Library

Fairfax County, Virginia

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Office: 8:00–4:30 M–F. Branch hours vary.

703-324-3100 | TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 324
Fairfax, VA 22035

Jessica Hudson, Director

WHAT WE DO

Fairfax County Public Library Mission—We build community and promote literacies through programming, community spaces, technologies, and collections of educational and recreational resources. We are anchored by the following values which guide us in our vision and the fulfillment of our mission: Collaborative, Community Focused, Service Oriented, Learning Focused, Innovative, Adaptable, and Positive. FCPL is the essential (re)source to inform, engage, and inspire our community.

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FCPL’s Stand on Social and Racial Equity. Readers' advisors are at the ready to help you find your perfect read. My Perfect Read now available at FCPL. TumbleBooks Has Read-Along Video Books—Also in Spanish! A new virtual gallery of art, the Fairfax Community Arts Collection Just for Kids Streaming Video Service. Learning English / ELL Resources.

Temporary Hours for All Branch Locations

Express services will be available at all locations:

  • Monday–Tuesday 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Wednesday–Saturday 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Curbside services will continue to be offered Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Branches Accepting Credit/Debit Cards

Many Friends of the Library groups continue to provide ongoing book sales in lobbies during Express Services. During the national coin shortage, the library is able to accept only credit/debit payments for fines and fees, donations, and the purchase of materials such as used books.

Learn more about Express Services.

Digital Programs and Online Activities Available During COVID-19

Library staff is busy creating and providing many programs, events and services you can participate in from the comfort of your own home.

 

Homework Help Online and In-Branch

The Library offers online resources to help your student succeed from the first day of kindergarten through SAT and ACT test prep.

  • Books—print and online
  • Magazine and newspaper articles
  • Specialty databases with in-depth coverage of various topics
  • Test prep for SAT, ACT and AP exams
  • Free Wi-Fi and computer access

Stop by your branch and our staff will help you find the best resources for any assignment.

Databases for Homework

You will also find great online database resources:

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