Francis A. Gregory
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'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

"The Red House" by Mark Haddon

Published on Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Red House by Mark HaddonJoin us on Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss June's book club selection, The Red House by Mark Haddon.

When Richard, a wealthy doctor, invites his estranged sister Angela and her family to join him and his newly-acquired wife and stepdaughter for a week at a vacation home in the English countryside, the stage is set for seven straight days of a tragicomedy at its finest.

"And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini

Published on Friday, May 16, 2014

And the Mountains Echoed Join us to discuss And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.

Published on Monday, May 12, 2014

Pen and paperDid you know Francis Gregory Library has been holding open mic nights since February? Kids, teens, and adults have been sharing poems, reading stories, singing songs, and telling jokes on select Wednesdays.

In May and June, open mic nights will be held on the first and last Wednesday of the month - on May 28, June 4, and June 25. Come to the conference room on the second floor at 6 p.m. to share your talents. Our open mic nights last about an hour.