Prince William Public Library June 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.

Explore Summer Reading at Prince William Public Libraries begins June 19

Pack your bags and get ready for your journey through books! Registration for infants through young adults begins online or in person June 19. Adults get to participate, too – no registration needed. Click here for your complete guide to summer reading at PWPLS!
For students entering grades 5 and 6 (as of fall 2017). Write a one-page essay and you could win a grand prize and be honored at the National Book Festival! Click here for the entry form and guidelines, or pick one up from your local PWPLS branch.
Tuesday, June 13, 6:00 p. m.
How well do you know Rose, Sophia, Dorothy, and Blanche? Grab your friends for laughs, prizes, and cheesecake! Register your team of four by calling 703-792-8700. For adults.
Saturday, June 3, 11:00 a. m. – 3:00 p. m.
Join the Caregiver Action Network (CAN) for a workshop that provides vital information to caregivers of any age. Includes lunch and an incentive; visit the link for details and registration.
Summer Events @ Your Library
Tons of fun, free events for all ages. Here are just a few of many! Click the links to see dates/times, locations, and admission information. For the full scoop, see our online Explore magazine or pick up a copy at your nearest branch.
Various ages
From storytimes to space exploration, kids and young adults of all ages will love these hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) experiences.
All ages can pet the animals at the Backyard Zoo, and kids entering grades 1 and up will get up close and personal at Amazing Animal Adaptations.
Entering grades 1 – 5 or 6 – 12
Replica uniforms, historic artifacts, and hands-on experiences bring to life Revolutionary War, Civil War, or Cold War, presented by the National Museum of the Marine Corps.
All ages
Zany, goofy dragon marionettes perform impressive feats of skill in this irresistible show!
Entering grades 1 – 5
Did you know Manassas Battlefield is a national park? Learn all about the Battlefield from expert park rangers!
All ages
Rainbow Lady and Mister Melody teach shapes, colors, and movement through dance and music.
Entering grades 1 and up
Butterfly Rick’s high-energy performance demonstrates the beauty of butterflies and other insect you can find-and raise-near your home. Plus, live butterflies!
Thursday, June 29, 4:00 (young adults) or 7:00 p. m. (adults)
Expand your creativity, release stress, and get centered at this easy, relaxing art workshop led by SoulCollage® facilitator Kandra Orr, MS, ATR.

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