All computer classes are held in the conference room on the second floor. These classes are made possible thanks to our partnership with Byteback. 

'The Lowland' by Jhumpa Lahiri

Published on Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Lowland by Jhumpa LahiriJoin us on Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss July's book club selection, The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri.

Dates changed to the first and third Wednesday of every month

Published on Thursday, June 26, 2014

Our open mic nights are continuing this summer. Beginning in July, open mic nights will be held on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Participants can read poems, short stories, or even sing us a song! Our open mics are all ages.   

Not feeling inspired? Here are a few books to give you some ideas. Participants are also welcome to share original works. 

"Love in the Time of Global Warming" by Francesca Lia Block

Published on Monday, June 16, 2014

Book coverThere's still time to pick up a copy of Love in the Time of Global Warming before our Teen Book Club on June 18. Copies are available in the teen space from the front display.

Read books, finish activities, and win prizes

Published on Thursday, June 12, 2014

Teen Summer Reading has begun and lasts until August 31. This year, it's all about badges. All of our yellow badges are activity based, all of our blue badges are earned by reading. Earn one badge from each category and win a Chipotle coupon. Earn two badges from each category and get a voucher for free tickets to see the Washington Nationals. Here's a guide on how Teen Summer Reading works. 

Learn more about Computer Basics and Career Advancement

Published on Tuesday, June 3, 2014

woman with computerFrancis Gregory Library offers free computer classes on Tuesdays and Saturdays. All workshops will be held in the board room on the second floor and will last up to three hours. 

Computer basics workshops will take place on Saturdays beginning at 11 a.m. Career Advancement workshops will take place on Tuesdays beginning at 2:30 p.m. All computer classes are held in the conference room on the second floor.

See our calendar for dates and times of our computer classes through September. 

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

skullFrancis Gregory Library is glad to be one of four libraries hosting educators from the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) for a workshop this summer. NMHM collects historical and anatomical objects and uses forensic science to unravel mysteries from the past. See how in these online exhibits - Resolved: Advanced in Forensic Identification of U.S.

Unleash your Imagination!!!

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

We’re kicking off summer time at the Francis A. Gregory Library with the next meeting of our Fantasy Book Club. In June, we will be reading The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks.  A young boy receives a plastic Native American action figure for his birthday, and with the help of a magical cupboard, the action figure becomes real in this exciting literary escapade! Join us for pizza and a great discussion of a classic children’s fantasy book. Indian in the Cupboard

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