Amherst County Public Library

Appt Service-Amherst

Posted by gwjennings on

October 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Appointment Service Information

Appointment Service is available:


Madison Heights:

Mon: 10 am-8 pm, Tues-Fri: 10 am-6 pm, Sat: 10 am-2 pm


Mon, Wed-Fri: 10 am-6 pm, Tues: 10 am-8 pm, Sat: 10 am-2 pm

  • Appointments are for 15 minutes, 30 minutes, or 1 hour, depending on your needs.
  • Final appointments for each day will end 30 minutes prior to closing time to allow for cleaning and disinfecting to be done.
  • Only 1 appointment per person, per day.
  • Call the library to make your appointment.
  • Face masks MUST be worn by anyone age 2 or older.
  • Fax, copy, and printing service will be available. EXACT CHANGE IS REQUIRED.
  • No limit on how many items you can check out.
  • Person making the appointment may bring up to 9 family members from the same household with them to the appointment.
  • No other families or individuals will be in the library at the same time, but library staff and other county employees may be in the library.
  • Computers will be available, except for children’s computers.
  • Public restrooms and water fountains will not be available.
  • Rare, local history and genealogy books, as well as magazines and newspapers, will not be available for in-library use or to check out.
  • ALL returns MUST be placed in the external book drop. NO items may be returned inside the library.
  • Fines/Fees may be paid at this time. No fines were charged from March 17-September 30. Any outstanding fines are still owed. EXACT CHANGE IS REQUIRED.
  • A self checkout will be available and use of it is highly encouraged.

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    Amherst, VA 24521
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    Sat 10am-1:30pm

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