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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 available.  Click Here for Community Meeting Room Rules

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 

Lapsit
Mondays 10:30 AM
September 11th - October 16th
For ages 6 months - 2 years
 
Preschool Story Time 
Tuesdays 6:00 PM
September 19th - October 17th
Or
Thursdays 10:30 AM
September 21st - October 19th 
Stories, Crafts, Games, Songs and Snacks 
For ages 3 - 5
 
Maker Fridays
September 22nd, October 13th, November 17th, December 8th 
Stop in between 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  
Hands on activities including arts and crafts, technology, and building challenges.  
For ages 7 and up.  
 
Canine Good Citizen Reading Dog on Staff
Saturdays 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (except during special events)
Stop in and sign up for a session to read to Boston's Canine Good Citizen Therapy Dog, Grimaldi. Practicing reading aloud to such a good listener helps children to gain confidence in their abilities.
 

Special Events  

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

Saturday, October 7th, 11:00 AM - Artist Workshop

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

Friday, October 20th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Annual Friends of the Boston Free Library Gala Fundraiser

Fun for the whole family! Be the first to preview our book sale and enjoy good food, friends and music. Music by Wise Alex. Many beautiful gift baskets will be raffled at the event. We will be officially unveiling the new artwork in the children's room with a reception for our artist, Diane Sypniewski. Kids- Dress up as your favorite book character to be entered to win prizes!

Tickets available at the door $8.00 per person $15.00 per family.

 

Saturday, October 21st - Friday, October 27th - Friends of the Boston Free Library Book Sale

Books are presorted and priced to sell. Most items are $1.00 and under. Children's books are only .25 cents. Many DVDs, music, and almost new items are available. Something for everyone! Boxes and bags provided by the library or you may bring your own. $5.00 Box Sale Thursday October 26th. $2.00 Box Sale Friday October 27th.

Tuesday, November 7th, 6:00 PM - What Did the Scarecrow See?

Stories, songs, activities and crafts associated with all things fall. Learn all about leaves, squirrels, corn and especially turkeys! 

For ages 3- 6

Thursday, November 16th, 6:00 PM - Science Magic with the Buffalo Museum of Science

Explore the "magic" of physics, biology, ecology and chemistry through topics such as light theory, pressure, polymers, chemical reactions, and biological phenomenon.

For ages 8 and up

Saturday, November 18th, 11:00 AM - Take Flight

 Build a plane and a rocket to learn about the four forces of flight: lift, weight, thrust, and drag. This program will have activities and experiments to help understand how each force can affect how an object moves through the air.

For ages 8-12.

Saturday, November 25th, 11:00 AM or 12:00 PM - Graham Cracker Houses

Building graham cracker houses is one of our favorite traditions. The results are always delicious, but children are challenged to make a house that is beautiful as well as structurally sound. All materials are provided.

All ages (Family activity - younger children need help.) This program will fill up. Please specify which session you are signing up for.

Saturday, December 2nd, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Holiday Cards and Christmas Tree Books

Join us for a holiday craft morning! We will have supplies to create your own holiday cards and your very own Christmas tree made out of a book!

For ages 7 and up

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Board of Trustees

Suzanne Borowicz, President

Robert Klier, Vice President

Linda Coniglio, Treasurer

Lisa Witmer

Matthew Boyle 

Catherine Osborn

 

Boston Free Library Association Minutes

December 2015 

February 2016

May 2016

September 2016

December 2016

March 2017

June 2017

July 2017 - Proposed

 

Annual Reports to the Community

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2016

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 11/10/2017 (Veteran's 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