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  1. Preschool Storytime

    October 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  2. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    October 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  3. Teen Advisory Board

    October 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    For volunteers in Grades 7-12, the Teen Advisory Board meets monthly during the school year to give teens a voice in the library. Teens who participate in TAB earn volunteer hours. Registration required.

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  4. High School Book Club

    October 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Conference Room

    October Book: Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson Book Club for teens in grades 9-12. Limited copies of the book are available to borrow from the Youth Services Desk. Registration Required.

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  5. Lorenzo the Great! at the Library

    October 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Magical fun for the whole family! Recommended for ages 5 and up. No registration required.

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  6. DIY Bath and Body Workshop

    October 20, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Conference Room

    Free adult program. In this workshop, participants will create their own scented lotion, foot soak, soap, and more to take home and enjoy. Registration required. Stop by the Reference Desk or call 703-248-5035 (TTY 711) to reserve a spot.

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  7. Preschool Storytime

    October 22, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  8. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    October 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  9. ESL Conversation Group

    October 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    An general conversation group (for adults) learning English. Meets every Monday from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. No registration required.

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  10. Preschool Storytime

    October 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  11. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    October 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  12. Great Books Discussion

    October 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    "The Tragedy of the Commons" by Garrett Hardin

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  13. Touch a Truck at the Library: Falls Church Fire & EMS

    October 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

    Vehicles and firefighters from the Falls Church City Police Department will visit the library! All vehicles will be located in the library parking lot which will be closed to the public for the afternoon. Drop-in. Please visit the Youth Services Department, or call 703-248-5034 for more information.

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  14. Author Talk: Jabeen Akhtar

    October 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Conference Room

    Jabeen Akhtar is the author of the novel "Welcome to Americastan," a finalist in the 15th Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards, and is a frequent contributor to the LA Review of Books. In 2018, she was featured in PEN America's The M Word Stories. Come listen to her discuss her writing and the theme of her recent work, which focuses on the myth of the exceptional immigrant.

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  15. Preschool Storytime

    October 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  16. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  17. 1-on-1 Computer & Internet Tutoring

    October 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

    Get general personalized assistance to learn how to use the library's downloadable collections (ebooks, digital magazines, music), customize your email, more efficiently search the web, or better familiarize yourself with your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Registration required. Stop by the Reference Desk or call 703-248-5035 (TTY 711) for more info or to make an appointment.

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  18. Book Sale!

    October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Conference Room

    A large number of quality books and other materials for both children and adults, at rock-bottom prices! Proceeds from the sale go directly to the library and help pay for programs and materials. The sale usually (but not always!) falls on the last weekend of the month.

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  19. Trick or Treat at the Library

    October 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Visit different locations in the library to Trick or Treat for Halloween treats. Best for ages 3 and up. Drop-in.

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  20. Book Sale!

    October 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Conference Room

    A large number of quality books and other materials for both children and adults, at rock-bottom prices! Proceeds from the sale go directly to the library and help pay for programs and materials. The sale usually (but not always!) falls on the last weekend of the month.

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  21. Preschool Storytime

    October 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  22. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    October 29, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  23. ESL Conversation Group

    October 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    An general conversation group (for adults) learning English. Meets every Monday from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. No registration required.

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  24. Preschool Storytime

    October 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  25. Senior Book Discussion

    October 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Conference Room

    "Stay with Me" by Ayobami Adebayo

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  26. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    October 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  27. College Admission Essay Workshop with Winning Essays

    October 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    Join us for a College Writing Seminar to learn how to write winning essays and get into the college of your dreams! This seminar will be led by Minha Kauser, Chief Editor at Winning Essays - http://winningessays.org/ Registration required. Grades 11-12, Parents welcome! limit 25 per session. To register, call or visit the Mary Riley Styles Youth Services Desk on or after September 24.

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  28. Early Release Wednesday: Harry Potter Party

    October 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Conference Room

    The Children’s Room at MRSPL will be turning into Hogwarts for a day of magical fun! For Grades 3-5, registration required. To register, please visit the Youth Services Desk or call 703-248-5034. We will provide Harry Potter activities for younger children in the main Children's Room during the program.

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