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770 Hopkins Rd.
Williamsville , NY 14221 Map
Phone: 716-688-4955
Fax: 716-688-0281
Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director

 



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Location

In Williamsville, on Hopkins Road, a few blocks north of Maple Road and just south of West Klein Road. Adjacent to Clearfield Recreation Center).

Parking at both entrances, in front of the library along Hopkins, as well as behind library.

Features

children's area

  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Wi-fi available.
  • Public Access Computers
    • For Adults, 10 networked computers and 3 laptops -- with Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, etc, ;
      2 computers dedicated for Catalog;
      5 computers dedicated for children;

      Printing charges: B&W 10 cents per page, color 25 cents per page.

      public internet computers
  • Meeting Room, capacity 80.
  • Study Room available for small groups (reservations recommended).
  • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
  • Outdoor Drop Box attached to building, for returned library material, open 24/7.
  • Ongoing Book Sale of a variety of donated books and magazines in the front vestibule. 
     

What's Special About the Clearfield Library

  • Chocolate Bars are sold here too ($1 each).
    Sales of these items benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.
  • Chessboard available for public use (at librarians' desk).
  • Local documents.
  • Large foreign language film and documentary collection.
  • Paper Recycling -- We are an active participant in the Abitibi Paper Retriever Recycling Program, which benefits the Library
  • Optelec ClearView Video Magnifier -- is easy to use and will help the visually impaired maintain their independence in everyday tasks such as reading books and magazines, viewing photographs and writing. Thanks to the Amherst Lions Club for donating this to us.

Sundays Hours

Sunday hours at the Clearfield Library do not always coincide with Sunday hours for county-funded libraries. Funding for Sunday hours at the Clearfield Library is supported by the Williamsville Community Education Department, Williamsville PTA, PTA Council, & SEPTSA. 

For the first half of 2018, Sunday hours will run from 1pm - 5pm starting January 7th until April 29th.
 

Programs

To see all currently scheduled library-sponsored programs held at the Amherst Public Libraries, click here for our chronological Facebook Event listing.

For events specific to just this branch, click on the calendar to the right on this page. 
Programs for all ages are offered throughout the year, including:

  • FOR CHILDREN

    We offer seasonal Story Times for babies, toddlers & preschoolers, along with other special programs to promote reading. For School-Age Children we offer reading, crafts, LEGO club, and other special programs.  

    -- Summer Reading Kickoff -- Friday, June 29th at 1:30pm -- click here  for flyer

    Click here  for information about Summer Reading 2018 in the Amherst Libraries.

    -- Story Times Winter-Spring 2018 -- click here  for flyer

    -- Story Times July-August 2018 -- click here  for flyer

    -- Craft & Lego Clubs -- click here  for flyer
     

  • FAMILY EVENTS

    Cinco de Mayo -- ages 5+ -- Saturday, May 5th at 1pm -- click here  for flyer
     

  • FOR ADULTS

-- Computer Classes - Group Classes  - May-June 2018 -- click here  for flyer
 

  • LITERACY

    -- English Conversational Classes -- Wednesdays at 7pm in the Study Room



Book Sales

THE SALES AT CLEARFIELD ARE FOR ALL MATERIALS (children's, adult, & media):


Wednesday, June 13   1pm-8:30pm
Thursday, June 14   10am-1:30pm
Friday, 
June 15   10am-8:30pm
Saturday, 
June 16   10am-4:30pm
Monday, June 18   10am-8:30pm *** $4 BAG SALE***

Wednesday, November 14   1pm-8:30pm
Thursday, November 15   10am-1:30pm
Friday, November 16   10am-8:30pm
Saturday, November 17   10am-4:30pm
Sunday hours TBA

Monday, November 19   10am-8:30pm *** $4 BAG SALE***

Click here  for this year's book sales at this branch.

 

Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees

New Board member information coming soon

PRESIDENT
JEFFREY F. VOELKL
jvoelkl@robshawlaw.com
Term will expire 12/31/2020

VICE PRESIDENT
MARJORIE A. ZELMAN
mzelman@roadrunner.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2017

TREASURER
MARJORIE FRANKNECHT
hipermarge@aol.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2021

SECRETARY
ELIZABETH HOFMEISTER
lizhofmeister@gmail.com
Term will expire 12/31/2017

JULIE ANAIN
janain@roadrunner.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2018

RONALD KERN
rkern169@verizon.net
Term will expire  12/31/2017

CAROLYN GIAMBRA
carolyn.giambra@gmail.com
Term will expire  12/31/2021

HON. PENNY M. WOLFGANG
pworlfgang@nycourts.gov

Term will expire 12/31//2018

Agenda & Meetings for the Board of Trustees of the Amherst Public Library

Meetings for the Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees are scheduled for:

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING , THURSDAY MAY 17 at 3:30 pm at the Audubon Library  (click for agenda)
May 24 at Eggertsville-Snyder
July 12 at Audubon
September 12 at Clearfield
October 25 at Eggertsville-Snyder
November 27 at Williamsville

Meetings begin at 4:15pm and all meetings are open to the public.

Agenda & Minutes:

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/28/2018 (Memorial Day)

Library Hours
Sun01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Mon10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

*Sunday hours for the remainder of 2018 run from October 7 through December 30.