Library Hours, Directions & Contact Info

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Contact • Hours • Location & Directions ParkingHoliday Closings • Inclement Weather Policy

Contact Information

Thomas Balch Library Main Desk: 703-737-7195

If you have a general inquiry, complete this form.

For research assistance, complete the reference request form.

To register for a class, lecture or tour, click here.


 The Library will be closed on Sunday January 13 2019 due to predicted winter weather. Normal operating hours will be  held on Saturday January 12 from 11 am to 4 pm.

Our  hours vary according to the following schedule:







10am-5pm 10am-8pm


10am-5pm 10am-5pm 11am-4pm 1pm-5pm

Location & Directions

Thomas Balch Library is located at 208 West Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia (click link to go to Google Maps).


Limited parking (18 spaces) is available free of charge at the rear of Thomas Balch Library. The Leesburg Town Hall garage is free for the first two hours with parking validation. Thereafter, the town charges $1.00 per hour, with a $10.00 maximum daily charge.  Garage parking is free if you arrive after 6 pm during the week, all day on weekends and on state holidays.


Holiday Closings

Thomas Balch Library will be closed to the public on the following holidays:

Date Holiday
 Saturday, January 13 - Monday, January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King Day 
 Saturday, February 17 - Monday, February 19, 2018 President's Day 
 Saturday, March 31 - Sunday, April 1, 2018 Easter 
 Saturday, May 26 - Monday, May 28, 2018 Memorial Day 
 Wednesday, July 4, 2018 4th of July 
 Saturday, September 1 - Monday, September 3, 2018  Labor Day
 Saturday, October 6 - Monday, October 8, 2018   Columbus Day
 Monday, November 12, 2018  Veteran's Day (observance)
Wednesday, November 21, 2018  Office Open 8:30-4:30, Library Closed
 Thursday, November 22 - Sunday, November 25, 2018  Thanksgiving
 Saturday, December 22 - Wednesday, December 26, 2018  Christmas
 Saturday, December 29, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019  New Years
 Saturday, January 19 - Monday, January 21, 2019  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
 Saturday, February 16 - Monday, February 18, 2019  Presidents' Day
 Saturday, April 20 - Sunday, April 21, 2019  Easter
 Saturday, May 25 -  Monday, May 27, 2019  Memorial Day

Inclement Weather Policy

This page will  be updated with special closing-related information. Thomas Balch Library and the Town of Leesburg follow the Loudoun County's inclement weather policy for government offices (not public schools).

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