Prince William Public Library May 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 Community Library orMontclair Community Library. For all locations and hours visit our Library Locator  page.

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

Memorial Day closings and a special summer schedule.
Meet children’s authors Floyd Cooper or Jessica Young at these lively author talks sponsored by Prince William County Schools!
Explore mental wellness with events for all ages, including presentations from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Prince William.
Why spend cash on magazines when you can read the most popular titles each month free? All you need is your library card.

Children’s Book Week Celebrations

Share the joy of reading during Children’s Book Week, April 30 through May 6, with special storytimes and a book character tea party!
Veterans are invited to participate in leathercraft, wood sculpture, and other crafts using therapeutic kits provided by Help Heal Veterans.
Prince William County kindergarten teachers will share simple ideas to help your preschooler transition to kindergarten.
Give the gift of literacy to adults in our community by becoming a literacy volunteer. Two “future tutor” training workshops will be held in May.
In partnership with the NoVA/DC CHADD, Fauquier and Fairfax schools, and local ADHD coaches, learn about positive alternatives to the traditional responses of punishment and suspension for behavior problems.
Local poets share their expertise with you in this fun, interactive poetry workshop series beginning in May and rotating to each branch monthly.
The ballet is coming to Bull Run! Enjoy a beautiful performance by classically trained dancers. You might even get to meet them after the show!

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