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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Imagination Soars' wins the 2017 Library Card Design Contest

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Congratulations to YoLani Martin, winner of the 2017 Library Card Design Contest. Martin’s “Imagination Soars” design narrowly edged “The Librarian” by Damien Brown and “Tank Says Just Read!&...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Loudoun Library Card Design Contest is Underway

Image of Library Card Contest Flyer Loudoun artists are invited to submit designs for Loudoun County Public Library’s Second Annual Library Card Design Contest, which is now underway. A panel of judges from the Loudoun County Art Advisory Committee will choose three finalists bas...Read on...
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Loudoun County Public Library Puts Focus on Mental Health Awareness Month in May

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Loudoun County Public Library, with support from the Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services, the Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia, Friends of Loudoun Mental Health, and the National Alliance ...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Loudoun County Public Library to Launch ‘Food for Fines’ May 1-7

Image of food for fines The Loudoun County Public Library is launching its first “Food for Fines” program May 1-7, 2017, by accepting canned goods for payment of overdue fines.  For each unopened, unexpired non-perishable food item donated, one doll...Read on...
Posted on: April 6, 2017

Sterling Library Grand Opening Set for April 15, 2017

Image of Loudoun County Public Library Logo The Sterling Library will celebrate its grand opening Saturday, April 15, 2017, at its new location: 22330 S. Sterling Boulevard, Suite A117 in the Sterling Plaza Shopping Center. “We’re thrilled this beautiful and well-designed libra...Details...
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Programs to Mark 60th Anniversary of Purcellville Library Desegregation Set for April 8, 2017

Photo of Sam and Josie Murray Loudoun County Public Library will mark the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of the Purcellville Library with a daylong series of events Saturday, April 8, 2017 . Two Purcellville upholsterers, Samuel Cardoza Murray and his wife, Josie Cook Murray (p...Read on...
Posted on: March 27, 2017

Sterling Library Staff Member Named National Paralibrarian of the Year

Photo of Patricia Pacheco Patricia Pacheco, library assistant at Sterling Library, has been named “Paralibrarian of the Year” by Library Journal, the leading national library publication. “She is an enthusiastic, effective advocate for the library as...Details...
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Sterling Library to Close March 25 for Relocation

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Sterling Library’s current location, 120 Enterprise Street in Sterling, will close beginning Saturday, March 25, 2017, to prepare for the opening of the new Sterling Library on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Leslie Morgan Steiner at Rust Library March 25, 2017

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Teens and adults are invited to join New York Times bestselling author Leslie Morgan Steiner at Rust Library on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. for a candid discussion on the most common misconceptions about relationship abuse — and what ...Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Cascades Library to Close March 6-10 for Renovations

Photo of Cascades Library The Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls, will be closed from Monday, March 6, through Friday, March 10, 2017, for renovations. New shelving is being installed in the library, which opened in 1992; all shelving in the adult and teen are...Read on...
Posted on: January 26, 2017

Loudoun County Public Library Schedules Black History Month Events

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In celebration of Black History Month, Loudoun County Public Library’s February programs commemorate African-American achievement and the Civil Rights movement. 

Meet Dr. King: Bright Star Theatre, a professional touring group, celebra...Read on...

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Loudoun County Ornament is ‘Home for the Holidays’ at Executive Mansion

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Loudoun County is among nearly 200 localities participating in this year’s Virginia Association of Counties ornament collection for the Holiday Tree at the Executive Mansion. The tree features works of art that celebrate the unique history and c...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Loudoun County Public Library Named as a 'Star Library'

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A recent ranking of public libraries has named Loudoun County Public Library as one of “America’s Star Libraries.” The national publication Library Journal recognized Loudoun County Public Library as one of the best public li...More...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Loudoun County Public Library Receives National Award for Collaboration with Schools

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The Loudoun County Public Library has earned a 2106 Achievement Award in the Children and Youth Category from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for “Journeys of my life / Viajes de mi Vida.”  The program was a collab...Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2016

LCPL Board Chair Mark Miller to Receive Virginia Library Association Trustee Award

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Mark Miller, the chair of Loudoun County Public Library’s Board of Trustees, will be recognized with the Virginia Library Association’s Trustee Library Award at its annual meeting October 26. The Trustee Library Award is prese...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Loudoun’s 1book1community Event Welcomes Neal Shusterman on October 18

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Bestselling author Neal Shusterman will discuss his award-winning book Challenger Deep at Tuscarora High School, 801 N. King Street, Leesburg, on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Shusterman’s visit is the highlight of Loudoun’s annual 1book 1commu...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

"Challenger Deep" is the 2016 title for the 1book1community Program

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Through the Loudoun County Public Library’s annual 1book 1community program, Loudoun County residents will be reading and discussing Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman this fall.

This countywide reading program promotes community dialogue and understa...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Indie Author Day Set for Saturday, October 8, at Rust Library

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On Saturday, October 8, Loudoun County’s Indie Author Day will be part of the first nationwide celebration of independent writers. Local authors and those who love to discover new books are invited to the celebration from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Rust Library...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Loudoun County Public Library Presents 'Fall for the Book' Events

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Seven authors will read from their works as part of the 2016 Fall for the Book festival, September 24 – 29. The celebration connects readers and authors, offering book lovers the chance to meet and greet their favorite writers.

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Get ‘The Most Valuable Card in Your Wallet’ in September at Your Library

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and Loudoun County Public Library wants area residents to know the benefits a library card can bring – free to all. To celebrate, residents can get a commemorative library card throughout September featuring the wo...Read on...

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