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

Summer 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.

Canasta

10:00am - 1:30pm
Games & Puzzles
Registration Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Group Study Room 1
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games & Puzzles
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Come play canasta! Group meets every Tuesday through August.

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

Stuffie Sleepover

10:00am - 8:00pm
Community & Culture
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4), School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)
Program Type: Community & Culture
Event Details:

Ever wonder what your stuffies would would get up to if they had the library all to themselves? Drop them off at the lower level desk on Wednesday, July 10 for a stuffie sleepover!

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: 14
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.

Summer 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.

Dance With Your Baby!

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime, Summer Reading Program
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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, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Join us for a fun time of music, dancing, and bubbles! Designed for ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, older siblings are welcome. Stay and play with toys designed just for babies and mingle with other families.

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

Bright Star Theatre - Happily Ever After

11:00am - 12:00pm
Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
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Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)
Program Type: Performing Arts, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
  • Saturday summer performers are all ticketed programs, space is limited.
  • See children's desk for ticket upon arrival.
12 pm
1 pm
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Parent Workshop: Understanding Disordered Eating in Kids and Teens

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Health & Wellness
Registration Closed
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:

Individual therapist Kristin Miller, LPC will present tips for recognizing and preventing disordered eating and exercise in children and teens. Kristin is a mental health provider with Active & Connected Family Therapy.

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

New Yorker Discussion Group

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 in person at the library and 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 "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.

Ghibli Movie Club: My Neighbor Totoro

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Community & Culture, Film
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: Community & Culture, Film
Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:

This summer, travel to the wonderful worlds of Studio Ghibli films. This program is for grades 6-12.

  • June 10: Howl's Moving Castle
  • July 8: My Neighbor Totoro

Registration is requested.

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
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.
Cancelled

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.

7 pm
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...

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

Wednesday Evening Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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: 22
Event Details:

JULY 2024 BOOK: The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham

Please RSVP by using the REGISTRATION box below. Drop-ins are welcome and will be admitted space provided. 

Wednesday Evening Book Club

The Wednesday Evening Book Club typically meets the second Wednesday evening of every other month and reads a wide range of fiction and nonfiction. 

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

Want to read reviews and background material? Optional background material - including reviews, author bios, and author interviews - can be found on the Wednesday Evening Book Club's website roughly one week before the discussion.