Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Pop-Up Books at the Library!

DCPL has a large selection of lift-the-flap, touch-and-feel and pop-up books in our Toy and Movable Books collection.  Many of these books are board books for younger children and available for check out. They are colorful, fun and stimulating for story time at the library or reading together at home.  

'The Matchbox Diary'

When a little girl visits her great-grandfather's house for the first time, he invites her to choose something from the room and he will tell her its story.

Adult Book Club

'A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty' by Joshilyn Jackson

May's Book Club selection is A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by New York Times-bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson.

Adult Book Club and Author Talk with R. Kayeen Thomas

"Antebellum"

Moses Jenkins was a superstar rapper until he was shot on the steps of his mother's house. Waking from the traumatic event as a slave in the antebellum South, Moses learns firsthand the accounts of his ancestors as he endures torture, isolation, and adversity.

Downloading E-books 101

Overdrive and E-readers Made Easy

Do you own a Kindle, Nook, or iPad? Did you know that you can download thousands of titles free of charge with just your DC Public Library card?Come to the library at noon on May 9 for a lunchtime workshop to explore our Digital Catalog, overflowing with fiction, nonfiction, audiobooks and videos, and get hands-on help with downloading content to your computer or e-reader.

Health Information Workshop

Instruction provided by Georgetown University Hospital

Georgetown University Hospital will be providing instruction on how to evaluate the quality and relevance of health information available through the Internet at this one-on-one workshop hosted by DC Public Library at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 8 at the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library.

Yoga Classes for Adults

May 6 and May 20 at 6 p.m.

Join us Mondays, May 6 and May 20 at 6 p.m. for a free yoga class for adults provided by Yoga Activist.Yoga Activist is an organization dedicated to providing free yoga instruction to communities by partnering instructors with social service organizations interested in promoting the benefits of yoga.Mats will be provided. Registration is preferred, but not required.

Cake Versus Pie

Dessert Madness at the Library

Funfetti! Whoopie Pies! Lemon chess! Move over Pi(e) Day, March Madness is starting soon and that means it's time for Dessert Madness!Every day throughout March Madness, Ms. Bobbie will pit cake versus cake and pie versus pie - and it is up to YOU to decide the final victor! Come out to Francis Gregory Library and cast your vote on the Teen Space white boards. At the end of March/Dessert Madness, we will have one champion dessert that may or may not make a special appearance at a Teen Advisory Group meeting.

Adult Book Club

'Kindred' by Octavia Butler

The March book selection for the Francis Gregory Adult Book Club is

Foreign Film Night: 'The Chorus'

In a fortress of a school in France in 1948, professor Clement Mathieu sees an opportunity to bring some joy to the young boys' lives by establishing a chorus. His decision angers the headmaster, so he must proceed in secret. But the power of music and his generosity of self changes his students forever.  

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