Amherst Public Libraries

Amherst Public Libraries A page featuring the four branches of the Amherst Public Library, part of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System. See Our Story or the Library Location pages at www.buffalolib.org for a listing of current hours and the location of each library.

Four branch locations: Audubon 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228 Mon 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Tue 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Wed 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Thu 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Fri 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sat 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sun 12:00PM - 5:00 PM *Sunday hours for the remainder of 2017 run from September 10 through December 17. Clearfield 770 Hopkins Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221 Mon 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Tue 10:00AM - 5:00PM Wed 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Thu 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Fri 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM *Sunday hours run from October 8, 2017 through December 17, 2017 -- Library open 1pm - 5pm -- Funded by the Williamsville School District, Williamsville PTA & SEPTSA Eggertsville-Snyder 4622 Main St., Snyder, NY 14226 Mon 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tue 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wed 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thu 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sat 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sun Closed Williamsville 5571 Main St., Williamsville, NY 14221 Mon 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Tue 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wed 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Thu 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fri Closed Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sun Closed

Don't forget, when you visit Audubon Library or Williamsville Library, we have basket raffles available from the Gala!  ...
02/18/2020

Don't forget, when you visit Audubon Library or Williamsville Library, we have basket raffles available from the Gala! Come in and buy a chance! The drawing will be March 14th!

Empowered Publicity
02/15/2020

Empowered Publicity

Spending a beautiful day in the neighborhood of Amherst, New York sharing Mister Rogers' lessons on love with some of our new little neighbors and shining stars, guided by our favorite neighbor in heaven. ❤️

A heartfelt thank you to all of the children, parents, and families who joined us today at the Amherst Public Libraries' Audubon Library, to help kick off the Empowered Publicity Story Time With Mr. Jonathan series, where we enjoyed Hal Price's new award-winning and best-selling children's book, The Bear Essentials. 🐻

We look forward to seeing many of our neighbors, old and new, at The Audubon Library on Saturday morning, March 21st (@ 11AM ET), as we share Mister Rogers' lessons on honesty and Lori Orlinsky, Author's new children's book, The Tooth Fairy's Tummy Ache (published by Mascot Books). 🤗

Happy Valentine's Day from the Amherst Public Libraries!!
02/14/2020

Happy Valentine's Day from the Amherst Public Libraries!!

The Great Backyard Bird Count is this weekend. We have instructions on how to do it and, of course, books to help you id...
02/12/2020

The Great Backyard Bird Count is this weekend. We have instructions on how to do it and, of course, books to help you identify the birds.

02/12/2020

Join us this afternoon at 4pm at the Audubon library for Playdough Club (ages 5-12) and at 6:30pm for Hindi English Bilingual Story time. Call to register at 689-4922.

02/11/2020

This afternoon and tonight at the Amherst Public Libraries:
3:30pm - LEGO Club @ AUD (ages 5-12 - no registration)
4pm - STEM Club @ WIL (ages 5-12. Please call 632-6176 to register.)
5pm - Knitting Club @ AUD (call 689-4922 to register)
6pm - Open Heart Pendant Workshop @ WIL (call 632-6176 to register).
7pm - "Three Steps to Well-Being and Achieving your Dreams" @ AUD (call 689-4922 to register).

Now going on at the Williamsville and Audubon branches.  Come in and see all the baskets that are available!  Drawing wi...
02/11/2020

Now going on at the Williamsville and Audubon branches. Come in and see all the baskets that are available! Drawing will be March 14th.

02/11/2020

Our patrons rock! We have over 100 Valentine's Day cards to deliver to the Senior Center for Meals on Wheels!

Amherst Public Libraries's cover photo
02/10/2020

Amherst Public Libraries's cover photo

02/10/2020

Don't forget - we have a drop in Board Game Club at the Eggertsville-Snyder Branch for ages 5-12 at 4pm.

Thank you to all who attended the Mad Hatter's Gala last night!
02/08/2020

Thank you to all who attended the Mad Hatter's Gala last night!

A great big thank you to all who attended our 9th annual gala last night. Your support benefited the Williamsville Library for another year. The basket raffle party continues at the Williamsville and Audubon libraries through March 4th when all winners will be picked and notified. We look forward to seeing you February 5th, 2021 for our 10th annual gala fundraiser!

Love your Village / Love your Library
02/07/2020

Love your Village / Love your Library

Are you ready to rumble? Got your tickets? Don’t forget your hat! This is the event of the winter after all. This Friday night the party starts at 7:00. Come and join the coolest crew in the ‘Ville for a rollicking good time. All for the love of the WIL! WIL Library that is. Your support + our sponsors make it happen...Rotary Club of Williamsville, WBA, Moonlight Run, Lisa Fessard, Dr. Bobinski, Susan Grelick, Bee Newspapers, Glen Park Tavern, Irishman, Sutton Architecture, Sharon Daniels, Gordon and Roseanne Smith, Francina Spoth, Mayor Deb Rogers and Family, Deborah Bruch Bucki, Jolly Boys, Complete Secuity❤️ Our beverage sponsors are Share Kitchen and Bar, Britesmith Brewery, Black Button Distillery. Flowers courtesy of Mischler’s. We thank all our Village restaurants for donating delicious apps and desserts! It’s the party you have to go to...$30 p/p presale. $40 at the door. Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton. Be there or be square.❤️

The Gala is this Friday!  Have you purchased your tickets?  Tickets are available at all 4 branches of the Amherst Publi...
02/05/2020
'Mad Hatter's Gala' to benefit Williamsville Library on Feb. 7 | Amherst Bee

The Gala is this Friday! Have you purchased your tickets? Tickets are available at all 4 branches of the Amherst Public Libraries or online at Eventbrite. Thank you Amherst Bee for the coverage!

The annual "Love Your Village/Love Your Library" gala will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville. The event features a literary "

Join us today at the Amherst Public Libraries:3pm Census Job Recruiting at the Audubon Library in Study Room 14pm Craft ...
02/05/2020

Join us today at the Amherst Public Libraries:
3pm Census Job Recruiting at the Audubon Library in Study Room 1
4pm Craft Club for ages 5-12 at Audubon Library. We will be making Valentine's Day Crafts.
6:30pm Hindi English Bilingual Story time at Audubon
6:30pm The History of American Football and its Early Days @ Eggertsville-Snyder.

Hey kids- When you stop into one of the Amherst libraries this week, make a card for a senior citizen for Valentine's Da...
02/04/2020

Hey kids- When you stop into one of the Amherst libraries this week, make a card for a senior citizen for Valentine's Day!

02/04/2020

4pm today - Drop in LEGO Club at Williamsville (no registration necessary). 7pm "Finding the Road to Health and Wellness" at Audubon. Call 689-4922 to register.

01/29/2020

Join us at Audubon at 4pm today for Drop In Game Club for ages 5-12. Play cards, chess, and other board games in the library. No registration necessary!

01/28/2020

Today at the Amherst Libraries:

10:30am Preschool Storytime and Craft time at Audubon
10:30am Preschool Storytime and Craft time at Clearfield followed by playtime at 11:30!
3:30pm Drop in LEGO Club at Audubon
4pm Playdough Club at Williamsville
5pm Knitting Club at Audubon
7pm 2020: Year of Transformation lecture at Audubon

Call to register for any or all except LEGO Club - no registration required for that!.

01/27/2020

Don't forget: Storytimes and afterschool clubs start this week!

Love your Village / Love your Library
01/27/2020

Love your Village / Love your Library

Wow! Best ever Chili Cook-off to benefit the Williamsville Library today! A HUGE thank you to all who supported this event at the Irishman this afternoon...Maria MacPeek, our chili makers and our ticket buyers and judges. Stay tuned for winning chili makers!

Happy Chinese New Year!
01/25/2020

Happy Chinese New Year!

Don't forget - this weekend is the Census Recruiting Event weekend!  We will have Census Recruiters at Audubon Library o...
01/24/2020

Don't forget - this weekend is the Census Recruiting Event weekend! We will have Census Recruiters at Audubon Library on Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm (someone fluent in Mandarin will be available both days), and at Clearfield Library on Saturday from 12pm-4:45pm.

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library
01/24/2020

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Attention all Harry Potter fans!

The Library wants to send you to see "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" at Shea's Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 29 at 2 p.m.

Enter to win a pair of tickets (valued at $139) by commenting on this post with the name of your favorite Harry Potter character!

One winner will be randomly selected on Friday, January 31.

01/24/2020

Pop up book bag sale at Clearfield is continuing today! $4 a bag.

01/23/2020

Pop up book bag sale going on at Clearfield right now! $4 a bag. Tons of books available!!

Love your Village / Love your Library
01/23/2020

Love your Village / Love your Library

Front page news in today’s Bee! Thank you, Anna Derosa for your reporting and to the Bee for your continued support of these events! Chill for the WIL at the chili cook-off this Sunday at the Irishman, then buy your tix to the best bargain good time, the Mad Mad Hatter’s Gala, on Feb. 7....Thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, donors and patrons. It takes a village! ❤️ P.S. The Gala is a 21 and over event.

Kids, Teens, and Adults! Join the System's Winter Reading Program: A to Z Come Read With Me!
01/21/2020
READsquared Reading Program

Kids, Teens, and Adults! Join the System's Winter Reading Program: A to Z Come Read With Me!

READsquared: Reading Programs and Personalized Recommendations for any organization, especially libraries and schools. READsquared programs keep kids and adults of all ages engaged in reading, learning, and exploring all summer long!

01/21/2020

Storytime and afterschool clubs start next week! Make sure you sign up!

Did you know Pa Ingalls was a WNY boy?  He was born in the Southern Tier community of Cuba, NY.
01/10/2020

Did you know Pa Ingalls was a WNY boy? He was born in the Southern Tier community of Cuba, NY.

On this day in 1836, Charles Phillip Ingalls was born in Cuba, New York. Charles will later become Laura's beloved Pa in the Little House Series. #LauraHistory #LIWMuseumWG #OnTheBanksOfPlumCreek #LittleHouseSeries

It's Gala Time!  The 9th Annual Gala will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 7-9pm.  Tickets may be purchased onli...
01/10/2020
Mad Hatter's Gala

It's Gala Time! The 9th Annual Gala will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 7-9pm. Tickets may be purchased online or at one of the Amherst Libraries. All proceeds from the event benefit the Williamsville Public Library.

Mad Hatter’s Gala Fundraiser for the Williamsville Library Branch. Food, beer, and wine. Silent auction. Basket raffle. Entertainment!

01/09/2020

Story time starts up again on Monday, January 27th. Call today to sign up!

Stealing from our friends at the Olean Public Library.  If you could read only three authors for the rest of your life, ...
01/09/2020

Stealing from our friends at the Olean Public Library. If you could read only three authors for the rest of your life, who would they be?

If you could read only three authors for the rest of your life, who would they be?

Amherst Public Libraries's cover photo
01/02/2020

Amherst Public Libraries's cover photo

01/01/2020

Happy New Year!

12/31/2019

What was the favorite thing you read in 2019?

12/30/2019

All the Amherst Libraries will be closing at 4pm tomorrow for New Year's Eve. We will also be closed on New Year's Day.

Some beautiful artwork made by the children at today's Noon Year Party at Audubon.
12/30/2019

Some beautiful artwork made by the children at today's Noon Year Party at Audubon.

Happy Kwanzaa to those who are celebrating!
12/26/2019

Happy Kwanzaa to those who are celebrating!

Philosophy Matters
12/26/2019

Philosophy Matters

Handy Flow Chart for Holiday Gift Giving

12/23/2019

The Amherst Public Libraries will be closed Tuesday Dec. 24th and Wednesday Dec. 25th. Merry Christmas!

Address

350 John James Audubon Pkwy
Amherst, NY
14228

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00

Telephone

(716) 689-4922

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The library at the Queen’s Landing Hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake would be the perfect place to read The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick. An enjoyable mystery/suspense novel to cozy up with on a winter’s day. The couch at home would be another good location! #stacheabook
Thank you everyone for an amazingly FUN picnic!!! We had a blast!
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