The LCA Library has a rich collection of educational material for all students at LCA. This collection includes various books and textbooks for academic and spiritual growth. It also includes an extensive compilation of audiovisual materials such as videotapes, DVDs, and CDs. Students and faculty are welcome to visit the library at any time during school hours to do research, check out library materials, use the computers, or find a quiet corner to read for pleasure.

Kindergarten students may check out 1 book which remains in their classroom.

1st grade students have a 1 book checkout limit.

2nd-5th grade students have a 2 book checkout limit.

6th-12th grade students have a 4 book checkout limit.


Books are due after two weeks.  Books that are past their due date receive a 10 cents a day fine until renewed or returned.  Books have a renewal limit of 3 times.  Overdue fines are not charged over weekends, school holidays/breaks, or if school is cancelled.

Students may use the LCA Library printer to make black and white copies. Color printing is not avaliable. Copies are 10 cents a page. Students may charge printing to their library account or pay by cash or check at the time of printing. Printing fees must be Paud by the end of the school year.

To search LCA Library’s collection of books, please go to

Library Hours

The Upper School library (serving middle and high school students) is open both lunch periods and during the following hours:

Monday 7:40 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The Elementary library (serving students in grades K-5) is open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each school day.

Both libraries are closed during school holidays, breaks, and weekends.

Students may take AR tests in their homeroom, English class, or the library.

Visit the LCA Library Ocean of Books this summer!

The library will be open every Tuesday from 9:00-12:30 beginning June 4 and continuing until August 13 for all your summer reading needs. Our rising K through 5thgrade students are invited to participate in our optional summer reading program, titled READO. Like BINGO, students choose a square, read the books indicated, and earn prizes! Rising 6th through 12th grade students who are NOT in Honors or Dual Enrollment English have the option of completing Reading Plus activities over the summer to earn extra credit points for their first quarter English grade.


Through the LCA library, several databases are available for student and teacher use:

eLibrary Curriculum Edition History Study Center ProQuest ProQuest Learning - Literature SIRS Discoverer


Please take advantage of these FREE resources that the Library of Virginia has made available to all Virginia citizens!

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

Learn how to set up your Hoopla here!



LCA welcomes parental or student input at any time.  Any parent or student may challenge a publication in the library by using the “challenge” form. (Final determination will be made by the administration.)

LCA Challenge Material Form

Parents who object to reading content in a specific classroom assignment should contact the classroom teacher to share their concerns.


LCA Reading Program and Reading Plus FAQs– This document provides an overview of the various reading programs utilized at LCA, and answers questions about the new reading program in grades 5-12, Reading Plus.


If you have any questions or concerns please contact:  

Barb Slater- Director of Library Services

Office Phone – (434) 832-2042