Prince William Public Library System
Summer Reading

   Paws to Read 1st - 5th Grade   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Fun-filled classes with signing, singing, & dancing for children 6 - 24 months with a caregiver.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 01, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Dec 1 Emotional High
Dec 8 Train Tales
Dec 15 Milk and Cookies
Dec 22 Celebrate the Season
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description

Dec 2 Hooray for Heroes!
Dec 9 Train Tales
Dec. 16 Milk and Cookies
Dec 23 Santa Stories
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Froggy December 2nd
Read Aloud Books December 9th
For the Love of Books December 16th
Winter Fun December 23rd
Happy New Year December 30th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Dec 3 On the Job
Dec 10 All Aboard!
Dec 17 'Tis the Season for a Good Story
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Crafts & activities for ages 4 and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult helper; younger siblings are welcome.
September 25: Back-to-School Craft;
October 9: Maple Seed Dragonflies;
October 23: Make a Meltdown Monster;
November 6: Dry Paint for Native American Month
November 20: Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece
December 4: Reindeer Antlers
Please pick up a free pass beginning at 4:00 p.m. the day of the program; a pass is required for each child doing the craft. Limit 24 crafters.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you're a great Lego builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to capture your adventures. Please leave your Legos at home. We don't want you to lose your favorite pieces. Ages 5 and older. Registration required. Limited spaces.
Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 05, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Dec 5 My Family
Dec 12 Bundle Up!
Dec 19 Happy Holidays
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A safe, supportive, fun & interactive program for children with varying learning styles & abilities.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
For children ages 2-6 with an adult. Shake, wiggle, move and groove while singing, dancing and play with rhythm sticks, shakers & more! Free admission tokens available 30 minutes before the program begins.
Location
Bull Run Community Room A & B
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Practice reading aloud while you make a new friend by reading to a therapy dog at the library. Kids of all reading abilities are invited to read to a registered therapy dog. Bring your own book or select one from the library
Library
Gainesville Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Toys come to life in a great show filled with fun & fantasy, mirth & merriment, laughter & amazement.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 06, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Aesop's characters will come alive as puppeteer/storyteller Christopher Hudert uses multiple styles of puppetry to explore three classic tales.
For children ages 3 and up.
FREE admission tokens will be available 30 minutes before the program begins.
Location
Bull Run Community Room A & B
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for babies 12-36 months & a caregiver.
(No siblings please!)
Our story hours are designed to support the pre-reading skills every child needs to become a good reader.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 08, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Dec 1 Emotional High
Dec 8 Train Tales
Dec 15 Milk and Cookies
Dec 22 Celebrate the Season
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description

Dec 2 Hooray for Heroes!
Dec 9 Train Tales
Dec. 16 Milk and Cookies
Dec 23 Santa Stories
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Froggy December 2nd
Read Aloud Books December 9th
For the Love of Books December 16th
Winter Fun December 23rd
Happy New Year December 30th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Dec 3 On the Job
Dec 10 All Aboard!
Dec 17 'Tis the Season for a Good Story
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
As the holidays get closer there are many times that we might ask "What is in the box?" These books just might give you a hint.
Library
Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
Get in the holiday spirit! Join us to make a Holiday Snowman, using a battery operated tealight, and delicious holiday treats.
Location
Central Community Room
Library
Central Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
A Happy Holiday Family Craft
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 12, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Dec 5 My Family
Dec 12 Bundle Up!
Dec 19 Happy Holidays
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your handhelds and/or your cards for any game rated 'E'. Come to play and trade and enjoy the company.
Location
Bull Run Community Room A & B
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and a craft about: Chugga Chugga Choo Choo!
For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Description
Trains will chug as The Prince William County Model Railroad Club displays a variety of model trains.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Did you know that reluctant or struggling readers who read to dogs feel more relaxed when they read, enjoy reading more and can become better readers? Kids of ALL reading abilities are invited to read to registered therapy dogs at the library. Bring your own book or use one of ours! Come by and read to Savannah or Junior or just drop in for a visit. Ages 4-11 (NO SIGN UP REQUIRED)

Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Build reading skills while making a new friend by reading to a therapy dog at the library. Bring your own book or use one of ours! For readers ages 5 to 11.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Kids ages 6 -10 can read to Sophie, a registered therapy dog in a relaxed atmosphere.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Description
Trains will chug as The Prince William County Model Railroad Club displays a variety of model trains.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 15, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Pack a lunch, picnic in the library, & listen to terrific tales.
December 15th Holiday Cheer!
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 15, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Dec 1 Emotional High
Dec 8 Train Tales
Dec 15 Milk and Cookies
Dec 22 Celebrate the Season
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description

Dec 2 Hooray for Heroes!
Dec 9 Train Tales
Dec. 16 Milk and Cookies
Dec 23 Santa Stories
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Froggy December 2nd
Read Aloud Books December 9th
For the Love of Books December 16th
Winter Fun December 23rd
Happy New Year December 30th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Santa will come to visit children and take pictures with them.
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come join the fun and make a holiday ornament to take home.
Library
Gainesville Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Dec 3 On the Job
Dec 10 All Aboard!
Dec 17 'Tis the Season for a Good Story
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Dec 5 My Family
Dec 12 Bundle Up!
Dec 19 Happy Holidays
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Santa will visit with the children, hear what they would like for Christmas and pose with children for pictures.
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 22, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for babies 12-36 months & a caregiver.
(No siblings please!)
Our story hours are designed to support the pre-reading skills every child needs to become a good reader.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 22, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring your lunch or a snack, and we'll provide the drinks and a surprise treat. Then enjoy our feature film with your family and friends. Please call the library for the title.
For all ages.
Drop in; no registration required.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 22, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Dec 1 Emotional High
Dec 8 Train Tales
Dec 15 Milk and Cookies
Dec 22 Celebrate the Season
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description

Dec 2 Hooray for Heroes!
Dec 9 Train Tales
Dec. 16 Milk and Cookies
Dec 23 Santa Stories
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Froggy December 2nd
Read Aloud Books December 9th
For the Love of Books December 16th
Winter Fun December 23rd
Happy New Year December 30th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for makerspace madness, where we supply craft materials and you supply the imagination! We will have some suggested projects, but you can create whatever comes to you. Materials will be available between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and we ask that you finish your project before the end of the session.
Intended for children in Elementary, Middle and High School; we will have some simple materials for younger children as well.
Drop in; no registration required.
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Froggy December 2nd
Read Aloud Books December 9th
For the Love of Books December 16th
Winter Fun December 23rd
Happy New Year December 30th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for makerspace madness, where we supply craft materials and you supply the imagination! We will have some suggested projects, but you can create whatever comes to you. Materials will be available between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and we ask that you finish your project before the end of the session.
Intended for children in Elementary, Middle and High School; we will have some simple materials for younger children as well.
Drop in; no registration required.
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
If you are a fan of the fat cat who likes lasagna (and Odie, though he won't admit it), join us for some activities and games (wear your thinking caps - we'll have a Garfield trivia contest) and what else - lasagna!
For children in Grades K-5
Please pick up a free pass at the Information Desk beginning at 10:30 a.m. the day of the program; each child participating must have a pass. Limit 40 children.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Practice reading aloud by reading to a therapy dog at the library.
Library
Gainesville Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A safe, supportive, fun & interactive program for children with varying learning styles & abilities.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Children from local elementary schools raise their voices in honor of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Library Tales January 6th
Winter Loving Animals January 13th
Elephant Walk January 20th
Tooth Tales January 27th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Everyone likes snow and even if we don't get any real snow, we can enjoy stories about the cold white stuff. Bundle up and join Ms. Lyn as she reads winter tales.
Library
Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you're a great Lego builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to capture your adventures. Please leave your Legos at home. We don't want you to lose your favorite pieces. Ages 5 and older. Registration required. Limited spaces.
Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your handhelds and/or your cards for any game rated 'E'. Come to play and trade and enjoy the company.
Location
Bull Run Community Room A & B
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and a craft all about "Let It Snow!"
For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Did you know that reluctant or struggling readers who read to dogs feel more relaxed when they read, enjoy reading more and can become better readers? Kids of ALL reading abilities are invited to read to registered therapy dogs at the library. Bring your own book or use one of ours! Come by and read to Savannah or Junior or just drop in for a visit. Ages 4-11 (NO SIGN UP REQUIRED)

Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Pack a lunch and picnic in the library while listening to terrific tales.
January 12 Sleepy Bears
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Jan 13 What’s New?
Jan 20 Snow Happy
Jan 27 Winter Woolies
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Jan 14 My Feelings
Jan 21 Song and Dance
Jan 28 Baby, It's Cold Outside!
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Creative and educational activities for ages 4 and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult helper; younger siblings are welcome.
January 15: Snow Painting;
January 29: Forever Spinning Top;
February 12: Celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month;
February 26: Thanking Our Canine Companions;
March 12: Tree Disc Art;
March 26: Mandala Magic;
April 9: Bird Bingo;
April 23: Sun Prints;
May 7: Thanking Our Mothers
Please pick up a free pass beginning at 4:00 p.m. the day of the program; a pass is required for each child doing the craft. Limit 24 crafters.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
Love crafts? Would you like to learn a new craft or perhaps practice an old one? In January, we will celebrate the cold days of winter with papier mâché penguins, cookie penguins, and the sport of curling! We will begin our papier mâché penguins on January 15, and complete them on January 29, so make plans to join us both days. If you can only make the second Shenanigans, we will have a few extra “penguin beginnings” for you to complete.
Location
Central Community Room
Library
Central Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Get ready for bed and come to the library for a before-bed treat of stories, songs & fingerplays. PJ, blankets & stuffed animals are welcome, but optional.
For all ages.
Drop in; no registration required.
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Jan 16 Let it Snow!
Jan 23 ABC and 1,2,3
Jan 30 At the Zoo
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Build reading skills while making a new friend by reading to a therapy dog at the library. Bring your own book or use one of ours! For readers ages 5 to 11.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Jan 13 What’s New?
Jan 20 Snow Happy
Jan 27 Winter Woolies
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Create a craft related to winter
Library
Gainesville Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Jan 14 My Feelings
Jan 21 Song and Dance
Jan 28 Baby, It's Cold Outside!
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Many stories start with the words Once Upon a Time. Ms. Syl will open up the world of folktales using these words and many more.
Library
Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Dogs make great listeners! Kids who read to dogs are shown to improve their reading skills. Books with Buddies gives kids the chance to read to registered therapy dogs in a relaxed, nonjudgmental environment. Bring your own book or use one of ours. For children ages 6 to 10. Drop-in; no registration required. First come, first served.


Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you're a great Lego builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to capture your adventures. Please leave your Legos at home. We don't want you to lose your favorite pieces. Ages 5 and older. Registration required. Limited spaces.
Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Get ready for bed and come to the library for a before-bed treat of stories, songs & fingerplays. PJ, blankets & stuffed animals are welcome, but optional.
For all ages.
Drop in; no registration required.
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Children with a caregiver may make a fantastic craft with their family.
January 22 Penguin Igloo Pop-Up
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 23, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Jan 16 Let it Snow!
Jan 23 ABC and 1,2,3
Jan 30 At the Zoo
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join our monthly book club in which children read a book appropriate for their age.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 26, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for babies 12-36 months & a caregiver.
(No siblings please!)
Our story hours are designed to support the pre-reading skills every child needs to become a good reader.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 26, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn about storytelling cubes and make your own set to take home. Test your creativity and imagination by using the cubes to tell a story and listen to others' stories as well. Be prepared to laugh.
For those in grades K through 5. Please pick up a free pass beginning at 10:30 a.m. the day of the program. A pass is required for each student participating. Limit 30.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 26, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day! Play bubble wrap popping games & craft bubble wrap animals.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Jan 13 What’s New?
Jan 20 Snow Happy
Jan 27 Winter Woolies
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Jan 14 My Feelings
Jan 21 Song and Dance
Jan 28 Baby, It's Cold Outside!
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Creative and educational activities for ages 4 and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult helper; younger siblings are welcome.
January 15: Snow Painting;
January 29: Forever Spinning Top;
February 12: Celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month;
February 26: Thanking Our Canine Companions;
March 12: Tree Disc Art;
March 26: Mandala Magic;
April 9: Bird Bingo;
April 23: Sun Prints;
May 7: Thanking Our Mothers
Please pick up a free pass beginning at 4:00 p.m. the day of the program; a pass is required for each child doing the craft. Limit 24 crafters.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
Love crafts? Would you like to learn a new craft or perhaps practice an old one? In January, we will celebrate the cold days of winter with papier mâché penguins, cookie penguins, and the sport of curling! We will begin our papier mâché penguins on January 15, and complete them on January 29, so make plans to join us both days. If you can only make the second Shenanigans, we will have a few extra “penguin beginnings” for you to complete.
Location
Central Community Room
Library
Central Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Get ready for bed and come to the library for a before-bed treat of stories, songs & fingerplays. PJ, blankets & stuffed animals are welcome, but optional.
For all ages.
Drop in; no registration required.
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 30, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Jan 16 Let it Snow!
Jan 23 ABC and 1,2,3
Jan 30 At the Zoo
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring your cards and Pokemon DS games
to play, trade and earn points towards
badges.

No reservation required.

Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Fun-filled classes with signing, singing, & dancing for children 6 - 24 months with a caregiver.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Feb 3 Monkey Fun
Feb 10 Funny Valentines
Feb 17 Year of the Sheep
Feb 24 African American Adventures
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Library Tales January 6th
Winter Loving Animals January 13th
Elephant Walk January 20th
Tooth Tales January 27th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Feb 4 Happy Birthday!
Feb 11 Hugs and Kisses
Feb 18 Time to Get Dressed
Feb 25 Eye to the Sky
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Dogs make great listeners! Kids who read to dogs are shown to improve their reading skills. Books with Buddies gives kids the chance to read to registered therapy dogs in a relaxed, nonjudgmental environment. Bring your own book or use one of ours. For children ages 6 to 10. Drop-in; no registration required. First come, first served.


Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you're a great Lego builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to capture your adventures. Please leave your Legos at home. We don't want you to lose your favorite pieces. Ages 5 and older. Registration required. Limited spaces.
Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Get ready for bed and come to the library for a before-bed treat of stories, songs & fingerplays. PJ, blankets & stuffed animals are welcome, but optional.
For all ages.
Drop in; no registration required.
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
You are hereby invited to embrace the magic & banish the midwinter blues with games, activities, & more!
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, February 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Feb 6 Lost and Found
Feb 13 Valentine's Day Friends
Feb 20 Favorite Folk Tales
Feb 27 I See the Moon
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Practice reading aloud while you make a new friend by reading to a therapy dog at the library. Bring your own book or use one of ours! This is a program for young readers to practice their skills with a friendly and non critical listener.
Library
Gainesville Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Sunday, February 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for babies 12-36 months & a caregiver.
(No siblings please!)
Our story hours are designed to support the pre-reading skills every child needs to become a good reader.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 09, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Pack a lunch, picnic in the library, & listen to terrific tales.
February 9 Silly Monkeys!
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Feb 3 Monkey Fun
Feb 10 Funny Valentines
Feb 17 Year of the Sheep
Feb 24 African American Adventures
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Feb 4 Happy Birthday!
Feb 11 Hugs and Kisses
Feb 18 Time to Get Dressed
Feb 25 Eye to the Sky
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Every on has a favorite story that they love to hear again and again. Ms. Lyn will share some of the stories that she loves with you.
Library
Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Stories & songs in Spanish with Ms Roxana. Una hora de cuentos especial: Introduciendo cuentos y canciones en Español presentados por la Señora Roxana.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-10 can have fun reading to a PAL(People Animal Love) registered therapy dogs.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Creative and educational activities for ages 4 and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult helper; younger siblings are welcome.
January 15: Snow Painting;
January 29: Forever Spinning Top;
February 12: Celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month;
February 26: Thanking Our Canine Companions;
March 12: Tree Disc Art;
March 26: Mandala Magic;
April 9: Bird Bingo;
April 23: Sun Prints;
May 7: Thanking Our Mothers
Please pick up a free pass beginning at 4:00 p.m. the day of the program; a pass is required for each child doing the craft. Limit 24 crafters.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Get ready for bed and come to the library for a before-bed treat of stories, songs & fingerplays. PJ, blankets & stuffed animals are welcome, but optional.
For all ages.
Drop in; no registration required.
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Children with a caregiver may make a fantastic craft.
February 12 Blizzard Kisses Snowman Sign
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, February 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Feb 6 Lost and Found
Feb 13 Valentine's Day Friends
Feb 20 Favorite Folk Tales
Feb 27 I See the Moon
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your handhelds and/or your cards for any game rated 'E'. Come to play and trade and enjoy the company.
Location
Bull Run Community Room A & B
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us in celebration of Black History Month in a musical journey with the Tuskegee Airmen, presented by Rainbow Puppets.
For ages 2 and up.
Please pick up a free ticket for this program beginning January 31. Each person attending must have a ticket. Limit 100.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and a craft to celebrate Valentine's Day.
For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A safe, supportive, fun & interactive program for children with varying learning styles & abilities.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Did you know that reluctant or struggling readers who read to dogs feel more relaxed when they read, enjoy reading more and can become better readers? Kids of ALL reading abilities are invited to read to registered therapy dogs at the library. Bring your own book or use one of ours! Come by and read to Savannah or Junior or just drop in for a visit. Ages 4-11 (NO SIGN UP REQUIRED)

Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A young boy following his dreams finds a path that leads to success for himself and others in this musical journey with the Tuskegee Airmen.
For ages 2 and up
Free admission tokens available 30 minutes before the program begins
Location
Bull Run Community Room A & B
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Feb 3 Monkey Fun
Feb 10 Funny Valentines
Feb 17 Year of the Sheep
Feb 24 African American Adventures
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come make a bookmark to use with library or school books.
Library
Gainesville Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Description
Learn to play chess in an informal setting. Master the moves and learn the importance of each piece while using your imagination, logic, critical thinking, reasoning and concentration skills. Space is limited; register online, by phone or in person.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Feb 4 Happy Birthday!
Feb 11 Hugs and Kisses
Feb 18 Time to Get Dressed
Feb 25 Eye to the Sky
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Dogs make great listeners! Kids who read to dogs are shown to improve their reading skills. Books with Buddies gives kids the chance to read to registered therapy dogs in a relaxed, nonjudgmental environment. Bring your own book or use one of ours. For children ages 6 to 10. Drop-in; no registration required. First come, first served.


Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you're a great Lego builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to capture your adventures. Please leave your Legos at home. We don't want you to lose your favorite pieces. Ages 5 and older. Registration required. Limited spaces.
Library
Dale City Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Get ready for bed and come to the library for a before-bed treat of stories, songs & fingerplays. PJ, blankets & stuffed animals are welcome, but optional.
For all ages.
Drop in; no registration required.
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Friday, February 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Feb 6 Lost and Found
Feb 13 Valentine's Day Friends
Feb 20 Favorite Folk Tales
Feb 27 I See the Moon
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Build reading skills while making a new friend by reading to a therapy dog at the library. Bring your own book or use one of ours! For readers ages 5 to 11.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Black History Month with a read-in with the Phi Kappa Zeta chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Share stories and excerpts from the books, and take them home to enjoy again!

All ages. Drop in; no registration required.
Location
Potomac Community Room
Library
Potomac Community Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 23, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for babies 12-36 months & a caregiver.
(No siblings please!)
Our story hours are designed to support the pre-reading skills every child needs to become a good reader.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Feb 3 Monkey Fun
Feb 10 Funny Valentines
Feb 17 Year of the Sheep
Feb 24 African American Adventures
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Feb 4 Happy Birthday!
Feb 11 Hugs and Kisses
Feb 18 Time to Get Dressed
Feb 25 Eye to the Sky
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

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The awarding of coupons and prizes
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You may continue to log your books
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You may print your logs through September 30th, 2014

Students in the Prince William County School System
who read the number of books required for their grade
level (grades K-2, five books;grades 3-5, three books)
will receive extra credit at their school simply by
turning in their Summer Quest reading log