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

Fall Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Drop in. Limited space available. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Masks are welcome but not required. If you or your child are feeling sick or having any respiratory symptoms, please stay home! 

Storytime

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

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

Strategic Planning Retreat

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Board of Trustees, Strategic Plan & Focus Groups
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Library Board of Trustees, Strategic Plan & Focus Groups
Event Details:

Consultants from ReThinking Libraries will be conducting the Library Strategic Planning Retreat with invited members of the community, library staff, and Library Board

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

Mindfulness Meditation

10:30am - 11:30am
Health & Wellness
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

These weekly sessions are open to meditation students interesting in having ongoing support with their mindfulness meditation practice and include guided meditation plus a related talk to support deepening your practice. Beginners welcome!

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

Falls Church Fiber Artists

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

Fall Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Drop in. Limited space available. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Masks are welcome but not required. If you or your child are feeling sick or having any respiratory symptoms, please stay home! 

Storytime

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

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

Baby Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Drop in. Limited space available. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. Ages 0-2 with a caregiver. Masks are welcome but not required. If you or your child are feeling sick or having any respiratory symptoms, please stay home! 

Storytime

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

11 am
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.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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:

Stay and play after storytime or drop into the library. We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. 

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.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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:

Stay and play after storytime or drop into the library. We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. 

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
Performing Arts, Storytime
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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: Performing Arts, Storytime
Event Details:

Sing Books with Emily is a singing story time with picture books based on songs for children of all ages.

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

Arm Chair Travel: The Holy Land

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Film
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Film
Event Details:

Traveling through The Holy Land we will weave together the Israeli and Palestinian narratives as we explore both countries.

Armchair Travel

Join us in the Falls Church Senior Center on the third Tuesday afternoon of each month at 1:00 pm to watch a travel video from destinations around the world! This program is hosted jointly by the Falls Church Senior Center and the Mary Riley Styles Public Library. 

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

Early Release Wednesday: Camping Escape Room

3:30pm - 3:45pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Closed
Required
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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
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

A thunderstorm is coming and Miss Meredith is locked out of her tent and she can't find her S'mores snack! Do you have what it takes to find the missing S'mores ingredients and get into the tent before the thunderstorm arrives?

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

Early Release Wednesday: Camping Escape Room

3:45pm - 4:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Closed
Required
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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
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

A thunderstorm is coming and Miss Meredith is locked out of her tent and she can't find her S'mores snack! Do you have what it takes to find the missing S'mores ingredients and get into the tent before the thunderstorm arrives?

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

Early Release Wednesday: Camping Escape Room

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Closed
Required
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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
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

A thunderstorm is coming and Miss Meredith is locked out of her tent and she can't find her S'mores snack! Do you have what it takes to find the missing S'mores ingredients and get into the tent before the thunderstorm arrives?

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

Early Release Wednesday: Camping Escape Room

4:15pm - 4:30pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Closed
Required
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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
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

A thunderstorm is coming and Miss Meredith is locked out of her tent and she can't find her S'mores snack! Do you have what it takes to find the missing S'mores ingredients and get into the tent before the thunderstorm arrives?

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

Early Release Wednesday: Camping Escape Room

4:30pm - 4:45pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Closed
Required
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

A thunderstorm is coming and Miss Meredith is locked out of her tent and she can't find her S'mores snack! Do you have what it takes to find the missing S'mores ingredients and get into the tent before the thunderstorm arrives?

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

Early Release Wednesday: Camping Escape Room

4:45pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Closed
Required
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

A thunderstorm is coming and Miss Meredith is locked out of her tent and she can't find her S'mores snack! Do you have what it takes to find the missing S'mores ingredients and get into the tent before the thunderstorm arrives?

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

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Board of Trustees
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Library Board of Trustees
Event Details:

The MRSPL Board of Trustees typically holds its regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday evening of the month.

Library Board of Trustees

The MRSPL Board of Trustees holds its regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday evening of the month (unless otherwise specified).

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

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Closed
Required
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Details:

For November, the group will be discussing Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

The Nonfiction Book Discussion Group is tailored to curious readers who are interested in expanding their general knowledge of topics, writing styles, and forms across a variety of subject matters that include, but are not limited to: investigative journalism, technology, environmentalism and the outdoors, politics, science, and psychology. The group meets on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend!

View full reading list & more info...

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

ESOL Conversation Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
ESOL & Language
Virtual Event
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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.

Great Books Discussion Series (online)

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Book Discussion
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare (Independent selection)

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 "Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)" group.

Middle School Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

November book: I Can Make this Promise by Christine Day

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 "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Mystery Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:

This month we are discussing the Ellery Queen murder book, The American Gun Mystery.  The Wild West Rodeo comes to Manhattan, and in front of 20,000 spectators, Old Time Cowboy legend Buck Horne is shot dead during the show - then tr

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 Writers Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Writing Group
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:

This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please email to request a Zoom invite.

Falls Church Writers Group

 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 last Thursday of the month at 7 pm.