Amherst County Public Library

Happy Independence Day with Statue of Liberty, American Flag, and Declaration of Independence Both library locations will be closed Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.





Libraries Rock with guitars and books

The SUMMER READING PROGRAM officially begins on June 4th with registration open at both library locations. Be sure to join us for lots of fun and reading this summer!!

Events this week:

Tuesday, June 26, Amherst Library, 10:30 am: Storytime, Birth to 5 years old

Wednesday, June 27Madison Heights Library, 3 pm: LEGOS, ALL AGES

Thursday, June 28Madison Heights Library, 10:30 am: Storytime, Birth to 5 years old

Friday, June 29Amherst Library, 11 am: Lizard Larsens, ALL AGES

Friday, June 29Madison Heights Library, 2 pm: Lizard Larsens, ALL AGES


Libraries Rock with books, computer, instruments, and flowers

Adults, there is a Summer Reading Program for you!! Join our Summer Reading “Bingo” for a chance at the grand prize drawing!! Registration begins June 4 at both locations.



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Amherst County Public Library Facebook page






  • 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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    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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