Amherst County Public Library

Santa blowing snowMeet Santa & Make Your Own Stuffed Animal

Thursday, December 14, Madison Heights Library, 10 am-12 pm

Saturday, December 16, Amherst Library, 12 pm-2 pm

Come to the library and meet Santa Claus! Bring your children to meet Santa in the library. There is no limit to people meeting Santa. Then, come to the meeting room to make your own stuffed animal! This is for ages birth to 10 years old and there is a limit of 30 people for the stuffed animal program.




Merry Christmas Holly and Swirls


Both library locations will be closing at 1 pm on Friday, December 22nd and will remain closed through Tuesday, December 26th in observance of Christmas.

The libraries will resume normal operating hours on Wednesday, December 27th.




Red Happy New Year with confetti

Both library locations will be closed Monday, January 1st and Tuesday, January 2nd in observance of the New Year.

Regular operating hours will resume on Wednesday, January 3rd.





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  • 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

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