Amherst County Public Library

Amherst County Public Library Welcome our new library director: Jacob Etter (open book with Amherst A on cover)

Both Libraries are now OPEN! Click here for more information about our reopening!

We continue to offer Curbside Service at this time. Click here for details and hours.


Virtual Preschool Storytime New video each Wednesday Click here   Virtual Elementary School Storytime New video each Thursday Click here

Looking for what’s new?? Click on the image below to see our newest additions to the library!

new book alerts

NoveList Plus

is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world presenting fiction, nonfiction and audiobooks and includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Click on the picture to try!

LOOK!  Check out AtoZ Databases under Research and Learning!

  • Amherst Library
    434.946.9488, ext. 1
    382 South Main Street
    P.O. Box 370
    Amherst, VA 24521
    Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-5:30pm
    Tues 10am-7:30pm
    Sat 10am-1:30pm

  • Jacob Etter, Director

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  • Madison Heights Library
    434.946.9488, ext. 2
    200 River James Shopping Center
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    Mon 10am-7:30pm
    Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-5:30pm
    Sat 10am-1:30pm

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