Amherst County Public Library


blue and silver celebrating 55 anniversary

Beginning Monday, September 16th until 2 pm on Friday, November 1st, you can join our 55th Anniversary Reading Challenge! 

Each time you check out items at either the Amherst or Madison Heights Library, you will get an entry into our grand prize drawing!

The grand prize drawing will be held at 3 pm on Friday, November 1st! Join us at that time for cake and refreshments as we celebrate this milestone anniversary!!


Fall Storytime begins the 3rd week of September.

Amherst Library, Tuesdays beginning September 17th from 10:30-11:30 am.

Madison Heights Library, Thursdays beginning September 19th from 10:30-11:30 am.



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  • Amherst Library
    382 South Main Street
    P.O. Box 370
    Amherst, VA 24521
    Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-6pm
    Tues 10am-8pm
    Sat 10am-2:00pm

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  • Madison Heights Library
    200 River James Shopping Center
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    Mon 10am-8pm
    Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-6pm
    Sat 10am-2:00pm

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