The Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club meets weekly on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We welcome players of all ages and abilities.This program will be held in the first floor meeting room unless otherwise noted.
Where did all of the pop-up books go?! Don't worry, they're still here! Many of these books are very delicate and not available to check out, but you will be able to read them and handle them in the library! Just drop on by Thursday nights and our children's staff will bring them out for you.
Please note that young children must handle pop-up books with a parent.
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.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world? Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month
We’re kicking off summer time at the Francis A. Gregory Library with the next meeting of our Fantasy Book Club. In June, we will be reading The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks. A young boy receives a plastic Native American action figure for his birthday, and with the help of a magical cupboard, the action figure becomes real in this exciting literary escapade!
Did you know Francis Gregory Library has been holding open mic nights since February? Kids, teens, and adults have been sharing poems, reading stories, singing songs, and telling jokes on select Wednesdays.
Did you know that The District of Columbia has twelve sister cities and two partner cities around the world? The Sister City Challenge, a new program at the Francis A. Gregory Library, is designed to allow children to learn about the countries of the District’s sister (and partner) cities.Participants will: