Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!
Children ages 12 and younger and their caregivers are welcome, and all craft supplies will be provided.
This program is intended for children ages 4-12 and their families.
Whether you've been playing for years, or are interested in learning, come join us for an evening of chess!
All ages and experience levels welcome.
The Chess Club meets in the first floor meeting room.
An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces.
A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.
For ages birth to 24 months.
An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces.A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 24 months.
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.
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:
Black Boy/White School by Brian Walker tackles the idea of identity and belonging. Anthony “Ant” Jones, an East Cleveland native, has been forced by his mother to apply to Belton, a private, preparatory high school in Maine.
Stella loves the stability and routine she has living with her great-aunt Louise in Cape Cod. It’s the exact opposite of the life she had with her flighty mother who abandoned her just before summer. Still, she can’t help but fantasize that one day her mom will settle down, take responsibility and they will live happily ever after.
Are you interested in biking with a group of smart, talented, health-conscious women? Black Women Who Bike is having a information session on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. for those who want to learn more about biking in the nation's capital. If you own a bicycle and a lock, please bring them.
The Francis A. Gregory Library is starting a Foreign Film Night. The first film, showing on on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m., is Kolya, the Academy Award-winner for Best Foreign Language film in 1996.
Did you miss the September Energy Efficiency Workshop? Good News! Pamela Nelson, Energy Efficiency Outreach Specialist, from the Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia, is coming back to the Francis A. Gregory Library on Wednesday, October 10, at 7 p.m. to present another Energy Efficiency Workshop.