Amherst County Public Library

Select Reads

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Get news about new titles in our collection, suggested genre reads, and book recommendations on subjects and topics you’ve selected for yourself.

Select Reads is a great way to keep up to date with the library’s collection.  You can see curated lists of newer library materials, and even sign up for monthly email newsletters with recommendations of books in genres you enjoy.


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Author Check lets you check in on your favorite authors and sign up for email alerts when they come out with a new book.


new book alerts

New Book Alerts is a monthly newsletter that showcases the newest items the library has to offer in a variety of categories.

  • 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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    434.946.9488, ext. 2

    200 River James Shopping Center
    Madison Heights, VA 24572

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    Sat 10am-2pm

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