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EFFECTIVE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8: In response to staff hours being put towards vaccine call centers, PWPL will offer Contact-Free Curbside Pickup Service only at Bull Run, Chinn Park, Haymarket Gainesville, and Manassas City Libraries. The physical buildings are not open to the public, but other services - including phone assistance - will remain available, even while many staff are working at the call centers. Read more (https://www.pwcgov.org/government/dept/library/Pages/librarynews.aspx).

Our Digital Library provides free access to thousands of online and digital resources including e-books, audiobooks, newspapers, and Premium Websites. Prince William County and City of Manassas residents can access all of the library's digital services without visiting a library branch by signing up for a Digital Library Card.

To sign up, visit http://www.pwcgov.org/digitallibrary and select "Don't have a PWPL library card?" to register for a digital library card.

Prince William Public Libraries offers special events and programs for adults: arts and crafts, genealogy, conversation groups and ESL, gaming.

Prince William Public Libraries has 12 branches throughout Prince William County and the City of Manassas.

Upcoming events (5)

Tiny Seed or Garden Alchemy-Virtual Program at Dumfries Library

All ages.

March 1–31

Vote for your favorite book about seeds or gardens. Choices range from Eric Carle's "The Tiny Seed" to Stephanie Rose's "Garden Alchemy: 80 Recipes and Concoctions for Organic Fertilizers, Plant Elixirs, Potting Mixes, Pest Deterrents and More." Fill out an entry slip and enter to win a prize. Winners randomly selected. Visit our new Seed Libraries at Dumfries and Potomac Libraries, funded by a Transurban Express Lanes Community Grant. For more information about this program, visit our web site at pwcgov.org/library

Tiny Seed or Garden Alchemy-Virtual Program at Potomac Library

All Ages.

March 1–31

Vote for your favorite book about seeds or gardens. Choices range from Eric Carle's "The Tiny Seed" to Stephanie Rose's "Garden Alchemy: 80 Recipes and Concoctions for Organic Fertilizers, Plant Elixirs, Potting Mixes, Pest Deterrents and More." Fill out an entry slip and enter to win a prize. Winners randomly selected. Visit our new Seed Libraries at Dumfries and Potomac Libraries, funded by a Transurban Express Lanes Community Grant.

LEGO® Build Challenge - Virtual Program

Online event

All ages.

March 1–15: Outer Space–Build a spectacular space scene. A rocket launch! A moonwalk! An alien colony!

Show off your master building skills by creating a LEGO scene around a chosen theme, then take a photo of your creation, send it to us, and we’ll share our favorites on social media. Submit your LEGO Challenge entry to childrensservicescp@ pwcgov.org or use #pwplcreates on social media.

Spring Nature Walk Challenge/Virtual Program at Prince William Public Libraries

All ages.

March 1–May 31

Say goodbye to winter and enjoy the breezy, sunny days ahead outdoors! Take a stroll around the neighborhood, through a park, or to your nearest library and see how many of the listed items you can find to complete our Nature Walk Challenge. Collect your spring sightings on Beanstack, online at pwcgov.org/library, or through the Beanstack Tracker app on your smartphone. For more information about this program, visit our web site at pwcgov.org/library

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