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About the Library

Loudoun County Public Library, the community's information center, provides free and equal access to a variety of library resources and innovative technologies to enhance the quality of life and meet the informational, educational and cultural interests of the community.

Loudoun County Public Library builds community by nurturing an environment where the joy of reading and learning is celebrated; people and ideas flourish; and The Golden Rule is a way of life.

Presidents Day
Monday, Feb. 17

Easter
Sunday, April 12

Staff Development Day
Friday, April 17

Memorial Day
Monday, May 25

Independence Day
Friday, July 3 (close at 5 p.m.)
Saturday, July 4

Labor Day
Monday, Sept. 7

Columbus Day
Monday, Oct. 12

Veterans Day
Wednesday, Nov. 11

Thanksgiving
Wednesday, Nov. 25 (close at noon)
Thursday, Nov. 26
Friday, Nov. 27

Christmas
Thursday, Dec. 24
Friday, Dec. 25

New Year's
Thursday, Dec. 31 (close at 5 p.m.)
Friday, Jan. 1, 2021

Located at:
102 North Street, NW, Suite A
Leesburg, VA 20176
703-777-0368 Voice
703-771-5238 Fax
 

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Director
Chang Liu

Deputy Director
Mike Van Campen

Branch Services
Jessica West

Collection Management
Leah Bromser-Kloeden

Communications
Pete O'Brien

Programming and Community Engagement
Susan VanEpps

Technology Services
Dan Bureau

Board of Trustees

Loudoun County Public Library operates under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees. Board members are appointed by the County’s Board of Supervisors. Board members work with the Library Director in the study, evaluation, and development of Library policies and long-range plans.

Meetings are conducted Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Unless noted they are held at the Rust Library in Leesburg.


Feb. 19 (at Ashburn)
March 18
April 15
May 20
June 17
July 15
Sept. 16
Oct. 21 (at Cascades)
Nov. 18

Dec. 16

Algonkian District
Sean Mallon
Ashburn District
Christina Olorunda, Vice Chair
At-Large
Priscilla Martinez
Blue Ridge District
Denis Cotter, Chair
Broad Run District
Walter Purnell
Catoctin District
Sara Pensgard
Dulles District
Chuong Nguyen
Leesburg District
Christine Newton
Sterling District
Kathleen Kuhn

Branches

Branch webpage
43316 Hay Road
Ashburn, VA 20147

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Phone: 703-737-8100
Branch Manager: Mary Butler
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Branch webpage
22850 Brambleton Plaza
Brambleton, VA 20148

Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Phone: 571-258-3998
Branch Manager: Christine Thompson
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Branch webpage
21030 Whitfield Place
Potomac Falls, VA 20165

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Phone: 703-444-3228
Branch Manager: Belinda Blue
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Branch webpage
24600 Millstream Drive
Stone Ridge, VA 20105

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Phone: 571-258-3838
Branch Manager: Vivy Niotis
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Branch webpage
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Phone: 703-777-0695
Branch Manager: Alice Zent

Branch webpage
12 North Light Street
Lovettsville, VA 20180

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Phone: 703-737-8050
Branch Manager: Jacob Etter
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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 189
Lovettsville, VA 20180

Branch webpage
101 Reed Street
Middleburg, VA 20117

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Phone: 540-687-5730
Branch Manager: Sheila Whetzel
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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1823
Middleburg, VA 20118

Branch webpage
220 East Main Street
Purcellville, VA 20132

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Phone: 703-737-8490
Interim Branch Manager: Vivy Niotis
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Branch webpage
380 Old Waterford Road NW
Leesburg, VA 20176

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Phone: 703-777-0323          
Branch Manager: Sydney McCoy
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Branch webpage
22330 S. Sterling Blvd
Suite A117
Sterling, VA, 20164

Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Phone: 571-258-3309
Branch Manager: Katie Kalil
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Databases

EBSCO Read It!: Designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects.

Literature Resource Center: Author biographies and critical analysis of literary works.

LitFinder: Full-text and index to thousands of poems, stories, essays, speeches, plays, and other individual artworks.

NoveList Plus: Reading recommendations in fiction and nonfiction for all ages, and a great source for author and series information.

Legal Forms: Legal, business and personal forms, including many specific to Virginia residents.

Morningstar Online: Comprehensive reports on stocks and mutual funds and exclusive ratings to help guide investors. 

Reference USA: Data on millions of U.S. companies and households for business and consumer research.

Value Line Research Center: Online access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities.guides, and much more.

Driving-tests.org: Practice driving tests and manuals for driver’s licenses, motorcycle licenses, and CDL licenses in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Washington DC.

Gale Career Transitions: provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy. Innovative and accessible, Career Transitions helps library users improve their chances of finding sustainable employment.

Lynda.com: Online learning to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Reference USA: Over 2 million job and internship postings plus data on millions of U.S. companies and households for business and consumer research.

Testing & Education Reference Center: Prepare for your future with Testing & Education Reference Center.  From SAT practice tests to college selection to certification test study guides, TERC will help you achieve your potential.

Universal Class: an online educational service providing a diverse offering of intellectually stimulating courses for people interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.

Chilton Library: Wiring diagrams, diagnostic codes, and maintenance tables for thousands of cars and trucks -- 24/7.

Consumer Reports Online: Ratings, reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

Consumers' CHECKBOOK: Independent evaluations of local service firms and stores, such as auto repair shops, plumbers, dentists, banks, and insurance companies. Available only in library branches. 

Driving-tests.org: Practice driving tests and manuals for driver’s licenses, motorcycle licenses, and CDL licenses in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Washington DC.

Legal Forms: Legal, business and personal forms, including many specific to Virginia residents.

Reference USA: Data on millions of U.S. companies and households for business and consumer research.

Ancestry Library Edition: The world's largest online collection of family records and resources, with a learning center and  tools help you put your research together. Available only in branches.

Civil War Era by Proquest: Get a fascinating glimpse of the Civil War era with the complete runs of eight regional newspapers covering 1840-1865.

Heritage Quest Online: Discover where your American past begins with this comprehensive collection of genealogical sources, including U.S. census records.

Historical Newspapers: The complete run the Washington Post from 1851-2001.

EBSCO Read It!:  Designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.

Mango Languages: Basic or complete online instruction in dozens of languages, including English for speakers of other languages.

Rocket Languages:  An award-winning interactive online language-learning system. The multi-faceted system allows patrons to learn new languages at their own pace, with downloadable lessons, games and much more.

Legal Forms: Legal, business and personal forms, including many specific to Virginia residents.

Universal Class: Over 30 courses in basic law and legal studies.

Westlaw: Federal and state legal research materials, including case law, statutes, court rules, administrative codes, forms, law reviews and journals. Available only in branches(Select your branch: AshburnBrambletonCascadesGum SpringLaw LibraryLovettsvilleMiddleburgPurcellvilleRustSterling)

Civil War Era by Proquest: Get a fascinating glimpse of the Civil War era with the complete runs of eight regional newspapers covering 1840-1865.

EBSCO MasterFile Complete: Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Kids InfoBitsGrades K-5. Kid-friendly access to reference sources, newspapers, and magazine articles.

Newspapers (Daily): Includes articles from Chicago Tribune (1985 – present), Los Angeles Times 1985 – present), New York Times (1980 – present), New York Times Book Review (1997 – present), New York Times Magazine (1997 – present), The Wall Street Journal (1984 – present), and the Washington Post (1987 – present).

Newspapers (Historical): Search the complete run of the Washington Post (1877-2002)

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Complete text of books in the STEM, STEAM and coding fields for all ages.

Lynda.com: Online learning to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Safari Books Online: Now you never have to leave your computer! With immediate access to thousands of the newest and most popular IT books, you can find the information you need when you need it.

Universal Class: an online educational service providing a diverse offering of intellectually stimulating courses for people interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.

eAudiobooks

eBooks

eMagazines

eMovies

eMusic

Freegal Music offers unlimited streaming service with no commercial interruptions. Users can also download five songs per week and keep them forever.

Hoopla Music offers thousands of the newest and best albums of all time. Download or stream up to six titles per month. Albums can be checked out for one week.

Freegal

Download five songs per week and stream unlimited music 24/7. Choose from a collection of more than 15 million titles. Downloads are yours to keep and there’s no digital rights management to worry about. Download the app at Google Play or the iTunes App Store.

Hoopla

Stream titles instantly through your desktop browser or our mobile app (App StoreGoogle PlayAmazon). If you use our mobile app, you can also download titles to your device for offline playback later. Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.

Kanopy

This streaming service offers over 30,000 independent films, documentaries and classics on demand. Borrow up to 10 titles per month with a three-day viewing period for each. In addition, you get unlimited access to an entire site just for kids, plus over 5,000 Great Courses. Download the  Google Play and iTunes App Store. Also on Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Android TV and Fire TV.

OverDrive

Thousands of the most popular eBooks and Audiobooks. For the best OverDrive experience, download Libby from the App Store, Google Play or Microsoft.

Programs

All events are free except where noted within the program listing. To request an accommodation for a disability, call 703-777-0368. Three days' notice is requested. Some programs are offered by independent businesses. LCPL does not endorse their services, nor is it liable for any action taken as a result of attending these programs.

RB Digital

RB Digital provides our online magazine collection. Download current and back issues of your favorite magazines to read on your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With more than 100 magazines on a wide range of topics, you’re sure to find something you like. You can download as many as you like and the magazines are yours to keep. Apps are available at the Google PlayiTunes App Store and Amazon Kindle stores.

Services

Support the Library

Most branches have either an Advisory Board or a Friends Group. Please refer to the library's Friends of the Library and Advisory Groups Policy for more information.

Many branches accept donations before their annual book sales. Contact your branch for donation periods. The Loudoun Library Foundation also accepts donations for its annual Giant Used Book Sale in June.