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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:
Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 18 months ...

Storytime

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

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

Make an Art Book

10:30am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Community & Culture
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: Arts & Crafts, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Come learn how to create an art book with local artist Molly McCracken. Several different book making and binding techniques will be discussed. Ideas and inspiration for how to fill up your art book will be explored. Molly McCracken BIO Molly M...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Mindfulness Meditation for Everyday Life

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Most of us are always on the go in some capacity, tasking ourselves to keep things running smoothly or remedying situations that aren’t going as we hoped. The practice of mindfulness meditation gives us the skills to step out of our habitual mode of ...
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:
Please pick ONLY ONE story time per week to attend. See children's desk for ticket upon arrival. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 18 months ...

Storytime

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

Quiet Study

10:00am - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
This event is in the "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.

Ukulele Baby Lap 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. We give out tickets starting at 10am. Limited space available, story time often fills before the 10:30am start. For ages 0-24 month...

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. ...

Quiet Study

11:30am - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
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 - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
1 pm
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Arm Chair Travel: Peru

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:
Join us to visit Machu Picchu, a city perched in the mountains northwest of the former capital Cuzco. Beyond this unique treasure, Peru offers a whole panoply of other attractions: Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable body of water in the world, the ...

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.

Crafternoon: Slime

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to enjoy music and a craft. Craft Schedule: October 18: Halloween Slime November 15: Autumn Wreaths Registration is required. ...
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
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.

Teens Gaming: Trivia Murder Party

6:00pm - 7:30pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Grab a personal device and join us for an evening of Trivia Murder Party from Jack Box Games. Get in the spooky spirit and flex what you know while enjoying snacks. Winners will receive a prize. Registration required. ...
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 "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Falls Church Writers Group

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Writing Group
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
 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 third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Attend in person or online. ...
7 pm
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.
Cancelled

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
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
Event Details:
The OCTOBER BOOK "In the Mouth of the Wolf" will be discussed in the November meeting.   ...

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!

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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!