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Fairfax County, Virginia

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703-324-3100
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 324
Fairfax, VA 22035

Jessica Hudson,
Director

Enjoy Seasonal Festivities at the Library in December

 

Leave the hustle and bustle behind and enjoy the library’s calming sense of peace during December. Select from many great programs from crafting and book discussions to meditation and yoga. Visit our online calendar of events to see all the activities happening in December.

Here are a few seasonal programs to enjoy. Find more online or in our printed calendar of events available at library branches.

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Winter Holiday Open House at Herndon Fortnightly Library

Saturday, December 1, 12:30 – 4 p.m. Music, children's crafts, light refreshments and a visit with Santa. All ages.

A Taste of the Holidays with Chef Cal at Pohick Regional Library

Saturday, December 1, 3 – 4:30 p.m. Chef Cal presents tips and recipes to make easy and delicious holiday meals. Adults. Sign up online or call 703-644-7333 TTY: 711.

Holiday Cookie & Recipe Swap at Centreville Regional Library

Tuesday, December 4, 7 – 8 p.m. Bring your favorite cookie recipe to share with other cookie bakers. Bring two dozen homemade cookies and take home an assortment, along with great recipes. Adults. Sign up online or call 703-830-2223 TTY: 711.

 Adult Craft Night: Light Up Holiday Cards at Martha Washington Library

Thursday, December 6, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Create a unique holiday card that lights up. All supplies provided. Adults. Sign up online or call 703-768-6700 TTY: 711.

Winter Craft Night at Lorton Library

Thursday, December 6, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Create winter-themed crafts to decorate your home for the winter season and holidays. Materials provided. Adults and teens. Sign up online or call 703-339-7385 TTY: 711.

Holiday Open House at Oakton Library

Saturday, December 8, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Celebrate the holiday season with light refreshments, entertainment and fun for all ages.

Holiday History Book Mart at City of Fairfax Regional Library

Sunday, December 9, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Local authors will be selling their books at this Holiday History Book Mart. Meet authors who have written about the history of this county and surroundings. Free event sponsored by the library and the Friends of the Virginia Room. Adults.

Winter Holiday Crafts at Thomas Jefferson Library

Monday, December 10, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Make 3D paper snowflakes, candy cane reindeer, ornaments and other winter-themed crafts. All ages.

Fireside Cafe Burke Centre Library

Tuesday, December 11, 7 – 8 p.m. Hear beautiful music performed by Robinson Concert Orchestra while relaxing by our flickering fireplace and savoring hot chocolate. All ages.

Holiday Movie at Dolley Madison Library

Friday, December 14, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Enjoy Disney's “A Christmas Carol,” complete with popcorn and drinks. "Jim Carrey stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in this adaptation of Dickens' classic holiday tale about the value of generosity and the true meaning of Christmas." Rated PG. Age 6-12.

Holiday Open House Pohick Regional Library

Saturday, December 15, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with light refreshments, music, face painting and other fun activities. All ages.

Holiday Open House Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library

Saturday, December 15, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join the Tysons-Pimmit staff as we celebrate the holidays. Hear music from the Marshall High School choir; enjoy children's crafts and treats from the Tysons-Pimmit Friends. All ages.

Holiday Open House Martha Washington Library

Saturday, December 15, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Stop in for holiday fun, music, refreshments and face painting. All ages.

Holiday Open House at Reston Regional Library

Saturday, December 15, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Celebrate the holiday season with light refreshments, music, entertainment and fun. Al ages.

Holidays at Hogwarts Movie Matinee at Woodrow Wilson Library

Wednesday, December 26, 2 – 5 p.m. Catch a matinee showing of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” (PG). You are welcome to bring snacks, blankets and the whole family.

Holiday Movie at Herndon Fortnightly Library 

Friday, December 28, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Watch the movie “Frozen” (PG) and enjoy snacks provided by the Friends of the Herndon Fortnightly Library. Wear your favorite princess dress! All ages.

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