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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.


Due to concerns over the novel Coronavirus, the library is closed until further notice.

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

 Wednesday, November 27 - Saturday, November 30, 2019

 Tuesday, December 24 thru  Thursday, December 26, 2019

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 thru Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Saturday, January 18 thru Monday, January 20, 2020

Saturday, February 15 thru Monday, February 17, 2020

Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12, 2020

Saturday, May 23 thru Monday, May 25, 2020



New Years

Martin Luther King Day

Presidents' Day


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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