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 "All Ages" group.

Quiet Study Room

10:00am - 8:00pm
Other
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

The Upper Level Conference Room is open for quiet study today from 10 am - 8 pm. 

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: 7
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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Used Book Sale

10:00am - 3:00pm
Other
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
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Checkout our used book sale Saturday, February 25th (10 am - 3 pm) and Sunday, February 26th (10 am - 3 pm).

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. 

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. 

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

Quiet Study Room

12:00pm - 8:00pm
Other
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

The Upper Level Conference Room is open for quiet study today from 12 pm - 8 pm. 

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

Arm Chair Travel: Great Trans-American Train Ride

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:

Come aboard and experience the coast-to-coast journey by train across America.

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. 

This event is in the "Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" 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: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Adults (Ages 18+)
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 "Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" 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: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Adults (Ages 18+)
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 "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Ukraine Frontline Documentary Panel Discussion

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Other
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+), All Ages
Program Type: Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Putin’s war in Ukraine, you're invited to watch the recent FRONTLINE documentary about the war and then come to the library for a discussion with journalist Solomiia Hera and translator Lev Zinchenko who

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

Operation EarthWatch February 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: 79
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.

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.