Prince William Public Library System
Summer Reading

   Paws to Read 1st - 5th Grade   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Oct 1 Bathtime
Oct 8 Cowboys!
Oct 15 In the Jungle
Oct 22 Pumpkins & Apples
Oct 29 Trick or Treat

Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Ms Syl takes a careful peek into the world of Bugs! (Ugh)
Library
Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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
Friday, October 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Oct 3 Stories from Near & Far
10 Cats & Dogs
17 Getting Together
24 Dirty & Clean
31 Spooky Fun
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 25, 2014
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, October 25, 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, October 25, 2014
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, October 27, 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, October 27, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Pack a lunch, picnic in the library, & listen to terrific tales. October 27th Monsters
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Oct 6 Nutty for Nuts
Oct 20 Monster Mash
Oct 27 Halloween Happening

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Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Oct 7 A Bunch of Boxes
Oct 14 Fall Friends
Oct 21 Read for the Record
Oct 28 Halloween Trick or Treats






Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
Description
!CANCELED! Make up class will be held Wednesday, October 29th, 7:00-7:30 p.m. Please register for that session.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Description
!CANCELED! Make up class will be held Wednesday, October 29th, 7:40-8:10 p.m. Please register for that session.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Description
Dinosaurs Galore October 7th
Grandparents October 14th
Pumpkin Time October 21st
Happy Halloween October 28th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Oct 1 Bathtime
Oct 8 Cowboys!
Oct 15 In the Jungle
Oct 22 Pumpkins & Apples
Oct 29 Trick or Treat

Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
This is the make-up date for the canceled October 28th, 6:00 p.m., class.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
7:40 PM - 8:10 PM
Description
This is the make-up date for the canceled October 28th, 7:00 p.m. class.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
Hone your arts and crafts skills at Shenanigans, a program for students in grades K through 5.
Held every two weeks.
Location
Central Community Room
Library
Central Community Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 31, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Oct 3 Stories from Near & Far
10 Cats & Dogs
17 Getting Together
24 Dirty & Clean
31 Spooky Fun
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 01, 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, November 01, 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, November 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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 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
Monday, November 03, 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, November 03, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
What did we do before the age of smartphones, computers, and iPods?  Parents probably remember the rotary telephone, Walkman, and cassette player, but your kids have never experienced these relics! Now they can see and touch these throwbacks for themselves at this fun, interactive program. 
For children in grades K-5
Please pick up a free pass 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
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
If you love Legos, come and build a fabulous creation with thousands of pieces.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Nov 3 Construction Zone!
Nov 10 Salute to Soldiers
Nov 17 Fabulous Food!
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Treats
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Nov 4 Messing Around!
Nov 18 Food Fun
Nov 25 Turkey Tales






Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Squirrels and Chipmunks November 4th
Pajama Day November 18th
Happy Thanksgiving November 25th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 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, November 05, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Nov 5 Things that Go
Nov 12 Cats & Dogs
Nov 19 Time for Bed!
Nov 26 Feast Your Ears on a Good Book
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 06, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Children's Science Museum
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Nov. 7 Mostly Mice
Nov. 14 Bears Galore
Nov 21 Growing Up
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 08, 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, November 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and a craft about: The City and the Country
For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver.
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 08, 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, November 08, 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
Sunday, November 09, 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, November 10, 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, November 10, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Nov 3 Construction Zone!
Nov 10 Salute to Soldiers
Nov 17 Fabulous Food!
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Treats
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Nov 4 Messing Around!
Nov 18 Food Fun
Nov 25 Turkey Tales






Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Squirrels and Chipmunks November 4th
Closed for Veteran's Day November 11th
Pajama Day November 18th
Happy Thanksgiving November 25th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Nov 5 Things that Go
Nov 12 Cats & Dogs
Nov 19 Time for Bed!
Nov 26 Feast Your Ears on a Good Book
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Get ready to listen to some stories that might even make you want to go to bed. But try to stay awake for all the fun.
Library
Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
Join us for Thanksgiving Fun and make your very own Mayflower! You can’t cross the ocean in this craft, but it will make a lovely centerpiece for your family’s dinner table. We will also be making place card holders that will be a nice addition to your Thanksgiving décor. Don’t miss this fun crafting experience!
Location
Central Community Room
Library
Central Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Get into the Thanksgiving spirit by creating a Thankful Journal. Free,drop-in activity. 1 craft/child.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Nov. 7 Mostly Mice
Nov. 14 Bears Galore
Nov 21 Growing Up
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 15, 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, November 15, 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, November 15, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Aesop's imaginative world of stories spring to life when Applause Unlimited presents three great tales.
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 15, 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
Monday, November 17, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Pack a lunch, picnic in the library, & listen to terrific tales. November 17th Turkey Time
Location
Chinn Park Community Room
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Nov 3 Construction Zone!
Nov 10 Salute to Soldiers
Nov 17 Fabulous Food!
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Treats
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Nov 4 Messing Around!
Nov 18 Food Fun
Nov 25 Turkey Tales






Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Squirrels and Chipmunks November 4th
Pajama Day November 18th
Happy Thanksgiving November 25th
Library
Independent Hill Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Come join the fun and make a craft to take home. Create a pinecone turkey.
Library
Gainesville Neighborhood Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Nov 5 Things that Go
Nov 12 Cats & Dogs
Nov 19 Time for Bed!
Nov 26 Feast Your Ears on a Good Book
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 20, 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, November 20, 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, November 20, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Need a way to while away long winter nights? Want a simple way to dress up a room for the holidays? Come to this intro to Zentangle and elevate your doodling skills to a new level.
Location
Bull Run Community Room A & B
Library
Bull Run Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Nov. 7 Mostly Mice
Nov. 14 Bears Galore
Nov 21 Growing Up
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 22, 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, November 22, 2014
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
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Enjoy books about all things autumn and Thanksgiving during 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, November 24, 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, November 24, 2014
Time
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Nov 3 Construction Zone!
Nov 10 Salute to Soldiers
Nov 17 Fabulous Food!
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Treats
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Nov 4 Messing Around!
Nov 18 Food Fun
Nov 25 Turkey Tales






Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 25, 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, November 25, 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, November 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Nov 5 Things that Go
Nov 12 Cats & Dogs
Nov 19 Time for Bed!
Nov 26 Feast Your Ears on a Good Book
Library
Chinn Park Regional Library

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
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
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
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
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytime for all ages. Drop in.
Location
BR Story Room
Library
Bull Run 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
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
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

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The awarding of coupons and prizes
ended August 16th, 2014

You may continue to log your books
through August 31st, 2014

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