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1860 Bowen Rd.
Elma , NY 14059 Map
Phone: 716-652-2719
Fax: 716-652-0381
Karen Korpanty, Director

Located on the corner of Bowen and Rice Roads, east of Route 400. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot and book drop available.

Public Access Computers: 14 computers, networked, including 3 laptops, printing 10¢ per B&W page, 25¢ per color page, flatbed scanner, Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

Wi-fi available.

Meeting Room, capacity 60. Copy machine, copies 15 cents each.

What's Special About the Elma Library
Local History Collection

2016 Annual Report of the Elma Public Library  


Check out our Summer Events for Children

by clicking here.

 


Ongoing Spring Events

  • Book Babies - For newborns - 2 1/2 years old - Tuesdays @ 11:30am, from April 25 to June 6.  Join us for stories, songs and nursery rhymes!  Registration required.
  • Toddler Time - For ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 years old - Tuesdays @ 10:30am, from April 25 to June 6.  We'll be telling stories, singing songs, and doing crafts!  Registration required.

 

  • Adult Coloring - Wednesday, June 7 @ 6:30pm.  Ages 18 and up.  Join us for a relaxing and creative evening of coloring!  All coloring materials will be provided.  Registration required.
  • Make Music Day: A World Wide Celebration - Wednesday, June 21 @ 7:00 – 8:00pm.   The Elma Public Library presents a live performance by musician James Smith.  Join us for a night of folk music featuring classic songs from the 60's and 70's!  Bring the whole family!  All are welcome.  No need to register.  
  • Seismic Shakeup - Wednesday, June 28 @ 6:30pm.  For ages 8-12.  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!  Registration required.
  • Family Movie Night - Friday, June 30 @ 7:00pm.  Rated PG.  Join us for family movie night at the Elma Public Library!  Click here to see movie title.

 

  • Adult Coloring - Wednesday, July 5 @ 6:30pm.  Ages 18 and up.  Join us for a relaxing and creative evening of coloring!  All coloring materials will be provided.  Registration required.
  • Building & Construction Magic Show! - Thursday, July 6 @ 2:00pm.  Magician Cris Johnson brings a wide array of funny, interactive magic, featuring his pal Cosmo the Mind-Reading Monkey and more!  It's fun for the whole family!  No registration required.
  • Aquarium of Niagara Touch Tank - Thursday, July 20 @ 2:00pm.  For all ages.  Get in "touch" with the ocean by handling live sea creatures in the Aquarium's traveling touch tank!  No registration required.
  • Popsicle Stick Simple Machines - Wednesday, July 26 @ 6:30pm.  For ages 6-10.  People today use six simple machines to perform all types of tasks.  Build a lever (catapult) and a wheel and axle (car) and learn how these machines are used in everyday life.  Registration required.
  • Family Movie Night - Friday, July 28 @ 7:00pm.  Rated PG.  Join us for family movie night at the Elma Public Library!  Click here to see movie title.

 

  • Talk on the Wild Side with Hawk Creek Wildlife Center - Thursday, August 3 @ 2:00pm.  For school age children.  Are you most curious about birds of prey?  During this program, you will see live animals which may include a hawk, falcon, owl or vulture!  Hear, see, and appreciate the differences between the species.  Registration required.
  • "Build a Better World" with Checkers - Thursday, August 17 @ 2:00pm.  Join Checkers, a 3-time performer at the White House, for great family fun involving comedy and creativity!  No need to register.

 

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Book Sale Donations

Gently used books in good condition will be accepted during library hours.  Please no text books, Reader's Digests, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, or cassette tapes.  Donate used books at the Elma Library, at the corner of Bowen & Rice Road or call 652-2719.

 


 

The Elma Board of Trustees meets at 7:00pm the second Tuesday of every month, except July and December.

 

2017 Elma Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

January 10th, 2017

February 14, 2017

March 21, 2017

 
 

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

Winter Hours
SunClosed
Mon01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
ThuClosed
Fri10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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

Summer Hours
SunClosed
Mon01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Fri01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
SatClosed