Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Foreign Film Night: 'Black Orpheus'

In honor of Black History Month, we are viewing the award-winning film Black Orpheus.

Adult Book Club

'Silver Sparrow' by Tayari Jones

The February book club selection is Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones.

Teens! Get Ready for SYEP

Registration Begins Friday

Snow on the ground? It must be time to start thinking about the summer! If you are a D.C. youth interested in participating in this year's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), then listen up. Registration opens up on Friday, Jan.

Children's Room Programs

The children’s room at Francis A. Gregory Library is reactivating its Monthly Book Club.  To join, pick any book you want to read this month and share it at our Book Club meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 4:30 p.m.!Not sure what to read? Here's a few suggestions among our new arrivals:

Reducing Stress in the New Year

Start the new year with a new lease on life...learn to meditate.  Karin Silverman will return to the the Francis A. Gregory Library to teach a meditation class. All levels of meditation practice are welcome, especially beginners.  Regular meditation has been shown to promote tranquility and relaxation, and to lower stress levels.   

Foreign Movie Night: 'Three Seasons'

For January's Foreign Film Night, we are showing Three Seasons:

January Teen Programs

MLK Week, Inauguration and more

The holidays are finally over! That means it is time to find other fun distractions from the cold blistery weather. Youth ages 12 to 19 are invited to join Ms. Bobbie in the Teen Space for books, crafts and games all month long. Throughout December, we received shipment after shipment of new books for the Teen Space, so be sure to peruse our new books display!

The Wall Street Journal Names Two Libraries Among 2012's Best-Designed Buildings

The District's new libraries stand out in their neighborhoods, and they continue to win praise nationally. The Wall Street Journal has recognized the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue and Francis A. Gregory libraries as two of the best designed buildings for 2012.

Book Review: 'Living with Mom and Living with Dad'

Living with Mom and Living with Dad, by Melanie Walsh, is a lovely book dealing with a hard subject for children.  The young girl in a book has parents who are divorced, and sometimes lives with her

Make it a Handmade Holiday

Jewelry Workshops, Crafts and more

Give the gift of handmade this holiday season with help from the library. We have lots of great resources on crafty gifts for friends and families. Whether you're into knitting and crocheting, paper crafts, beading, or jewelry, we've got plenty of inspiration for you! Here are a few titles worth perusal:

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