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This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Karin Tanabe -- The Sunset Crowd

Sunday, July 21, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Author Event
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

Come listen to a talk by acclaimed author Karin Tanabe about her most recent novel, The Sunset Crowd. From Rodeo Drive to the French Riviera, The Sunset Crowd is ...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Author Event
Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:

Come listen to a talk by acclaimed author Karin Tanabe about her most recent novel, The Sunset Crowd.

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Summer Storytime

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Storytime:

Join our children’s librarians for songs, stories, and rhymes!

Event Details:

Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, sto...

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  • Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend.
  • See children's desk for ticket upon arrival.

Storytime

Join our children’s librarians for songs, stories, and rhymes!

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Playtime with Early Literacy Center

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Age Group:
Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Event Details:

We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. Drop in, no registration or tickets required.

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Event Details:

We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. Drop in, no registration or tickets required.

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

German Conversation Evening

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Foreign Language Discussion Group
Age Group:
Adults (Ages 18+)
Foreign Language Discussion Group:

Join us and meet up with other foreign language speakers to practice and improve your skills.  These meetings are a casual, conversational format.

Event Details:

Looking for an opportunity to practice your German speaking skills?  Adults are welcome to join us for a conversation group, led by Petra Riedel-Willems.  Petra is a nati...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Foreign Language Discussion Group
Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Looking for an opportunity to practice your German speaking skills?  Adults are welcome to join us for a conversation group, led by Petra Riedel-Willems.  Petra is a native speaker and loves to meet other German language enthus

Foreign Language Discussion Group

Join us and meet up with other foreign language speakers to practice and improve your skills.  These meetings are a casual, conversational format.

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Canasta

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
Group Study Room 1 at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Games & Puzzles
Age Group:
Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

Come play canasta! Group meets every Tuesday through August.

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Group Study Room 1
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games & Puzzles
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Come play canasta! Group meets every Tuesday through August.

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Accessory Dwelling Unit Open House

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Community & Culture
Age Group:
Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

  Join the Conversation on ACCESSORY DWELLINGS! The City is exploring potential updates to the accessory dwellings (ADs) regulations, and we want to hear from you! Wh...

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Community & Culture
Event Details:

 

Join the Conversation on ACCESSORY DWELLINGS!

The City is exploring potential updates to the accessory dwellings (ADs) regulations, and we want to hear from you!

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Great Books Discussion Series

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual Programs at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Book Discussion
Age Group:
Adults (Ages 18+)
Great Books Discussion Series:

A "Great Books" discussion concentrating on literary classics (both traditional and modern) usually meeting at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. All are welcome. Vie...

Event Details:

The group will discuss: The Bell by Iris Murdoch Text & questions are available in the Discussion Guide in the Great Books volume: Great Conversations 5 Request to...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:

The group will discuss:

Great Books Discussion Series

A "Great Books" discussion concentrating on literary classics (both traditional and modern) usually meeting at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. All are welcome. View full 2023-2024 reading list...

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Mindfulness Meditation for Everyday Life

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

Most of us are always on the go in some capacity, tasking ourselves to keep things running smoothly or remedying situations that aren’t going as we hoped. The practice of mindfulne...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

Most of us are always on the go in some capacity, tasking ourselves to keep things running smoothly or remedying situations that aren’t going as we hoped.

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

MRSPL Mystery Book Club

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Book Discussion
Age Group:
Adults (Ages 18+)
Mystery Book Group:

Come in, get cozy and enjoy a group discussion of books of mystery and suspense by famous and lesser known authors from the Golden Age of Mysteries.  Meetings will be held eve...

Event Details:

Come join us for a trip to the coast of New England, on old Cape Cod of the 1930s. A troupe of actors find themselves stranded and are given refuge for the night in the remote cott...

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Come join us for a trip to the coast of New England, on old Cape Cod of the 1930s. A troupe of actors find themselves stranded and are given refuge for the night in the remote cottage rented by Victoria Ballard.

Mystery Book Group

Come in, get cozy and enjoy a group discussion of books of mystery and suspense by famous and lesser known authors from the Golden Age of Mysteries.  Meetings will be held every other month, usually on the 4th Wednesday of that month. We have been holding Hybrid meetings; you can join in-person or via zoom

Need a copy of the book? Please search our online catalog or our Overdrive ebook/audiobook collection to check the availability of this book. Special book group copies are also set aside roughly one month before the discussion and can be requested on a first come, first serve basis by emailing circ@fallschurchva.gov

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Falls Church Fiber Artists

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults (Ages 18+)
Falls Church Fiber Artists:

Drop in for this informal weekly group to knit and crochet. Share what you're creating. Get advice from other knitters and crocheters. Or just chat while you work on your own proje...

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Falls Church Fiber Artists

Drop in for this informal weekly group to knit and crochet. Share what you're creating. Get advice from other knitters and crocheters. Or just chat while you work on your own project! All are welcome. 

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Summer Storytime

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Storytime:

Join our children’s librarians for songs, stories, and rhymes!

Event Details:

Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, sto...

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  • Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend.
  • See children's desk for ticket upon arrival.

Storytime

Join our children’s librarians for songs, stories, and rhymes!

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Playtime with Early Literacy Center

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Age Group:
Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Event Details:

We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. Drop in, no registration or tickets required.

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Event Details:

We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. Drop in, no registration or tickets required.

This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.

High School Book Club: Howl's Moving Castle

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Book Discussion
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Event Details:

Rising 9-12 graders are invited to join us for a special summer book club! We will discuss the month's book, eat some snacks, and  hand out July's book. June 20- Persepo...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Rising 9-12 graders are invited to join us for a special summer book club! We will discuss the month's book, eat some snacks, and  hand out July's book.

This event is in the "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.

Dance With Your Baby!

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)
Event Details:

Join us for a fun time of music, dancing, and bubbles! Designed for ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, older siblings are welcome. Stay and play with toys designed just for babies ...

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Join us for a fun time of music, dancing, and bubbles! Designed for ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, older siblings are welcome. Stay and play with toys designed just for babies and mingle with other families.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Used Book Sale - Preview - 5 item limit

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Book Sale
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

A preview to our used book sale that is open to all patrons! There is a 5 item purchase limit.

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

A preview to our used book sale that is open to all patrons! There is a 5 item purchase limit.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Used Book Sale

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Book Sale
Age Group:
All Ages
Book Sale:

Roughly every other month we hold a used book sale in our Upper Level Conference Room. Get great bargains on books, compact discs, and DVDs for all ages. (Any time you are in th...

Event Details:

Check out our used book sale on Saturday, Sunday and Monday!

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

Check out our used book sale on Saturday, Sunday and Monday!

Book Sale

Roughly every other month we hold a used book sale in our Upper Level Conference Room. Get great bargains on books, compact discs, and DVDs for all ages.

(Any time you are in the library you can also check out our smaller ongoing book sale on the two shelves in our Main Reading Room.) 

All proceeds support library programs and services!

Prices

  • Hardback: $3.00 + tax
  • Paperback: $2.00 + tax
  • Kids Board Book: $1.00 + tax
  • DVD/Blu-ray: $0.50 + tax
  • Audiobook: $1.00 + tax
  • Specialty Item: As marked + tax

MRSPL Foundation

Thank you to the MRSPL Foundation, which purchased our moveable book sale shelves and whose volunteers help with the book sale set up and staffing. 

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Dinosaur Pajama Party!

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:45am
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Event Details:

Saturday summer performers are all ticketed programs, space is limited. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Best for ages 0-5....

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
  • Saturday summer performers are all ticketed programs, space is limited.
  • See children's desk for ticket upon arrival.
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

S.T. Gibson Author Talk: Evocation

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Author Event
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

Come listen to a talk by fantasy author S.T. Gibson about her new novel, Evocation, the first book in a spellbinding and vibrant new series, The Summoner's Circle: As a teen, Da...

Registration Closed
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Author Event
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Come listen to a talk by fantasy author S.T. Gibson about her new novel, Evocation, the first book in a spellbinding and vibrant new series, The Summoner's Circle:

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Used Book Sale

Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Book Sale
Age Group:
All Ages
Book Sale:

Roughly every other month we hold a used book sale in our Upper Level Conference Room. Get great bargains on books, compact discs, and DVDs for all ages. (Any time you are in th...

Event Details:

Check out our used book sale on Saturday, Sunday and Monday!

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

Check out our used book sale on Saturday, Sunday and Monday!

Book Sale

Roughly every other month we hold a used book sale in our Upper Level Conference Room. Get great bargains on books, compact discs, and DVDs for all ages.

(Any time you are in the library you can also check out our smaller ongoing book sale on the two shelves in our Main Reading Room.) 

All proceeds support library programs and services!

Prices

  • Hardback: $3.00 + tax
  • Paperback: $2.00 + tax
  • Kids Board Book: $1.00 + tax
  • DVD/Blu-ray: $0.50 + tax
  • Audiobook: $1.00 + tax
  • Specialty Item: As marked + tax

MRSPL Foundation

Thank you to the MRSPL Foundation, which purchased our moveable book sale shelves and whose volunteers help with the book sale set up and staffing. 

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Accessory Dwelling Unit Open House

Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Community & Culture
Age Group:
Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

  Join the Conversation on ACCESSORY DWELLINGS! The City is exploring potential updates to the accessory dwellings (ADs) regulations, and we want to hear from you! Wh...

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Community & Culture
Event Details:

 

Join the Conversation on ACCESSORY DWELLINGS!

The City is exploring potential updates to the accessory dwellings (ADs) regulations, and we want to hear from you!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Used Book Sale

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 8:00pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Book Sale
Age Group:
All Ages
Book Sale:

Roughly every other month we hold a used book sale in our Upper Level Conference Room. Get great bargains on books, compact discs, and DVDs for all ages. (Any time you are in th...

Event Details:

Stop by our used book sale Saturday, Sunday, or Monday!

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

Stop by our used book sale Saturday, Sunday, or Monday!

Book Sale

Roughly every other month we hold a used book sale in our Upper Level Conference Room. Get great bargains on books, compact discs, and DVDs for all ages.

(Any time you are in the library you can also check out our smaller ongoing book sale on the two shelves in our Main Reading Room.) 

All proceeds support library programs and services!

Prices

  • Hardback: $3.00 + tax
  • Paperback: $2.00 + tax
  • Kids Board Book: $1.00 + tax
  • DVD/Blu-ray: $0.50 + tax
  • Audiobook: $1.00 + tax
  • Specialty Item: As marked + tax

MRSPL Foundation

Thank you to the MRSPL Foundation, which purchased our moveable book sale shelves and whose volunteers help with the book sale set up and staffing. 

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Summer Storytime

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Storytime:

Join our children’s librarians for songs, stories, and rhymes!

Event Details:

Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, sto...

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  • Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend.
  • See children's desk for ticket upon arrival.

Storytime

Join our children’s librarians for songs, stories, and rhymes!

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Playtime with Early Literacy Center

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Age Group:
Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Event Details:

We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. Drop in, no registration or tickets required.

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Event Details:

We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. Drop in, no registration or tickets required.

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)" group.
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.

Family Movie Night: Monsters, Inc.

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Community & Culture, Film
Age Group:
Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4), School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11), Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Event Details:

Grab your favorite people and join us for a screening of a fun G-rated movie. This program is a great way for families to enjoy an evening out together. Caregivers are invited t...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4), School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11), Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Film
Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

Grab your favorite people and join us for a screening of a fun G-rated movie. This program is a great way for families to enjoy an evening out together.