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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 Selected Poems by Wislawa Szymborska (Great Conversations 3): The End and The Beginning; Hatred; and Reality Demands. This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please email for a Zoom invite or more inform...

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 "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 "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 "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Board of Trustees
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:
The MRSPL Board of Trustees typically holds its regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday evening of the month. ...

Library Board of Trustees

The MRSPL Board of Trustees typically holds its regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday evening of the month. 

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 "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 "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 An Interest in Live by Grace Paley (Great Conversations 3).  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 "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 "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Falls Church Writers Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Writing Group
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please email to request a Zoom invite.  ...

Falls Church Writers Group

 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 pm. 

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

Author Talk -- Bruce Holsinger

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Author Event, Book Discussion
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Event Details:
Bruce Holsinger is a novelist and literary scholar based in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is the author of the USA Today bestselling novel The Gifted School. The novel was named one of the Best Books of 2019 by NPR and is currently in devel...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
For September, the group will be discussing Why Fish Don't Exist by Lulu Miller. This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please register below if you would like to attend - and be sure to include your email address so you receive the Z...

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!

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 September, the group will read Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry. 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.

Arm Chair Travel: Touring Alaska

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Movie
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Join us as we tour Alaska together! We had to cancel this film in January due to snow. We shouldn't run into that problem in September so join us! ...

Arm Chair Travel

Join us in the Falls Church Senior Center on the third Tuesday afternoon of each month at 1:00 pm to watch a travel video from destinations around the world! This program is hosted jointly by the Falls Church Senior Center and the Mary Riley Styles Public Library. 

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

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Board of Trustees
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:
The MRSPL Board of Trustees typically holds its regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday evening of the month. ...

Library Board of Trustees

The MRSPL Board of Trustees typically holds its regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday evening of the month. 

This event is in the "Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9 - 12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

The War in Ukraine -- Professor Karina Korostelina

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Other
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Lower Level Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 6-12, Ages 12-18), High School (Grades 9 - 12), Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Event Details:
Karina V. Korostelina, Professor and Director of the Program on Prevention of Mass Violence and the Program on History, Memory, and Conflict at the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at GMU will provide perspective ...
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Falls Church Writers Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Writing Group
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please email to request a Zoom invite.  ...

Falls Church Writers Group

 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 pm. 

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 October 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 "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 October, the group will read The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams. 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.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
For October, the group will be discussing Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life by Helen Czerski. This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please register below if you would like to attend - and be sure to include your email a...

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!

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
  We will visit Ireland from Dublin to Belfast to the Wild Atlantic Way! Two countries, one people who in spite of troubles have a joy of life worth treasuring. ...

Arm Chair Travel

Join us in the Falls Church Senior Center on the third Tuesday afternoon of each month at 1:00 pm to watch a travel video from destinations around the world! This program is hosted jointly by the Falls Church Senior Center and the Mary Riley Styles Public Library. 

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

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Board of Trustees
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:
The MRSPL Board of Trustees typically holds its regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday evening of the month. ...

Library Board of Trustees

The MRSPL Board of Trustees typically holds its regular monthly meeting on the third Wednesday evening of the month. 

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

Falls Church Writers Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Writing Group
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Writing Group
Event Details:
This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please email to request a Zoom invite.  ...

Falls Church Writers Group

 A group for local aspiring writers. Share your work, give and receive feedback. All kinds of writing considered. Bring something that you're working on. Usually meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 pm.