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Loudoun County Public Library builds community by nurturing an environment where the joy of reading and learning is celebrated and people and ideas flourish. Visit one of our 10 branches: Ashburn, Brambleton, Cascades, Gum Spring, Law Library (Leesburg), Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, Rust (Leesburg) and Sterling.
This is our Friday night...
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Digitizing old photos and movies isn't as difficult as you may think. Stop by our Makerspaces at Brambleton Library, Gum Spring Library, Rust Library or Sterling Library and we'll walk you through the process. Best of all: It's free!
We have digitization equipment in our Makerspace! The service is free and can convert the following formats to a digital file: 📼 VHS 📽 8mm 🖭 cassettes 🎞 negatives ⚫ vinyl records.
We should not have been introduced to emojis.
There's still plenty of time to celebrate Black History Month with these 10 powerhouse eBooks. Use your library card to start reading them now with the Libby app 📱
A salute to the country’s first Reader-In-Chief on this Presidents’ Day! 🇺🇸📚
Reminder: Loudoun County Public Library branches are closed today, Feb. 17. We’ll see you Tuesday starting at 10 a.m.
It's New Arrivals Day at Loudoun County Public Library! See what's hitting the shelves this week: http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=2227-89
There are 18 new bestsellers, 44 new movies, 21 new audiobooks, 32 new children's books, and 167 other new books, including 27 that are available online.
The new bestsellers this week include "Profiles in Corruption," "Cool Beans: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking with the World's Most Versatile Plant-Based Protein, with 125 Recipes," and "Golden in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel." The new movies this week include "Little Women," "Bombshell," and "Richard Jewell."
Happy Valentine's Day! Time to dish on your first book crush 💘📕
All Loudoun County Public Library branches will be closed Monday, Feb. 17 for Presidents’ Day. Don’t forget to stock up on books and movies to get you through the long weekend!
"Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself." 📚 Happy birthday to Abraham Lincoln, born on this day in 1809!
Image: The Library of Congress
Good news for anyone who lives or works in downtown Leesburg! 📣 You can now get your holds at the Law Library! When you reserve an item in the catalog, simply select the Law Library as your pickup location — once it’s ready, we’ll have it waiting for you here at our branch on the courthouse grounds. If you’re unfamiliar with the Law Library, swing by our open house on Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and find out about all the other things you can do at this wonderful hidden gem.
Your daily dose of cuteness, courtesy of the Paws to Read program at Gum Spring Library 🥰
Thanks to the ever-amazing pups and volunteers from Heeling House! Please see the comments for upcoming Paws to Read dates.
Reminder: There are three weeks left to enter our teen short story contest! ✍️ Submit stories at library.loudoun.gov/IAW by March 1 for a shot at a $200 prize.
It's New Arrivals Day at Loudoun County Public Library! See what's hitting the shelves this week: http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=2227-88
There are 11 new bestsellers, six new movies, one new audiobook, 35 new children's books, and 245 other new books, including 80 that are available online.
The new bestsellers this week include "Find Your Path: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life," "All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel," and "The Gift of Forgiveness: Inspiring Stories from Those Who Have Overcome the Unforgivable." The new movies this week include "Nova: Polar Extremes," "World on Fire," and "Ford Vs. Ferrari."
What's everyone watching in Loudoun? 🎬🍿 Here's a look at the top 10 most-streamed movies in January on our Kanopy app.
Grab your library card and head to loudoun.kanopy.com to see these and more.
Tax season is here. Don't despair! Get help filing your return from volunteer AARP Foundation tax aides, now through April 15 at Cascades Library. This service is available four days a week, first-come, first-served. Get dates and times here: https://tinyurl.com/rlhx4va.
Blind Date with a Book is back! 💘📚 Will it be love at first read? Take a chance on a new literary romance.
"When [children] go to the grocery store, they might see Officer Steve. It's very exciting that they saw him and learned about him at storytime."
You too can join local first responders for storytime at Purcellville Library every Thursday at 10:15 a.m.
The Purcellville Library kicked off Books and Badges in 2016 soon after Cynthia McAlister was hired as the town's police chief.
Wanna take photos like a pro? 📸 This free three-part workshop led by Sumser Photography is coming to Ashburn Library. First session kicks off Wednesday. Details: https://tinyurl.com/wu4pj6q.
We had a packed house for the first of three sessions on Photography Fundamentals last Wednesday evening. We hope you’ll join us this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m. for another informative session. Looking forward to seeing you at the library this week!
In the movie "Groundhog Day," Bill Murray’s character has to live the same day over and over. If you had to re-watch the same Super Bowl game every day, which would it be? #SuperGroundhogSunday
It's New Arrivals Day at Loudoun County Public Library! See what's hitting the shelves this week: http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=2227-87
There are 14 new bestsellers, 61 new movies, 16 new audiobooks, 123 new children's books, and 242 other new books, including 12 that are available online.
The new bestsellers this week include "Camino Winds," "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes," and "You Were Born for This: Astrology for Radical Self-Acceptance." The new movies this week include "Joker [Blu-ray]," "Knives Out [Blu-ray]," and "Knives Out."
"At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better."
Please note, our online catalog will be down from 9-10:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 30, for maintenance. During this time, you may experience outages with databases and online resources.
We like the movies, too. But this is pretty cool!
The average U.S. adult made 10.5 trips to the library in 2019. How does that stack up to your visits?
The US film industry may have generated revenues somewhere in the region of $40 billion last year, but it seems Hollywood still has plenty of work to do if it wants to compete with that most hallow…
We're kicking off Black History Month with Bright Star Touring Theatre's production of "Meet Dr. King" at three branches Saturday, Feb. 1. This show is a wonderful way to introduce your kids to the Civil Rights Movement and one of America's most influential figures. Get times and locations here: https://tinyurl.com/u3zutu2
It's New Arrivals Day at Loudoun County Public Library! See what's hitting the shelves this week: http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=2227-86
There are seven new bestsellers, five new movies, 107 new children's books, and 121 other new books, including one that is available online.
The new bestsellers this week include "The Hand on the Wall," "Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting," and "Try Softer: A Fresh Approach to Move Us Out of Anxiety, Stress, and Survival Mode--and Into a Life of Connection and Joy." The new movies this week include "Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Playtime with Pinkalicious!," "Sleeping Beauty," and "One Hundred and One Dalmatians."
Feeling fancy with this shiny new sign! 🤩
Attention shoppers 📣 The 2020 Ashburn Library Winter Book Sale kicks off Friday and runs all weekend long, with tons of books, DVDs and CDs at rock-bottom prices. Want to get first dibs on all the best stuff? The pre-sale is TONIGHT from 6-8:30 p.m.; $15 admission Thursday only.
When librarians are away, stuffed animals will play! 🐻 Ashburn Library hosted a stuffed-animal sleepover this weekend and, as you can see, they had quite an adventure.
Sixteen brave stuffed animals enjoyed a special sleepover at the library just for them. Huge thanks to their even braver human friends who shared them with us for the night. We all had so much fun.
A new generation discovers the magic of Dungeons & Dragons! The more things change, the more they stay the same... 🧙♂️🧝♀️⚔️ Know some teens who would want to get in on the adventure? Check out these upcoming D&D sessions: https://tinyurl.com/szl87j9.
Words of wisdom on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Loudoun County Public Library branches are closed today, Jan. 20. See you tomorrow starting at 10 a.m.
Loving this write-up of our Armchair Travel series 😍
"We were treated to a virtual tour of the mystical and magical city of Venice. No packing, no TSA, no connecting flights. Just a cold craft beer, some time with friends, and listened and watched as John delighted us with abundant images of well-known and many not-so-well known aspects of Venice."
Our next Armchair Travel talk takes us to Rome: Friday, Jan. 31 at Old Ox Brewery (https://tinyurl.com/rw7y2ct).
From the Window Seat “Try to get the window seat on the right side of the aircraft when you are flying into Venice. You will see the ‘Big Fish” or Two Kissing Fish’, so fly during the day, ” said a…
It's New Arrivals Day at Loudoun County Public Library! See what's hitting the shelves this week: http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=2227-85
There are 15 new bestsellers, 40 new movies, 22 new audiobooks, one new music CD, 43 new children's books, and 292 other new books, including 149 that are available online.
The new bestsellers this week include "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse," "Dear Edward: A Novel," and "Such a Fun Age." The new movies this week include "Joker," "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood [Blu-Ray]," and "You: The Complete First Season."
All Loudoun County Public Library branches will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
You can find books about the legacy of MLK Jr. and the civil rights movement in our catalog: https://tinyurl.com/wrqapf7.
Give it up for the graduates of our first citizenship prep class! 🇺🇸 Hailing from El Salvador, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, Afghanistan, Armenia and China, this group spent five weeks at the library practicing for the U.S. citizenship application, civics test and immigration interview. Congratulations on all your hard work! The next Citizenship Test Preparation classes start in April at Sterling Library: https://tinyurl.com/vn65q7c.
🤯 So many graphic novels to get excited about!!
Gene Luen Yang and Noelle Stevenson are just a couple of the creators with highly anticipated books this year.
It's New Arrivals Day at Loudoun County Public Library! See what's hitting the shelves this week: http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=2227-84
There are seven new bestsellers, 20 new movies, 12 new audiobooks, 57 new children's books, and 104 other new books, including one that is available online.
The new bestsellers this week include "Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants," "The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win," and "Harry Potter: Knitting Magic: The Official Harry Potter Knitting Pattern Book." The new movies this week include "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," "Motherless Brooklyn," and "The Goldfinch."
Out of 5.5 million total checkouts in 2019, these were the top 10 most-borrowed nonfiction titles at Loudoun County Public Library branches. 📚
In 2019, Loudoun County Public Library users checked out more than 5.5 million items. Here's a look at the top 10 most-borrowed fiction titles. 📚
From watercolors to ”Happy Accidents” paint-alongs, more than 15 free painting workshops are coming to our branches over the next two months. 🎨 Supplies are provided and all skill levels are welcome. Drop in for one of these sessions: https://tinyurl.com/ydkspb75.
It's New Arrivals Day at Loudoun County Public Library! See what's hitting the shelves this week: http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=2227-83
There are nine new bestsellers, 33 new movies, four new audiobooks, 269 new children's books, and 138 other new books, including 66 that are available online.
The new bestsellers this week include "Dog Man #8," "The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World," and "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power." The new movies this week include "Love Actually [Blu-ray]," "Dark Waters," and "Swamp Thing: The Complete Series."
Get a passport at the library 🧳✈️🌎
We're hosting pop-up fairs at all of our branches over the next weeks to help you and your family apply for passports. Staff from Rust Library's Passport Office will process applications and take photos onsite. First stop: Brambleton Library! Check the comments for more dates.
Help Brambleton Library and Women Giving Back keep families warm this winter 🧥🧤🧣
🧥Share the warmth!🧤
We will be holding a winter coat drive to benefit Women Giving Back. Donate new or gently worn coats, gloves, hats and scarves. Donations will be accepted during regular business hours from Saturday, January 4 to Sunday, January 19.
Happy New Year, Loudoun! All Loudoun County Public Library branches are closed today. We know what we’ll be doing…
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Loudoun County Public Library builds community by nurturing an environment where the joy of reading and learning is celebrated and people and ideas flourish. As the community's information center, Loudoun County libraries provide free and equal access to a full variety of library resources and innovative technologies to enhance the quality of life and meet the informational, educational and cultural interests of the community. Drop by for free events, discussions, research tools, books, movies and more. Visit one of our 10 branches: Ashburn, Brambleton, Cascades, Gum Spring, Law Library (Leesburg), Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, Rust (Leesburg) and Sterling.