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10 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.

Summer Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime, Summer Reading Program
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, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Drop in. Limited space available. First come, first served. 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 stay home!  Playtime with our Early Li...

Storytime

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

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.

Summer Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime, Summer Reading Program
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, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Drop in. Limited space available. First come, first served. 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 stay home!  Playtime with our Early Li...

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.

Playtime with Early Literacy Center

11:00am - 12:00pm
Summer Reading Program
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: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Stay and play after storytime or drop into the library. We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime.  ...
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.

Playtime with Early Literacy Center

11:00am - 12:00pm
Summer Reading Program
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: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Stay and play after storytime or drop into the library. We will have our Early Literacy center available for free play for an hour after storytime.  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2 - 4)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)" group.
Cancelled

Talewise presents Pirates: Lost at Sea

11:00am - 12:00pm
Performance, Summer Reading Program
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, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
UPDATE: This event has been cancelled.  Set sail with Talewise on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. Throughout the story, explore the incredible science behind clouds, physical and...
12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-5, Age 5-11)" group.

Summer Crafternoon: LED Anglerfish

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Closed
Required
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Students in Rising Grades K-5 are welcome to sign up for this fun paper circuitry craft.  We'll be learning about fish from the depths of the oceans and about the features that allow them to live in such a cold and dark environment. ...
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.

Shibori Indigo Dying

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading Program
Registration Closed
Required
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: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Teens entering grades 6 through 12 are invited to explore the ancient art of shibori indigo dying. Participants will learn various shibori folding techniques and come away with uniquely dyed fabric pieces. Participants should wear older clothes as we...
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
7 pm
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Closed
Required
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Virtual Programs
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:
For July, the group will be discussing I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. 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...

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.

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 Seize the Day by Saul Bellow. (Discussion guide in Great Conversations 1) 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.

Wednesday Evening Book Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion
Registration Closed
Required
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: 26
Event Details:
For July, the group will read Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck. 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.