Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2011

After The Clean Up Your Clutter! program on Wednesday, October 19, at 6:30 p.m., you can sell the items you no longer need or want at the annual Friends of Francis A. Gregory Flea Market. 

The flea market is on Saturday, October 29, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the East Washington Heights Baptist Church on the corner of Alabama and Branch avenues S.E. 

To get an application, please visit the Francis A. Gregory Interim Library, 2100 36th Place S.E., Washington, DC 20020.

We look forward to seeing you at both events.

Published on Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The Pact, a movie As a follow-up to The Other Wes Moore book discussion, we are screening The Pact.  This  documentary follows the lives of  three young African-American men who live in impoverished circumstances, but who manage to "beat the odds." They make a promise to support each other through college and medical school.  This is a moving story about hope, determination, and friendship.

Wednesday, November 9 at 7 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2011

book cover The Francis A. Gregory Book Club is reading The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore for the October meeting on Wednesday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m. as part of the DC Reads literacy program.

Copies of the book are available at the branch.

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Clean Up Your Clutter!Clean Up Your Clutter:  A program about organizing your papers, home or office, and life.

Embarrassed to invite friends and family to your home?  Can't find important documents, or are you wasting time looking for things?

Please join us on Wednesday, October 19, at 6:30 p.m. for a program that will help you get organized and declutter your life.

Space is limited.  Please call 202-698-6373 to reserve a seat.

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Adult Book Club

Please mark your calendars to attend the Francis A. Gregory Adult Book Club meeting on Wednesday, September 28, at 6:30 p.m. 

We are reading and discussing The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson. 

Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Please join the Friends of the Francis A. Gregory Library for their first meeting of the 2011-12 year. 

Topics to be discussed include adult programs that are of interest to the community and program ideas for the opening of the new Francis A. Gregory Library. 

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 12.

Published on Thursday, September 1, 2011

Please note that the date for the upcoming program, Digging Around in Your Family Tree, is Wednesday, September 14, at  7 p.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Published on Thursday, August 11, 2011

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Please join us for a screening of The Pact, a documentary about three young men who live in an impoverished New Jersey area.  They pledge to see each other through college and even medical school.  After they graduate from medical school, the three doctors return to their community to provide medical attention to the less fortunate and to serve as role models.

Published on Thursday, August 11, 2011

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Are you a budding genealogist?  Would you like to learn more about your family's history?  Please join us on Wednesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. to learn how to use the District of Columbia's genealogy database, Heritage Quest, to research your family history.

 

 

Francis A. Gregory Interim Library
2100 36th Place S.E.
Washington, DC 20020
202-698-6373

Published on Tuesday, July 19, 2011

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Calling all neighborhood history enthusiasts and detectives!

Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Would you like to learn more about the the neighborhoods surrounding the Francis A. Gregory Library?

We have just the program to get you started!

Mr. Kenneth Despertt, Special Collections Librarian, will present  "Discovering Your Neighborhood Roots" at  The Francis A. Gregory Interim Library on Monday, August 15, at 7 p.m.  During the presentation, Mr. Despertt will demonstrate how to use the Library's many resources.

Please join us.

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