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

 
 
 
Please note that we now have expanded hours on Fridays, 10am - 9pm


 
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

  • 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.

  • 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 second half of 2017, Sunday hours will run from 1pm - 5pm starting October 8 until December 17.
 

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.  

    -- Story Times Fall 2017 -- click here for flyer

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


    -- Fall Storytime Specials -- (click here  for flyer):
    Take Flight -- ages 8-12 -- Fri., Dec 1 at 6pm

    -- Children's Holiday Programs -- programs at Clearfield on December 8 & 12 -- click here  for flyer

  • FAMILY EVENTS

    -- Beaded Snowflakes Beading Workshop (ages 9+) -- Monday, December 4th at 6:30pm -- click here  for flyer -- PROGRAM FULL

    -- Buffalo & Brandy Pre New Year's Eve Celebration -- Friday, December 29 at 6:30pm -- click here  for flyer
  • FOR ADULTS

-- Computer Classes - Group Classes  - For Fall classes, click here 

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

Holidays 2017

The four Amherst Libraries will be closed on:

January 1 - 2 (New Year's Day)
January 16 (MLK Day)
February 20 (Presidents Day)
April 14 (Good Friday) 

April 16 (Easter Sunday)
May 29 (Memorial Day)
July 4 (Independence Day)
September 4 (Labor Day)
November 10-11 (Veterans Day)
November 23 (Thanksgiving)
December 25 (Christmas)

Book Sales

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

 

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

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

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to be held at the Eggertsville-Snyder Branch located at 4622 Main Street, Snyder, NY 14226

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to be held at the Clearfield Library located at 770 Hopkins Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to be held at the Williamsville Branch Library located at 5571 Main Street Williamsville 14221

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to be held at the Main Library at Audubon Located at 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228

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

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

The next scheduled holiday for this location is 11/23/2017 (Thanksgiving 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 2017 run from October 8 through December 17 -- Library open 1pm - 5pm -- Funded by the Williamsville School District, Williamsville PTA & SEPTSA.