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Library Brings Bollywood to the Community ​

Provided by Prince William County Dance like no one’s watching and smile while doing so. That’s the philosophy of Nirathi Rao with Rythmaya Dance, who recently taught children about Bollywood, folk and classical Indian dancing during a program at Chinn Park Regional Library. Rao told the children they should be happy when they dance and to carry that happiness with …

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Prince William Public Library August Highlights

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. Some of those programs and events are highlighted below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events offered for the month. Explore Summer Reading continues up …

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Rainbow Rock Program Uses Music to Get Kids Moving

Rainbow Lady

Provided by Prince William County The Rainbow Rock Band, a perennial favorite at Prince William County libraries, recently gave an energetic performance with songs, dancing and props at the Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library. Kate Moran, also known as the Rainbow Lady with her rainbow-colored hair, and Bassious Berry, also known as the guitar playing Matthew Berry, use music to teach …

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Avoid ‘Summer Slide’ and ‘Explore New Worlds’ with PWPLS

Explore New Worlds 2018 summer reading PWPLS

By Katherine Gotthardt Here’s a riddle. What summer phenomenon do educators dread that sooner or later, parents and students also do? Hint: It means reading skills slip down a few (or more) notches as the long break and summer vacation make reading less of a priority. The answer is “summer slide.” The solution? Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) says …

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Prince William Public Library July Highlights

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. Summer Reading: Explore New Worlds June 11 – August …

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Deciphering Your DNA and the History of Your Home

Provided by Prince William County The Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC) is a special collection dedicated to genealogy and local history located at the Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Avenue, Manassas. The trained staff at RELIC can help people trace their family history and research people, places and events associated with local and state history. RELIC offers free …

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Avoid the Summer Slide

Provided by Prince William County Summer slide is what happens to children if they don’t keep up with their reading during the summer break. The Prince William County Public Library System is offering “Explore New Worlds 2018,” a summer reading program aimed at encouraging children to keep up the practice of reading while they are out of school. The program …

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Prince William Public Library June Highlights

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. Some of those programs and events are highlighted below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events. Summer Reading: Explore New Worlds June 11 – August …

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Prince William Public Library May Highlights

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. Chinn Park …

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Prince William Public Library April Highlights

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. Chinn Park …

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