Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Career-Building Seminar

Finding a job can be a competitive process.  Make sure you have the skills you need to find, apply and land a job The Francis A. Gregory Library is having a Career-Building Seminar every Monday in May at 6:30 p.m.

Good Touch/Bad Touch Puppet Show

Come and join the D.C. Rape Crisis Center and the Francis A. Gregory Library Thursday, April 28, at 1:30 p.m. for a 30-minute interactive presentation that explains the difference between good touches and bad or secret touches.  The presentation features a puppet show to empower children to assert their rights and to seek help if they experience a bad touch.  This educational program helps to reduce risk in a fun and nonthreatening setting.

Tuskegee Airmen Presentation

The Francis A. Gregory Library welcomed George Norfleet on February 28. This was the final black history program for the branch. Norfleet is a local author who lives in the Hillcrest community of Washington, D.C. He is the author of A Pilot's Journey: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman Curtis Christopher Robinson. Curtis C. Robinson was also a resident of the Hillcrest Community and an American hero. Pilot's Journey talks about Robinson's life as a Tuskegee Airman.

Francis A. Gregory Adult Book Club

The Francis A. Gregory Library Adult Book Club will discuss Cane River by Lalita Tademyon March 23, at 6:30 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Program

We had a wonder preschool program featuring picture books on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life. The children shared their dreams as they visualized what they wanted to accomplish, as an adult, in the future. We sang songs that represented freedom and a better life for people of all colors. Each child contributed to our menu for Dr. King's lunch. We had an extensive menu of foods that young children would enjoy, such as hot dogs, pizza, macaroni and cheese, fruits and an assortment of juices.

Book Review: "The Magic Thief"

Book Reviews: The Magic Thief by Sara Prineas is a magical adventure that includes wizards, dragons and spells. This three book series will capture your attend in the very beginning as the main characterConnwaer has to set out to find his locus magicalicus. Conwaer encounters many challenges as

Book Club for Adults

Due to Inclement weather on January 26, the Francis A. Gregory Adult Book Clubwill discuss the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell on Wednesday, February 23, at 6:30 p.m.