Amherst County Public Library

Both Libraries are OPEN!

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



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Stacks of picture books for young children. Virtual Preschool Storytime New video each Wednesday CLICK HERE          Child reading book, line of books. 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!

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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.

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  • 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-2pm

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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-2pm

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