July 4th Holiday Closure

The library will be closed July 4 for Independence Day. We'll reopen at 10 am on Friday, July 5.

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

Winter 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:
  • See children's desk for ticket upon arrival.

Storytime

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

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

Tuesday Morning Book Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Book Discussion
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: Book Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

For January we will be reading Susan, Linda, Nina and Cokie by Lisa Napoli..

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

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: 2
Event Details:

These weekly sessions are open to meditation students interested 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.

Winter 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:
  • See children's desk for ticket upon arrival.

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 - 10:45am
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:
  • See children's desk for ticket upon arrival.
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. 

12 pm
1 pm
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FC History Room: Walk-in Hours

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Local History & Genealogy
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Falls Church History Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Local History & Genealogy

Falls Church History Room

Stop by the Falls Church History Room during our walk-in hours to ask a question, research a topic, our simply learn more about our local history collection! 

Fall Church History Room Walk-in Hours

Weekdays:

  • Monday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Tuesday 5 pm - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Friday CLOSED

2nd Weekend Each Month:

  • Saturday 10 am - 3 pm 
  • Sunday 10 am - 3 pm 

View walk-in hours in our online calendar...

Additional Info:

LEARN MORE: Visit www.mrspl.org/localhistory for more information, including an overview of the collection and links to related resources. 

NEED AN APPOINTMENT? If you can't make it during our regular walk-in hours, contact us to schedule an appointment. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FC History Room: Walk-in Hours

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Local History & Genealogy
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Falls Church History Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Local History & Genealogy

Falls Church History Room

Stop by the Falls Church History Room during our walk-in hours to ask a question, research a topic, our simply learn more about our local history collection! 

Fall Church History Room Walk-in Hours

Weekdays:

  • Monday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Tuesday 5 pm - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Friday CLOSED

2nd Weekend Each Month:

  • Saturday 10 am - 3 pm 
  • Sunday 10 am - 3 pm 

View walk-in hours in our online calendar...

Additional Info:

LEARN MORE: Visit www.mrspl.org/localhistory for more information, including an overview of the collection and links to related resources. 

NEED AN APPOINTMENT? If you can't make it during our regular walk-in hours, contact us to schedule an appointment. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FC History Room: Walk-in Hours

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Local History & Genealogy
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Falls Church History Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Local History & Genealogy

Falls Church History Room

Stop by the Falls Church History Room during our walk-in hours to ask a question, research a topic, our simply learn more about our local history collection! 

Fall Church History Room Walk-in Hours

Weekdays:

  • Monday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Tuesday 5 pm - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Friday CLOSED

2nd Weekend Each Month:

  • Saturday 10 am - 3 pm 
  • Sunday 10 am - 3 pm 

View walk-in hours in our online calendar...

Additional Info:

LEARN MORE: Visit www.mrspl.org/localhistory for more information, including an overview of the collection and links to related resources. 

NEED AN APPOINTMENT? If you can't make it during our regular walk-in hours, contact us to schedule an appointment. 

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

Operation EarthWatch January Meet Up

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Community & Culture, Health & Wellness, Home & Gardening, Other
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, Community & Culture, Health & Wellness, Home & Gardening, Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:

Students in Grades K-5, accompanied by their caregivers, are invited to the MRSPL conference room to work on this month's Operation EarthWatch activities.  Registration is requested for this program so that Operation EarthWatch knows how many

5 pm
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FC History Room: Walk-in Hours

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Local History & Genealogy
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Falls Church History Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Local History & Genealogy

Falls Church History Room

Stop by the Falls Church History Room during our walk-in hours to ask a question, research a topic, our simply learn more about our local history collection! 

Fall Church History Room Walk-in Hours

Weekdays:

  • Monday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Tuesday 5 pm - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Friday CLOSED

2nd Weekend Each Month:

  • Saturday 10 am - 3 pm 
  • Sunday 10 am - 3 pm 

View walk-in hours in our online calendar...

Additional Info:

LEARN MORE: Visit www.mrspl.org/localhistory for more information, including an overview of the collection and links to related resources. 

NEED AN APPOINTMENT? If you can't make it during our regular walk-in hours, contact us to schedule an appointment. 

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

ESOL Conversation Group (online)

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:

Tragedy of the Commons by Garrett Harden, (Keeping Things Whole)

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.

MRSPL Mystery Book Club

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

We are discussing The Bride Wore Black.  Written in 1940 it is the first murder mystery by Cornell Woolrich.  Reviewed as a "stylish, tense thriller" this is the book that launched Woolrich's career, the noted "master of suspens

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 (online)

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.