Loudoun County Public Library branches are open with limited services Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; click here for more information. Returns are accepted only during open hours.


Sterling Library
Sterling Library
Sterling Library
Sterling Library
Sterling Library


Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
​Sunday: Closed

Branch Manager: 
Katie Kalil 



Storytimes are currently being held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for the full schedule.

  • Computers with Internet access and print capability are available on a first come, first served basis, for one hour at a time.
  • Printing: 10 cents per page.
  • Computers with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and print capability are available for two hours at a time.
  • Computers with educational games for children ages 3-8 are available for 30 minutes at a time.

CUSTOMER ALERT: All meeting rooms are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meeting rooms are available free of charge for public use and can be reserved up to 60 days in advance. Please refer to the Meeting Room Guidelines for more information. Assistive listening devices and audio-visual equipment are available in each meeting room. Click here to reserve a meeting room.

  • Conference Room seats 10
  • Meeting Room A seats 35
  • Meeting Room B seats 35
  • Rooms A and Room B combined seat 75

Small study rooms available on a first-come, first-served basis. LCPL holds a Public Performance License for a large collections of movies to be shown in the branch.

Free Notary services are provided by appointment. Walk-in appointments may be taken, but it's best to call ahead to determine if a notary is available. Some important information before you come in for notary service:

  • Documents must be signed in the presence of the Notary Public after the presentation of a valid photo ID
  • Documents presented must be in English and able to be read by the Notary Public on duty 
  • Certified copies of birth, death or marriage certificates are not available through a Notary Public and can be requested by the issuing government office.
  • Witnesses to signatures may not always be available based on staffing. Please consider bringing required witnesses with you.
  • While appointments are not required, they are recommended to assure that a Notary Public is available to assist you in a timely manner.
  • In order to assure that there is time to complete all necessary documents, appointments will not be taken within one hour of closing.

CUSTOMER ALERT: All Makerspaces are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Makerspaces are open during regular hours and can be used for free. Some small fees for supplies or printing may apply. Please visit LCPL's Makerspace page for more information. The Sterling Library's Makerspace features:

  • 3D Printers
  • Sewing machines, serger, embroidery machine
  • Professional-grade music recording and editing
  • Heat press
  • Laminator machine
  • Ellison die cutter
  • Digitization equipment: VHS-to-DVD capabilities, as well as devices to convert most popular formats
  • Little Bits and Makey Makey
  • Coding for all ages with Ozobots, Spheros and Bloxels
  • 3D carving machine

The dedicated teen area includes a video gaming section as well as space for crafts and study groups. 

Loudoun County Commuter Services has two local bus routes that stop at the Sterling Library. The Sugarland Run (Route 80)  bus offers daytime/early evening service Monday through Friday while the Sterling Connector (Route 82) runs daytime and evenings Monday through Saturday.  Exact fare required: $1 cash or punch pass.

The Friends of the Sterling Library (FOSL) fundraises and advocates on behalf of Sterling Library. To learn more about FOSL and its current activities, visit https://www.facebook.com/friendsofthesterlinglibrary.

If you're interested in supporting Sterling Library by joining FOSL, please complete our interest survey, or email friendsofthesterlinglibrary@gmail.com.