Prince William Public Library April Highlights

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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 ( to learn more about all of the events offered for the month.

Chinn Park Regional Library closing April 23 – June 3
Chinn Park Regional Library will be closed for renovations Monday, April 23 through Sunday, June 3. The branch will reopen Monday, June 4. Holds will be available for pickup at Potomac Community Library. The book drop will be unavailable, but materials can be returned to any branch location of the Prince William Public Library System. Please bring any book donations to Potomac Library or Montclair Community Library. For all locations and hours visit our Library Locator  page.

Potomac Community Library at 2201 Opitz Boulevard, Woodbridge
Montclair Community Library, 5049 Waterway Drive, Dumfries

Pick some fresh reads this spring with book sales at several branches.
Each summer, hundreds of area teens volunteer with PWPLS to help with our Explore Summer Reading program. If you’re 12 and up, you can apply beginning April 1.
It’s our favorite week and your chance to meet local celebs at a storytime at every branch between April 9 and 12.
Come to either Bull Run or Potomac Library after hours for a lively book talk and signing by a well-known children’s author. Presented by Prince William County Schools.

1,000 Books before Kindergarten Celebrations

Celebrate the third anniversary of this rewarding early literacy program with stories, songs, and light refreshments.
All ages can create a culinary book based on the content, characters, titles, and/or shape of a book. Or just vote on your favorites!
Here’s to your wealth! Pick up some tips from local finance experts during Money Smart Week (and the rest of the year, too).
Enjoy this award-winning violin and viola duo whose work has been featured on NPR’s “Performance Today” and “Front Row Washington.”
Popular kids’ performer Groovy Nate will be singing, dancing, and doing skits for the whole family!
Use the library’s green screen and iPad to take an epic selfie. Maybe you’ll be on the top of the Great Pyramids of Egypt or flying into Hogwarts. Anything goes!
Join four regional mystery authors for a conversation on the ups, downs, and realities of getting their mystery stories into print.

Volunteer Prince William’s Disaster Services will show you how to feed a family of four for three days without electricity. You’ll get a grocery list, recipes, and a meal sample.
Montclair Community Library is hosting Chinn Park Library’s Multicultural Book Club at 1:00 p. m. on Saturday, April 28 while Chinn Park is closed for renovations.

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