Provided by Prince William Public Library System
The Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) offers a number of programs throughout the year for all ages including families, children, teens and adults. PWPLS would like to highlight some of those programs and events below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events offered for the month.
Honor African-American history with a lively show from Barefoot Puppets, appreciate Harlem Renaissance art, participate in a read-in, and make a paper freedom quilt.
Students in grades K-5 can show off their illustration skills by designing a bookmark around the theme “Make Friends with a Book” and enter to win prizes!
Local high school students created book trailers (like movie trailers, but for books). Vote for your favorite between Jan. 15 and Feb. 16.
Your imagination is the limit at these free-flowing Lego® clubs happening at several branches regularly.
Put your skills to the test with a live-action game based on “locked room” mysteries where you and a team solve puzzles and riddles before time runs out.
Try some tasty cuisine while learning how to feed a family of four for three days with no electricity, thanks to Volunteer Prince William’s Disaster Services.
Bring the kids to special Valentine’s Day storytimes while you go on a blind date with a book or pick up a romance novel and a chocolate!
Take part in a live murder mystery in this classic whodunit experience. You’ll be a guest at Sir Warren Peace’s mansion when murder strikes-and you must figure out who committed the crime.
Preschoolers will learn about yoga through simple moves and stories, and kids ages 6+ will enjoy yoga with the whole family.
Take grief out of hiding and explore these “hidden sorrows” in all of their forms, from death to job loss to a loved one’s mental illness.