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:







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 (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:

Date Holiday
 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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