Prince William Public Library May Highlights

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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.
What’s all the hoopla about? Our newest service, hoopla digital! Streaming/downloadable music, movies, eAudiobooks, eBooks, television, and comics, all free with your library card!
Book Sales
Thursday, May 19, Members’ pre-sale 5:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m.
Friday, May 20, 10:00 a. m. -4:00 p .m.
Saturday, May 21, 10:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.
Sunday, May 22, noon-3:00 p. m. (bag sale)
Friday, May 20, 10:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.
Saturday, May 21, 10:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.
Sunday, May 22, 12:00-2:00 p. m. (bag sale)
Ticket giveaway!
Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Manassas
May 14, 2016, 7:30 p. m.
For every adult program you attend between April 4 and May 2, you’ll be entered to win symphony orchestra tickets!
It’s not too late to love your library! Now through May 8.
Kindergarten Readiness
Fear not, parents of kids entering kindergarten! PWCS teachers are here to help. Click the link for sessions in English and Spanish. Drop in.
Wednesday, May 4, 4:30 p. m. – 5:30 p. m.
Kids in grades K-5, join us you should for a few stories and fun with the force including a Jedi training obstacle course, building paper aircraft and much more! First come, first served until capacity is reached.
Chinn Park Regional Library
Saturday, May 14, 2:00 p. m.
A magical new play filled with dance, vibrant colors, and dynamic live music.  Drop in.
Genealogy & Local History (RELIC)
Bull Run Regional Library
May 24, 7:00 p. m.

The “Founding Fathers” didn’t always play nice when their divided politics and quirky character traits came into play, as scholar Dr. Peter Henriques will tell you in this fascinating lecture. Register at 703.792.4540 or

Central Community Room
Thursday, May 12, 7:00 p. m.
Quicken your wit with “Whose Line”-style games such as Questions Only, Quick Change, and Alphabet. No experience necessary; just be ready to laugh! Drop in.
Montclair Community Library
Sunday, May 15, 2:00 p. m.
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, a survivor will recount personal stories of suffering and survival during the Holocaust. Drop in.
Bull Run
All Ages
Saturday, May 21, 2:00 p. m.
Meet Prince William authors and illustrators of many genres and learn what it takes to write, publish and sell all types of books.  Books will be available for purchase.

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