About the Library


Library Hours

Monday through Thursday

7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


7:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Telephone:  703-228-6242

Library Staff

Ms. Paula Roney, Librarian

Ms. Debbie Germosen, Librarian debbie.germosen@apsva.us


Ms. Hilary Lord, Library Assistant

Ms. Patricia Loverich, Library Assistant patricia.loverich@apsva.us


  • Library Check-out

    The library collection has been chosen to support the curriculum and to provide materials for leisure reading. All books check out for three weeks. Students may check out books at the circulation desk using their school ID number.  Students may check out up to 10 books at a time. Books should be returned in the Book Return by the front door. Be aware that students are responsible for paying for lost library books.

  • Coming to the Library

  • Students are free to come to the library before school, after school and during lunch without a pass.
  • During class time: Students must have a pass/virtual pass to come to the library or be accompanied by a teacher.
  • Signing in: All Students must sign in at all times using the QR code/URL on the library tables.
  • During General’s Period: Students need to ask their GP teachers for an online reservation AND a paper pass to come to the library. If you come during GP, you MUST stay until the end of the period.
  • Please do not eat food in the library or on the balcony.
  • Computer Use

    Please follow the guidelines set down in the Acceptable Use Policy for proper use of school computer equipment and the Internet. Also think green when needing to print!

  • Databases

    The library offers students and faculty a wide variety of subscription databases for targeted, accurate research. Go to the W-L Library Canvas page and click on APS Library Resources to access the databases.

  • Reference help

    Our librarians are always happy to help you with your research projects, showing you resources that can save you time and improve your grades. Please don’t hesitate to ask one of us for assistance.