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Residents of Virginia have access to a variety of digital resources through their local public library.  This is made possible with Library Service and Technology funding granted by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Virginia.

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2016 Summer Reading Program

 

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Upcoming Events:

Monday, August 1:

Lizards & Reptiles

Madison Heights, 10:30 am-11:30 am

Amherst, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

ALL AGES

Tuesday, August 2:

Story Time at Amherst, 10:30 am-11:30 am

Ages Birth-4 years old

Thursday, August 4:

Story Time at Madison Heights, 10:30 am-11:30 am

Ages Birth-4 years old

Friday, August 5:

Completed Reading Logs due by 6 pm.

Amherst & Madison Heights

ALL AGES

Saturday, August 6:

Closing Ceremonies, Little Leaguers & Rookies (Birth-5th grade)

Amherst, 10:00 am-11:30 am

Closing Ceremonies, JV & Varsity (Grades 6-12)

Amherst, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

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Now available at both libraries:

Virginia State Parks Backpacks!

Your next visit to a Virginia State Park could start at the library

 

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These are a new resource available to help families explore and enjoy the natural world thanks to a partnership between the Library of Virginia, Virginia State Parks and the Science Museum of Virginia

Families can check the backpack out from the library and learn about nature in their backyard, local park, or at one of Virginia‚Äôs 36 state parks

Each backpack comes with a parking pass that will enable the library customer to access any Virginia State Park at no cost. Backpacks also feature: pocket guides to bugs and slugs, animal tracks, Virginia birds, mammals, and Virginia trees and wildflowers; port-a-bug field observation container; Big Foot Leave No Trace Ethics Card; magnifying lens; dip net; and laminated sheets with suggested activities designed by both Virginia State Parks and the Science Museum of Virginia. 

 

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Steve Preston, Director

Amherst Library
434.946.9488
382 South Main Street
Amherst, VA 24521
 
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri  10am-6pm
Tues  10am-8pm
Sat  10am-2:00pm
 
Madison Heights Library
434.846.8171
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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