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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Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Description:

The library will be closed on Friday, April 21, 2022 for a staff development and training day. 

While the library is closed, you can still access all our great online resources!

10 am
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Quiet Study Room

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
Event Details:

The Upper Level Conference Room will be open for quiet study today from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm and from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. 

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

Spring 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:
  • Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend.
  • 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: The Girl from the Channel Islands

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: 23
Event Details:

For April we will be reading The Girl from the Channel Islands by Jenny Lecoat.

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: 6
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.

Spring 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:
  • Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend.
  • 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.

Earth Day, Every Day: The Zero Waste Journey Explained

10:30am - 11:30am
Community & Culture, 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: Community & Culture, Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Details:

Mala Persaud is a communications consultant for global health, environmental, and global development nonprofits.

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.
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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 "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:

We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime. Drop in, no registration or tickets required.

12 pm

Quiet Study

12:30pm - 3:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Quiet Study Room

12:30pm - 5:00pm
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 will be open for quiet study today from 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM. 

1 pm
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: 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.

Arm Chair Travel: Brussels, Prague & Amsterdam

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 along as we visit a chocolatier in Brussels, breathtaking architecture in Prague, and explore canals by bike in Amsterdam.

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 "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: 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.

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: 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.

Author Talk & Book Signing: BRENDAN SLOCUMB

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Author Event, Book Discussion
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Author Brendan Slocumb returns to the library to talk about Symphony of Secrets, the followup to his breakout mystery novel, The Violin Conspiracy.

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

Early Release Wednesday: Yarn Turtles

3:30pm - 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: 4
Event Details:

Join us for a fun, reptilian, upcycling program.  We'll be using yarn scraps donated by the Falls Church Fiber Artists group to create these woven turtles.  Registration is required for this free program open to students in Grades K-5.&n

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

Quiet Study Room

5:00pm - 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 will be open for quiet study today from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm and from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. 

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

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

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).

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.

Teen Game Night

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Computers & Technology
Registration Closed
Required
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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: Computers & Technology
Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Prove you can run circles around your friends with Super Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch at the library!

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!