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 "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!

Closing

CLOSED UNTIL 1 PM

10:00am - 1:00pm
Branches:
Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Description:

Power has been restored. The library will reopen at 1 pm. 

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

Mindfulness Meditation for Everyday Life

10:30am - 11:30am
Health & Wellness
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
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.

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

Lego Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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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
Event Details:

Calling all Master Builders to come and create at the library!  This drop-in program is open to students in Grades K-5.  No registration is required and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more infor

5 pm
This event is in the "Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)" group.

Middle School Book Club: Howl's Moving Castle

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Middle schoolers are invited to join us for a fun book discussion once a month. This month, we will be reading Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones.

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

Poetry Circle

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Writing Group
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Group Study Room 2
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

If you write or just love reading poetry, you are invited to join this monthly, in-person poetry circle! Facilitated by group members, we each bring in our own work or the work of other poets to share with the group.

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
Event Details:

NOTE: The December 2023 meeting will be held on the 2nd Wednesday evening of the month (not the usual 3rd Wednesday evening). 

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).

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

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group: The Wager (online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Closed
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
Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Details:

JANUARY BOOK: The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder by David Grann

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!

View full reading list & more info...

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.

Spanish Conversation Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community & Culture, ESOL & Language
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, ESOL & Language
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Looking to practice your Spanish speaking skills? Adults are welcome to join us for a conversation group, led by Jaqui Ferrara, a certified Spanish instructor with Arlington Public Schools.

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

Great Books Discussion Series (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 group will discuss:

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...