Ashburn Library, a Loudoun County Public Library branch, is here to help the community learn and grow. Drop by for books, movies, free events, discussions, research tools and more.
Comment policy: http://tinyurl.com/9lngpdq Since our opening day on Aug. 10, 2003, the Ashburn Library has been committed to serving the needs of our community and providing free access to books, wifi, public computers, meeting rooms, and educational, fun programming for adults, teens, and children.
PAWS to read with pups, knit for a cause or check out one of LCPL’s other offerings for the week of Oct. 10-16: https://buff.ly/3ekidbR
Happy Cat-urday from the Ashburn Library. Meow! 🐈
What do these three publications have in common? They're our most-read eMagazines on the Libby app! 👀 Get in on the smart and easy way to read magazines for free through the library: lcpl.overdrive.com/library/magazines
We're closed Monday, Oct. 10 — stop by this week to stock up on books and movies! Regular service resumes at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Congratulations to the happy winner of our Library Card Signup Month raffle. It was a joy to see all the children proudly show us their library card (or their grownups' library card) during the month of September. And for all the new residents and families that stopped by to register for a library card during this program: Welcome to the Loudoun County Public Library community!
FEED YOUR MIND: Hear an author talk about a World War II battle, a scientist detail the future of artificial intelligence, or an artist provide instructions for sketching, painting or performing improv. View the Weekly Program Schedule (Oct. 3-9) for information about these and other learning opportunities: https://buff.ly/3ysT7yv
Reading magazines digitally just got a whole lot easier. LCPL customers can now access 4,000+ publications directly from LCPL’s Libby app instead of switching over to the Library of Virginia’s collection. It's the same app and the same selection of magazines, just a simpler way to access them.
👀 See what's new: lcpl.overdrive.com/library/magazines
The Ashburn Library staff has enjoyed welcoming back school field trips to the library. Here we see some Kindergartners from Dominion Trail Elementary School listen to a story read by Ms. Heather and get a behind the scenes tour from Mr. Josh. Seeing the book sorter in action is always a thrill!
Whether your classroom is in your kitchen or a school building, if you're an educator, you're eligible for an LCPL Educator Card! 🍎📚 Homeschool parents and K-12 teachers enjoy expanded access to library resources and keep checkouts a week longer than with a regular card. Visit one of our locations to sign up or to renew an existing Educator Card. Learn more: library.loudoun.gov/borrowing
LIVE ONLINE! In addition to listing dozens of in-person events, the Weekly Program Schedule for Sept. 26-Oct. 2 highlights virtual offerings too: https://buff.ly/3Uz1rWw. Tune in for a midday meditation, apple season cooking demo or citizenship preparation class, among other online programs.
Photos from Loudoun County Public Library's post
Heads up: All Loudoun County Public Library branches are closed Friday, Sept. 23, for Staff Development Day. Regular service resumes at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.
Looking to beat the heat this week? Attend a program (or a few!) at the library. 🔥 The LCPL Weekly Program Schedule for Sept. 19-25 is now available: https://buff.ly/3UdMTLY
Hispanic Heritage Month is here! Use your library card to instantly access eBooks, movies, music and comics on the Hoopla app.
Our annual county-wide reading program is back! Stop by the library to pick up a copy of “Maybe He Just Likes You” while supplies last – it’s yours to keep.
We are delighted to share the selection of "Maybe He Just Likes You" by Barbara Dee for this year's 1book 1community program. 🎉
Pick up a complimentary copy at one of our branches or instantly access the eBook and audiobook on the Libby app through Nov. 5. Get the scoop: library.loudoun.gov/1book.
The LCPL Weekly Program Schedule for Sept. 12-18 is now available: https://buff.ly/3qtsWmA. Events highlighting innovative cancer research, robots and hands-on activities for preschoolers are among those scheduled.
Congratulations to Sanders Corner Elementary School on another win in the Ashburn Library division of the Summer Reading Program school challenge 2022! The Dolphins' trophy case is getting full! 🐬
Sanders Corner Elementary School Library
Sanders Corner Elementary School PTA
Explore the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II through books, television and movies: https://buff.ly/3QvzrQz
Hey OverDrive app users! Have you tried the Libby app yet? It's the newer, easier reading app from OverDrive, with lots of features we know you'll love. Soon, the OverDrive app will be discontinued, so we recommend you upgrade to Libby today.
Today is National Read a Book Day. Celebrate with us by borrowing a lot of library books and spend your day reading!
There are opportunities for all ages to craft, play, listen and learn at the library. Check out the schedule of events for Sept. 5-11: https://buff.ly/3wTmFnT. Presenters who will help you navigate the night sky, recognize the signs of a stroke and pen a work of fiction are among this week's special guests.
Stop by this week to stock up on books and movies for the long weekend — we'll be closed Monday, Sept. 5. Regular service resumes Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 9:30 a.m.
It might have been in the evening on the first day of school, but teens were already excited to take a crafting break with our DIY Teens programming. Check out the paper clip necklaces they made, beautifully enhanced with beads and upcycled paper.
Congratulations to our Summer Reading Program 2022 Raffle Basket Winners! Here our photos of our proud Preschool and Teen prize basket winners.
Gather tips for writing a page-turner, sketching a portrait or mending clothes this week at the library. For details on these and other offerings, check out the latest program schedule: https://buff.ly/3CDJhwn
Happy National Dog Day! 🐶📚 Use your library card to read eBooks about breeds, training and extraordinary pups on our Hoopla app: hoopladigital.com/genre/917236115
On this date in 1968, Arthur Ashe became the first African American to win the US singles tennis championship. Get ready for this year's US Open by browsing our catalog to learn more about some of the greatest stars in tennis. https://bit.ly/3AihezQ
The best tool for back-to-school? Your library card! 🍎 📚📓 We have all the essentials to help you get through the year, including research support, learning apps, free WiFi and much more!
The big yellow school bus seems a lot less scary after over 240 kids and their grownups joined us on Monday for the Catch the Bus program. Huge thanks go out to Loudoun County Public Schools bus driver Claudia and her assistant who brought their bus and comforted our kids. Good luck to everyone at school this year, and enjoy riding the bus! 🚌
Get the buzz on pollinators at a trio of programs next weekend. 🐝🦋 For LCPL's full lineup of activities Aug. 22-28, see the Weekly Program Schedule: https://buff.ly/3CktzX3
Just try not to smile at the cuteness in these photos from recent summer programs at the library. We certainly can't! We love all the joyful faces of kids - and staff - enjoying our Hundred Acre Wood Hunt program [August 2] and Under the Sea program [August 11].
Heads up: Our catalog and digital resources will be down for maintenance Saturday, Aug. 20, from 6:15-10:15 p.m.
Outdoor Family Storytime is canceled Saturday, Aug. 20, while our roof is being replaced. The construction is expected to last several days and will at times be noisy, both inside and outside the building. For questions or assistance, please call us at 703-737-8100.
As the Summer Reading Program begins to wrap up let's hear it for our amazing teen volunteers at the Ashburn Library! They have been a great help with our programs and the Summer Reading Program. Our teens got to enjoy one last time in their neon green tees at the recent summer volunteer appreciation party. We ❤ our teen volunteers!
New students: Get ready to ride! 🚍
Ease those back-to-school jitters by having your kindergartner or new bus-rider meet a Loudoun County Public Schools driver and practice boarding during our annual Catch the Bus program. 🚍
The Ashburn Library recently celebrated its 19th birthday and staff celebrated with a make-your-own-waffle party. Just like a typical Leo, Ashburn is known for creativity, cheerfulness, warmth and humor. Happy birthday, Ashburn! 🥳🎂🎈
Bubbles, bus rides, bracelets, board games, builders (including beavers!) and books are just a few of the topics for the coming days’ library events. It’s shaping up to “B” quite a week! Check out the program schedule for Aug. 15-21: https://buff.ly/3dgxWYs
CONTEST TIME! 💡 LCPL has not one but TWO contests coming to a close this month.
• 𝗪𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗢𝗻! 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗦𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁 (for adults) runs through Aug. 31: library.loudoun.gov/writeon
• 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗹 𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗔𝗿𝘁 & 𝗙𝗶𝗹𝗺 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁 (for teens + adults) runs through Aug. 22: library.loudoun.gov/artcontest
Share your creativity and earn some sweet prizes in return!
Ready to invest in yourself? Get started with LinkedIn Learning! This suite of on-demand classes can help bridge the gap between the career you want and the skills you need. Grab your library card and log in at library.loudoun.gov/online to instantly take classes in creative, business and technology topics.
Our kids are learning many ways to make the most of their summertime with help from the Ashburn Library. Here we see kids showing off their handmade Solar Ovens perfect for making s'mores. Yum! [Photos from Solar Oven for S'mores program, July 12] We also see kids who learned bicycle safety and basic bicycle maintenance tips from Lisa and Bruce, co-chairs of BikeLoudoun. [Photos from Bike Safety program, Aug. 4.] Enjoy the ride! 🚴♀️🚴🚴♂️
Our Weekly Program Schedule for Aug. 8-14 is now available: https://buff.ly/3daEbgk. Music performances, a drone demonstration, slime-making and an escape room challenge inspired by Lauren Tarshis's "I Survived" book series are among the week's dozens of offerings.
A day of hiking and tubing at the Shenandoah River State Park courtesy of the Loudoun County Public Library and our Virginia State Park Pass lending program? Now that is a Happy and Smart Camper! 🛶⛺️
[Have you used one of our Park Passes? Share your photos with us!]
Back-to-school season is right around the corner and that means … homework. With the library’s HelpNow service, live tutoring is available online seven days a week for students of any age. Use your library card to get started: tinyurl.com/LCPLHelpNow
You never know what you'll find on our shelves, like this unpublished mystery! We discovered this unsealed envelope with a 40+ page love letter from an unnamed Naval Academy midshipman to his girlfriend Michelle, or "Shorty," tucked behind some books. Is their story fiction or nonfiction?! Who says military romance ended with WWII? These Millennials kept the art of letter writing alive!
Do you know Michelle? Recognize the distinctive slant of the handwriting? Let us know!
👀 Drone demos, Shakespeare and author talks – find out about these and other upcoming events in the latest eNewsletter from Loudoun County Public Library!
August events and programs Wrap up your summer reading and head to a Shakespeare workshop CATALOG eRESOURCES EVENTS CONTACT Finish summer reading challenge cards by Aug. 22 There are still three weeks left in this year's Summer
Did you know Harry Potter was born July 31, 1980? Young wizards came together on Sunday to celebrate Harry Potter's 42 Birthday. They enjoyed a costume contest, making their own magic wands, and other non-Muggle activities. 🧙♂️
You don’t always have to leave your home to attend a library program. Cooking with herbs, exploring the nature of Virginia and film editing are among this week’s virtual offerings. See the schedule of online and in-person events: https://buff.ly/3PIQiQc
It has been another busy week of fun and learning at the Ashburn Library. This week children learned about all the Colors in Nature (Tuesday, July 26), watched a fairy tale puppet show performed by Rainbow Puppet Productions (Wednesday, July 27), and learned about the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan (Thursday, July 28).
Get past the paywall and start reading the Wall Street Journal for FREE with your Loudoun County library card. It adds up to more than $400 in savings each year! 📰 Claim your three-day pass here – and then renew it as often as you like: https://buff.ly/3iDH0Gd
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