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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 locations: Ashburn, Brambleton, Cascades, Gum Spring, Law Library (Leesburg), Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, Rust (Leesburg) and Sterling.

Find out how reading books helps your brain recharge!! Like we needed any more reasons to read 😊😊
02/19/2020
How Reading Books Helps Your Brain Recharge

Find out how reading books helps your brain recharge!! Like we needed any more reasons to read 😊😊

It may seem counterintuitive, but absorbing information through old-fashioned books gives your brain a break.

A salute to the country’s first Reader-In-Chief on this Presidents’ Day! 🇺🇸📚Reminder: The library is closed today, Feb. ...
02/17/2020

A salute to the country’s first Reader-In-Chief on this Presidents’ Day! 🇺🇸📚

Reminder: The library is closed today, Feb. 17. We’ll see you Tuesday starting at 10 a.m.

All Loudoun County Public Library branches will be closed Monday, Feb. 17 for Presidents’ Day. Don’t forget to stock up ...
02/13/2020

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!

Some upcoming novels by authors of color! Check them out!
02/12/2020
20 New and Upcoming Novels for Black History Month

Some upcoming novels by authors of color! Check them out!

In honor of Black History Month, we rounded up some of the most anticipated 2020 novels by authors of color. And, of course, these books also represe...

Here you go parents, some tips on how to raise a reader and encourage a love of books!
02/10/2020
How to raise a reader

Here you go parents, some tips on how to raise a reader and encourage a love of books!

8 ways parents can encourage a love of books in kids of all ages

02/08/2020
Stuffed Animal Sleepover 2020

Our young patrons' stuffed animal friends spent the night at Rust Library on February 7-8, 2020. View pictures of their midnight mischief. :-)

Monday is our Graphic Novel Book Club at 4:30 pm. Join us to talk about the book, have snacks, and create your own alien...
02/07/2020
Kidz Read

Monday is our Graphic Novel Book Club at 4:30 pm. Join us to talk about the book, have snacks, and create your own alien!
If you haven't picked up your copy there is still time to read it this weekend.

The Library of Congress is having a major Library exhibition on Rosa Parks' papers. Plan a visit now!There’s also a Feb....
02/07/2020
“Ro-sa Parks! Ro-sa Parks!” Kicking off Black History Month | Library of Congress Blog

The Library of Congress is having a major Library exhibition on Rosa Parks' papers. Plan a visit now!

There’s also a Feb. 13 event at the Library with two of her biographers, Douglas Brinkley and Jeanne Theoharis, in conversation with National Public Radio’s Michel Martin, as part of the National Book Festival Presents series.

Most directly, you can help transcribe her papers on the Library’s By the People crowdsourcing web site.

The Rosa Parks Papers are the subject of a major exhibit at the Library of Congress.

Make sure you come check out a Blind Date with a Book! All of these books are available to check out, AND you get to be ...
02/05/2020

Make sure you come check out a Blind Date with a Book! All of these books are available to check out, AND you get to be surprised when you open it!

February is in full swing! Keep these calendars handy to make sure you don't miss a thing at the library this month. Or,...
02/04/2020

February is in full swing! Keep these calendars handy to make sure you don't miss a thing at the library this month. Or, check the online listings: https://bit.ly/2NmXS6p.

Some new nonfiction investigative reads for you if you're looking for true crime this year!
01/31/2020
9 New Non-Fiction Deep Dives For When You've Run Out Of True Crime

Some new nonfiction investigative reads for you if you're looking for true crime this year!

If you spent 2019 devouring novel after novel, why not make 2020 the year for delving into non-fiction? While memoirs and biographies make up a big chunk of the true-life market, it's 2020's investigative books that are topping the must-read lists…

Find out how to make reading a habit! Check out our website to see all that Loudoun County Public Libraries have to offe...
01/29/2020
5 Ways To Make Reading A Habit

Find out how to make reading a habit!

Check out our website to see all that Loudoun County Public Libraries have to offer: library.loudoun.gov

and check out our catalog here: catalog.library.loudoun.gov

An average person reads less than four books a year while an avid one, like Barack Obama or Bill Gates, reads 50. Turn the page to learn how you can incorporate more reading in your life.

A new novel by Jeanine Cummins, American Dirt, explores the journey of Mexican migrants.  Put it on hold here: https://t...
01/27/2020
'American Dirt' Invites Readers into the Journey of Mexican Migrants

A new novel by Jeanine Cummins, American Dirt, explores the journey of Mexican migrants. Put it on hold here: https://tinyurl.com/va3goqw

Quinceañeras are supposed to be joyous affairs that celebrate a girl’s 15th birthday with family, laughter, and good food. But for Lydia Perez and her eight-year-old son, Luca—the gripping characters of Jeanine Cummins’ new novel, American Dirt —their relative’s quinceañera was anything ...

Some wonderful Vision Boards that were made today at our program! Thanks to all who attended!
01/25/2020

Some wonderful Vision Boards that were made today at our program! Thanks to all who attended!

Some debut authors to check out in 2020! What's on your To Read list this year?
01/24/2020
21 Debut Authors to Discover Now

Some debut authors to check out in 2020! What's on your To Read list this year?

Every new year ushers in a brand-new class of debut authors to discover. And the beginning of 2020 has plenty of fresh new voices to add to your Want...

Join us this Sunday, January 26th at 2 p.m. for Family Book Club.  We'll be discussing The Detective's Assistant by Kate...
01/22/2020

Join us this Sunday, January 26th at 2 p.m. for Family Book Club. We'll be discussing The Detective's Assistant by Kate Hannigan. See you there!

Words of wisdom on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day.Loudoun County Public Library branches are closed today, Jan. 20. See...
01/20/2020

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.

01/16/2020

Our program, Challenging Myths about Alexander Hamilton, that was scheduled for this Sat. 1/18 has been canceled due to expected inclement weather. The program has been rescheduled for Sat. Feb. 15, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Thank you for your understanding and we are sorry for any inconvenience!

All Loudoun County Public Library branches will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. You...
01/16/2020

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.

If you're interested in seeing what the most read books in 2019 were for the Goodreads Reading challenge, check these ou...
01/09/2020
The Most Read Books of the Reading Challenge (By Genre)

If you're interested in seeing what the most read books in 2019 were for the Goodreads Reading challenge, check these out!

Every January, millions of readers join the Goodreads Reading Challenge. Last year alone, more than 4.3 million Goodreads members pledged to read more th...

Happy New Year, everyone! The library is closed today while we gear up for January. Keep these calendars handy to make s...
01/01/2020

Happy New Year, everyone! The library is closed today while we gear up for January. Keep these calendars handy to make sure you don't miss a thing. Or, check the online listings: https://bit.ly/2NmXS6p.

Please note all Loudoun County Public Library branches will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 and remain closed Wednesday...
12/30/2019

Please note all Loudoun County Public Library branches will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 and remain closed Wednesday, Jan. 1. Don’t get caught without something to read in 2020: Place your holds at catalog.library.loudoun.gov.

We're a month into our Adult Winter Reading Challenge but there's still plenty of time!  We are doing the reading challe...
12/30/2019

We're a month into our Adult Winter Reading Challenge but there's still plenty of time! We are doing the reading challenge until the end of February, so stop in to the Rust Information desk, sign-up, complete three book reviews, and then you will be invited to a Adult Winter Reading Wrap-Up brunch in March! Join the fun!

Starting in January, our Kidz Read Book Club will start reading Graphic Novels! We are starting with Tom's Midnight Gard...
12/27/2019
Kidz Read

Starting in January, our Kidz Read Book Club will start reading Graphic Novels! We are starting with Tom's Midnight Garden. Pick up your copy at the Children's Desk. Book Club will meet January 13th.

Merry Christmas from all of us at Rust Library!
12/25/2019

Merry Christmas from all of us at Rust Library!

From all of us, to all of you. Happy holidays!The library is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We’ll see you Thurs...
12/24/2019

From all of us, to all of you. Happy holidays!

The library is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We’ll see you Thursday starting at 10 a.m.

Happy Festivus for all you Seinfeld fans! 😂😂 If you've never watched Seinfeld, here's your chance, put them on hold here...
12/23/2019

Happy Festivus for all you Seinfeld fans! 😂😂 If you've never watched Seinfeld, here's your chance, put them on hold here: https://tinyurl.com/wcqxkxs

We’re closed Dec. 24 and 25 for the Christmas holiday — but our digital collection is always available. Get eBooks, stre...
12/22/2019

We’re closed Dec. 24 and 25 for the Christmas holiday — but our digital collection is always available. Get eBooks, streaming movies and more at library.loudoun.gov/online.

Looking for a perfect book to read during the cold wintery days?  Check out these reader recommendations!
12/18/2019
Readers Recommend 28 Perfect Wintertime Books

Looking for a perfect book to read during the cold wintery days? Check out these reader recommendations!

When the weather outside is frightful, your TBR pile is so delightful. To get into proper wintertime reading mode, we asked our Goodreads membe...

Rust Winterfaire Part 2! We had loads of fun today with The Golden Ukesters, Franklin Park Big Band, making gingerbread ...
12/16/2019

Rust Winterfaire Part 2! We had loads of fun today with The Golden Ukesters, Franklin Park Big Band, making gingerbread houses, pet beds and toys for the animal shelter and much much more!! So much fun was had by all!! Thanks everyone who came out!

Here's all the fun from yesterday at the Rust Winterfaire! The Heavenly Ringers handbell choir, DIY activities, more mus...
12/15/2019

Here's all the fun from yesterday at the Rust Winterfaire! The Heavenly Ringers handbell choir, DIY activities, more music and fun festive times for all! Join us from 1-5 pm for more creative and fun programs and music!!

Looking for some holiday romance reading? Here are some books for you to read this season!
12/06/2019
27 Holiday Romance Novels to Cuddle Up With

Looking for some holiday romance reading? Here are some books for you to read this season!

The holidays and heartwarming love stories...well, they just go hand in hand. And when it comes to playing up the most wonderful ti...

It's the last month of 2019 -- let's make it a great one! Keep these calendars handy so you don't miss a thing. Or, chec...
12/01/2019

It's the last month of 2019 -- let's make it a great one! Keep these calendars handy so you don't miss a thing. Or, check the online listings: https://bit.ly/2NmXS6p.

Some books to get you through your Thanksgiving day with your family. 🦃 Check them out!
11/25/2019
These Are The Novels That Will Get You Through Your Thanksgiving Family Drama

Some books to get you through your Thanksgiving day with your family. 🦃 Check them out!

No matter what your plans look like, you don't want to miss out on the reading opportunity that a long holiday provides. Whether you're traveling to see family or prepared to hunker down at home, here are 11 novels about family to read over the…

Please note all Loudoun County Public Library branches will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and reopen at 10 a.m. o...
11/24/2019

Please note all Loudoun County Public Library branches will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and reopen at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30. Check out eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming movies and other digital offerings at library.loudoun.gov/online.

Some wise words from J.R.R. Tolkien on this Monday morning.  Have a good week!
11/18/2019

Some wise words from J.R.R. Tolkien on this Monday morning. Have a good week!

The library is closed today for Veterans Day. Normal hours resume Tuesday. Until then, check out eBooks, eMagazines and ...
11/11/2019

The library is closed today for Veterans Day. Normal hours resume Tuesday. Until then, check out eBooks, eMagazines and more at library.loudoun.gov/online.

Said with love :)  Happy Friday and enjoy your weekend of reading!
11/08/2019

Said with love :) Happy Friday and enjoy your weekend of reading!

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Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00

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