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Used Book Sale

10:00am - 3:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Our May weekend book sale is Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22.  ...

Book Sale

Stop by our Upper Level Conference Room for our monthly 2-day used book sale! Get great bargains on books, compact discs, and DVDs for all ages. Most hardback-books sell for $2 (+ tax), paperback-books and DVDs for $1 (+ tax), and board books for $0.50 (+ tax). All proceeds support library programs and services. 

This event is in the "Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Oriental Brush Art with Darlene Kaplan

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Community & Culture
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Culture
Event Details:
Learn oriental brush painting techniques, using step by step directions, under the guidance of International Award Winning artist, Darlene Kaplan. Program is for all skill levels, you will work at your own level. Beginners welcome!  ABOU...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Used Book Sale

10:00am - 3:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Our May weekend book sale is Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22.  ...

Book Sale

Stop by our Upper Level Conference Room for our monthly 2-day used book sale! Get great bargains on books, compact discs, and DVDs for all ages. Most hardback-books sell for $2 (+ tax), paperback-books and DVDs for $1 (+ tax), and board books for $0.50 (+ tax). All proceeds support library programs and services. 

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.

Spring Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Registration Closed
Registration
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)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Masks are welcome but not required. If you or your child are feeling sick or having any respiratory symptoms, please cancel and stay home! A limited number of drop in spots are available first come, first served. Please be ...

Storytime

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

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

ESOL Conversation Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
ESOL & Language
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 "Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Author Talk - Brendan Slocumb

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Author Event
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Please join us in welcoming Brendan Slocumb for a moderated discussion of his critically acclaimed debut novel, The Violin Conspiracy, a mystery about a Black classical musician whose family heirloom violin is stolen on the eve of the most prestigiou...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Great Books Discussion Series

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Book Discussion
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
The group will be discussing Siddhartha by Herman Hesse (Discussion guide in Great Conversations 5). This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please email for a Zoom invite or more information.  ...

Great Books Discussion Series

A "Great Books" discussion concentrating on literary classics (both traditional and modern) meeting at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Open to all and no registration required. View full 2021-2022 reading list...

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 - 4)" 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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 - 4), Preschool (Ages 2 - 4), School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11), All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Culture
Event Details:
Join us in the library parking lot for an afternoon exploring vehicles from the Falls Church Fire Department.  This program is open to all ages and does not require registration. ...

Mystery Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
We will be discussing The Thirty Nine Steps by John Buchan.  It is a classic mystery thriller that takes place in England and across Scotland, on the brink of WWI.  Our meeting will be via Zoom.  ...

Mystery Book Group

Come in, get cozy and enjoy a group discussion of some of the classic and lesser known authors of mystery and suspense from the Golden Age of Mysteries.  Meetings will be held every other month, usually on the 4th Wednesday of that 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.

Falls Church Fiber Artists

10:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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 0 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Spring Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Registration Closed
Registration
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)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Masks are welcome but not required. If you or your child are feeling sick or having any respiratory symptoms, please cancel and stay home! A limited number of drop in spots are available first come, first served. Please be ...

Storytime

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

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

123 Andrés

11:00am - 12:00pm
Performance
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: Performance
Event Details:
Mary Riley Styles Library is excited to have Andrés and Christina, the Latin Grammy-winning music duo 123 Andrés, back at the library this spring. Their catchy songs and lively concerts get the whole family dancing and learning, in Spanish and Englis...
Branches:
Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Description:
The library will be closed Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30, for the Memorial Day holiday.  While the library is closed, you can still access all our great online resources! Digital Collection Research Tools  Library Catalog ...
Branches:
Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Description:
The library will be closed Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30, for the Memorial Day holiday.  While the library is closed, you can still access all our great online resources! Digital Collection Research Tools  Library Catalog ...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Tuesday Morning Book Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Book Discussion
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
For May we will be reading Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler. View full 2021-2022 reading schedule... ...

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.

Falls Church Fiber Artists

10:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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 0 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages 0 - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.

Spring Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Registration Open
Registration
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)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Masks are welcome but not required. If you or your child are feeling sick or having any respiratory symptoms, please cancel and stay home! A limited number of drop in spots are available first come, first served. Please be ...

Storytime

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

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

New Yorker Discussion Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Book Discussion
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Article to read for June 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 at the Falls Church Senior Center. Print copies of the article can be picked up at the Falls Church Senior Center or at the Information Desk at the Mary Riley Styles Public Library.

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.

Cuddle with Kittens at the Library

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Health & Wellness
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 6 - 8), High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Drop into the Teen Room at the Library for some end of school year stress relief. Cuddle with kittens from the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. The Teen Room is open for students in grades 6-12 and kittens will be available for cuddling from 3-5pm...
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Plant Swap and Hands on Harvests Garden Talk

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Home & Gardening
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Home & Gardening
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Are you a plant lover? Bring your houseplant cuttings, veggie, flower, and herb seeds, seedlings, and transplants and leave with some new ones! While we take a few minutes to organize the swaps, Stacey Evers of Hands on Harvests will gave an overview...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

ESOL Conversation Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
ESOL & Language
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! 

Branches:
Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Description:
The library will not open until 12 pm on Wednesday, June 8 while staff hold a meeting. While the library is closed, you can still access all our great online resources! Digital Collection Research Tools  Library Catalog ...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Wednesday Evening Book Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
For June, the group will read Orwell's Roses by Rebecca Solnit. Please RSVP by using the REGISTRATION box below. Drop-ins are welcome and will be admitted space provided.  ...

Wednesday Evening Book Group

The Wednesday Evening Book Group typically meets on the second Wednesday evening of each 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 Group's website roughly one month before the discussion. 

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

Falls Church Fiber Artists

10:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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.