Lancaster Public Library

Lancaster Public Library Lancaster Public Library is located in the heart of the historical Village of Lancaster, NY. We are a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Library System.
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Don't forget to sign up for March's Lego Club. The program will run on Saturday, March 7th from 1:00- 2:00 pm. Join us f...
02/26/2020

Don't forget to sign up for March's Lego Club. The program will run on Saturday, March 7th from 1:00- 2:00 pm. Join us for an hour of creative building. For children 7- 13. Registration Required: http://bit.ly/lancasterlib or call 683-1120.

Join us for two separate storytimes today, February 25th. Lapsit storytime runs from 10:30 am- 11:15 am for children 2 m...
02/25/2020

Join us for two separate storytimes today, February 25th. Lapsit storytime runs from 10:30 am- 11:15 am for children 2 months- 22 months. Toddler time runs from 11:30 am- 12:15 pm for children ages 2- 3.To register bit.ly/Lancasterlib or call 683-1120 or stop in.

Learn more about the 2020 Census Thursday, February 27, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. During the first half of the program repr...
02/24/2020

Learn more about the 2020 Census Thursday, February 27, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. During the first half of the program representatives from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library and the Census Bureau will present information on the basic facts about the 2020 Census, efforts to achieve a complete census count, and how local federal funding is tied to the census. The second half of the hour will feature a question and answer opportunity. No registration required.

Join us for free, hands-on STEAM activities for all ages on Monday, February 24, from 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Play an education...
02/23/2020

Join us for free, hands-on STEAM activities for all ages on Monday, February 24, from 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Play an educational game on one of the Osmo devices, build a musical circuit, make a button with our button maker, and more. No registration required.

Help your child learn through play with educational sensory activity stations. Senses will be used in hands-on activitie...
02/21/2020

Help your child learn through play with educational sensory activity stations. Senses will be used in hands-on activities to promote cognitive development. Join us on Saturday, February 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm. Geared towards children up to 7. No registration required.

Amazing painters at our Painting with Friends program!
02/20/2020

Amazing painters at our Painting with Friends program!

Winter break is underway and we want to see how youโ€™re keeping busy! Post a pic below and enter to win this Winter Readi...
02/20/2020

Winter break is underway and we want to see how youโ€™re keeping busy! Post a pic below and enter to win this Winter Reading prize bag. The winner will be drawn on Thursday February 27th. Happy reading and see you at the library ๐Ÿ“™โ˜ƒ๏ธโ˜บ๏ธ

Stop in for Drop-In Lego Time today, February 20th, from 2 - 3 p.m. Bring your imagination to play with Legos and create...
02/20/2020

Stop in for Drop-In Lego Time today, February 20th, from 2 - 3 p.m. Bring your imagination to play with Legos and create! No registration required. For ages 5 and up.

There are a few seats left for bird feeder crafts this Friday, February 21st, 2:00 p.m- 3:00 p.m. Come learn about winte...
02/19/2020

There are a few seats left for bird feeder crafts this Friday, February 21st, 2:00 p.m- 3:00 p.m. Come learn about winter animals and help out our fine feathered friends by creating birdhouses and bird pinecone feeders. For ages 7 - 14. Registration is required: http://bit.ly/lancasterlib or call 683-1120. Note: we will be using peanut butter in this program.

Teens, grab some friends and have a painting party tomorrow, Wednesday, February 19, at the Lancaster Library. All suppl...
02/18/2020

Teens, grab some friends and have a painting party tomorrow, Wednesday, February 19, at the Lancaster Library. All supplies and snacks are included. For ages 12 - 17. Program runs from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.. Registration required:
http://bit.ly/lancasterlib or call 683-1120.

The library will be closed on Monday, February 17th in honor of Presidents' Day. Our normal hours will resume on Tuesday...
02/17/2020

The library will be closed on Monday, February 17th in honor of Presidents' Day. Our normal hours will resume on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Don't forget to visit us this week. We have lots of fun activities planned for the school recess!

Want to learn more about snowflakes? โ„ Join us on Tuesday February 18th from 2 -3 p.m. to learn about Wilson Bentley and...
02/16/2020

Want to learn more about snowflakes? โ„ Join us on Tuesday February 18th from 2 -3 p.m. to learn about Wilson Bentley and his snowflake photographs, and create your own unique snowflake crafts to take home. For ages 7 to 14. To register: http://bit.ly/lancasterlib or call 683-1120.

Join us for a free STEM Makerspace program this Saturday, February 15th from 2- 3 p.m. Register: bit.ly/Lancasterlib
02/14/2020

Join us for a free STEM Makerspace program this Saturday, February 15th from 2- 3 p.m. Register: bit.ly/Lancasterlib

Join us for Drop-In Lego Time on Thursday, February 20 from 2 - 3 p.m. No registration required. For ages 5 and up.
02/14/2020

Join us for Drop-In Lego Time on Thursday, February 20 from 2 - 3 p.m. No registration required. For ages 5 and up.

Thank you, 6th Grade Leadership Team from William Street School for the delicious cookies!
02/13/2020

Thank you, 6th Grade Leadership Team from William Street School for the delicious cookies!

Teens - join us for a Painting with Friends program! All supplies provided. Wednesday, February 19 from 2 - 3 p.m.Regist...
02/12/2020

Teens - join us for a Painting with Friends program! All supplies provided. Wednesday, February 19 from 2 - 3 p.m.
Registration required: http://bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Learn about Wilson Bentley and his snowflake photographs! Create your own unique snowflake crafts to take home. Tuesday,...
02/08/2020

Learn about Wilson Bentley and his snowflake photographs! Create your own unique snowflake crafts to take home. Tuesday, February 18 from 2 - 3 p.m. Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Join us for LEGO Club tomorrow at 1:00 PM! Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.
02/08/2020

Join us for LEGO Club tomorrow at 1:00 PM! Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Warm up at the library today with a good book!  We're open until 5:00 p.m.
02/07/2020

Warm up at the library today with a good book! We're open until 5:00 p.m.

Check out our Blind Date with a Book display! Select your date from the display of specially wrapped books, check it out...
02/06/2020

Check out our Blind Date with a Book display! Select your date from the display of specially wrapped books, check it out and then unwrap it! Hopefully, itโ€™s love at first sight๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ“š

Calling all kids ages 5-12!  Join us for a Valentine's Day craft on Wednesday, February 12 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.  Regist...
02/05/2020

Calling all kids ages 5-12! Join us for a Valentine's Day craft on Wednesday, February 12 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Only two weeks left for our snow tube raffle. Check out books to win!
02/05/2020

Only two weeks left for our snow tube raffle. Check out books to win!

Want to learn how to make balloon animals with Magician Cris Johnson? He'll be at our library on Tuesday, February 18 at...
02/04/2020

Want to learn how to make balloon animals with Magician Cris Johnson? He'll be at our library on Tuesday, February 18 at 1:00 p.m. Perfect for ages 7 - 15! Space is limited. Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Stop by the library tomorrow from 4 - 5 p.m. for Maker Monday. Free, hands-on STEAM activities for all ages. No registra...
02/03/2020

Stop by the library tomorrow from 4 - 5 p.m. for Maker Monday. Free, hands-on STEAM activities for all ages. No registration necessary.

Learn about winter animals and help out our fine feathered friends by creating birdhouses and bird pinecone feeders!Frid...
02/01/2020

Learn about winter animals and help out our fine feathered friends by creating birdhouses and bird pinecone feeders!
Friday, February 21 from 2 - 3 p.m. For ages 7 to 14.
Registration required: http://bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Pick out a book and practice reading out loud to a therapy dog!Saturday, February 8 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Please c...
01/31/2020

Pick out a book and practice reading out loud to a therapy dog!
Saturday, February 8 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Please call 683-1120 to sign up for a 15 minute reading session.

Looking for something to do during the February mid-winter school recess?  We have lots of fun programs scheduled! Regis...
01/30/2020

Looking for something to do during the February mid-winter school recess? We have lots of fun programs scheduled! Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Tonight at 6:30 PM! Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.
01/28/2020

Tonight at 6:30 PM! Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Congratulations to the McGraw family - Facebook winners of a family four pack of ticket vouchers for the Nick Jr. Live s...
01/27/2020

Congratulations to the McGraw family - Facebook winners of a family four pack of ticket vouchers for the Nick Jr. Live show!

Join us tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. for our new Sensory Playtime program. No registration necessary, just come on in!
01/24/2020

Join us tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. for our new Sensory Playtime program. No registration necessary, just come on in!

Thank you Paws for Love - A Program of the SPCA Serving Erie County!
01/22/2020

Thank you Paws for Love - A Program of the SPCA Serving Erie County!

While laying on the book like a pillow may not be ideal for reading, it is definitely ideal for cuddling! Sammy is enjoying the story and the attention!

BPO musician Andrea Blanchard Cone will be here one week from tonight! Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.
01/21/2020

BPO musician Andrea Blanchard Cone will be here one week from tonight! Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.

The library will be closed today in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  We will re-open on Tuesday, January 21 at 10:...
01/20/2020

The library will be closed today in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m.

Join us for a program offering educational sensory activity stations and social opportunities for children of all ages w...
01/18/2020

Join us for a program offering educational sensory activity stations and social opportunities for children of all ages with different abilities! This new program will debut on Saturday, January 25 at 1:00 PM. No registration required.

Enter our Winter Reading Challenge!
01/17/2020

Enter our Winter Reading Challenge!

The Online Winter Reading Challenge has begun! Kids, teens, and adults write book reviews for a chance to win a prize! Classrooms can also register for a chance to win. Free & open to the public.

http://becpl.ny08.readsquared.com/

**Giveaway alert**We love to move and groove at the Lancaster Public Library and we know you do too! Show us a picture o...
01/16/2020

**Giveaway alert**
We love to move and groove at the Lancaster Public Library and we know you do too! Show us a picture of how you move and groove or just have fun for a chance to win a family four-pack of ticket vouchers for a performance of Nick Jr. Live: Move to the Music show! The lucky winner will be chosen on Friday, January 24th! Have fun and get movin'! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ

MakerSpace Saturday, a program for kids who love STEM activities!  Our next program will be Saturday, January 18 from 2 ...
01/16/2020

MakerSpace Saturday, a program for kids who love STEM activities! Our next program will be Saturday, January 18 from 2 - 3 PM. Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib or call 683-1120.

Our snow tube raffle runs through February 18 and is for all ages. Check out books to win a unicorn snow tube or a shark...
01/15/2020

Our snow tube raffle runs through February 18 and is for all ages. Check out books to win a unicorn snow tube or a shark snow tube!

Join us tomorrow from 4 - 5 PM for STEM fun! All ages and no registration required.
01/13/2020

Join us tomorrow from 4 - 5 PM for STEM fun! All ages and no registration required.

We have special programs scheduled Tuesday through Friday during the February mid-winter recess.  These will fill up fas...
01/11/2020

We have special programs scheduled Tuesday through Friday during the February mid-winter recess. These will fill up fast! Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib or call 683-1120.

Want to connect with fellow cookbook enthusiasts, share recipes, and find inspiration? Take part in our potluck cookbook...
01/09/2020

Want to connect with fellow cookbook enthusiasts, share recipes, and find inspiration? Take part in our potluck cookbook club. The next meeting is on Sunday, January 12 at 1:00 PM. Call 683-1120 for more information.

Join us today to create a fun winter craft at the Lancaster Public LibraryPresented by the Lancaster Youth BureauWednesd...
01/08/2020

Join us today to create a fun winter craft at the Lancaster Public Library
Presented by the Lancaster Youth Bureau

Wednesday, January 8th at 4:30 โ€“ 5:30 p.m.
For ages 5-12
Registration required: bit.ly/lancasterlib or call 683-1120

BPO Violinist Andrea Blanchard Cone will be visiting our library on Tuesday, January 28 at 6:30 PM. Register: bit.ly/lan...
01/07/2020

BPO Violinist Andrea Blanchard Cone will be visiting our library on Tuesday, January 28 at 6:30 PM. Register: bit.ly/lancasterlib.

Congratulations to our knitting basket raffle winner Ignatius!
01/06/2020

Congratulations to our knitting basket raffle winner Ignatius!

Maker Mondays will resume tomorrow from 4 - 5 PM.  All ages - no registration required!
01/06/2020

Maker Mondays will resume tomorrow from 4 - 5 PM. All ages - no registration required!

Address

5466 Broadway St
Lancaster, NY
14086

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(716) 683-1120

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Hello Avid Library supporters!!! Mark your calendar for this local author event at the Lancaster Public Library August 19!! https://www.facebook.com/events/373659803286687/?ti=ia
Thanks,Lancaster Public Library. I am proud to be included in your list of mental health books purchased in honour of Anthony Dโ€™Amore.
Wilma had so much fun meeting new friends!! ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ˜Š
Please join us and support local small business. Get a jump on your holiday shopping, too! :-)
Do you have a library card?
Thank you! Henry is very excited about his prizes from winning the guessing jar for June! This will help keep him reading the summer! ๐Ÿ“– ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ“š
Saturday afternoon movie-perfect way to spend the day!
The Author visit of Mason Winfield scheduled for Tuesday September 26th has been cancelled.
Kimberly Wuirch is at the library today signing copies of her #WakingUpAnEmpath book. Will be here until 3:00 pm today.
Come visit Kimberly Wuirch and get your #WakingUpAnEmpath book signed, today between 1-3. She's in The Buffalo News this weekend and her WBBZ TV | Buffalo's Buzz interview will be airing next week. Checkout KimWuirch.com for more info ...
So excited to be coming to Lancaster Library in August!!