Amherst County Public Library

Curbside Service

Curbside Service Information

UPDATE: NEW hours:

Amherst: Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 10 am-6 pm Tuesday: 10 am-8 pm

Madison Heights: Monday: 10 am-8 pm, Tuesday-Friday: 10 am-6 pm


  • Holds may be placed by phone Monday through Friday from 9:30 am-6:00 pm or online 24 hours.
  • Staff will notify you when items are ready for pick up.
  • Call the library when you have arrived at the designated spot.
  • Allow up to 10 minutes for library staff to bring items out to you.
  • LIMIT of 10 items on a library card at any given time.
  • No magazines, newspapers, or toys/kits may be checked out at this time.
  • Items may be returned in the book drop at either library.
  • Returned items must be quarantined for 3 days before being checked in.

Amherst Library: (434)946-9488, ext. 1

Madison Heights Library: (434)946-9488, ext. 2

Amherst pick up location: first handicapped parking spot in upper parking lot

Madison Heights pick up location: handicapped parking spot closest to the building

  • 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

  • Steve Preston, Director

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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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