Amherst County Public Library

Fall Storytimes squirrel reading a book sitting on top of a jack o'lantern with fall leavesFall Storytime returns in September!

Tuesdays at 10:30 am at the Amherst Library beginning on September 18th

Thursdays at 10:30 am at the Madison Heights Library beginning on September 20th


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We have a survey to gather information on what YOU would like to see in the way of computer classes. Please stop by the circulation desk at either location to fill out a survey and return it to the library staff.

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Job Opening

Library Assistant I.  Works primarily at the Madison Heights Library but may work occasionally at Amherst Library.  Must have excellent customer service skills.  Extensive computer experience necessary.  Previous library or related experience preferred.  Requires physical activity, ability to lift min.20 lbs. and good communication skills including ability to communicate in English.  Graduation from an accredited two year college or equivalent experience required.  Evening and Saturday hours required.  Application available at either library or online.  Send or bring application to the Madison Heights or Amherst Libraries.    No phone calls.  Open until filled. EOE

Job Application  (Please return to the library, not the county administration office.)

  • 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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  • 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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