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

Falls Church Fiber Artists

10:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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.

Winter Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
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. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 18 months ...

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.
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 "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.

Ukulele Baby Lap Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)
Program Type: Storytime
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, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 0-24 month...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)" group.

Sing Books with Emily

11:00am - 11:30am
Performance, Storytime
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 2 - 4), School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)
Program Type: Performance, Storytime
Event Details:
Sing Books with Emily is a singing story time with picture books based on songs for children of all ages. Join Emily to sing songs from a wide range of musical styles accompanied by bespoke sing along tracks and Emily's fun Symphony of Silly Instrume...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

20 Days in Mariupol - First Screening

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Movie
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
The first of two back to back showings. On the date of the second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, watch an Academy Award nominated documentary from Frontline that "offers a grueling but vital look at the devastating impact of war" ...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

20 Days in Mariupol - Second Screening

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Movie
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
The second back to back showing. On the date of the second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, watch an Academy Award nominated documentary from Frontline that "offers a grueling but vital look at the devastating impact of war" (Rotten...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Winter Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
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. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 18 months ...

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.
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 Night

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Foreign Language Discussion Group
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Foreign Language Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Looking for a chance to use your German language 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 enthusiasts eager to converse,...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

ESOL Conversation Group (online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
ESOL & Language
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: ESOL & Language
Event Details:
This program will be held on Zoom. Please email to request a Zoom invite.  ...

ESOL Conversation Group

Practice your English with our weekly ESOL conversation group!  Group meets every Monday evening from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. All are welcome! 

This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)" group.

All About Artists - Alma Thomas

4:45pm - 5:30pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us in celebrating Black History Month by learning about Alma Thomas, who was a renowned artist and teacher who lived and worked in Washington D.C. During this program, we will look at some of her art work and try to create our own pieces of art ...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Great Books Discussion Series

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Book Discussion
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: The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster text available in Great Books volume: Imperfect Ideal Request to Participate This program will be held virtually on Zoom unless otherwise noted. Please email A...

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

10:30am - 11:30am
Health & Wellness
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 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 mindfulness meditation gives us the skills to step out of our habitual mode of ...
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Getting from Violence to Peace: Lessons of the War in Gaza

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community & Culture, Other
Registration Open
Registration
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, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
The war between Israel and Hamas has been one of the most intense and violent struggles since the end of World War II.  How can Israelis and Palestinians live together peacefully after so much bloodshed and anguish?  Here we will discuss wh...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Falls Church Fiber Artists

10:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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.

Winter Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
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. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 18 months ...

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.
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 "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.

Ukulele Baby Lap Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)
Program Type: Storytime
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, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 0-24 month...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Winter Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
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. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 18 months ...

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.
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 "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: Mini Canvas Painting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Open
Registration
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: 18
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: March 4: Mini Canvas Painting April 1: Black Out and Collage Poetry ...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

ESOL Conversation Group (online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
ESOL & Language
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: ESOL & Language
Event Details:
This program will be held on Zoom. Please email to request a Zoom invite.  ...

ESOL Conversation Group

Practice your English with our weekly ESOL conversation group!  Group meets every Monday evening from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. All are welcome! 

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

Tuesday Morning Book Group

10:30am - 12:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
For January we will be discussing The Years by Annie Ernaux. ...

Tuesday Morning Book Discussion

A general book discussion held roughly every 6 weeks from September through June, usually on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Focuses on a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles selected in advance (over the summer) by the group. 

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 several weeks before the discussion and can be requested on a first come, first serve basis by emailing circ@fallschurchva.gov