Juneteenth Closure

The library will be closed Wednesday, June 19, for Juneteenth. We'll reopen at 10 am on Thursday, June 20.

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Quiet Study Room

10:00am - 1:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Event Details:

Room open for quiet study: 10:00 - 1:00 pm. 

Quiet Study Room

10:00am - 6:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
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Room open for quiet study: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. 

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

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!

Quiet Study Room

10:00am - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Event Details:

Room open for quiet study: 10:00 am - 8:00 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: 8
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!

Quiet Study Room

10:00am - 3:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Event Details:

Room open for quiet study: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. 

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:
  • 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!

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:

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
1 pm
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Poetry Writing Workshop

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Writing Group, Other
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Study Room 1 & 2 Combined
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group, Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Join others interested in learning to write poetry in this class. The instructor will share some poetry, help brainstorm about ideas for your poem, and explain how to use a word bank to bring your poem to the next level.

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

Painting Birds in Cherry Blossoms with Darlene Kaplan

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Award winning Professional artist and owner and CEO of Soft Brush Studio, Darlene Kaplan has been captivating art lovers worldwide with her energetic Oriental Brush Paintings using Chinese watercolors for over 40 years

This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Author Talk: Judy Goodman Ikels

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Author Event, Book Discussion
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

On June 10, 1944, a B-24 Liberator Bomber loses its engine following a raid on Japanese forces. The pilot, 2nd Lt. William H. Wallace Jr., sacrifices himself to save the lives of his seven crew members.

2 pm
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
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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: The Closing Circle (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 Closing Circle by Barry Commoner (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.

Mystery Book Club: Til Death Do Us Part

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 Till Death Do Us Part written by John Dickson Carr.

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.