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5571 Main St.
Williamsville , NY 14221 Map
Phone: 716-632-6176
Fax: 716-634-2927
Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director

butlersmithr@buffalolib.org

 
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! 

 

Location

In the heart of colonial Williamsville, in the middle of the village.
We are between North Cayuga Road and Ellicott Creek (just west of Mill Street). Facing the Library on Main Street, Amherst Town Hall (Municipal Building) is to our left and Williamsville Village Hall is to our right.
The Library is situated in front of the entrance to Island Park, and is within walking distance from Glen Falls Park. 

There is ample parking behind the Library, accessible through Cayuga Drive, or the driveway between the Library and Town Hall.

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Meeting Room, capacity 31.
  • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
  • Microfilm reader (for reels only, not fiche -- currently no printer).
  • Drop box attached to the building.
  • Chocolate and Granola Bars are sold here too ($1 each) ; sales of these benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.

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.

    Lego Club and Craft Club -- click here.

SUMMER 2017 INFORMATION


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

For more information about the "Build a Better World" Summer Reading Challengeclick here --  the more you read, the more prizes you get!

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 PROGRAMS 

    --
     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)
     
  • BOOK CLUBS

    -- Village Book Club, Thursday evenings -- click here  for schedule
    -- Curves (Williamsville Library) Book Club -- 2nd Thursday of the month, 1-3pm -- click here  for flyer

 

Public Access Computers
For Adults, 9 desktop computers and 2 laptops, networked -- with Microsoft Office Applications 2007, Internet Access, etc.;
Flatbed scanner available; 4 computers dedicated for children;
(Printing charges: B&W 10¢ per page, color 25¢ per page.
printing 10 cents per page) 


What's Special About the Williamsville Library

  • Local Documents -- carrying materials on the history of the village, local documents
  • Amherst Bee on microfilm since March 1879.
  • Chocolate and Granola Bars are sold here ($1 each).
    Sales of these items benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.
  • Ongoing book sale in front hallway.
  • Annual benefit gala held in February. 
     

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)

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 - 02:00 PM
Tue04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Thu01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
FriClosed
Sat10:00 AM - 02:00 PM