Provided by Prince William Public Library System
- Central’s Makerspace Studio 8601 will offer dynamic programming and educational experiences, including Cricut vinyl cutters, sewing machines, and coding toys like Spheros, Ozobots, and Makey Makey.
- RELIC, the Ruth E. Lloyd Genealogy Library, will be moving back to Central in a new enclosed space, and will include all of RELIC’s materials, including its microfiche readers.
- U.S. Passport Services: Previously offered only at Haymarket Gainesville and Potomac Community Libraries, Central’s “central” location in the county makes it a great venue to offer U.S. Passport Services.
- The new enhanced layout will allow for patrons to have even more access to public access computers, printers, copiers and scanners, mobile printing, and reliable Wi-Fi.
- Redesigned Children’s Area
- Community Room booking for our civic organizations
- One Quiet Study Room
- Two Small Individual Study/Conference Rooms for up to four people
CONTINUED COMMITMENT TO OUR PATRONS
- Programming: Central is re-opening just in time for Summer Reading, including offering quality programming.
- Staff Support: Central will have a redesigned full-service concierge desk with reference and circulation services.
- Library Materials: We will continue to offer a full-range of library materials: books, children’s materials, audio-visual, and periodicals as well as access to our Digital Library and its resources through public access computers.
- Central’s restrooms will be renovated and will be expanded and made ADA-compliant.
- New, inviting seating will be available, both in the study rooms and open-space areas.
While Central is undergoing renovations, the other 10 branches throughout the county will continue to offer the services and programs patrons have come to expect. Library digital services will not be impacted. Patrons who frequent Central Community Library can continue to access digital services without issue. PWPLS will continue to provide status updates as they occur on pwcgov.org/library.