Lynchburg Public Library

Museum Passes and More

Did you know that you can check out more than just books and DVDs from the library? That’s right! We have other fun things you can check out that will help you explore your world.

Amazement Square Museum Passes

Now available for checkout.

New rules effective May 2017

  • 4 Passes – 3 at the Main Library and 1 at the Downtown Branch Library. 1 pass at the Main Library will be no holds (available first come, first served) and 2 will allow holds. The Branch pass will be no holds (available first come, first served).
  • Each pass checks out for 3 days and is good for 1 visit for 2 adults and up to 4 children. No renewals.
  • Passes allow 25% discount on General Admission. EBT cardholders and their immediate families will receive FREE admission.
  • Each family may only borrow a pass once every 90 days.
  • To check out the pass, a patron must be a Lynchburg resident and have a Lynchburg Adult or Senior library card with no blocks. The passes are not available to non-residents even if they have a Lynchburg card.
  • Patrons will sign a user agreement upon checking out the pass.
  • For more information, please contact Youth Services at (434) 455-6320.


Nature Backpacks

Each backpack comes with nature guides to animals and plants, a magnifying glass, discovery activities, port-a-bug field observation container and a parking pass/free entrance to Virginia state parks. Backpacks can be placed on hold, but can only be checked out at the Main Library. Enjoy two weeks of park exploration with the backpack. You must have a Lynchburg card and be over 18 to check out a nature backpack.



Get a close up look at the constellations, planets, and meteors for two weeks when you check out our telescope. You must be over 18 years old and have a Lynchburg, Bedford county or Campbell county card to check it out. The telescope can only be checked out from Lynchburg Main Library. Bedford and Campbell counties also have telescopes that can be checked out from their locations.

  • Lynchburg Public Library

    2315 Memorial Ave
    Lynchburg VA 24501
    (434) 455-6300

  • Downtown Branch and Public Law Library

    900 Church St
    Lynchburg VA 24504
    (434) 455-3820

  • City of Lynchburg

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