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 "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.
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.

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 - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Event Details:

The Conference Room is open for quiet study from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM today.

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

American Sign Language Class

11:30am - 12:30pm
ESOL & Language
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: ESOL & Language
Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Interested in learning American Sign Language? Come learn from members of the Meridian High School American Sign Language Honor Society (ASLHS).

This four-session series of classes is intended for beginners.

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

Alex Travis Author Talk: The Only Black Girl in the Room

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Author Event
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: Author Event
Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:

Genevieve Francis, a 25-year-old Black reporter, assumed she’d go into her fourth year at her newspaper job with a bigger story than the latest seasonal ice cream flavor.

2 pm
3 pm

Quiet Study Room

3:30pm - 5:30pm
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
4 pm
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)" group.

Crafternoon: Cardboard Dinosaur

4:15pm - 5:00pm
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: 7
Event Details:

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to enjoy music and a craft. This month we are coloring and pasting cardboard to create a dinosaur!

Craft Schedule:

  • May 15: Cardboard Dinosaur
5 pm
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Foundation Volunteer Open House

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Other
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Other
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The Mary Riley Styles Public Library Foundation is looking for adult volunteers!

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

Board Game Night

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Community & Culture, Games & Puzzles
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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, Games & Puzzles
Event Details:

Come check out the wonderful and varied world of modern board games. Play various  tabletop games that are simple to learn and fun to master. This is a great way to meet new people.

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

Poetry Circle

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Writing Group
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Study Room 1 & 2 Combined
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
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

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 "Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)" group.
Cancelled

Middle School Book Club: American Born Chinese

7:00pm - 7:45pm
Book Discussion
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
Event Details:

Middle schoolers are invited to join us for a fun book discussion once a month. This month, we will be reading

Book Club Schedule:

  • May 13: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

Teen Book Club

A discussion group for grades 6 through 8 held during the school year. Registration required; limited copies of the book are available at the Youth Services Desk each month. 

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.

Financial Investment Series: Social Security -- Your Questions Answered

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Finance
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: Finance
Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:

Social Security -- Your Questions Answered is an educational program for people who are nearing retirement, ages 55 and up who have questions about social security. During this 15-minute seminar we'll help answer these questions

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

Great Books Discussion Series

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...