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Public Libraries

Richard Byrd Community Library

7250 Commerce St.

Springfield, VA 22150

703-451-8055

Head librarian: Margaret B. Cope

Opened: 1965

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Size: 9,000 square feet.

Number of books: 75,000

Staff: 17

Volunteers: 30

Special services: Spanish collection, Internet access, Microsoft Office, children's area.

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/rb

Kingstowne Library

6500 Landsdowne Centre

Alexandria VA 22315

703-339-4610

Branch Manager: Linda Masnik

Opened: 2000

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Size: 15,000 square feet

Number of books: 85,000

Staff: 25

Volunteers: 38

Children’s librarian: Alene Sternlieb

Special Services: Two book discussion groups, children’s programs, Internet programming, Microsoft Office, English language conversation groups, two writers groups.

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/kn

Lorton Community Library

9520 Richmond Highway

Lorton, VA 22079

703-339-7385

Head librarian: Denise Morgan

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Children’s Librarian: Alicia Easley

Books: 65,000

Opened: April 7, 1990

Size: 10,000 square feet

Staff: 22 full and part-time positions

Volunteers: 10

Special services: Programs for Children and adults, Internet access, Microsoft Office, meeting rooms available, on-going book sale, Friends of Lorton Library group, Assistive Station for the visually impaired, book discussion group.

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/lo

Pohick Regional Library

6450 Sydenstricker Road

Burke, VA 22015

703-644-7333

Head librarian: Jean Johnston

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 12-6 p.m.

Special services: Programs for Children and adults, Internet access, Microsoft Office, meeting rooms available, on-going book sale, Friends of Pohick Regional Library group, book discussion group.

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/po