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9475 Boston State Rd.
P.O. Box 200 (mailing)
Boston , NY 14025 Map
Phone: 716-941-3516
Fax: 716-941-0941
Lydia Herren, Director

Email: bos@buffalolib.org

 

Located on Boston State Road, (Route 391), between Boston Cross and Boston Colden Road. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available

Public Access Computers: 6 computers, networked (printing 10 cents per page B&W, 25 cents color) Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

Meeting Room. Radio Receiver for the visually impaired.

Did you know when you shop on Amazon.com, you can donate a portion of your sale to the Boston Free Library?  When shopping, be sure to follow the link below to get to our "Amazon Smile" page. Thank you for supporting your library! 

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/16-0792859 

Call to register for special events 716-941-3516

Ongoing Events Register by Calling 941-3516 

Preschool Story Time - Winter Session 

Tuesdays 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

January 10th - May 23rd

Stories, Crafts, Games, Songs and Snacks

Ages 3 - 5

(No Story Time March 7th or May 2nd)

Summer Lapsit
Mondays 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
July 17th - August 14th
For ages 6 months - 2 years
 
Preschool Story Time - Summer Session
Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
July 11th - August 15th 
Stories, Crafts, Games, Songs and Snacks 
For ages 3 - 5
 
Summer Fun Reading Club - Build a Better World
Thursdays 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
July 6th - August 10th
Crafts, Games, Technology, and much more!
For kids entering 1st - 5th grade in the Fall of 2017
 
Battle of the Books
May 9th - August 5th
Reading, Trivia, Competition and lots of fun!
For kids entering 6th - 9th grade in the Fall of 2017
 

Special Events  

Call 941-3516 to register for all events- Space is limited!

Friday, May 19th, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Artist Friday

Help us create original artwork for the Boston Free Library Children's Room.  We will be painting images from our favorite books.  Supplies will be provided.  

Call 716-941-3516 to register.  

This program is the first stage in the Community Arts Grant awarded to the Boston Free Library by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York. This program is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York. 

For ages 7 and up.

Saturday, May 20th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - African Safari

From the savannahs and deserts to the jungles, meet some of Africa's most unique mammals, reptiles, and amphibians! 

For all ages.

Thursday, June 8th, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Public Input Session

The Boston Free Library has received a Community Arts Grant from Arts Services Initiative of Western New York to create storybook murals for the children's room.  Stop in to give us your input on designs.  This grant program is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administed by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York.  

For all ages

Thursday, June 15th, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Gravitational Bull

Juggling, comedy, magic and tons of fun! Join us to kick of the exciting summer reading schedule!

For all ages.

Thursday, July 6th, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Seismic Shakeup

Earthquakes are common throughout the world, resulting in the destruction of buildings, roads, bridges, and other structures. Design and build your own earthquake proof structure and then put it to the test on our earthquake simulator!

For ages 8 - 12

Thursday, July 13th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Annual Hot Dog Fundraiser sponsored by Legislator Mills

The best deal in town! Stop in to grab a Sahlen's Hot Dog, water and a bag of chips for $1.00.  Enjoy an Italian sausage for $2.00. Check out our craft market and listen to some great music while you're here. Proceeds benefit the Boston Free Library.

Thursday, July 13th, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Craft Fair and Music

Join us for a craft fair featuring many local artisans and crafters.  

Thursday, July 20th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Popsicle Stick Simple Machines

People today use six simple machines to perform all types of task. Build a lever (catapult) and a wheel and axle (car) and learn how these machines are used in everyday life.

For ages 6 - 10

Thursday, July 20th, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Hidden World of the Pond presented by Beaver Meadow Audubon Center

Learn about life in a pond.  Our presenter will bring live animals such as Caddisflies, Dragonflies, Turtles, and Frogs.

For all ages

Thursday, August 3, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Digging Dinosaurs presented by Buffalo Museum of Science

Become paleontologists and examine the fossilized teeth, horns, and claws of various dinosaurs to learn about the unique adaptations of these ancient beasts!

For ages Pre-K - 2nd grade

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Boston Free Library Association Minutes

December 2015 

February 2016

May 2016

September 2016

December 2016

March 2017 - Proposed

Annual Reports to the Community

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2015

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2014

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2013

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2012

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2011

 

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/29/2017 (Memorial Day)

Winter Hours
SunClosed
Mon10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Tue01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
WedClosed
Thu10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Fri02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

* Summer Hours run from 05/30/2017 to 09/04/2017

Summer Hours
SunClosed
Mon10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Tue01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wed09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Fri09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
SatClosed