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Hours of Operation, Effective July 6:
BULL RUN, CENTRAL, CHINN PARK, HAYMARKET GAINESVILLE, MANASSAS CITY, MONTCLAIR, POTOMAC:
OPEN
Monday – Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CURBSIDE PICKUP
Monday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
DALE CITY, DUMFRIES, INDEPENDENT HILL, LAKE RIDGE, NOKESVILLE:
OPEN
Monday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CURBSIDE PICKUP
Available by request only.
All libraries are closed Sunday
July 2021 Highlights
*Note: Most programs in July 2021 will be offered virtually.

With magic, merry mayhem, and magnificent props, the audience goes on a fun and informative trip through the Mesozoic era.

Summer is the perfect time to start art! Join Bull Run and Montclair's Sketchbook Challenge, meet other budding artists, and build towards an art journal. Registration required.
Outdoor Programs

Choose from one of three sessions to make a tie-dye creation! Bring your own shirt, shoes, bag or whatever to tie-dye. Registration required.
Sand Art: Chinn Park

Choose your favorite colors of sand and layer them in a long neck sand art bottle. Registration required.
Chalk the Walk: Chinn Park

Enjoy creating art? Decorate the sidewalk in front of Chinn Park Library with your own designs. Registration required.

Join us on the back patio at Potomac Library to create some fun art using gravity! Registration required.
For your safety, PWPL complies with all current federal, state, and local health mandates. This program will be held outside each library. Masks are required for all participants.


In these prerecorded virtual sessions, narrative designer William LJ Galaini will explore the skills required to construct comprehensive worlds within fiction and gaming. 

Get moving and get the wiggles out during this interactive, fun, and educational show with a cast of colorful animal puppets!

Join us for a fun, educational morning and learn about service dogs! This interactive livestream event allows for questions and audience participation. 

Pick up a cup from Dale City, Dumfries, Independent Hill, Lake Ridge, or Nokesville and color it any way you like! Registration required.

Rock the rainbow with Rainbow Lady and Bassious Berry as they teach shapes, colors, and movement through music and dance!

In celebration of Harry Potter’s birthday, Sticky Fingers will read an excerpt from one of the books and cook up recipes inspired by the story within. Young chefs will spark their imaginations in this magical hands-on literary and culinary experience!
July 2021 - pwcva.gov/library
Make sure to download our Summer 2021 Explore magazine, or grab one at your nearest library, to learn more about our upcoming events.