Due to a network upgrade, the Customer Self-Service Portal, online bill payments, credit card processing, and recreation class registration will be unavailable on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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.


 Our  hours vary according to the following schedule:







10 a.m. -5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.  10 a.m .-5 p.m.  11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Location & Directions

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


Limited parking (16  spaces, plus 1 reserved for Handicap Access) is available free of charge at the rear of Thomas Balch Library. The Leesburg Town Hall Parking  Garage is free for the first two hours.  Thereafter, the town charges $1.00 per hour, with a $10.00 maximum daily charge.  Pay with cash or credit/debit cards.   On-street Parking  Meters  are $1.50 per hour with a two-hour limit at most meters Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Pay with cash, credit/debit card, or ParkMobile app.  Garage and On-street parking is free on weekends,  and on state holidays.


Holiday Closings

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

Thursday, July 4 - Sunday, July 7, 2019  Independence Day
Saturday, August 31 - Monday, September 2, 2019   Labor Day
 Saturday, October 12 - Monday, October 14, 2019  Columbus Day
 Saturday, November 9 - Monday, November 11, 2019   Veterans Day

 Wednesday, November 27 - Sunday, December 1, 2019



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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