Amherst County Public Library


Memorial Day, Soldier at Cemetery


Both library locations will be closed all day on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.






Job Opening





Library Page

Seeking an individual to work as a part time Library Page at the Madison Heights Library. Primary responsibilities include putting library materials in order and shelving them.  Other duties include carrying, lifting and moving materials, equipment, and boxes; participating in the closing routine; and assisting staff at the service desk.  Requires physical activity including bending and stretching, ability to lift a minimum of 30 lbs., good communication skills, and ability to follow instructions and learn the Dewey Decimal System.  Must be at least 16 years of age.  Requires evening and Saturday hours.  Starts at $7.25 per hour.  Applications available at the Amherst or Madison Heights Public Library and at  No phone calls.  Open until filled.  EOE.



Get Ready for Summer Reading with sunshine and books

Registration will begin on June 12 at both library locations.

Programs and events for all ages!



  • 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 Library
    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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