Renowned local author and historian, C.R. Gibbs will be holding a Black History Lecture Series at the Francis A. Gregory Library this November and December.Wednesday, Nov. 5: "Justice Denied: The Roots of the Reparations Movement."Wednesday, Nov. 19: "Crossroads of Destiny: WW I & The African Diaspora."
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.
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.
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.
March is full of chances to learn more about technology at Francis Gregory Library. The 3-D printer is visiting from Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Thursday, March 27 until Saturday, March 29.
Beginning in March, Francis Gregory Library will begin hosting free computer workshops every Tuesday and Saturday. All workshops will be held in the board room on the second floor and will last up to three hours.
It's still cold outside, but it's not too soon for teens to start planning ahead for summer. The Department of Employment Services (DOES) is currently accepting applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program. You may have missed our program helping teens to apply, but it's not too late to get your application in.