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​View the winners of the 2020 Creative Arts Contest at Chinn Park.


Virtual Reading to Dogs Wednesday, November 18 and future dates.

Join us for a special online reading to dogs. Children in grades K - 5 have fun reading to PAL (People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs in a Zoom chat room.

As Virginia is in Phase 3, the Prince William Public Library System is offering limited service at Bull Run, Chinn Park, Haymarket Gainesville, Montclair, and Potomac Libraries.

Operating Hours:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
  • Closed Sundays  

Virtual Programs: Visit the Virtual Events section of our website for live and pre-recorded Virtual Programs for all ages.

Our librarians are hard at work creating Virtual Story Times, Music and Motion, and more for you and your family to enjoy. Check back often for new virtual programs.

Phone Service: Phone service is available at the following branches.

Bull Run Regional Library: 703-792-4500

Central Community Library: 703-792-8360

Chinn Park Regional Library: 703-792-4800

Haymarket Gainesville Community Library: 703-792-8700

Montclair Community Library: 703-792-8740

Potomac Community Library: 703-792-8330

Dale City Neighborhood Library: 703-792-5670

Dumfries Neighborhood Library: 703-792-5678

Independent Hill Library Neighborhood Library: 703-792-5668

Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library: 703-792-5675

Nokesville Neighborhood Library: 703-792-5665

Visits and Tours of the Library - Tours canceled until the library fully reopens

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 City of Manassas on a limited basis. 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 18 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: Rosanne North-Jack, 703-792-4500 
Chinn Park Regional Library:  TBA, 703-792-4800 
Haymarket Gainesville Community Library:  TBA, 703-792-8700 
Montclair Community Library:  TBA, 703-792-8740 
Potomac Community Library:  TBA, 703-792-8330

Live Virtual Program Disclaimer:

Please be advised that the Prince William Public Libraries make no warranties and/or representations concerning virtual programs. Your decision to participate in the programs is an express consent on your part to waive any and all claims against the Library which may result from said participation and hereby release and discharge the Prince William Public Libraries from any and all liabilities. Below is a list of the virtual meeting tools we use to host various virtual programs. We encourage you to use the provided links to review the terms of use for these products and familiarize yourself with their features. While the Host will disable your camera and mute your audio as needed, we encourage you to check that you are muted/video is off once you are logged in.

For live programs that are being recorded, the moderator will note at the beginning of the program that the program is being recorded. By virtue of registering for the program, participants are consenting to being recorded.

Cisco WebEx - Live Streaming
Facebook - Pre-Recorded Programs
Twitter - Pre-Recorded Programs
YouTube - Live Streaming/Pre-Recorded Programs

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