Amherst County Public Library

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Summer Reading 2017!!

Registration for summer reading programs (ALL AGES) available at both locations.

Events This Week

*Friday, July 21, 2 pm, Amherst Library, Amazing Teacher-for Kindergarten-5th Graders

*Monday, July 24, 10:30 am-12 pm, Madison Heights Library, Come Fly a Kite-Kindergarten-6th Grade

*Tuesday, July 25, 10:30-11:30 am, Amherst Library, Story Time-for ages birth to 5 years old

*Wednesday, July 26, 3-4:30 pm, Madison Heights Library, LEGO/Board Game Day-ALL AGES

*Thursday, July 27, 10:30-11:30 am, Madison Heights Library, Story Time-for ages birth to 5 years old



 Job Opening



The Library system is seeking to fill a full time position responsible for the repair and maintenance of staff and public computers, related equipment, and networks, plan future technology needs, offer training and assistance to staff and public, select and install software, maintain all related records, and have excellent communication skills.  Extensive knowledge of network types and operating systems required.  Must have knowledge of integrated library systems, experience with Evergreen helpful.  Requires working at two library locations.  Some general library responsibilities required.  Must have an Associate’s Degree in computer technology, network system analysis, or a related field and extensive experience in networking, computer repair, use of software, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Library experience helpful.  Salary dependent on experience.  Amherst County benefits.  County of Amherst Employment Applications available online at or or at the Amherst or Madison Heights Libraries.  Submit completed application and resume to:  Brenda Barnett, Amherst County Public Library, PO Box 370 Amherst, VA 24521 or send to  No phone calls.  Position opened until filled.  EOE

Job Application



  • Amherst Library
    382 South Main Street
    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, VA 24572
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    Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-6pm
    Sat 10am-2:00pm

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