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All Day
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Used Book Sale

All Day 7/30 - 7/31
Other
Library Branch: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
Room: Upper Level Conference Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Our July weekend book sale is Saturday, July 30 (10 am - 3 pm) and Sunday, July 31 (10 am - 3 pm).  ...

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. 

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.

Wes Iseli Magic Show

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:
Wes Iseli and his family are bringing their magic show back to library to help close out our Summer Reading program! Get ready for a magic and illusion show loaded with audience participation, comedy routines, and animal effects. This show also inclu...
12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.
Cancelled

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 August 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.

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

Summer Crafternoon: Ocean Slime & Kinetic Sand

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: 0
Event Details:
Students in Rising Grades K-5 are invited to join us as we explore slime making by creating our own ocean slime and kinetic sand. ...
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.

Video Game Free Play

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Computers & Technology, Summer Reading Program
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: Computers & Technology, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:
Prove your skill at Super Smash Bros! We'll have our Nintendo Switch out and ready for action. No previous experience required. For teens entering grades 6-12. ...
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
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.

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: 25
Event Details:
For August, the group will read Deacon King Kong by James McBride. Please RSVP by using the REGISTRATION box below. Drop-ins are welcome and will be admitted space provided.  [NOTE: The discussion will be held on the 1st Wednesday even...

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.