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F.C.’s Mary Riley Styles Library Operating Hours Change

The Mary Riley Styles Public Library, located at 120 N. Virginia Ave., Falls Church, begins new hours of operation this month including the addition of Sunday hours starting on July 10.

Beginning July 1 the library will be open 64 hours per week including Sunday afternoons. Sunday hours were eliminated in FY11 due to budget cuts. In order to reinstate Sunday hours, the library will be closed on Wednesday mornings, beginning July 6. The new schedule is as follows: Mondays 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Tuesdays 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Wednesdays 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Thursdays 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fridays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sundays 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The library’s Local History Room will no longer have regular hours but will be accessible by appointment only. Those wishing to make appointments may call 703-248-5035.

The Mary Riley Styles Public Library website is undergoing remodeling. To access library services online, visit the City website at For more information call the library at 703-248-5030.