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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


 

Amherst Public Library now has its teams in place for the 2017 Battle of the Books.
Thanks to all for your support.
Wish our teams luck in August! 

Seeking Summer Helpers toVolunteer for the Summer Fun  Club Programs.

Click here for flyer and signup sheet.

 
 
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 first half of 2017, Sunday hours  will run from 1pm - 5pm starting January 8 until May 21.
We will be informed at a later date regarding Sundays for Fall 2017.

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 ongoing Toddler and Preschool series and special programs to promote reading. For School-Age Children we offer reading, crafts, LEGO club, and other special programs.


    Click here  for Story Times at the 4 Amherst branches for Winter-Spring 2017.

    Lego Club and Craft Club -- click here.

    Pokemon Club -- Wednesdays at 5pm -- next programs are May 3, July 5, September 6 and November 1

     

    SUMMER 2017 INFORMATION

    KICK OFF SUMMER READING AT THE CLEARFIELD LIBRARY!
    Wednesday, June 21st -- click here  for flyer

    For Storytimes, Craft & Lego Clubs, Summer Fun Clubs, etc -- click here  for the Summer Children's Programs flyer

    Summer Children's Specials -- click here  for the flyer
  • FAMILY EVENTS

    -- Featuring family programs for all ages - click here  for the Summer 2017 flyer
  • FOR ADULTS

-- Computer Classes - Group Classes  -- May-June 2017 (click here   for flyer)

  • 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.

 

Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees

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

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

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

Library Hours
SunClosed
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