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About the Library

  • Mission Statement

    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.
  • Vision Statement

    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.
  • Holiday closings

    Thanksgiving
    Wednesday, Nov. 27, close at noon
    Thursday, Nov. 28
    Friday, Nov. 29
    Christmas Eve
    Tuesday, Dec. 24
    Christmas
    Wednesday, Dec. 25
    New Year's Eve
    Tuesday, Dec. 31, close at 5 p.m.
    New Year's Day
    Wednesday, Jan. 1
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    Monday, Jan. 20
    Presidents' Day
    Monday, Feb. 17
    Easter
    Sunday, April 12
  • Library Administration

    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
  • Job opportunities

  • Library policies

  • Strategic Plan

Board of Trustees

Branches

  • Ashburn

    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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  • Brambleton

    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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  • Cascades

    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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  • Gum Spring

    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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  • Law Library

    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
  • Lovettsville

    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
  • Middleburg

    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
  • Purcellville

    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: 540-338-7235
    Interim Branch Manager: Vivy Niotis
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  • Rust

    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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  • Sterling

    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

  • Book study

    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.
  • Business and Investing

    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.
  • Career development

    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.
  • Consumer information

    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.
  • Genealogy and History

    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.
  • Language Learning

    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 Resources

    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: Ashburn, Brambleton, Cascades, Gum Spring, Law Library, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, Rust, Sterling)
  • Magazines and Newspapers

    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 two newspapers from 1851-2001: Christian Science Monitorand Washington Post.
  • Science and Technology

    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.

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eMusic

Hoopla

OverDrive

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