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Friends of the Reston Library Big Fall Book Sale

10am to 3pm Open Sale Day. New to our big sale? This is our largest one, typically held twice a year at Reston Regional. We offer 35-40,000 items, in over 20 categories. There are NO children's...
Date:
Sunday, September 25, 2022
Time:
All Day Event
Branch/Location:
Reston Regional Library
Categories:
Book Sale
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

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:
Monday, September 26, 2022
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.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
All Day Event
Branch/Location:
John Marshall Library
Categories:
Audience:

Knitting for Charity

Caring makes us a "well-knit" community! Calling all experienced knitters! Give to those in need. Small gestures can change lives in ways we can’t imagine, and we feel good when we contribute to the ...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
All Day Event
Branch/Location:
Categories:
Make/Create > Arts & Crafts
Audience:
  Adults 

CANCELLED - Beginner English Class

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Branch/Location:
Chantilly Regional Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

ELL Conversation Circle

Practice your English with guided conversations in a group setting. All levels of proficiency welcome. Adults.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch/Location:
Chantilly Meeting Room, Chantilly Regional Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

English Conversation in person at Herndon Library

Speak English with Katherine and a friendly group of English Language Learners. This is a child friendly class, but you don't have to have a child to join us. We are the English Language Ninjas!
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch/Location:
Herndon Fortnightly Conference Room, Herndon Fortnightly Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  Adults 

Spanish Chat

Informal conversation in Spanish. Adults.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Branch/Location:
Great Falls Meeting Room, Great Falls Library
Categories:
Languages other than English
Audience:
  Adults 

Sully Book Club

Join Sully Book Club for a discussion of Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. Registration not required. Adults.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Branch/Location:
Centreville Conference Room, Centreville Regional Library
Categories:
Book Discussion
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

Virtual Vocabulary Building - Intermediate Level (Reston Regional Library)

Improve your reading, writing, and speaking skills by learning new English words. An invitation to join this virtual class will be emailed 1-2 days prior to the start time. Adults. (R)
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Branch/Location:
Virtual Event
Categories:
Virtual Program Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

In-Person Small Group Pre-Beginner/Beginner Level English Conversation (Reston Regional Library)

This class helps the students improve basic English conversation skills. This class is held in person at Reston Regional Library. Registration is preferred, walk-ins welcome. Adults.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Branch/Location:
Reston ELL and Citizenship Center, Reston Regional Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

Spy School 101

Join us for a hybrid workshop presented by the International Spy Museum on how to be a spy! The workshop will take place in the library meeting rooms and start with an interactive group activity f...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Branch/Location:
Tysons-Pimmit Meeting Room 1, Tysons-Pimmit Meeting Room 2, Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
Categories:
Political Literacy
Audience:
  School Age Children 

DIY FroYo

Frozen Yogurt Learn to make this scrumptious dessert yourself, no ice required! And don't forget the toppings! There will be a dairy-free option. Supplies Provided / Food contents will be...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch/Location:
Dolley Madison Meeting Room 1, Dolley Madison Meeting Room 2, Dolley Madison Library
Categories:
Culinary Literacy Make/Create > Cooking
Audience:
  Teens 
Register! - 9 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 we...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch/Location:
Centreville Regional Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

Make Your Own Paper Squishy

Learn how to make your own squishy toy with just paper, tape, and stuffing! Registration required. Ages 8-12.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch/Location:
Sherwood Meeting Room, Sherwood Regional Library
Categories:
Make/Create > Arts & Crafts
Audience:
  School Age Children 
Register! - 9 seats left

Qigong with Pauline Reid

What is Qigong? Qigong (pronounced Chee-gung) is an ancient Chinese practice that combines movement, breath, and meditation to reduce stress, improve health, emotional balance, and encourage a sense ...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch/Location:
Oakton Meeting Room 1, Oakton Meeting Room 2, Oakton Library
Categories:
Health & Wellness
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

Walkin Tech Clinic

Help with eBooks mobile devices and basic computer skills. Bring device account IDs and passwords. 2 PM-3:30 PM. Adults.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Branch/Location:
Burke Centre Group Study Room, Burke Centre Library
Categories:
Make/Create > Technology Workshop/Tutorial
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

STEM Art: Cardboard sculpture

STEM-themed art projects Learn about engineering concepts and build your own cardboard sculpture. In person with limited numbers, so please register in advance. Age 6-12.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Branch/Location:
City of Fairfax Meeting Room A, City of Fairfax Meeting Room B, City of Fairfax Regional Library
Categories:
STEAM
Audience:
  School Age Children 

English Conversation Practice Meeting Online Herndon Library

Practice speaking English online with a library staff member. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to registrants one day before the event. To use Zoom you will need a computer or smart phone and an inte...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch/Location:
Virtual Event
Categories:
Virtual Program Learning English
Audience:
  Adults   English Language Learners 

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 we...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch/Location:
Centreville Regional Library
Categories:
Learning English
Audience:
  English Language Learners 

Russia’s War on Ukraine in Historical Perspective: A George Mason University Online Speaker Series

On February 24, 2022, drawing upon a variety of demonstrably false historical analogies, Vladimir Putin ordered a mass invasion of Ukraine, extending a war that had been ongoing since 2014. Ukrainians...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Branch/Location:
Virtual Event
Categories:
Presentation\Performance
Audience:
  Adults 

Teen Time

Teens in middle school and high school, hang out with other teens after school for a couple of hours! Drop in to socialize, get your homework done, do some arts and crafts.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch/Location:
Kings Park Meeting Room, Kings Park Library
Categories:
Make/Create > Arts & Crafts
Audience:
  Teens 

LEGO Construction Zone

Join us for an afternoon of LEGO construction. We provide the LEGOs - you provide the creativity! This program is intended for children in grades 1-6.
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch/Location:
Centreville Meeting Room 1, Centreville Meeting Room 2, Centreville Regional Library
Categories:
Game/Gaming STEAM
Audience:
  School Age Children 

CANCELLED One-on-one Technology Help at Reston Library

Do you need help with technology? Our volunteers can answer questions and help with basic troubleshooting, such as setting up email accounts, creating a word document etc. One-hour sessions are av...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch/Location:
Reston Regional Library
Categories:
Make/Create > Technology
Audience:
  Adults   Older Adults 

Read to the Dog

Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Today you might be reading to Digory, or Rilian, or Caspian - one of them will be visiting the library. This program is for anyone from kindergarten through adul...
Date:
Monday, September 26, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 4:15pm
Branch/Location:
Tysons-Pimmit Conference Room, Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
Categories:
Read to the Dog
Audience:
  Adults   Teens   School Age Children 

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