Amherst County Public Library

Both library locations are open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Click HERE for details on appointment service.

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


Virtual Storytime-new video posted to our Facebook page each Wednesday! Click Here!    Virtual Chapter Book Storytime for Older Kids. New Video posted to our Facebook page each Thursday! Click Here

Storytime is VIRTUAL!

Check out the slides above for more details!

Homework Help for students! Sweet Briar College is offering FREE homework help! See below for info!

Building personal habits of success. Habits of Homework. Sweet Briar College pre-service teachers are standing by to help students hone their Habits of Mind to navigate the gnarliest of homework problems and technological challenges. Available every Monday-Friday 9:00 am-1:30 pm. Join with Google Meet

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-6pm
    Tues 10am-8pm
    Sat 10am-2:00pm

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  • Madison Heights Library
    434.946.9488, ext. 2
    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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