The James L. Hamner Public Library attained its charter in 1973. The current building opened to the public in 1999.

The library, located in Amelia Court House, is named after Dr. James Loving Hamner, a deceased physician who worked in  Amelia County.

 The mission of the James L. Hamner Public Library is to facilitate connections that provide free learning opportunities to Amelia County.

Library Mission

Library History