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

Used Book Sale

10:00am - 4:00pm
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:

Check out our used book sale this Saturday-Monday!

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. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Used Book Sale

10:00am - 8:00pm
Other
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Checkout our used booksale that runs this Sunday-Monday!

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. 

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

December 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 Group

10:30am - 12:00pm
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: 20
Event Details:

For December we will be discussing The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood.

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 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
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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.

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.

December 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 "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.

Baby Play 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.

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

Sing Books with Emily

11:00am - 11:30am
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 2 - 4), School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)
Event Details:

Sing Books with Emily is a singing story time with picture books based on songs for children of all ages.

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

Artificial Intelligence: Blessing or Curse?

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computers & Technology
Registration Closed
Required
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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: Computers & Technology
Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

This talk on Artificial Intelligence will offer an up-to-date review of the extraordinary characteristics of this new human capability. Questions abound.

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

New Yorker Discussion Group (online)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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:

Article to read for December discussion to be determined. This program will be held via Zoom. Please email to request a Zoom invite. 

New Yorker Discussion Group

Enjoy reading The New Yorker but wish you had someone to chat about it with? Drop into the monthly New Yorker Discussion Group to share your thoughts on what you’ve read in a variety of articles. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 2-3 pm on Zoom.

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

Operation EarthWatch

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Arts & Crafts, Community & Culture, Health & Wellness
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
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Join Operation EarthWatch at the library! Students in Grades K-5, accompanied by their caregivers, are invited to the MRSPL conference room to work on this month's activities.

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

Gingerbread Houses

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 2 - 4), School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us for an afternoon of sugary crafting! Children will make a gingerbread house to take home. This program is for children aged 3+ and pre-k aged attendees must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Crafty Café: Gingerbread Houses

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Arts & Crafts
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: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Come relax at Crafty Café every first Monday of the month. We will enjoy snacks and a different artsy activity every meeting. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome!

Schedule:

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!