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Seed Library

Grab up to three seed packets per visit to start a spring garden! Donate unused seeds from last season for others in the community to enjoy. Seed exchange is available during library open hours.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
All Day Event
Branch/Location:
John Marshall Library
Categories:
Home & Garden
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults   General Interest 

eBook Clinic

Learn about library eBooks and eAudiobooks, as well as how to access them on your compatible device! Call for an appointment; please bring your charged device and associated password(s). Adults.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
All Day Event
Branch/Location:
John Marshall Library
Categories:
Make/Create > Technology
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

Free Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange!

Bring a puzzle, take a puzzle. Puzzle exchange is an ongoing event and takes place during library open hours.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
All Day Event
Branch/Location:
John Marshall Library
Categories:
Game/Gaming
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

Yut Nori Board Game Take and Make - Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

FCPL celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May! Pick up a Yut Nori board game kit at Richard Byrd this week only for the fourth week of Asian American,...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
All Day Event
Branch/Location:
Richard Byrd Library
Categories:
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage History/Culture Make/Create > Arts & Crafts STEAM
Audience:

Canceled - Outside Family Storytime

Join us outside the library for stories and fun. Bring a blanket, chair or yoga mat to sit on. We will meet on the south side of the library. (Come through the library or walk around the outside.)...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 11:15am
Branch/Location:
Martha Washington Library
Categories:
Storytime
Audience:
  Preschoolers   Babies and Toddlers 

In-Person One-to-One English Conversation (Reston Regional Library)

This class helps the students to improve basic English skills. This class is held in person at Reston Regional Library. Registration is required. If you are unable to attend, please call the library...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Branch/Location:
Reston Regional Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

Master Gardeners Plant Clinic

Need gardening help? Stop by for horticultural tips, information and advice from the Fairfax County Master Gardeners. In person on Tuesdays from May through September. Adults.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Branch/Location:
Richard Byrd Lobby, Richard Byrd Library
Categories:
Home & Garden
Audience:

Polish Conversation Group

Practice and improve your Polish with a native speaker. There's no registration, just drop in and join us. This program is for adults. If you have questions...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Branch/Location:
Richard Byrd Library
Categories:
Languages other than English
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

Baby & Young Toddler Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with us for babies & young toddlers. Participation is limited to 15 babies & toddlers with adult on a first come, first serve basis. Ages 0-24 mo. Tickets for...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 11:00am
Branch/Location:
Pohick Meeting Room 1, Pohick Meeting Room 2, Pohick Regional Library
Categories:
Storytime
Audience:

Herndon Library Small Group English conversation - In Person at the library

Meet with a volunteer tutor at the Herndon Library and practice speaking English. Register online or at the Information Desk.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch/Location:
Herndon Fortnightly Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  Adults   English Language Learners 
Register! - 2 seats left

IN-PERSON ONE-ON-ONE ENGLISH CONVERSATION (CENTREVILLE REGIONAL LIBRARY)

Practice your English in a one-on-one conversation in-person with a library volunteer. Basic English language skills are necessary to participate. Adults. Students may register for one session a week.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch/Location:
Centreville Regional Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

One-on-One English Practice

Practice speaking, reading, and writing English with a volunteer partner. Online registration opens two weeks prior to event.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Branch/Location:
Burke Centre Group Study Room, Burke Centre Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  Adults 

Play Zone

Children ages birth through 5 years can enjoy a variety of toys and boardbooks while caregivers socialize. No registration.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch/Location:
Patrick Henry Meeting Room, Patrick Henry Library
Categories:
STEAM
Audience:
  Babies and Toddlers 

Preschool Storytime at Herndon Library

Enjoy a delightful early literacy storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays geared toward kids ages 3-5 years (with adult). Registration no longer required, but is available if you would like...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Branch/Location:
Herndon Fortnightly Meeting Room, Herndon Fortnightly Library
Categories:
Storytime
Audience:
  Preschoolers   Babies and Toddlers 
Register! - 17 seats left

Toddler Storytime

Interactive storytime with books, songs and movement for toddlers. Age 18-36 months with adult. Registration required. Storytime will be held under the tree in the Children's Room of the Lorton...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 11:00am
Branch/Location:
Lorton Library
Categories:
Storytime
Audience:
  Babies and Toddlers 
Register!

Toddler Storytime

Welcome to Storytime! Build an early literacy foundation with rhymes, songs and stories for your child! Stay for playtime after! Birth - 2 years
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch/Location:
Dolley Madison Meeting Room 1, Dolley Madison Meeting Room 2, Dolley Madison Library
Categories:
Storytime
Audience:
  Babies and Toddlers 

One-on-One English Practice

Practice speaking, reading, and writing English with a volunteer partner. Online registration opens two weeks prior to event.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
11:15am - 12:00pm
Branch/Location:
Burke Centre Group Study Room, Burke Centre Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  Adults 

English Conversation Group

Practice your English conversation skills in a friendly and encouraging group. The group will focus on the skills and interests of intermediate English learners. It will meet in person with a...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Branch/Location:
Patrick Henry Meeting Room, Patrick Henry Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

Advanced Online English Conversation Group

Join host Richard for online advanced English conversation practice in a small group setting. Registration is required. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to registrants one day before event. For...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Branch/Location:
Virtual Event
Categories:
Learning English Virtual Program
Audience:
  Adults   English Language Learners 

Cancelled: Walk-In Tech Clinic

A library volunteer will be available every Tuesday from 1:00-2:00 PM to help with your tech issues. Please bring your device if possible. Adults.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch/Location:
Thomas Jefferson Library
Categories:
Make/Create > Technology Workshop/Tutorial
Audience:
  Adults 

Conversational English

Practice conversational English in a group setting. Adults
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Branch/Location:
Dolley Madison Meeting Room 1, Dolley Madison Meeting Room 2, Dolley Madison Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

French Conversation Group

Parlez-vous français? Join us for French conversation in an informal, friendly setting. New members who are conversational in French are always welcome. Adults.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch/Location:
Great Falls Meeting Room, Great Falls Library
Categories:
Languages other than English
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

IN-PERSON ONE-ON-ONE ENGLISH CONVERSATION (CENTREVILLE REGIONAL LIBRARY)

Meet with a volunteer at Centreville Regional Library to practice your English. Basic English language skills are necessary to participate. Adults. Registration limit is once a week.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch/Location:
Centreville Regional Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

Literary Luncheon: Crying in H Mart

Bring your lunch and discuss a different literary selection each month. For May we will be reading Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner. Copies of the current month can be picked up at the information...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch/Location:
Burke Centre Meeting Room 116, Burke Centre Meeting Room 117, Burke Centre Library
Categories:
Book Discussion
Audience:

One-on-One English Practice

Practice speaking, reading, and writing English with a volunteer partner. Online registration opens two weeks prior to event.
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch/Location:
Burke Centre Group Study Room, Burke Centre Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  Adults 

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