Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Francis A. Gregory Opens

The new Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library opened its doors on June 19 after a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Mayor Vincent Gray and other city officials.Designed by award-winning architecture team of Adjaye Associates and Wiencek Associates, the new library opened on June 19, 2012 with Mayor Gray and other city officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.

New Library Opens June 19

Join Mayor Gray and City Officials at a Ribbon Cutting at 11 a.m.

The new Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library will open Tuesday, June 19. Join Mayor Gray and city officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.

Library Bridge Player Makes Good

It appears that Kathy Williams's bridge-playing at the Francis A. Gregory Interim Library has paid off.Kathy, a novice bridge player and DCPL volunteer, won a novice game at the Washington Bridge Unit in Mount Rainer, Md. on Saturday, April 29. 

Jazz Program

April is National Jazz Month, and we invite you to celebrate with us.  We will be viewing the PBS series Jazz by Ken Burns.Monday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m.

DC Read-In

Books that Changed Your World

Have you read a book that changed your life or made you remember the characters so well you wanted to "shout out" to the world?Well, this is your opportunity to express your feelings. Come to the DC Read-In and share your favorite book with others who love to read.The DC Read-In takes place on March 10,  from 10 a.m. - noon. 

Limited Computer Use, No Printing Today

The Library was burglarized and six Mac computers were stolen and three more were damaged.  The Library is open but with a limited number of computers, and no printing is available.  The Library was closed at the time of the burglary and there were no injuries.  We expect to have computers replaced with PCs in the next couple of days.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Adult Book Club: "The Red Tent"

The Francis A. Gregory Adult Book Club is reading The Red Tent by Anita Diamant for its March meeting. 

How to Live a Clutter-Free Life

Getting Ready for Tax Season and Beyond

Do you dread tax season?  Does organizing papers and receipts seem insurmountable? On Wednesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m., Judy Tiger, a professional organizer, will make a presentation on how to get organized and prepared to do taxes.  In addition, she will provide helpful suggestions about getting your home organized and clutter free.

Pre-Civil War Free African-American Women

Please join us on Monday, February 13, at 6:30 p.m. for a Black History Month Program about Pre-Civil War free African-American women.  The Female RE-Enactors of Distinction (FREED) will bring to life several African-American women who were free and independent before the Civil War. 

Black History Month Family Poetry Reading

Do you have a favorite African-American poet?  Have you written a poem about some aspect of African-American history or culture?Please join us, and share a poem by or about African-Americans at the Black History Month Family Poetry Reading on Wednesday, February 15, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

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