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

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Writing Group
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the thi

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Attend in person or online. ...
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Victor Haskins

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Community & Culture, Performing Arts
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

Victor Haskins is a multi-instrumentalist, multidisciplinary artist, international performer, composer, improviser, bandleader, and educator.  Haskins creates transformat

Registration Open
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: Community & Culture, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 66
Event Details:
Victor Haskins is a multi-instrumentalist, multidisciplinary artist, international performer, composer, improviser, bandleader, and educator.  Haskins creates transformative, sound-based works which channel the power of human connection, im...
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.

Teens Gaming: Overcooked! 2

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Community & Culture, Computers & Technology
Age Group:
Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Event Details:

What's cooking at the library? Games! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us in the virtual kitchen as we play the video game Overcooked! 2. This game is cooperative, and will

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
What's cooking at the library? Games! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us in the virtual kitchen as we play the video game Overcooked! 2. This game is cooperative, and will help teens practice team work and communication skills! We will take ...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Improv Workshop: Unexpectedly Funny

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Community & Culture, Performing Arts
Age Group:
Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

Join us for Unexpectedly Funny, an exhilarating improv workshop suitable for all ages! Discover the joy of spontaneous creativity as we explore the fundamentals of improvisation in

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Performing Arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us for Unexpectedly Funny, an exhilarating improv workshop suitable for all ages! Discover the joy of spontaneous creativity as we explore the fundamentals of improvisation in a fun and supportive environment. Through engaging games, exercises, ...
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.

Crafty Café: Watercolor Painting

Monday, May 6, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Event Details:

Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: M

Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: May 6: Watercolor Painting ...
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Using the Library of Congress

Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Upper Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Community & Culture
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world and it’s in your back yard. Have you ever gone there as a tourist and wondered if you could use the collections that you

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: Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world and it’s in your back yard. Have you ever gone there as a tourist and wondered if you could use the collections that you’ve heard so much about? The answer is YES!  There is much that y...
This event is in the "Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)" group.

Middle School Book Club: American Born Chinese

Monday, May 13, 2024 at 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Book Discussion
Age Group:
Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)
Teen Book Club:

A discussion group for grades 6 through 8 held during the school year. Registration required; limited copies of the book are available at the Youth Services Desk each month. 

Event Details:

Middle schoolers are invited to join us for a fun book discussion once a month. This month, we will be reading Book Club Schedule: May 13: American Born Chinese by Gene Lu

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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Middle schoolers are invited to join us for a fun book discussion once a month. This month, we will be reading Book Club Schedule: May 13: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang ...

Teen Book Club

A discussion group for grades 6 through 8 held during the school year. Registration required; limited copies of the book are available at the Youth Services Desk each month. 

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

Falls Church Writers Group

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Writing Group
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the thi

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Attend in person or online. ...
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.

Crafty Café: Perler Bead Keychains

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Event Details:

Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: J

Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: June 3: Perler Bead Key Chains July 1: Pet Rock Decorating August 5...
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.

Crafty Café: Pet Rock Decorating

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Event Details:

Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: J

Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: July 1: Pet Rock Decorating August 5: Clay Sculpting September 9: C...
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Falls Church Writers Group

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Writing Group
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the thi

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Attend in person or online. ...
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.

Crafty Café: Clay Sculpting

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Event Details:

Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: A

Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: August 5: Clay Sculpting September 9: CD Painting Registration i...
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Falls Church Writers Group

Wednesday, August 21, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Writing Group
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the thi

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Attend in person or online. ...
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.

Crafty Café: CD Painting

Monday, September 9, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Event Details:

Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: S

Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome! Schedule: September 9: CD Painting Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Falls Church Writers Group

Wednesday, September 18, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room at Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Program Type:
Writing Group
Age Group:
High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Event Details:

 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the thi

Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Attend in person or online. ...