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633 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo , NY 14222 Map
Phone: 716-883-6651
Fax: 716-883-6651

Located on the northeast corner of Elmwood and Highland Avenues (Between Lexington and West Ferry). Wheelchair accessible except for auditorium and rest rooms.

Some of our many services:

22 public access computers and a scanner

 

5 laptops for in-house use

 

1 laptop reserved for Skype use

 

Mezzanine Bookshop, located on the 2nd floor

 

Community Space, capacity 75, call 716-883-6651 to reserve

or click here for applications and more information 

about the facility use policy

 

 

 

 

 


Crane Library Book Club meets the Third Thursday of the month at 1pm.  Books selected for 2017/2018 are:

September 21st: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

October 19th: A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner

November 16th: The Thomas Indian School and the 'Irredeemable' Children of New York by Keith Burich

December 21st: To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

January 18th: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by JD Vance

February 15th: The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

March 15th: This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

April 19th: They May Not Mean To, But They Do by Cathleen Schine

May 17th: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

June 21st: The Death and Life of Great American CIties by Jane Jacobs

 

Fee Structure

Request Fees: 25 cents adult print/audio material

$1.00 for adult DVD/BluRay/VHS

Unclaimed Request Fees: $1.00 ALL media items

50 cents ALL print items

Printing Fees: 10 cents per page black & white

25 cents per page in color

Copier Fees - Black & White ONLY

8.5" x 11": 15 cents

8.5" x 14": 30 cents

11" x 17": 30 cents

 

Library System Information on the Board of Trustees

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Board of Trustees is the governing body for the downtown Central Library, and the eight branch libraries located in the city of Buffalo. These include: Crane, Dudley, East Clinton, East Delavan, Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., Niagara, North Park and the Riverside Branch Libraries. 

All System Board of Trustee meetings and committee meetings are open to the public

To see monthly board meeting schedules, agendas and minutes, click here.

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

Library Hours
SunClosed
Mon12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
WedClosed
Thu12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 06:00 PM