Library Branch Info:

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: —Open 6 Days (hours vary)—

TTY 711

9520 Richmond Highway
Lorton VA 22079-2124

Kathy Richardson,
Branch Manager

Lorton Library


Lorton Library is closed for renovation. The Lorton Community Center (LCC) and Lorton Library facility will open its doors Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, with a grand opening celebration scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. The new facility co-locates an expanded library branch and new community center next to a renovated Lorton Park.

Click here for the latest information about the Lorton Library and LCC capital project.

a rendering of the new library and community center

The newly renovated Lorton Library will serve its community with a collection of over 30,000 items, free Internet stations and Wi-Fi access, an expanded children’s space, a teen room with gaming station, increased seating, and multiple meeting/collaboration spaces including a meeting room with after-hours access, conference rooms, and group study rooms. Library staff will present programs for children (including early literacy storytimes), teens, and adults.

During this period, please visit one of our other branches including these closest to Lorton:

  • Kingstowne Library
    6500 Landsdowne Centre • Alexandria, VA • 703-339-4610
  • Pohick Regional Library
    6450 Sydenstricker Road • Burke, VA • 703-644-7333
  • Sherwood Regional Library
    2501 Sherwood Hall Lane • Alexandria, VA • 703-765-3645

Lorton Library

Community Branch Hours:
Community branch hours are: Monday - Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Wednesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Branch Contacts

Branch Manager: Kathy Richardson
Board Trustee Member: Gary G. Russell - Mount Vernon District
Volunteer Coordinator: Laura Bumgarner (find volunteer opportunities at Lorton)
Friends Group President: Paul Herer

Library-Affiliated Organizations

Friends of the Lorton Library

Available Facilities

Access Services: One computer with ZoomText software

Display Cases: One

Book Sale: Ongoing

Meeting Areas

Reservations can be made for regular hours and extended hours.
(Number of chairs limited, call branch to check availability)
Meeting Room: capacity 45 with chairs
Quiet Study Room: Yes

Library-Affiliated Organizations

Friends of the Lorton Library

Branch Services

Internet Access: 12 Internet stations with Microsoft Office plus wireless access is available.

Parking: 80 parking spaces, 4 accessible

Languages Spoken

Languages spoken by staff at our branch include: Chinese, Hindi, Punjabi, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Ukranian.
Please call to find out when a speaker of a specific language may be available to help.

Phone Menu

1: Hours and location
2: Renewals, check books on hold, overdues, account assistance, fines, and circulation
3: Reference questions, place holds
4: Program information and meeting room reservations
5: Management team
9: Repeat menu
0: Other questions


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