Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Adult Book Club

'The Lowland' by Jhumpa Lahiri

Join us on Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss July's book club selection, The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri.

Open Mic This Summer

Dates changed to the first and third Wednesday of every month

Our open mic nights are continuing this summer. Beginning in July, open mic nights will be held on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Participants can read poems, short stories, or even sing us a song! Our open mics are all ages.   Not feeling inspired? Here are a few books to give you some ideas. Participants are also welcome to share original works. 

Teen Book Club

"Love in the Time of Global Warming" by Francesca Lia Block

There's still time to pick up a copy of 

Teen Summer Reading

Read books, finish activities, and win prizes

Teen Summer Reading has begun and lasts until August 31. This year, it's all about badges. All of our yellow badges are activity based, all of our blue badges are earned by reading. Earn one badge from each category and win a Chipotle coupon. Earn two badges from each category and get a voucher for free tickets to see the Washington Nationals.

Free Computer Classes in June

Learn more about Computer Basics and Career Advancement

Francis Gregory Library offers free computer classes on Tuesdays and Saturdays. All workshops will be held in the board room on the second floor and will last up to three hours. 

Forensic Mystery Workshop

Francis Gregory Library is glad to be one of four libraries hosting educators from the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) for a workshop this summer.

Fantasy Book Club (Just for Kids!)

Unleash your Imagination!!!

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!

Adult Book Club

"The Red House" by Mark Haddon

Join us on Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss June's book club selection, The Red House by Mark Haddon.

Adult Book Club

"And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini

Join us to discuss 

All Ages Open Mic Nights Twice a Month

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.

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