Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Sister City Challenge!

 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:

Fantasy Book Club

Unleash your imagination!

Getting ready for college

A representative from the College Information Center will be visiting Francis Gregory Library on Saturday, May 10 beginning at 3 p.m.

Free Comic Book Day

The first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day! Come to the information desk on May 3 to receive a free comic book to keep while supplies last.

'Heaven' by Angela Johnson

Heaven is the story of a 14-year-old girl whose life is turned up side do

Pulitzer Who?

The Man Behind the Prize

You may have heard the title, written in gold stickers on book covers: "Winner of the Pulitzer Prize." But who was the man behind all that? Joseph Pulitzer was a journalist who shaped American newspaper journalism in the late 20th century. This year, it would be his 167th birthday! Joseph was born on April 10, 1847 in Mako, Hungary. As a young man, Joseph attempted to enlist in the army before emigrating to America.

Learn a New Language

Find out how to use library resources to teach yourself a new language

I've always wanted to learn Spanish, but have never found the time to schedule taking a class. This could be the year I finally learn, thanks to all of the free resources available at the library. 

Adult Book Club

'Where'd You Go, Bernadette?' by Maria Semple

Join us on Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss April's book club selection, Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple.

Commonplace Poetry Book Project

In Celebration of National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month takes place in April of each year, much to the delight of romantics and literary types.

Free Computer Classes in April

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

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