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Volume 23, Number 03                                                                                                                             March 2011

  Back By Popular Demand!                                                                          Contents
                                                                                                   Regional Libraries
   A Special Concert Series                                                                        Bull Run ................................................. 2–3
          Prince William                                                                           Chinn Park ............................................ 6–7
     Public Library System and
     Prince William Symphony                                                                       Community Libraries
            Orchestra                                                                              Central ................................................... 4–5
                    present:                                                                       Potomac ............................................... 9–11

          The     9thAnnual                                                                        Neighborhood Libraries
                                                                                                   Dale City .................................................. 12
 *SOUNDS OF A SYMPHONY                                                                             Dumfries ................................................. 12
                                                                                                   Gainesville .............................................. 12
Enjoy a live concert experience while learning   Snuggle With a Book Ends
about different instrumental voices that make                                                      Independent Hill .................................... 12
                                                 Our Winter Reading Program, Snuggle
up the modern symphony. The Prince William                                                         Lake Ridge ............................................... 12
                                                 with a Book ends Wednesday, March
Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players               2. If you have not received your stickers         Nokesville ................................................ 12
will perform selections to spotlight various     for reading 20 minutes per day, come              General Information
orchestral sections in this entertaining and     to the library by Wednesday, March 2.
            educational free series.                                                               Library Board Meeting .......................... 12
                                                 However, you may claim your certificate of        Library Closings ...................................... 12
                                                 particpation through Saturday, March 5.
   The PWSO Woodwind Ensemble
        Sunday, March 6, 2:00 p.m.
         Bull Run Regional Library
                                                 Wednesday, March 2 is also the National
                                                 Education Association's Read Across
                                                                                                             Friends of the Library
                                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                              Book Sales
       8051 Ashton Avenue, Manassas              America and the 107th anniversary of the
                                                 birth of Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss has created
     The PWSO String Ensemble                    more than 100 characters and stories
        Sunday, March 13, 2:00 p.m.              encouraging children of all ages to read.               Bull Run Regional Library
        Central Community Library                He filled pages with colorful artwork                     Friday & Saturday, March 4 & 5
       8601 Mathis Avenue, Manassas              and lively humor, while subtly sharing                         10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      The PWSO Brass Ensemble                    political and moral messages resonating
         Sunday, April 3, 2:00 p.m.              with adults.
        Potomac Community Library                                                                     Potomac Community Library
                                                 Join us for Seusstacular Storytime, a
        2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge                                                                        Friday & Saturday, March 4 & 5
                                                 program of storytime and crafts at
      Light refreshments will be served.                                                                        10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
                                                 Bull Run Regional Library....................p2
  Registration in person or by phone begins                                                                       Sunday, March 6
                                                 Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday at
 at the hosting library one month before the                                                                   12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
                                                 Chinn Park Regional Library ...............p6
                 concert date.
                                                 Celebrate Winter Reading with
  Funding for this series is being provided by
                                                 Dr. Seuss & Jan Brett at
          The Friends of the Library.
                                                 Potomace Community Library ... p9 & 10               Book Clubs /
                                                                                                      Dicusssions / Groups
Central Community Library is 40 years old. Come Celebrate ........p4
Central Community Library (Central) opened for business on January                                       African-American ........................10
21, 1971. For many years Central served as the headquarters location for                               * Central Reads ..................................5
library administration and technical services. Central was the first
permanent building in the Prince William Public Library System and                                     * Chinn Park Chats ...........................8
it was built on land offered as a gift from the town of Manassas Park                                  * Mystery ............................................5
                                                                                                         Nokesville ......................................12
Central has undergone several major renovations since its opening.
While no longer headquarters for administration and technical                                          * NOVA Novel ...................................8
services Central features a Community Room, a Computer Lab                                               Random Reads................................3
(the Computer Connection @ Central), a Periodicals Room, and a
children’s area. The library is 23,000 square feet and houses 194,356                                  * Science Fiction ................................5
                                                                                                         Third Thursday Thrillers ............ 11
volumes.
Bull Run Regional Library                                                                          * Funded by The Friends of Central and Bull Run Libraries.             Bull Run Regional Library continued                                            * Funded by The Friends of Central and Bull Run Libraries.
8051 Ashton Avenue
Manassas, VA 20109                                Young Adults                                                                                                          Family                             Adult                                                     Planning Your Cruise Vacation
703-792-4500
703-792-4524 (TTY)                               *One on One Research Help                                           Photo Workshop, 1 & 2                              Friends of the Library
                                                                                                                                                                        Book Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Registration begins three weeks prior to the program      Wednesday, March 16, 7:00 p.m.
                                                  For middle school and high school students.                        Fridays March 25 and April 1                                                          date unless otherwise noted. To register, or for          Dreaming of getting away? Learn about all your
www.pwcgov.org/library                                                                                               7:00 – 8:30 p.m.                                   Friday and Saturday                information, phone or visit Bull Run Regional Library.    cruising options from cruise specialist Herb
Monday–Thursday 10–9                              We can give you a free 30 minute session                                                                                                                                                                           Farrar at this program which could be called
                                                                                                                                                                        March 4 and 5
Friday & Saturday 10–5                            with your own private librarian to help get
                                                  you started on your research paper. We
                                                                                                                     For middle and high school students.
                                                                                                                     Get ready for Bull Run's annual photo              10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.              *Prince William Symphony Orchestra:                        Cruising 101.
Sunday 12–5 (September–June)
                                                  can help with anything from finding a                              contest by coming to the library after             Come early for the best            The Sound of the Woodwinds                                Call to register.
                                                  topic to finding the information.                                                                                     selection of fiction, non-         Sunday, March 6, 2:00 p.m.
                                                  Call 703-792-4863 to set up an
                                                                                                                     hours and learning the basics of taking
                                                                                                                     good pictures. An expert will show                 fiction, and children’s            In this second program of a four-part series at the      *Writers’ Groups
    Kids                                          appointment.                                                       you how to take advantage of the basic             materials.                         Prince William Libraries, the PWSO will introduce         Memoirs Writers
    Because space is limited, admission to                                                                           functions of a camera and the best way to          Small change and checks            the principle members of the woodwind section:            Tuesday, March 1, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
    many children's programs is by token,         Bull Run SOS Brigade                                               frame and focus the picture you would like         accepted. Volunteers               the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and the French        Writers of Children’s Literature
    unless otherwise noted. Free tokens           Saturday, March 19, 2:00–4:00 p.m.                                 to show the world. Whether you enter our           needed!                            horn. The ninety-minute concert will be followed          Tuesdays, March 8 & 22, 7:00 p.m.
    may be picked up 30 minutes before                                                                               contest or not, these techniques will help                                            by light refreshments and the opportunity to meet
    program start time. Attendees must be         For kids in grades 6–10.                                                                                                                                                                                           Writers of Adult Literature
                                                                                                                     you in all aspects of photography, whether                                            the musicians and their instruments.
    present in the library to receive a token.    SOS stands for “Save the library by                                                                                                                                                                                Saturdays, March 12 & 26, 2:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                     you are taking pictures of a gathering                                                Registration begins February 6.
    We ask that you make every effort to be       Overloading it with fun on Saturdays!” If                                                                                                                                                                          These groups meet to share their writing and
    on time to minimize disruptions, and                                                                             of family or friends, or an exotic travel
                                                  you love anime, manga, and Japanese                                destination.                                                                                                                                    offer encouragement and constructive criticism.
    that strollers be left outside the program    pop culture we want to recruit you into                                                                                                                  What to Feed a Living Trust                               No registration required. New members are welcome.
    room to maximize space for children to        the brigade.  We’ll watch anime, talk                              Please register beginning March 1.                                                    Tuesday, March 8, 7:00 p.m.
    participate in program activities.            about manga, have drawing sessions, and 
                                                  cosplay too! 
                                                                                                                                                                                                           You’ve heard about them. You’ve read about them.         *Writing Family Stories
    Toddlertime                                                                                                                                                                                            Now it’s time to understand Living Trusts. Wills,         Presented by Phyllis Legare
    Tuesdays, 10:30 & 11:00 a.m.                                                                                                                                                                           Trusts and Estates attorney David Hoffman will            Sunday, March 20, 2:00 p.m.
                                                  Your attendance at programs

      March 1 Lazy Lions                          sponsored by the Prince                                                                                                                                  present an information-packed program that will           Family stories enthrall and engage the youngsters
                                                                                                                                                                                                           define the terms, explain the laws, and lay out the
                                                  William Public Library may be

      March 8 Monkeying Around                    digitally recorded through
                                                                                                                                                                        Upcoming in April...                                                                         and bring the generations together. Learn tools
      March 15 People in My Neighborhood
                                                  photographs or video
                                                  recordings. These images may be                                                                                                                          strategies you will need to use this most important       and techniques for capturing your family narrative,
                                                                                                                                                                        *Calvin A Ramsey,                  will alternative. Find out how to beat probate,
                                                  posted on our website, in our
      March 22 Splish Splash, Who's in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                           beginning with the basics. Start now!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                  newsletter, by local newspapers
                                                  or ultimately on the World Wide
                                                                                                                                                                                                           cut taxes, and lay waste to a host of other estate
                    Bath?                         Web. If you do not wish your image
                                                  to be published, please notify a member of the                                                                        Author of Ruth and the             planning evils. Call to register.                         Please call 703-792-4540 or email relic2@pwcgov.org
      March 29 Rain or Sun, Stories are Fun       library staff before the program.
                                                                                                                                                                        Green Book, Presents                                                                         to register for this free program.
    For ages 2–3 with a parent or guardian.                                                                                                                             Sunday, April 3, 2:00-3:00         The Genealogy Doctor Is In
                                                  Saturday Storytime                                                 Afternoon Storytime                                                                                                                             Random Reads Book Club
    Free admission tokens will be given                                                                                                                                 p.m.                               Thursdays, March 10 & 17
    out 30 minutes before each session of         Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.                                               Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m.                                                                                                                      The Glass Castle: a Memoir
                                                    March 5 Lazy Lions                                                  March 2 Lazy Lions                              For grades 4 & up, children        10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
    Toddlertime.                                                                                                                                                        and adults.                                                                              by Jeannette Walls
                                                    March 12 Monkeying Around                                           March 9 Monkeying Around                                                           Schedule a private, 30–minute visit with RELIC’s
                                                                                                                                                                        Travel in some of the United       Don Wilson to discuss and analyze an historical or    Monday, March 21, 1:00 p.m.
    Seusstacular Storytime                          March 19 People in My Neighborhood                                  March 16 People in My Neighborhood
                                                    March 26 Splish Splash, Who's in the                                March 23 Splish Splash, Who's in the            States in the 1950's was not       genealogical problem that has stumped you or to                  "Being homeless is an adventure,"
    Wednesday, March 2, 10:30 a.m.                                                                                                                                      easy if you were a Negro.          jumpstart your research.                                          Jeannette Walls's mom used to
                                                                  Bath?                                                               Bath?
    It 's the last day of Snuggle with a                                                                                March 30 Rain or Sun, Stories are Fun!          Hotels, restaurants, gas           Call RELIC at 703-792-4540 or email relic2@                       say. In her extraordinary memoir,
                                                  For all ages.                                                                                                                                                                                                              Walls recalls her nomadic life with
    Book, our Winter Reading Program!                                                                                                                                   stations, all could and did        pwcgov.org for a free appointment. (Please note
                                                  Drop in.                                                            For all ages.                                                                                                                                          surprising affection — though she
    To celebrate, we're snuggling with a                                                                                                                                refuse service. In response        that you do not need an appointment to visit RELIC.
    few of our favorite Dr. Seuss books for                                                                           Drop in, no registration required.                to the Jim Crow Laws of the                                                                          would not want to relive it. You are
                                                  Hodge Podge                                                                                                                                              Staff is available to help with your genealogy and
    Read Across America Day!  Join us for                                                                                                                               South, people joined in a          local history research whenever the library is open.)             welcome to bring your lunch.
    storytime & make a craft.                     Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m.                                                American Girls Book Club                           network of support that was                                                                          No registration required.
    For all ages.                                   March 8 Pancake Day
                                                    March 22 No-sew Felt Pouches
                                                                                                                      Thursday, March 17, 7:00 p.m.                     advertised in a publication       *English Conversation Club                                 Create Your Own Story @ Your Library:
    Drop in; no registration.                                                                                         If you like the American Girls books, this        called The Green Book. Now,        Mondays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 6:00 p.m.
                                                  Hodge Podge is an imaginative, enjoyable                            is the club for you!  For girls in grades 2–5.    in the 21st century, Calvin A                                                                Blogging
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 10:00 a.m.
Thursday Morning Storytime                        craft or activity of interest to students in                        Registration required. Call Bull                  Ramsey has rediscovered the                                                                  Saturdays, March 26, April 2& 9, 10:15 a.m.
                                                  grades K–5.  Please pick up token at the                                                                              Green Book, and has written        This is an opportunity for new speakers of English
    Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.                                                                                             Run Library 703-792-4530 for more                                                    to practice their speaking skills in a fun and            Learn how to create your own blog or online
                                                  Information Desk beginning at 4:00 p.m.                             information.                                      several works, including a                                                                   diary at this three-part workshop.
      March 3 Lazy Lions                                                                                                                                                play and a children's picture      friendly environment.
                                                  the day of the program. A token is required
      March 10 Monkeying Around                                                                                                                                         book to etch in our memory         No registration required.                                 Registration begins March 5.
      March 17 People in My Neighborhood
                                                  for each child making the craft.                                    Pokémon, Etc. Saturday
                                                                                                                                                                        what life was like for many in     New members always welcome.
      March 24 Splish Splash, Who's in the        Babies and Books                                                    Saturday, March 12, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                        our not so distant past. Mr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     North of 50 Lunch `n' Learn:
                    Bath?
      March 31 Rain or Sun, Stories are Fun       Wednesdays, March 9 & 23, 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                      For grades 1 & up.                                Ramsey will be discussing his     *Spanish for Fun!                                          Download & Go
                                                                                                                      Join us for Pokémon and other gaming fun!         research and his findings, and     Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 12:00 noon–2:00 p.m.    Thursday, March 31, 12:30 p.m.
    For all ages.                                 For babies ages 12–24 months and a
                                                                                                                      Bring any cards, Pokémon, Yu-gi-oh, or            sharing what it is like to be a    Bring your lunch and chat with new friends in             Did you know you can check out and download
                                                  caregiver.
    Drop in, no registration required.                                                                                others, to trade or play. Bring your Gameboy,     writer and public historian.       Spanish. We’ll supply coffee and dessert! A native        audiobooks to your computer or portable audio
                                                  Free admission tokens will be available 30                          DS, or other hand-held game system, and                                                                                                        device?  We'll show you how. Bring your lunch;
                                                  minutes before storytime.                                                                                                                                Spanish speaker will be available for help.
                                                                                                                      any games rated no higher than "E."                                                                                                            we'll provide beverage and dessert.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           No registration required. Todos bienvenidos.
                                                                                                                      Drop in; no registration required.                                                                                                             Call to register. 

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Central Community Library                                                     * Funded by The Friends of Central and Bull Run Libraries.                                                                                         * Funded by The Friends of Central and Bull Run Libraries.
8601 Mathis Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110                                              Displays                                                                       Family                                             Adults
703-361-8211                                                                        Book Display
703-361-7572 (TTY)                                                                                                                                                                                Speaking of Spanish!
                                                                                    Time to Smile
www.pwcgov.org/library                                                                                                                                                                            Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 12:00 noon–2:00 p.m.
                                                                 Joke books, comedies & other things to make you smile.
Monday–Thursday 10–9                                                                                                                                                                              Whatever your level of fluency, come hone your conversation skills by chatting with
Friday & Saturday 10–5
                                                                                   Display Cases                                                                                                  others who are practicing their Spanish. Drop into Central Library’s Community
                                                                      Happy Birthday Central Community Library                                                                                    Room any Thursday afternoon, bring your lunch, and hable español!
Sunday 12–5 (September–June)
                                                                            Celebrating 40 Years of Service                                                                                       No registration is required.

    Kids                                                                                        Special Programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                 *Mystery Book Club
                                                                                                                                                                                                  A Catered Birthday by Isis Crawford
                                                                                                                                               Meet Iditarod Dog Musher                           Monday, March 14, 7:00 p.m.
    Snuggle With a Book                                                                         Central Community Library's                    Karen Land and her sled
                                             Preschool Coloring Contest                         40th Birthday Celebration                                                                         A Little Taste of Heaven catering certainly knows how to
    A Winter Reading Program for ages infant
                                             Happy Birthday, Central Library!                                                                  dog Borage                                         feed people. Dogs, however..? When sisters Bernie and Libby
    through age 6 ends on March 2. If you                                                       Saturday, March 12, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.       Sunday, March 20, 12:30 p.m.
    have not received your stickers for reading    March 1–31                                                                                                                                     sign on to cater Trudy the Pug's birthday bash, it isn't just
                                                                                                11 a.m. — The Boogie Woogie Bow                Meet Musher Karen Land and                         any doggie do.  Trudy's owner, Annabel Colbert, is one of
    20 minutes per day, come to the library        For ages 2–5.                                     Wows, our favorite dancing dogs,
    by Wednesday, March 2. However, you                                                                                                        Borage, a sled dog who was a                       the richest women in town - and as mascot of the Colbert toy
                                                   Pick up a coloring sheet each month from          will entertain us.  Don't miss seeing     member of Land's Iditarod team!                    company, Trudy herself is a bona fide celebrity.  But when the
    may claim your certificate of participation    the Information Desk. One winner each             Joan Rose and Tucker, a long-haired
    through Saturday, March 5.                                                                                                                 Find out what it is like to compete                big day arrives, mere moments after dipping into the wine,
                                                   month will be chosen by random drawing            dachshund, and Lynn Franklin and                                                             Annabel is shrieking that she's been poisoned - falling face up
                                                   from all entries submitted.                       Sam, a standard poodle.  Tickets will     in the Alaskan Iditarod Sled Dog
    Muncha Buncha Books                                                                                                                        Race.                                              in her soup.  After two days in a coma, Annabel is dead.  It
                                                                                                     be available starting at 10:30 a.m.                                                          seems that the woman who had everything also had her share
    A weekly storytime for ages 2–6 with an        Mind Benders Trivia Contest                  2:00 p.m. — The Osbourn High School            Karen Land, a three-time                           of enemies.  In fact, Annabel was cheating, blackmailing, or
    adult.                                         Dr. Seuss Puzzler                                 Jazz Ensemble will entertain us in        participant in the 1,150-mile                      backstabbing most everyone she knew.
    Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10:45 am.              March 1–31                                        the Community Room.  Come in and          Iditarod, will discuss sled dog
                                                                                                                                               racing and what led her to                         No registration required. New members are welcome.
      March       2 & 3 Best Bears                                                                   listen to this prize-winning group
                                                   For grades K–5.
      March 9 & 10 Happy Birthday                                                                    of young musicians!  Drop in, no          participate in the sport's most
                                                                                                                                                                                                 *Central Reads Book Club
     March 16 & 17 Color Wheel
      March 23 & 24 Spring is Here
      March 30 & 31 Rabbits Can Be Trouble
                                                   Pick up contest form at the Information
                                                   Desk. The first entry drawn with the most
                                                   correct answers will win a new book.
                                                                                                     registration or tickets required.
                                                                                                3:00 p.m. — A strolling violinist will
                                                                                                     entertain library patrons.
                                                                                                                                               grueling race, beginning in
                                                                                                                                               2002 when she made her first
                                                                                                                                               appearance and finished the
                                                                                                                                               race in just under 14 days. By
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Wives of Henry Oades by Johanna Moran
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, March 16, 1:00 p.m.                                                              
    Drop in; no registration required.                                                                                                                                                            The Wives of Henry Oades was inspired by a widely distributed
                                                                                                3:30–4:30 p.m. — Birthday cake will be         completing this race, Land joined                  newspaper article.  In the 1890s, Henry and Margaret Oades
    However, if your child wishes to do the                                                          served in the Community Room.             an elite group of athletes fewer                   emigrate from England to New Zealand.  During a Maori
    craft, please pick up a craft stick at the
                                                                                                                                               in number than those who have
    Information Desk before each program.
    The number of craft sticks is limited to the
                                                                                               *Sounds of the Symphony:                        reached the summit of Mount
                                                                                                                                                                                                  uprising, Margaret and her children are captured and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  given up for dead.  Henry sails for California and marries a
                                                                                                Sounds of the Strings                          Everest.                                           widow, Nancy.  When Margaret and her surviving children
    first 20 children.
                                                                                                Sunday, March 13, 2:00 p.m.                    All adults and children ages 4                     show up on their doorstep, Henry and Nancy take them
    Shenanigans                                                                                 Enjoy a lovely afternoon of                    and over are invited to attend this                in.  Their neighbors are offended by this apparently immoral
                                                                                                music as the Sounds of a                       special program.                                   arrangement, and Henry is charged with bigamy, a hanging
    Shenanigans specializes in imaginative,
    enjoyable crafts that spark the interest of                                                 Symphony concert series                        Register in person or by phone.                    offence in California.
    students in grades K–5.                                                                     presents a free performance                                                                       No registration required.
                                                                                                by the Prince William
    Thursdays, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
      March 3 Dizzy Wraps & Cupcakes
                                                                                                Symphony Orchestra String                                                                        *Science Fiction Book Discussion
                                                                                                Ensemble. In this entertaining                                                                    Blackout by Connie Willis
      March 17 Shamrock Wreaths
                                                                                                and educational concert, the
      March 31 Spring Daffodils                                                                                                                                                                   Saturday, March 19, 2:30 p.m.
                                                                                                musicians will demonstrate
    Registration, in person, is required and                                                    the versatility of their instruments while
                                                                                                                                                Your attendance at programs
                                                                                                                                                sponsored by the Prince
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Three young historians travel from 2060 to early 1940s Britain
    begins two weeks prior to program date.                                                     discussing the string section's contribution    William Public Library may be                     for firsthand research. As Eileen handles a measles outbreak
                                                                                                to the sound of the symphony orchestra.         digitally recorded through                        during the children's evacuation and Polly struggles to work
    Dreamtime Wednesdays                                                                                                                        photographs or video
                                                                                                                                                                                                  as a London shopgirl, hints of trouble with the time-travel
                                                                                                Each performance in this library concert        recordings. These images may be
    Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.                                                                                                                       posted on our website, in our                     equipment barely register on their radar. Historians aren't
                                                                                                series is free to the public through the        newsletter, by local newspapers
      March 9 Sleep Tight                                                                                                                                                                         supposed to be able to change the course of history, but Mike's
                                                                                                generosity of the Friends of the Library.       or ultimately on the World Wide
      March 23 My Own Bed                                                                                                                       Web. If you do not wish your image                actions at Dunkirk may disrupt both the past and the future.
                                                                                                Light refreshments will be served after the     to be published, please notify a member of the
    An evening storytime designed for                                                           concert.                                        library staff before the program.                 No registration is required.
    children ages 2–6 accompanied by an
                                                                                                For all ages.
    adult. PJs, slippers, and bedtime animals
    are encouraged! Held every two weeks.                                                       Registration, in person or by telephone,
                                                                                                begins February 20.
    Drop in, no registration required.



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Central Community Library                               Chinn Park Regional Library                                                                                                                                            * Funded by The Friends of the Chinn Park Regional Library.
                                                        13065 Chinn Park Drive
    Computer Connection                                 Prince William, VA 22192                                                                     Family
     @ Central                                          703-792-4800
                                                                                                                                                    *Too Human
                                                        703-792-4876 (TTY)
    Space is limited and registration is required.                                                                                                   Sunday, March 6, 2:00 p.m.
    A $10.00 deposit is required to reserve a space     www.pwcgov.org/library
    in class. This deposit will be returned at the      Monday–Thursday 10–9
                                                                                                                                                     Mix Ellen Schwartz`s earthy voice and guitar accompaniment                                      Young Adult - CP
                                                                                                                                                     with Roger Bruno's veritable toy store of percussive sounds,
    end of class, or if the reservation is canceled     Friday & Saturday 10–5
    at least 48 hours prior to class. Register at the   Sunday 12–5
                                                                                                                                                     harmonica and "mouth-trombone”, and you have the
                                                                                                                                                     unique sound of Too Human. Ellen and Roger met as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *Geek  Chic: Create
    library or by calling 703-361-8211.                 (September–June)                                                                                                                                                                             Jewelry with
                                                                                                                                                     staff songwriters for music publishing giant Warner/
                                                                                                                                                     Chappell. Their songs have been recorded by such artists                                        Computer Components
    Computer Basics for Absolute                                                                 Bedtime Storyhour                                                                                                                                   Saturday, March 12, 2:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                     as Cher, Pat Benatar, Teddy Pendergrass, Nancy Wilson
    Beginners                                                                                    Mondays, 7:15 p.m.                                  and Anne Murray. Join us as this talented duo performs                                          Celebrate Teen Tech Week by making
    Thursday, March 17, 7:00–8:30 p.m.                                                             March 7 Plenty of Puzzles                         jazzy standards sure to put a smile on your face.                                               some geeky computer
    This class offers an introduction to personal                                                  March 14 Green as a Bean                          Registration in person or by phone.                                                             parts into unique
                                                        All programs are drop in; no
    computers at the library. Instruction
    includes how to use a mouse and basic               registration required unless noted.
                                                                                                   March 21 Smelly Stories
                                                                                                   March 28 Smile!                                 *The Franklin Institute of Philadelphia                    *Jane Franklin Dance                   and fashionable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     geek chic jewelry.
    computer definitions.                                                                        For ages 2–6 with a caregiver.                      Presents                                                   presents                             The library will
    Registration begins March 3.                        Snuggle With a Book: a Winter                                                                How to Build a Storm: The Weather Show                     The Mouse of Amherst                 provide all the
                                                        Reading Program for ages infant          Beginning with Books                                Saturday, March 12, 10:30 a.m.                             Sunday, March 13, 2:00 p.m.          components, tools,
    More Computer Basics: Keyboard                      through age 6 ends on March 2.           Mondays, March 7 & 21, 10:30 a.m.                                                                              This new work adapted from           and step-by-step
                                                                                                                                                     A hands-on interactive science show that                                                        instructions for
    Thursday, March 24, 7:00–8:30 p.m.                  If you have not received                 Stories, songs, and fingerplays two                 demonstrates the science of weather... to the extreme.     the book by
                                                        your stickers for reading 20                                                                                                                            Elizabeth                            creating a great
    This class is designed for those who are                                                     Mondays a month.                                    Learn how to make a cloud, explore thunder and                                                  piece of jewelry.
                                                        minutes per day, come to                                                                                                                                Spires is about
    totally unfamiliar with the computer                                                         For babies 12–24 months and a                       lightning, and watch as the scientists create snow.
                                                        the library by Wednesday,                                                                                                                               a mouse who                          A free program for
    keyboard. This is not a class in touch                                                       caregiver.                                          Don't miss the stormy ending, that demonstrates the        forms a friendship
    typing, rather an introduction to the keys          March 2. However, you                                                                                                                                                                        middle and high school
                                                                                                 Registration begins one week in                     power of a tornado!!!!!!!                                  with reclusive poet
    that will be used in upcoming classes.              may claim your certificate                                                                                                                                                                   students.
                                                        of participation through                 advance, in person or by phone.                     For grades K and up.                                       Emily Dickinson.
    Registration begins March 10.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    No registration required.

                                                       Saturday, March 5.                                                                           A free, drop-in program. No registration required.         Drop in; no registration
    Internet 101: Getting Around the
    Web for Beginners
                                                        Tuesday Tales
                                                        Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                                 Second Saturday Storyhour &
                                                                                                 Craft: Going Green
                                                                                                 Saturday, March 12, 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                required.                            Grazin' in the Green
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Thursday, March 24, 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    Thursday, March 31, 7:00–8:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                               Are you bored with the same old chips
                                                          March 1 Yikes! Stripes!                For ages 2–5 with a caregiver.                                                                                                                      and soda for after school snacks? Do
    This program introduces the World Wide                March 8 Plenty of Pancakes             Drop in; no registration required.                                                                                                                  you want something easy but different
    Web; shows how to maneuver on a Web                   March 15 Thinking Green
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to serve your friends when they come
    page and other basic information about the            March 22 Silly Socks and Shiny         Lunch Bunch                                                                                                                                         over? Learn to make (and eat) some
    Internet. Prerequisite: Must be able to use                         Shoes                    Dino’s and Dragons                                                                                                                                  interesting, fun, and even healthy
    a mouse.                                              March 29 Hairy Tales
                                                                                                 Monday, March 14, 12:00 noon                                                                                                                        snacks that will excite your taste buds
    Registration begins March 17.                       For ages 3–7 with a caregiver.                                                                                                                                                               and get you out of that snacking rut.
                                                                                                 For ages 2–6 with a caregiver.
                                                        Wednesday Wonders                        Pack a lunch and picnic at the library                 *Family Craft Night:                                                                         A free program for middle and high
                                                                                                 while listening to terrific tales.                       “Ribbitt!” Doorknob Hanger                                                                 school students.
                                                        Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
                                                          March 2 HAPPY BIRTHDAY,                                                                        Thursday, March 17, 7:00 p.m.                                                               No registration required.
                                                                        Dr. Seuss!                                                                       Bring your Mom or Dad and make a fantastic
                                                          March 9 Music & MARCHin’                                                                       family craft. Each child may make one craft.
                                                                                                 Your attendance at programs
                                                          March 16 GREEN & the Wearin’           sponsored by the Prince                                 For families.
                                                                       of the Green              William Public Library may be
                                                                                                                                                         Drop in; no registration required.
                                                          March 23 SPRING has Sprung!            digitally recorded through
                                                                                                 photographs or video
                                                          March 30 March’s Lamb Days             recordings. These images may be
                                                                                                 posted on our website, in our
                                                        For ages 3–7 with a caregiver.           newsletter, by local newspapers
                                                                                                 or ultimately on the World Wide
                                                                                                                                                  *Meet Iditarod Dog Musher Karen Land and her sled dog Borage
                                                        Friday Flicks                            Web. If you do not wish your image               Sunday, March 20, 3:00 p.m.
                                                                                                 to be published, please notify a member of the
                                                        Fridays, 10:30 a.m.                      library staff before the program.                Meet Musher Karen Land and Borage, a sled dog who was a member of Land's Iditarod team! Find out
                                                                                                                                                  what it is like to compete in the Alaskan Iditarod Sled Dog Race.
                                                          March 4 Super SEUSS
                                                          March 11 March Madness                                                                  Karen Land, a three-time participant in the 1,150-mile Iditarod, will discuss sled dog racing and
                                                          March 18 Celebrate SPRING!                                                              what led her to participate in the sport's most grueling race, beginning in 2002 when she made her
                                                          March 25 Fun at the Farm                                                                first appearance and finished the race in just under 14 days. By completing this race, Land joined an
                                                                                                                                                  elite group of athletes fewer in number than those who have reached the summit of Mount Everest.
                                                        Quality movies based on books for ages
                                                        2–7 with a caregiver.                                                                     Ages 4 and over are invited to attend this special program.
                                                                                                                                                  Registration in person or by phone.

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     Chinn Park Regional Library continued                                  * Funded by The Friends of the Chinn Park Regional Library.                 Potomac Community Library                                                                        * Funded by The Friends of Potomac Library.
                                                                                                                                                        2201 Opitz Boulevard                                   Displays
 Adult                                                                                                                                                  Woodbridge, VA 22191
                                                                          INOVA Blood Services Blood Drive                                              703-494-8126                                                                        Adult
  Needles and Hooks Club                                                  Saturday, March 19, 10:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.                                     703-494-8129 (TTY)                                                  Nutrition (Books about eating right)
  Tuesday, March 1, 7:00 p.m.                                             Donors should call 1-866-256-6371 or register online at www.inova.            www.pwcgov.org/library
  If you like to make crafts with a needle or hook, join us on the        org/donateblood. One must weigh at least 110 pounds, be healthy for 3         Monday–Thursday 10–9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Glass Display
  first Tuesday of the month and have fun sharing your craft and          or more days and present a photo ID. It is best to eat a meal and drink                                                                A display for Women’s History Month, sponsored by the
  meeting others who also enjoy needlework.                                                                                                             Friday & Saturday 10–5
                                                                          plenty of fluids 6 hours prior to donating blood.                             Sunday 12–5 (September–June)                                AAUW along with the League of Women Voters
  For adults and teens.                                                   Walk ins are welcome but appointments are given priority.
  Drop in; no registration required.                                                                                                                                                                                                      Children
                                                                         *NOVA Novel Book Club
 *English Chatter Club                                                   A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving                                          Kids
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Celebrate Mardi Gras with Dr. Seuss!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            'Tween Zone
  Wednesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30                                      Tuesday, March 29, 7:30 p.m.
  11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 7:00–8:00 p.m.                                                                                                               Ticket, pass and registration policy: An individual may request no more than five                   The ‘Tween Zone features crafts,
  All new speakers of English are welcome to join us for some             This inspiring modern classic                                                  tickets for any program. Daycare and school groups are encouraged to call the                       demonstrations, or performers for
  friendly conversation where they can practice and improve their         introduces two of the author's most                                            Children’s Department to schedule a visit.                                                          those students in grades 4–6. These
                                                                                                                                                         Magic Carpet Time: Storytime for *Book Babies: Early Literacy Skills
  speaking skills. Fluent English speakers are also welcome to            unforgettable characters, boys                                                                                                                                                     programs are designed especially for
  help lead the conversations. This program is also made possible         bonded forever in childhood: the                                                                                                                                                   our patrons between childhood and
                                                                          stunted Owen Meany, whose life is                                              Preschoolers                      Monday, March 7, 10:30 a.m.
  through the support of The Literacy Volunteers of America.                                                                                                                                                                                                 adolescence.
                                                                          touched by God, and the orphaned                                               Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.                           Babies need books, and you can help them
  Drop in; no registration required.                                      Johnny Wheelwright, whose life is                                                March 2 Read Across America                    get ready for reading. Learn about the six
 *Spanish Charlas                                                         touched by Owen. From the accident
                                                                          that links them to the mystery that
                                                                                                                                                           March 9 If the Shoe Fits: All About
                                                                                                                                                                         Feet
                                                                                                                                                                                                          early literacy skills through stories, songs
                                                                                                                                                                                                          & play for infants & toddlers 6 months –
  Wednesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30                                      follows them—and the martyrdom                                                   March 16 Wearing of the Green                  24 months. We will have a 20-minute
  1:00–3:00 p.m. & 7:00–8:30 p.m.                                         that parts them -the events of their                                             March 23 Wake Up! It's Spring                  storytime with playtime afterwards.
  This is an opportunity for those with a basic knowledge of              lives form a tapestry of fate and                                                March 30 Let's Get Silly                       While your child is playing, we will talk
  Spanish to practice their conversation skills in a friendly, relaxed    faith in a novel that is Irving at his                                         Stories, songs and fingerplays especially for    about Print Awareness, Letter Knowledge,
  setting. Fluent Spanish speakers are also welcome to offer help         irresistible best.
  and support.                                                            Drop in; no registration required.
                                                                                                                                                         preschool children ages 2–5.                     Vocabulary and the other skills you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                          develop with your baby while interacting          *Are You A Wimpy Kid?
*
  So drop in and hable español. No registration required.

  Chinn Park Chats: A Monday Afternoon Book
                                                                                                                                                         Please pick up a pass beginning at 10:00
                                                                                                                                                         a.m. A pass will be required for each child
                                                                                                                                                         attending the program. Limit 30 children.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          with them each day. You will receive an
                                                                                                                                                                                                          early literacy kit to take home with you,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          full of information and activity sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Monday, March 14, 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Get ready for the release of "The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Roderick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  Discussion Club                                                                                                                                       *Monthly Mind Benders                                                                                Rules!" with a trivia contest,
  I'd Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman                                                                                                                 Dr. Seuss Puzzler                               *Book Babies: Individual Session                    activities and snacks.
  Monday, March 14, 1:00 p.m.                                                                                                                            March 1–31                                       Thursday, March 17, 31, 10:30 a.m.                 For students in grades 4–6.
  Eliza Benedict cherishes her ordinary life as a suburban wife                                                                                          Pick up a monthly Mind Bender contest            Babies need books, too! Stories, songs and         Please pick up a free pass beginning
  and mother of two until her tranquility                                                                                                                form at the Potomac Library during the           play for ages 6–24 months.                         at 6:30 p.m. the evening of the
  is shattered by a letter from a death                                                                                                                  month of March. This month's activity is         Please register in person or by phone              program. All 'tweens participating
  row inmate, Walter Bowman, the man                                                                                                                     a "Dr. Seuss Puzzler". Complete and return       beginning one week before each session.            must have a pass. Limit 24.
  who kidnapped her when she was 15.                                                                                                                     the form before 9:00 p.m. on Thursday,           Registration will be limited to 10 infants
  Eliza wants to ignore Walter's letter, but                                                                                                             March 31. A drawing from the entries             and their caregivers per session.
  she remembers that Walter was most                                                                                                                     with the most correct answers will win a
  unpredictable when he was ignored. To                                                                                                                  $10.00 gift certificate for Borders Books
  shelter her children from the past and                                                                                                                 compliments of the Friends of Potomac
  to maintain her comfortable, cocooned                                                           Your attendance at programs
                                                                                                  sponsored by the Prince                                Library.
  life Eliza cautiously makes contact with                                                        William Public Library may be
  Walter to find out what he wants from                                                           digitally recorded through
                                                                                                  photographs or video
  her. What does he want?                                                                         recordings. These images may be
  Join us to discuss this utterly gripping                                                        posted on our website, in our
                                                                                                  newsletter, by local newspapers
  tale of psychological manipulation that                                                         or ultimately on the World Wide
  skillfully moves from past to present to                                                        Web. If you do not wish your image
                                                                                                  to be published, please notify a member of the
  explore the lasting effects of crime on a                                                       library staff before the program.
  victim's life.
  Drop in; no registration required.




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Potomac Community Library continued                                                * Funded by The Friends of Potomac Library.       Potomac Community Library continued                                                 * Funded by The Friends of Potomac Library.
     Family                                                                       Adult                                                                                                                  Cyber Space @ Potomac
                                                                                  No registration required unless otherwise noted.
    *Celebrate Winter Reading                                                                                                        Third Thursday Thrillers Book Discussion                            Space is limited and registration is required. A $10 refundable
                                                                                                                                                                                                         deposit is required to secure a place in these free computer
     with Dr. Seuss & Jan Brett                                                   Hablamos Spanish Chat                              St. Patrick's Day Murder by Leslie Meier                            classes. The $10 deposit will be returned to participants who
     Wednesday, March 2                                                           Tuesdays, March 1, 15, 29, 7:00–9:00 p.m.          Thursday, March 17, 7:00 p.m.                                       attend all sessions of the classes for which they register.
     10:30 a.m. (Magic Carpet Time) &                                             Potomac Community Library hosts a Spanish          All are welcome to join this book
     7:00 p.m. (Bedtime Stories)                                                  Chat group for those individuals interested        discussion as we celebrate 10 years of                              Computer Basics
     Our Winter Reading program will conclude with                                in having informal conversation sessions to        mystery reading and St. Patrick's Day.                              Tuesday, March 1, 9:00–10:30 a.m.
     two special storytimes on Wednesday, March 2.                                broaden their Spanish speaking abilities. This     This mystery is set in Tinker's Cove,                               Would you like to learn about computers? Have you been
     We will celebrate "Read Across America Day" at                               is not a class but an opportunity to practice      Maine, and features Lucy Stone, a                                   confused or timid about trying computers and the Internet?
     both our Magic Carpet Time at 10:30 a.m. and our                             speaking Spanish with other Spanish speakers       mother of four and part time reporter                               Do you know the difference between a keyboard and a
     Bedtime Stories at 7:30 p.m. Listen to stories by Dr.                        guiding the conversation. Come improve your        for the town's only newspaper,                                      keystroke? Please join us for this class as a staff member
     Seuss and Jan Brett and share songs and fingerplays.                         ability to speak Spanish while having fun with     the "Pennysaver". After the body                                    demystifies the whole computer experience.
     If you participated in our Winter Reading                                    other beginning and native Spanish speakers.       of Dan Malone, owner of the local                                   Registration, in person or by phone, begins February 15.
     Program, "Snuggle with a Book", you can pick up                              Fluent Spanish speakers are welcome.               pub is discovered, Lucy is plunged
     your stickers for the last time, along with a certificate                    No registration is required.                       into not only reporting the story                                   Surfin' 101: Internet Basics
     of participation.                                                                                                               but investigating the murder. She
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Thursday, March 17, Part I, 9:00–11:00 a.m.
                                                                                  African-American Book Discussion                   discovers that Dan had many enemies
     Bedtime Stories                                                              Group                                              including his brother, Dylan Malone                                 The Potomac Community Library will present a free program
     Wednesdays, March 2, 16, 30, 7:30 p.m.                                                                                          who has arrived to direct the town's                                for adults about how to search the Internet. Learn what a
                                                                                  The Someday List                                                                                                       browser is and how to use one to surf the web. Learn how to
     Put on those PJ's, grab the teddy bear! Join                                 by Stacey Hawkins Adams                            gala production of Finian's Rainbow
                                                                                                                                     to be held on St. Patrick's Day. Much research and details          use Google, how to copy and paste to Word, and how to go to
     us for a before-bed treat of stories, songs                                  Wednesday, March 10, 7:00 p.m.                                                                                         a specific URL or net address.
     and fingerplays especially for families.                                                                                        has gone into this book and we learn about the Celts and
                                                                                  The first in the Jubilant Soul series by this      Irish culture. A strength of this book is how authentic the         Registration, in person or by phone, begins March 3.
     For all ages.                                                                Virginia author, here is a fictional look at       inhabitants of Tinker's Cove are, and the attention to regional
     Drop in; no registration required.                                           one advantaged woman's bucket list. While          detail that Meier's provides.                                       Email Basics
                                                                                  Rachelle Covington's husband and children
                                                                                                                                     New participants in the group are always welcome, and no            Thursday, March 31, 9:00–11 a.m.
    *Franklin Institute                                                           are temporarily away, Rachelle runs into an


                                                                                                                                     registration is required.
     Saturday, March 12, 2:00 p.m.
     Lightning, twisters and hail — oh my! This new
                                                                                  old boyfriend, handsome and still single. Will
                                                                                  she throw away her family in favor of a past
                                                                                  romance? Honest writing saves this theme from
                                                                                                                                     Friends of Potomac Library
                                                                                                                                     Book Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Two hour basic instruction on use of e-mail. Participants will
                                                                                                                                                                                                         have the opportunity to sign up for a free e-mail account, send
                                                                                                                                                                                                         and receive e-mails, learn e-mail etiquette.                      
     show reveals the science of weather … to the                                 being too formulaic.                                                                                                   People who wish to participate in this class should be familiar
     extreme. Where does our weather come from, and                               New participants are always welcome and no         Friday and Saturday, March 4 & 5, 10:00–4:00 p.m.                   with using the keyboard and mouse.
     what factors make it a sunny day or a blustery one?                          registration is required.                          Sunday, March 6, 12:00 noon–2:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Registration, in person or by phone, begins March 17.
     We’ll make a cloud, explore thunder and lightning,                                                                              The Friends of Potomac Library will hold a book sale Friday,
     and even create snow. We promise a stormy                                                                                       March 4, through Sunday, March 6. Sale hours on Friday
     ending to this show as we demonstrate the power                                                                                 and Saturday are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Sunday, also
     of a tornado.                                                                                                                   known as bargain day, the sale is open from 12:00 noon to
     Please pick up free tickets for this program                                                                                    2:00 p.m. Materials available for purchase include cookbooks,
     beginning February 26. A ticket will be required                                                                                paperbacks, novels, magazines, recordings, and other items.
     for each person attending; a person may pick up                                                                                 Proceeds support programs at the library.
     no more than 5 tickets. Limit 100.                                                                                              Hardback books sell for $1.00, paperbacks cost 50¢, and
                                                                                                                                     magazines are priced at 25¢ an issue. The sale also features
                                                                                                                                     encyclopedias or other reference books for sale at special
                                                                                                                                     prices.




    Your attendance at programs
    sponsored by the Prince
    William Public Library may be
    digitally recorded through
    photographs or video
    recordings. These images may be
    posted on our website, in our
    newsletter, by local newspapers
    or ultimately on the World Wide
    Web. If you do not wish your image
    to be published, please notify a member of the
    library staff before the program.




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                      Neighborhood Libraries
Dale City                            Lake Ridge                                        General Information
Neighborhood Library                 Neighborhood Library                              Library Board Meeting
4249 Dale Boulevard                  12964 Harbor Drive
Dale City, VA 22193                  Woodbridge, VA 22192                              The next meeting of the Library Board of
703-792-5670                         703-792-5675                                      Trustees will be Thursday, March 17 at
                                                                                       6:30 p.m. in the Administrative Support
Monday –Thursday          10–7       Monday –Thursday                    10–7          Center’s Trustees Room.
Saturday & Friday         10–2       Saturday                            10–2
Sunday                  Closed       Sunday & Friday                   Closed          Note: The Trustees Room is located in the
                                                                                       lower level of the Chinn Park Regional Library.
Wednesday Storytime                  Thursday Storytime
For ages 0–5.                        For ages 0–5.                                     Library Foundation Meeting
Wednesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30   Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.                             The next meeting of the Library Foundation
10:30 a.m.                             March 10 Lucky, Lucky Us                        Board of Directors will be Monday, March 14
                                       March 24 Spring Things                          at 6:30 p.m. in the Administrative Support
Drop in.
                                                                                       Center’s Trustees Room.
Call for program information.        Drop in.
                                                                                       Renewals of library materials:
Dumfries                             Nokesville                                        Renewal Line: 703-792-4885
Neighborhood Library                 Neighborhood Library                              Web Renewal:
                                                                                       http://librarycatalog.pwcgov.org
18007 Dumfries Shopping Plaza        12993 Fitzwater Drive
Dumfries, VA 22026                   Nokesville, VA 20181                              Electronic Newsletters:
703-792-5678                         703-792-5665
                                                                                         •	 Off The Shelf, an email newsletter of
Monday –Thursday         10–7        Monday –Thursday                    10–7               timely topics.
Saturday & Friday        10–2        Saturday                            10–2            •	 Discover@PWPLS is an electronic
Sunday                 Closed        Sunday & Friday                   Closed               newsletter to update educators on

Call for program information.        Storytime with Miss Glenna
                                     Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                            services available at the Prince William
                                                                                            Public Library System.
                                                                                         •	 Just visit our website to get a list of all
Gainesville                            March     3 Stories of Janet Stevens
                                                                                            the available electronic newsletters:
Neighborhood Library                   March 10 Elephants
                                                                                            www.pwcgov.org/library.
                                       March 17 Leprechauns & their
4603 James Madison Highway
                                                    Gold
Haymarket, VA 20169
703-792-5660                           March 24 Mice                                   Library Closings
                                       March 31 Pigs
Monday –Thursday          10–7                                                         There are no holiday closings this month.
Saturday & Friday         10–2       Drop in.
Friday                     1–5
Sunday                  Closed
                                     Nokesville Book Discussion
                                                                                                                March
                                     Monday, March 21, 11:00 a.m.                              S        M       T       W       TH    F       S
                                     Meets at the Nokesville Church of the
Independent Hill
                                                                                                                1       2        3
                                                                                                                                 1        4
                                                                                                                                          2   5
                                     Brethren.
Neighborhood Library                                                                                6       7       8       9    10   11      12

                                                                                                   13   14      15      16       17   18      19
14418 Bristow Road
Manassas, VA 20112                                                                                 20   21      22      23       24   25      26
703-792-5668
                                                                                                   27   28      29      30       31
Monday –Thursday          10–7        Your attendance at programs
Saturday                  10–2        sponsored by the Prince
                                      William Public Library may be
Sunday & Friday         Closed        digitally recorded through
                                      photographs or video                             Volunteering
Tuesday Storytime                     recordings. These images may be                  Volunteers are needed.
                                      posted on our website, in our
                                                                                       Call 703-792-6100 for more information.
Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29      newsletter, by local newspapers
                                      or ultimately on the World Wide
10:30 a.m.                            Web. If you do not wish your image
                                      to be published, please notify a member of the
For ages 0–5.                         library staff before the program.
Drop in.
Call for program information.



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