10 libraries serve Prince William County. The complete list includes Central Community Library, Dale City Neighborhood Library, Dumfries Neighborhood Library, Independent Hill Neighborhood Library, Lake Ridge Neighborhood Library, Nokesville Neighborhood Library, and Potomac Community Library.
Brief Overview of Few Libraries in Prince William County:
Gainesville Neighborhood Library:
The fifth neighborhood library, Gainesville officially opened to the public on May 16, 1987. Located in James Long Park, this 2,073 square foot facility boasts a collection of 23,163 volumes. One of two library facilities located in area parks, Gainesville has the distinction of providing electricity to a nearby ozone monitoring station that measures levels of carbon monoxide and ozone in the area.
James S. Long Park
4603 James Madison Highway
Haymarket, VA 20169-2526
Chinn Park Regional Library:
The first regional library to be built in Prince William County, Chinn Park is located in the 98-acre Chinn Regional Park at the intersection of the Prince William Parkway and Old Bridge Road. Chinn Park was constructed on the old "Camp 6" site, a work detention camp set up by the State Justice System and operational in the 1970s.The Chinn Regional Park, Chinn Aquatics and Fitness Center and the Chinn Park a specialized collection of local government information, is located at the Chinn Park Regional Library.
13065 Chinn Park Drive
Prince William, VA 22192-5073
TTY 703-792-4876 / Metro 631-1703 ext. 4800
Bull Run Regional Library:
The second regional library to be built in Prince William County, the Bull Run Regional Library was officially dedicated and opened to the public on Saturday, June 25, 1994.The library is 25,000 square feet and houses 236,078 volumes. Bull Run features a community room, a quiet study room, a children’s area that features neon lights, a young adult area with futuristic lighting and comfortable chairs, and RELIC, the Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center. RELIC offers a special local history and genealogy collection in addition to expert assistance in both areas.
8051 Ashton Avenue
Manassas, VA 20109-2892
TTY 703-792-4524 / Metro 631-1703 ext. 4500