Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Teen Volunteer Hours on Sundays

Come volunteer to complete your high school graduation requirement

Did you know that every DC Public High School student has to finish 100 hours of community service to graduate? The hours can be fulfilled by volunteering at your local neighborhood library.

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.

Talent Show!

Calling all kids! Can you sing, dance, or act? Do you know how to perform magic tricks? Do you like to write and perform poetry? Then come and participate at the Francis A. Gregory Library’s talent show for children ages birth-12, on Wednesday, August 20 at 4:30 p.m. The talent show will showcase the artistic abilities of the neighborhood’s children. Registration before the show at the children's information desk is strongly recommended, but we will sign up acts until the show starts! Don’t miss it!

Teen Book Review Contest

The top 4 winners of the teen book review contest will win an iPad mini! Must be 13-19 to enter and all reviews are due on August 15.

LEGO Club

LEGOs are a great tool for facilitating creativity and using your imagination, as well as a great way to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Many architects and engineers credit playing with LEGOs as children as a primary reason for sparking interest in their fields. Besides all of that, they are also just plain fun!

Adult Book Club

'Light Between Oceans' by M. L. Stedman

Join us on Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss August's book club selection, The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman.

Google Maker Camp

Francis Gregory Library is now a site for Maker Camp from Google and Make: magazine! Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, we will be watching a team of makers as they build awesome projects, go on epic virtual "field trips", and interview the world's coolest makers. 

Children's Fantasy Book Club

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!

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