Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

A Book Discussion in Celebration of Black History Month

Published on Monday, February 3, 2014

The Seven Days by R. Kayeen ThomasLast March, the Francis A. Gregory Library had the pleasure of hosting D.C. native and local author, R. Kayeen Thomas, at the monthly adult book club meeting to discuss his award-winning novel, Antebellum. A 2013 NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Debut Author and 2013 Wheatley Award Nominee for First Fiction, R.

Published on Sunday, February 2, 2014

g1In celebration of 2014 African American History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation at the Capitol View, Parklands-Turner and Francis Gregory neighborhood libraries in February, beginning at 7 p.m.

The award-winning historian, humanities scholar and exhibitor of artifacts has appeared at D.C. public libraries since 1989. He has spoken at the Smithsonian' Anacostia Museum, Arena Stage, colleges and universities and other venues locally, nationally and internationally.

"Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore" by Robin Sloan

Published on Friday, January 31, 2014

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour BookstoreSeptember's Book Club selection is Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2014
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As soon as I started reading The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, I was hooked. I read all three of the series in one week, staying up late as the grim details of Mockingjay unfolded.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014

My School DC LogoWhich school will your child call My School?

For this coming school year (2014-15), DC Public Schools (DCPS) and participating public charter schools have a common application and lottery. Visit to find everything you need to learn and apply, or come to one of the information sessions listed below. The application closes Feb. 3 for grades 9-12 and March 3 for grades PK3-8.

Please call the My School DC Hotline at (202) 888-6336 or email for additional information.

Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés! is an interactive show that celebrates Spanish language and Latin American culture. The audience will sing, shake and sound out rhythms while trying regional Latin dances. 

Counting has never been more fun in English and Spanish! 

¡A bailar, niños!

For families with children ages 0-12.

The event will be held Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. in the Elizabeth Holden Meeting Room (second floor).

Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2014

I Have a Dream Martin Luther King Jr.Jan. 12 - 19 is King Week. Libraries across the city are hosting programs to commemorate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

'Mom & Me & Mom' by Maya Angelou

Published on Friday, January 3, 2014

Mom & Me & Mom by Maya AngelouWorld-famous poet and author Maya Angelou's extraordinary life has been recorded in her numerous autobiographies, but never before has her relationship with her mother been exposed.