Library Hours, Directions & Contact Info

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

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.

View Larger Map


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, May 27 - Monday, May 29, 2017 Memorial Day holiday
Saturday, July 1 - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Independence Day
Saturday, September 2 - Monday, September 4, 2017 Labor Day
Saturday, October 7 - Monday, - October 9, 2017 Columbus Day
Friday, November 10 - Saturday, November 11, 2017 Veterans Day
Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, November 26, 2017 Thanksgiving holiday
 Friday, December 22 - Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Christmas holiday
 Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018 New Year's Day
 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 holiday 

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).

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player QuickTime Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer