Prince William Public Library November Highlights

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Provided by Prince William Public Library

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.


Holiday closings:

All branches will be closed Wednesday, November 11, for Veterans Day.  eBooks and digital magazines are available 24/7!

Thanksgiving closures

Wednesday, November 25: All libraries close at 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27: All libraries closed.

Normal library hours resume Saturday, November 28.

Lucky Reader Week

November 2-8

All libraries.

For children ages three to 12.

Come to any library branch during Lucky Reader Week to check out a “lucky” book and receive a reward.

Friends of Potomac Community Library book sale

Friday & Saturday, November 20 & 21: 10-4

Sunday, November 22: 12-2 (bag sale)

For Kids, Teens, & Families

Preschool Storytime

Haymarket Gainesville Community Library

Mondays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

November 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 30

Storytimes are interactive experiences that use short stories, action rhymes, and songs to focus on pre-reading skills that all children need to become good readers, and they help parents practice these skills at home. Drop in; first come, first served until capacity is reached.

Mr. Knick Knack!

For all ages.

Saturday, November 7, 10:45 a.m.

Central Community Library

Join us for a musical storytelling adventure with the fantastic Mr. Knick Knack! This family program combines music, picture book stories, and lots of audience participation into an experience you won’t want to miss!  Drop in; first come, first served until capacity is reached.

Hunger Games Survival Arena

Grades 6 through 12.

Saturday, November 7, 2:00 p.m.

Bull Run Regional Library

Choose your District and test your survival skills through activities and games to help win the revolution and celebrate the release of the film, Mockingjay, Part 2. There will be a drawing for two movie tickets. May the odds be ever in your favor. Drop in; first come, first served until capacity is reached.

Sing the Seasons In and Out with Miss Emily

For children up to age 5 with a caregiver.

Friday, November 13, 11:00 a.m.

Bull Run Regional Library

Miss Emily will sing books about changing seasons and Thanksgiving. Drop in.

Kaydee Puppets

For all ages.

Saturday, November 14, 2:00 p.m.

Potomac Community Library

Join us as the Kaydee Puppets present “Animal Friends” and “Little Red Hen’s Wacky Week.” Drop in; first come, first served until capacity is reached.

For Adults

Meet & Greet @ Haymarket Gainesville Community Library

Wednesday, November 4, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 7, 11:00 a.m.

Meet the staff of the newly opened Haymarket Gainesville Library, find out about our library and services, and tell us what kind of events you’d like to see in the future. Drop in.

Virginia’s Early Presidents and Christianity

Bull Run Regional Library (RELIC Genealogy & Local History)

Tuesday, November 17, 7:00 p.m.

Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe were all raised in the Church of England but varied greatly in their private beliefs and faith. Lecture by David L. Holmes, Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, College of William and Mary; Mr. Holmes will offer copies of his books for sale after the talk. Register here.



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