Amherst County Public Library

Employee Appreciation Day

Both Library locations will be closing at 3 pm on Friday, June 28th for Employee Appreciation Day.

Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, June 29th.


A universe of stories, books orbiting around the sun

Our 2019 Summer Reading Program-A Universe of Stories!

Information available NOW at both library locations (no registration required)

June 27: LEGOs at the Madison Heights Library at 3:00 pm (ALL AGES)

July 3: Tie-Dying at the Madison Heights Library at 1:00 pm (Ages 13 and UP)       **The Library will provide the tie-dye colors and other materials, you provide what you want to tie-dye!**


Happy Independence Day with Statue of Liberty, American Flag, and Declaration of Independence

Both Library locations will be CLOSED:

Thursday, July 4th

Friday, July 5th

Saturday, July 6

in observance of Independence Day.

Normal operating hours will resume on Monday, July 8th.



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    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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    Madison Heights, VA 24572
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