Who doesn't love books for  gift-giving?
Bookworm Central virtual book fair  supports Smart Beginnings program

The perfect gift for any age is a book!

The book fair offers books for all ages, games, puzzles, and more. Fifteen percent of the proceeds go to Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William, a nonprofit which advocates for quality early childhood health and education programs for children ages 0-5 years and works with parents, educators, health providers, and businesses to deliver resources that prepare children for school and life. Follow the link above to learn more and shop the online bookstore.

During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) closures, find these and other learning resources for children, birth to 5 years old, on this page for Parents

Tips for Families from Zero to Three


In April 2021, Smart Beginnings GPW partnered with the Prince William Public Libraries to celebrate National Library Week by having local elected officials participate in 10 virtual story times.

Thank you to the following 10 elected officials who were celebrity readers:
1) Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni

Prince William Board of County Supervisors:
2) Vice Chair Andrea Bailey
3) Supervisor Victor Angry
4) Supervisor Jeanine Lawson

City of Manassas:
5) Vice Mayor Pam Sebesky
6) Councilman Tom Osina
7) Councilman David Farajollahi

Dumfries Town Council:
8) Vice Mayor Monae Nickerson
9) Councilwoman Selonia Miles
10) Councilwoman Cydny Neville

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