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.
Present Company Polka Band is all about professionals having serious fun. Composed of musicians from premier military bands, this group comes together to play for people who want to dance. No previous polka-dancing experience is required. The polka is a dance for all people and a brief lesson will be given so that all may participate.
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.
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, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. to present another Energy Efficiency Workshop.
Congratulations to Taylor Best, the winner of the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library grand prize drawing for Dream Big, Read Summer Reading program! Taylor is the proud owner of a new Kindle Fire. Taylor plans to use her Kindle Fire for both academic and recreational reading, and browsing the Internet.
A Movie for Banned Books Week--Monday, October 1 at 6:30
Come celebrate Banned Books Week at the Francis A. Gregory Library. In addition to our display of banned books, we are showing The Kite Runner, the film version of the book written by Khaled Hosseini. The book is one of the most popular banned books.
Are you curious about your family's genealogy? Have you started a search, but would like to learn more? Please join us on Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. for an informative genealogy presentation by Ms. Beryl Coley, retired Library of Congress librarian.The library has many books on genealogy. Stop by the branch and talk to a librarian for suggestions.
Pamela Nelson, Energy Efficiency Outreach Specialist, from the Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia, is coming to the Francis A. Gregory Library on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. to present an energy efficiency workshop.Participants will learn strategies and tips that can immediately be used to reduce energy costs and get hands-on experience through demonstrations.Please join us!
September is National Yoga Month. At the Francis Gregory Library we are celebrating by hosting an information and instructional program on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Mr. Juneous Pettijohn, a registered Yoga instructor, will teach the class about the benefits of yoga and then lead the class in a series of yoga poses for beginners.