Black History Exhibit on Display at Thomas Balch Library


Black History Exhibit on Display at Thomas Balch Library

Post Date:02/10/2023 1:43 PM
TBL ExhibitLeesburg, VA (February 10, 2023) – A new exhibit, “The Breaking of Bondage” is on display in the Mercer Room at Thomas Balch Library through February 2023.

The Black History Committee exhibit is a timeline of American Freedmen’s Resilience in Loudoun County from the Revolutionary War until present day. Photographs, books, and material culture help tell the story of African Americans achievements and resilience out of bondage.

The exhibit is viewable during the library’s operating hours: Monday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Please note, the library is closed for lunch, from 12 to 1 p.m., on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. For more information, please call 703-737-7195 or email

The Black History Committee and Thomas Balch Library invites everyone to get involved in learning about history and education through reading and research. Committee members frequently give papers and presentations at museums and conferences. For more information, visit