Rust Library

Rust Library

Building community through inclusion, innovation, and inspiration. To request an ADA accommodation, call 703-777-0368.

Loudoun County Public Library builds community by nurturing an environment where the joy of reading and learning is celebrated and people and ideas flourish. Visit one of our 10 locations: Ashburn, Brambleton, Cascades, Gum Spring, Law Library (Leesburg), Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, Rust (Leesburg) and Sterling.

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Maker Monday at Rust Library: Take a trip down memory lane and preserve those cherished moments at the same time using our digitization equipment! This mom converted her VHS tapes from 20 years ago of her son's high school basketball games and family dog as a holiday present. She commented that she enjoyed reliving the times and was glad to be able to digitize them for free at the library. Find out more about our makerspace equipment at

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This week, tune in for intriguing WWII stories about candy and weather, interactive opera performances, and writing workshops about hooking your readers. Click here for details and more:

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Listening counts as reading! The Libby app can help you squeeze a book into your busy lifestyle, whether you're working out, commuting, cooking, or doing chores. Download the app on Google Play, the Apple App Store, or Amazon Kindle, or visit the website at We're here to assist you if needed!

Photos from Rust Library's post 01/04/2024

πŸ“˜β„Ready...set...READ! We've got some great reading recommendations to help you warm up for the 2024 Winter Read-A-Thon! Stop by the branch today to gear upβ„πŸ“˜

Register online and start tracking the hours you read between Jan. 1 - Feb. 29.

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New on-demand ASL interpretation: All LCPL branches now have an iPad to enhance service to customers who use American Sign Language. Simply ask a staff member and they can initiate a video call with an ASL interpreter.

Thank you, Loudoun County Government, for supporting LCPL's mission to be inclusive!


On your marks, get set, READ! Today, Jan. 1, kicks off the great Winter Read-A-Thon for adults. Each hour spent reading or listening to a book through Thursday, Feb. 29 counts as one mile. Log your time, discover book recommendations, and earn prizes along the way at


It's clear our library has been a hub of activity! Thank you all for making it such a vibrant place. Your love for reading is truly remarkable. πŸ“šπŸ’• Happy New Year! See you in 2024!

Photos from Rust Library's post 12/31/2023

As we enter 2024, sharpen your focus with a photography workshop; get centered with a yoga class; and challenge yourself by entering a contest. All that and more in this week’s program schedule:

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We wish you a very Happy New Year! All branches will be closed Monday, Jan. 1, for New Year's Day. Regular services resumes Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 9:30 a.m. Our online resources are always available at

We have two contests kicking of on Jan. 1. Find out the details below!
Teen writing contest:
Adult reading race:

Timeline photos 12/27/2023

Save money on shows and movies with Kanopy this holiday break! Read on to find out how Kanopy's new borrowing system works.

LCPL offers patrons 30 tickets each month. As you browse, you'll see the number of tickets needed to watch each title and what the borrowing period is. For details and a video tutorial, visit

Photos from Rust Library's post 12/25/2023

Maker Monday at Gum Spring Library: Go big or go gnome this season! One of our regular makerspace patrons made this seven-layer wooden project as a gift for their niece using Inkscape software and the Glowforge laser cutter. Check out our new event calendar for upcoming makerspace classes:!

Photos from Rust Library's post 12/24/2023

This week, count down to the New Year with us at a variety of seasonal events. We're offering some charitable opportunities alongside our regularly scheduled favorites:

Please note that all branches will be closed Dec. 24-26, for Christmas. See you on Wednesday, Dec. 27!

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LCPL invites you to start using our new meeting room reservation system, appointment calendar and event calendar! You'll find links to these features in the same places on the website as before. Check them out below! Rest assured that approved reservations as of Wednesday, Dec. 13, and beyond have been automatically transferred to the new system.

Reserve a meeting room:
Schedule a notary appointment:
Book the Recording Studio (Brambleton Library):
Get Makerspace assistance (Rust Library, optional):
View our event calendar:

View a tutorial about our new event calendar on our YouTube:


Season's greetings from your pals at Rust Library!


All LCPL branches will be closed Dec. 24-26, for Christmas, and Jan. 1, for the New Year. Regular service resumes Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 9:30 a.m., respectively.

Dec. 22-23: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (all branches)
Dec. 24-26: Closed
Jan. 1: Closed

Our online resources are always available at

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Hey, teens: LCPL's writing contest for middle and high school students kicks off Monday, Jan. 1! Enter your short story online through Friday, March 1 for a chance to win a prize. Stay tuned for details about writing workshops, this year's special guest author, and the awards ceremony in May at

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Maker Monday at Sterling Library: Come in for the creativity, come back for the camaraderie. Every Wednesday in December, the Sterling Makerspace is hosting a drop-in holiday card program from 3:30-5:30 p.m., incorporating innovative materials and modern touches with the equipment. To view upcoming program topics, search the event calendar by "makerspace":

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This week as we approach the solstice, brighten the dark days with winter-themed enrichment. We're offering an Elf Academy, watercolor workshop, makerspace activities, and more:


β„οΈπŸ“—The RLAB Winter Book Sale is coming soon!πŸ“—β„οΈ
Books, movies, music and more, all at great prices! All proceeds benefit the Rust Library. Donations will be collected during regular library hours, January 5-18.
Book Sale Hours: Friday, Jan. 19, 5-8 p.m. (Early-Bird Sale; $20 admission per person) Saturday, Jan. 20, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 21, noon-3 p.m. (Fill-a-Bag Sale; $10 per bag)


Are you read-y for our Winter Read-A-Thon starting Monday, Jan. 1? Get set for race day with librarian-recommended titles at For adults.

Video description: Upbeat music over a background of a hillside trail in blues and greys, with a megaphone exclaiming "Get set!" Two book stacks fall from the sky and the rest of the text says, "Are you ready? Winter Read-A-Thon. The journey begins Jan. 1."

Timeline photos 12/13/2023

In an effort to share the joy of reading with Loudoun County residents who are unable to get to the library due to a disability, LCPL offers Books by Mail! Check out this postage-free delivery service of select library materials run by our all-star Outreach team at

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Maker Monday at Rust Library: Local bassist Kevin made these hats to promote his bluegrass band, The Plate Scrapers, using the heat press. He was excited to learn that he could design his own custom tags, shirts, and other promo materials instead of paying someone else to produce them, and can't wait to bring his other ideas to life using our technology. Find out what kinds of equipment we have at


Hang out in the Teen Center tonight at 6 p.m. to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG, 76 minutes) and make s'mores.

Photos from Rust Library's post 12/10/2023

This week, warm up with armchair garden tours, animal shelter stories, herbal lore, and Science on Tap. Oh, what fun:

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View a virtual program on our YouTube channel for a chance to win a prize! Enter the raffle for this lunchbox full of deluxe goodies from Watermark Woods (including a $25 gift card) during the month of December by filling out a program feedback survey. The winner will be contacted the first week of January!

YouTube playlists:
Program feedback survey:

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Loudoun County is seeking input from individuals with disabilities as well as family members, caregivers, and organizations with experience in accessibility best practices. This survey will help the county identify barriers to participation in services and better prioritize accessibility needs. Click here to access the survey in English and Spanish through Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024:


🎁 Gift the joy of legacy: Reserve a personalized brick on the library's front walk. Contact the Rust Library Advisory Board at [email protected] for details!

Photos from Rust Library's post 12/05/2023

Maker Monday at Gum Spring Library: Have you tried sublimation? All four of the LCPL makerspaces have a sublimation printer that make it easy to customize gifts! Call ahead to check what materials they have in stock for you to use:

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Videos (show all)

Winter Read-A-Thon - Go.mp4
Count Down to the New Year > 2024
Winter Holiday Hours 2023 (1).mp4
Winter Read-A-Thon - Get Set.mp4
Winter Read-A-Thon - On Your Marks (1).mp4
Brambleton Bake Off Sublimation Aprons June 2023.mp4
SRP23 Promo Video - English.mp4
Winter 2022
Young Reader Recommendations
Summer Reading Recommendations
Tales and Trails



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Tuesday 9:30am - 9pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 9pm
Thursday 9:30am - 9pm
Friday 9:30am - 5pm
Saturday 9:30am - 5pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm

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