Cascades Library

Cascades Library The Cascades Library: A branch of the Loudoun County Public Library, serving the community since 1992.

The Loudoun County Public Library, the community's information center, provides 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 entire community.

Make your own temporary tattoo stencils with our Cameo Cutter and try them out at DIYTeens on Wednesday, May 22!
05/15/2019

Make your own temporary tattoo stencils with our Cameo Cutter and try them out at DIYTeens on Wednesday, May 22!

We are bringing back Family Build A Fort Night!  This time, we are adding more early literacy activities. Stop by anytim...
05/13/2019

We are bringing back Family Build A Fort Night! This time, we are adding more early literacy activities. Stop by anytime between 6-8 p.m. to join in the building and learning fun! We will have sheets to build with or bring your own.
Family Storytime will be at 6:30. Tuesday, May 14.

May is National Pet Month and we are sharing our love of pets by posting pics of our staff and their pets.This is Miss L...
05/13/2019

May is National Pet Month and we are sharing our love of pets by posting pics of our staff and their pets.
This is Miss Lisa with her handsome horse Sonny and her adorable dog Misty.
Did you know that there are more horses here in Loudoun than in any other county in Virginia? Check out this site for horse happenings in Loudoun!
https://bit.ly/2VvQzOs

Reminder: The library is closed today for Staff Development Day. Normal hours resume Saturday. Until then, check out eBo...
05/10/2019

Reminder: The library is closed today for Staff Development Day. Normal hours resume Saturday. Until then, check out eBooks, eMagazines and more at library.loudoun.gov/online.

Can't make it to the library on Friday mornings for our Library Playdate?  Then join us this evening for our Family Play...
05/09/2019

Can't make it to the library on Friday mornings for our Library Playdate? Then join us this evening for our Family Playdate program anytime between 6 - 8 p.m.
We will have toys, games and crafts for all ages.
https://bit.ly/2YkFT2f

May is National Pet Month and we wanted to share pictures of our staff and their pets.This is the wonderful Maddy with h...
05/09/2019

May is National Pet Month and we wanted to share pictures of our staff and their pets.
This is the wonderful Maddy with her sweet kitty Kerrigan. That face! We found a few book cat look-a-likes that we think look a bit like Kerrigan. What do you think?

All Loudoun County Public Library branches will be closed Friday, May 10 for staff development and training. We'll reope...
05/07/2019

All Loudoun County Public Library branches will be closed Friday, May 10 for staff development and training.

We'll reopen at 10 a.m. Saturday. Until then, access our digital offerings at library.loudoun.gov/online.

Teen Tuesday is tonight at 6pm! Make your own ink tiles for you or a friend.
05/07/2019

Teen Tuesday is tonight at 6pm! Make your own ink tiles for you or a friend.

05/06/2019

This week for Teens at Cascades Library
Tuesday 5/6 at 6 pm Teen Tuesday: Ink Tile Coasters (Teen)
Thursday 5/9 at 6 pm Family Play Date (All Ages)

Check out the awesome bookends our teens are making!
05/06/2019

Check out the awesome bookends our teens are making!

May is National Pet Month and we have some fun programs planned in honor of pets everywhere!See you at the library this ...
05/06/2019

May is National Pet Month and we have some fun programs planned in honor of pets everywhere!
See you at the library this month for some pet-themed fun!
Also, watch our page for pictures of our staff with their pets.

Are you and the kids ready to sing and dance with some live music?  Mr. Jon and Friends will be here to put on a fun, en...
05/03/2019

Are you and the kids ready to sing and dance with some live music? Mr. Jon and Friends will be here to put on a fun, energetic music show to help us relaunch our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.
Monday, May 6 at 4 p.m.
https://bit.ly/2IYQPi7

Our Library Playdate program is a great opportunity to bring the kiddos in to play and meet new friends while the adults...
05/03/2019

Our Library Playdate program is a great opportunity to bring the kiddos in to play and meet new friends while the adults chat and also meet new friends. We will have our meeting room set up with all kinds of fun toys to play with and explore.
Fridays, May 3 & 17 at 10 a.m.

It’s a new month full of programs at the library! Keep these calendars handy to make sure you don't miss a thing. Or, ...
05/01/2019

It’s a new month full of programs at the library! Keep these calendars handy to make sure you don't miss a thing. Or, check the online listings: https://bit.ly/2Q5DnJF

Need a coaster? Create her own! Ink Tiles on Teen Tuesday, May 7 at 6pm.
04/30/2019

Need a coaster? Create her own! Ink Tiles on Teen Tuesday, May 7 at 6pm.

The Cascades Library has done some Spring cleaning this weekend!  When you come to pick up your holds, they are now righ...
04/28/2019

The Cascades Library has done some Spring cleaning this weekend! When you come to pick up your holds, they are now right up front. The Teen collection has a new home as well as the magazines, reference and ESL collection, book kits and Spanish collection.
As always, please ask staff for assistance if you cannot locate what you are looking for and continue to visit to see a few other changes in the future too. Very exciting!

Hey teens, the 3D printed planters workshop is tonight at 6pm. See you there!
04/24/2019

Hey teens, the 3D printed planters workshop is tonight at 6pm. See you there!

Did you know?  Did you hear?  Our book sale is coming and we are now currently taking donations!  Come on by and drop of...
04/24/2019

Did you know? Did you hear? Our book sale is coming and we are now currently taking donations! Come on by and drop off those books you have already enjoyed, those books your kids have outgrown, those books that are ready for someone else to read.

Happy Easter! The library is closed today, but our digital collection is always open. Go to library.loudoun.gov/online f...
04/21/2019

Happy Easter! The library is closed today, but our digital collection is always open. Go to library.loudoun.gov/online for eBooks, streaming music, audiobooks, and much more.

It is time for our monthly Toddler Dance Party!  Whoo Hoo! Join us for a transportation themed morning of music, dancing...
04/21/2019

It is time for our monthly Toddler Dance Party! Whoo Hoo!
Join us for a transportation themed morning of music, dancing and instruments.
Monday, April 22 at 11:15 a.m.

Happy Friday!  Have you seen these beautiful tulips by our outdoor book return? Enjoy these lovely signs of Spring and e...
04/19/2019

Happy Friday! Have you seen these beautiful tulips by our outdoor book return? Enjoy these lovely signs of Spring and enjoy your weekend!

Loudoun County Public Library branches are closed Sunday, April 21 for Easter. Visit library.loudoun.gov for eBooks, str...
04/18/2019

Loudoun County Public Library branches are closed Sunday, April 21 for Easter.

Visit library.loudoun.gov for eBooks, streaming music and more.

Hey teens, need more pots for spring? Make your own with our 3D printer! Wednesday, Apr 24 at 6pm- bring ideas. We've go...
04/17/2019

Hey teens, need more pots for spring? Make your own with our 3D printer! Wednesday, Apr 24 at 6pm- bring ideas. We've got everything else!

We are still looking for teen artists for our art wall! If you or any friends have art you'd like on display, let us kno...
04/15/2019

We are still looking for teen artists for our art wall! If you or any friends have art you'd like on display, let us know!

Happy Friday!  Here are a few more lovely poems that have bloomed on our Poet-tree.When you visit, stop by and read the ...
04/12/2019

Happy Friday! Here are a few more lovely poems that have bloomed on our Poet-tree.
When you visit, stop by and read the others on our tree. In honor of National Poetry Month, grab a book of poetry too. We have poetry books for all ages!

We are continuing to celebrate National Library Week and Food For Fines Week!  Today, the staff are wearing crazy hats a...
04/09/2019

We are continuing to celebrate National Library Week and Food For Fines Week! Today, the staff are wearing crazy hats and socks.
When you stop by the library today, come find the people who match the hats you see in the pictures!

Cascades kicked off the first day of Food For Fines in our staff tees! Let’s welcome David Suarez, the new head of You...
04/09/2019

Cascades kicked off the first day of Food For Fines in our staff tees! Let’s welcome David Suarez, the new head of Youth Services to our team!

Ahhh...April. Our Poet-tree is blooming and is waiting for even more poems to bloom.  Stop by to add a poem to our tree ...
04/05/2019

Ahhh...April. Our Poet-tree is blooming and is waiting for even more poems to bloom.
Stop by to add a poem to our tree in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Maker Thursday creations. The next Maker Thursday will be on May 2,  at 6 p.m. in our teen space.
04/05/2019

Maker Thursday creations. The next Maker Thursday will be on May 2, at 6 p.m. in our teen space.

Don't forget Maker Thursday tonight at 6pm for grades 4 and up!
04/04/2019

Don't forget Maker Thursday tonight at 6pm for grades 4 and up!

Maker Thursday for Tweens and Teens is this Thursday, April 4 at 6pm. See you there!
04/02/2019

Maker Thursday for Tweens and Teens is this Thursday, April 4 at 6pm. See you there!

Well, at least someone enjoys their allergies...What's your favorite part of Spring?
04/02/2019

Well, at least someone enjoys their allergies...
What's your favorite part of Spring?

Drum roll please..... the winner of our Literary March Madness competition here at Cascades is...Dog Man!One of our vote...
04/02/2019

Drum roll please..... the winner of our Literary March Madness competition here at Cascades is...Dog Man!
One of our voters predicted the outcome when they filled out their ballot. Thank you to everyone who voted and made this month long event such a success.

When you stop by today, come by the Children's Department for a brownie...I mean a brown E! Happy April Fool's Day!Lots ...
04/01/2019

When you stop by today, come by the Children's Department for a brownie...I mean a brown E!
Happy April Fool's Day!
Lots more silliness to enjoy here at the library today.

We’re not fooling when we say April is full of great programs! Keep these calendars handy to make sure you don't miss ...
04/01/2019

We’re not fooling when we say April is full of great programs! Keep these calendars handy to make sure you don't miss a thing. Or, check the online listings: https://bit.ly/2Q5DnJF.

Are you ready for some April Fool's Day shenanigans?  Stop by the Children's Department any time on Monday for  some fun...
03/31/2019

Are you ready for some April Fool's Day shenanigans? Stop by the Children's Department any time on Monday for some fun jokes and tricks.
Here is one to get you started!

Our rock garden needs some new rocks for Spring.  Show off your creative side and paint rocks with us. For all ages.  Sa...
03/29/2019

Our rock garden needs some new rocks for Spring.
Show off your creative side and paint rocks with us.
For all ages.
Saturday, March 30. Any time between 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

03/27/2019

DIYTeen is tonight at 6pm! Make a vinyl sticker for your phone or laptop with our Cameo Cutter.

This is it folks!!!  The final 2 books in our Literary March Madness competition. We are so happy to have had so many vo...
03/27/2019

This is it folks!!! The final 2 books in our Literary March Madness competition. We are so happy to have had so many votes these past few weeks. When the library closes on Sunday, voting will be over and we will have one book standing...the winner!
What book will win? Wings of Fire or Dog Man?

Success!  The seeds are thriving and continue to sprout.  We had a great time experimenting and learning about seeds gro...
03/26/2019

Success! The seeds are thriving and continue to sprout.
We had a great time experimenting and learning about seeds growing at our Exploration Station.
We will now say farewell to bear and hello to something new to learn about and explore.

We have a challenge for our school-aged kids....a LEGO challenge!Kids will be tasked with creating some kind of creature...
03/26/2019

We have a challenge for our school-aged kids....a LEGO challenge!
Kids will be tasked with creating some kind of creature with our LEGO pieces. We will have a sharing session at the end so we all get to see and hear about every creature made.
https://bit.ly/2Fvaq6Y

03/25/2019

This week for Teens at Cascades
3/26 7:00 pm Tai Chi Series (Adults and Teens)
3/27 6:00 pm DIY Teens: Cameo Cutter (Teens)
3/29 7:00 pm After Hours Teen Center: Leprechaun Houses (Teens)

It is time to break out those dance moves!  Join us at our March Toddler Dance Party and enjoy music and movement to hel...
03/24/2019

It is time to break out those dance moves! Join us at our March Toddler Dance Party and enjoy music and movement to help those little ones improve their fine motor skills, coordination and to have fun.
Monday, March 25 at 11:15 a.m.

Staff were tickled when we saw how our patrons cleaned up our meeting room on Thursday.  Chairs stacked by color!  Thank...
03/23/2019

Staff were tickled when we saw how our patrons cleaned up our meeting room on Thursday. Chairs stacked by color! Thank you for cleaning up and thank you for making our day!

Look! Look!  Can you see? We have sprouts!  The "greenhouse" trick using a plastic bag worked. Stop by and take a look a...
03/22/2019

Look! Look! Can you see? We have sprouts!
The "greenhouse" trick using a plastic bag worked. Stop by and take a look at our lucky friend next time you are visiting. We will leave the bear on display for a bit longer.

Address

21030 Whitfield Pl
Sterling, VA
20165

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Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(703) 444-3228

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