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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

 
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 seasonal Story Times for babies, toddlers & preschoolers, along with other special programs to promote reading. For School-Age Children we offer reading, crafts, LEGO club, and other special programs.  

    -- Story Times Fall 2017 -- click here for flyer

    -- Craft & Lego Clubs -- click here for flyer

    -- Fall Storytime Specials -- 
    (click here  for flyer):
    What Did the Scarecrow See -- new date: Sat., Oct 14 (changed from Oct. 7) at 12pm ;
    Take Flight -- ages 8-12 -- Sat., Oct 21 at 12pm

 

  • FAMILY PROGRAMS 

    -- The annual Trunk or Treat program will be held at the Audubon branch library on Sunday, October 22. Registration details TBA
     
  • FOR ADULTS

    -- Computer Classes - Group Classes  - For Fall classes, click here 
     
  • 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)

Agenda & Meetings for the Board of Trustees of the Amherst Public Library

Meetings for the Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees are scheduled for:

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to be held at the Eggertsville-Snyder Branch located at 4622 Main Street, Snyder, NY 14226

Wednesday, October 11, 20017 to be held at the Clearfield Library located at 770 Hopkins Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to be held at the Williamsville Branch Library located at 5571 Main Street Williamsville 14221

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to be held at the Main Library at Audubon Located at 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228

Meetings begin at 4:15pm and all meetings are open to the public.

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

The next scheduled holiday for this location is 11/10/2017 (Veteran's 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