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Libraries Booming in Prince William County

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Provided by Prince William County Libraries are doing a booming business in Prince William County. Over the past year, county libraries had more visitors than ever.  People are borrowing books at respectable rates and reference librarians are still getting plenty of questions. Summer is a particularly busy time for the libraries. This past summer, 474,549 people visited the library. Other …

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Terrace at Montclair Library Dedicated to Kind and Dedicated Volunteer

Provided by Prince William County Fran Chavez’s grandson, Nicholas Chavez, said his grandmother was loving, smart, generous, and above all, kind. “She knew no strangers. Everyone who met her loved her,” Nicholas, a student at Forest Park High School, said during a recent tribute to name the terrace at the Montclair Community Library after his grandmother. Burk Andrews, the chairman …

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Tablets for Kids are Now Available at the Libraries

Provided by Prince William County The Montclair and the Haymarket-Gainesville community libraries now offer the “PlayAway Launch Pad” that is packed with electronic books, games, puzzles and science projects for the youngest of digital natives. Ayo Dayo, of the Prince William Public Library System’s Material Services Division, said that, between the two libraries, there will be 210 of the interactive …

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Annual Bookmark Contest for Adults

Provided by Prince William County Public Library System January 1 – January 31, 2016 Want to see your artwork in books all over the greater Prince William area? Enter our bookmark contest, sticking to the theme “Life Jumps off the Page @ Your Library.” PWL  Visit web for full description and click here for a printable entry form (also available …

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Check out Activities at the Libraries This September

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County Public Libraries have some noteworthy events for library patrons to take advantage of this September. On Saturday, Sept. 26, Chinn Park Regional Library will host a celebration to go along with Hispanic Heritage Month with songs, games and crafts. “Prince William County has a diverse population, and we like to align our …

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