Prince William Public Libraries

Prince William Public Libraries News and Updates

We will continue to offer virtual programs and are beginning to offer in-person, outdoor programming. Check our program schedule.

PWPL Community Rooms remain closed to the public. Group Study Rooms are now available to reserve at select libraries. Check our program schedule.

Our Concierge Service is here to help! Call any of our libraries and give us a general idea what you'd like – we'll do the rest!

There's a limit of 15 items that can be requested through our Concierge Service. You'll get an email letting you know your hold is ready to be picked up via Contact-Free Curbside Pickup.

Our Digital Library provides free access to thousands of online and digital resources including e-books, audiobooks, newspapers, and Premium Websites. Prince William County and City of Manassas residents can access all of the library's digital services without visiting a library branch by signing up for a Digital Library Card. The digital library card expires in two years. To sign up, click here to select "Don't have a PWPL library card?" to register for a digital library card.

  • hoopla Digital now offering 12 check outs a month
  • OverDrive now has more than 4,000 classic titles in e-book format, no holds, no waiting and you may now hold 15 titles.

If you are having issues accessing our Digital Library with your digital library card, please call a staff member to assist you.

All book drops are currently accepting books.

Interlibrary Loans are available.

At this time, none of our libraries are accepting Friends of the Library book donations.





Please be advised that the Prince William Public Libraries make no warranties and/or representations concerning virtual programs. Your decision to participate in the programs is an express consent on your part to waive any and all claims against the Library which may result from said participation and hereby release and discharge the Prince William Public Libraries from any and all liabilities. Below is a list of the virtual meeting tools we use to host various virtual programs. We encourage you to use the provided links to review the terms of use for these products and familiarize yourself with their features. While the Host will disable your camera and mute your audio as needed, we encourage you to check that you are muted/video is off once you are logged in.

For live programs that are being recorded, the moderator will note at the beginning of the program that the program is being recorded. By virtue of registering for the program, participants are consenting to being recorded.

Cisco WebEx - Live Streaming
Facebook - Pre-Recorded Programs
Twitter - Pre-Recorded Programs
YouTube - Live Streaming/Pre-Recorded Programs