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102 Buffalo St.
Hamburg , NY 14075 Map
Phone: 716-649-4415
Fax: 716-649-4160
Brian Hoth, Director

Located on Buffalo Street (Route 62) between Pleasant Avenue and Union Street, this lively library is nestled in the village of Hamburg. If you are looking for a great film collection, preschool story hours or a comfortable place to catch up on the daily news, the Hamburg Public Library may be the place for you. 

Our parking lot entrance is located on Union Street near the Buffalo Street intersection.

Free WiFi. 21 public access computers plus 6 laptops that can be checked out for use within the building. Networked printing is 10¢ per page B&W and 25¢ per page color. Copy machine at 25¢ per page.

The Hamburg Library has a meeting room that can be available for community meetings. Please complete the following application and return to the main desk.



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Book Club at the Hamburg Library

Director's Book Club:

Meets the third Friday of every month at 11:00am. Please join us for a great discussion. The list of upcoming books are as follows:

Friday, February 16 at 11am - "Gentlemen and Players by Joann Harris. Please see staff for a copy.



March Events

The Library will be closed March 30.

Monthly Calendar

Ongoing Events:

Lapsit with Miss Ashley: Wednesdays at 10. Saturdays March 3, 17 and 31 at 10. Ages birth-2.

Storytime Shook Up: Fridays at 10am with Miss Laurie. Geared toward ages 2-5.

Moving Mondays: Mondays at 10:30 with Miss Laurie. Geared toward ages 2-5.


Vote for your choice to win the 2018 Oscars! From February 5th to March 3rd, submit your ballot at Oscars Station. The winners will be announced on our Facebook page on March 3 at 4pm!


Special Events:

Seussical Celebration: Join us in our week long event starting Friday, March 2 through Saturday, March 10th!    

Our official Seussical Celebration kickoff: Friday March 2 come in and join us for the places you will go on our library scavenger hunt. Check out our Seuss stops for crafts, coloring, games, and other silly Seussical shenanigans!!

Family Movie Night: March 2, 6:30 pm. The Lorax. Join us in celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a movie and craft! Registration required.

Cat in the Hat Cocoa Bar Chat: March 3, 1pm. Join us in our ongoing celebrations over hoopla and hot chocolate!! All ages welcome!!

Phoebe the Reading Dog: March 4, 12-1. Visit Phoebe, our certified therapy dog, at the Hamburg Library! She loves to listen to stories!

Census Records: Tuesday March 6, 6 pm. This introductory genealogy course will teach you how to use U.S. and New York State census records as a pathway to your early U.S. ancestors. Learn how to how to read census records, what information they can tell you, what census resources are available through the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System, and how to use the census as a framework for future research. Registration required.

Seussical Saturday: Saturday, March 10 at 10 am. Dr. Seuss Party with Miss Laurie! All ages welcome. Registration required.

Luck o’ The Irish Storytime:   Saturday 17, 2 pm.  All wee lads and lasses are invited to join us for crafts and stories. Ages 3 and up. Registration required.

Lego Club: March 10, 1-3pm: Oh, the thinks you can think… Make a Seussical Sensation Lego Creation! Registration required.

Book a Tech Trainer: March 12, 11-2. Sign up for a 45 minute session to work with someone one-on-one for technology assistance.

Page to Screen Movie Night: March 12, 6:30pm. Wonder. Watch the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Based on the book by R. J. Palacio.

Director's Book Club: April 20, 11am. Manhunt: The 12 Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson. Copies can be picked up at the desk!

Cookbook Club: March 16, 6:30pm. Visit the desk to view the cookbook and select a recipe. Prepare the dish and try others, potluck style!

Phoebe the Reading Dog: Sunday March 18 from 12-1. Read a story to Phoebe the Reading Dog! 

Storytime at the Comfort Zone Cafe: March 27, 10am. Join us for a story and craft at Comfort Zone! Stop by the counter to check out the specials available just for storytime attendees!


A History of the Hamburg Public Library

A program detailing the history of the Hamburg Public Library was researched, written and presented by Librarian John R. Edson in 2001. More details are available here.



Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees

Jack Connors, President

Karen Kaczmarski, Vice President

Marianne Chiumento, Secretary

Anita Metzger, Treasurer

Robert Kaiser

The next board meeting will take place on:


All are welcome to attend.


Minutes of Past Meetings

Meeting Minutes 2013 - 2016   

 2017:    January     February     March   April     May   June     JULY (No Meeting)  

August   September   October   November   DECEMBER (no meeting)


2018:   January


                      Annual Reports to the Community                     

Report to the Community, 2012             Report to the Community, 2015

Report to the Community, 2013             Report to the Community, 2016

Report to the Community, 2014



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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 03/30/2018 (Good Friday)

Library Hours
Sun12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Mon10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tue01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wed09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Fri09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Sat09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

*Winter/Spring Sunday hours run from January 7, 2018 through June 10, 2018 with the exceptions of April 1 (Easter) and May 27 (Sunday before Memorial Day).