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Prince William Public Library
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​Effective with Summer Reading 2019, there are important changes to the Summer Reading volunteer registration. Please click HERE for more information.


Virginia Author Project creates opportunities for indie-published authors

Prince William Public Library System is pleased to join in the announcement of a local author contest that will accept submissions from April 1 through May 31 of adult and young adult fiction, to be recognized as the top independently-published eBooks in Virginia. Read more

Tuesday, April 30, 10:30 a.m.
Music and Motion is cancelled at Central on April 30.

Family Craft Night is now on Thursday, May 9 at Chinn Park Regional Library. Program starts at 7:00 p.m.

Visits and Tours of the Library

Members of the Children's Services’ staff are available to provide library tours story times and instruction in library resources on a limited basis for groups visiting the library. To find out if a tour story time or instructional program can be arranged for your group please call the Children’s Department of the nearest full service library at least one month in advance. Staff members are also available to visit schools day care centers and other organizations in Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park on a very limited basis due to recent budget cuts. Again please contact the nearest full service library a minimum of one month in advance to see if a librarian can be scheduled to visit your school or organization. (See contact information below.) 

Teachers may download copies of the Library Card Application form for their class or group visit. In order to be processed these forms must be filled out legibly and completely and the information must be verified by the teacher. The name of the school or organization and teacher’s name must be clearly labeled on each application. Applications for children under the age of eighteen must have a parent’s signature in addition to the parent’s name clearly printed in the appropriate spot. Processing time for library card applications is a minimum of two weeks. 

To schedule a tour or group visit or for more information on library services please contact the Youth Services Supervisor of the nearest full service library: 

Bull Run Regional Library: Kristen Burnham 703-792-4500 
Central Community Library: Diane Doty 703-792-8360 
Chinn Park Regional Library: Jane Drabkin 703-792-4800 
Haymarket Gainesville Community Library: Rebecca Lowe 703-792-8700 
Montclair Community Library: Robin Sofge 703-792-8740 
Potomac Community Library: Lynne Hobbs 703-792-8330


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