Preschool Story Time

  1. The New Library Is Now Open!

    We've officially re-opened!. Come see - and use - our newly expanded and renovated library building at 120 N. Virginia Avenue. All visitors to the library (and other City buildings) are required to wear a mask. Learn more...

Fall Story Time - Ages 2-4

October 4 through December 16:

  • Mondays from 10:30 a.m - 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Storytime is back in person this fall! To join us, please read the following:

  • Masks are required for all children and adults to enter the program.
  • Space is limited, registration is required. Register by visiting our Library Calendar webpage.
  • Registration is for the individual storytimes you plan to attend and opens two weeks before the program date.
Questions? Contact the Youth Services desk at 703-248-5034 or

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

A special story time for babies ages birth to 18 months and their caregiver with rhymes, bounces, and music.

Currently On Hiatus

You can view an archive of our Mother Goose Minutes on our Facebook page.
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Playtime with the Early Literacy Center

The Early Literacy Center (ELC) toys and puzzles are currently unavailable. We are ever assessing the current situation with Covid as well as what other area libraries are doing with shared toys and cleaning protocols. We hope to have the ELC available again soon.
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