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Hamburg Public Library

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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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The Hamburg Library

Is Accepting Donations of Used Books, Movies, and CDs

for Our Ongoing Book Sale!


Table filled with books

Make Music Day, June 21

The Hamburg Library is a site for Make Music Day, an international celebration of music. We have a full lineup of events!


1:30pm: John Kloberdanz will play original songs on guitar. John is an indie-folk artist from Buffalo who has been writing songs since 3rd grade. 
NOAH GOKEY performing on guitar

3:30pm: Concertina Club of WNY: Members of the club will play Polish-style polkas, waltzes and obereks. 

4:30pm: Reading Soundtrack: Make your own musical composition to accompany a story with Brad Meholick. Ages 6 and up. Registration required. Please call 649-4415 to register.

5:30pm: Children's Music with Sharon and Brad Meholick. Hear Disney tunes on piano and strings with this duo of local music educators.

6:30pm: NOAH GOKEY: Genre-spanning, eclectic song craft with a robust outlet of distinct feels. Meaningful lyrics presented in melodic and meticulous arrangements.

7:30pm: Violin and Cello Duet: Classical music with Nicole Dubill and Allie Dotegowski.​


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.


June Events

Monthly Calendar

Special Events

Book Sale: June 14th, 15th, and 16th, All Day.  Come find new treasures at our all day book sale!

Thursday June 14: 1:30pm-8:30pm

Friday June 15: 9:30am-8:30pm

Saturday June 16: 9:30am-4:30pm

Bag sale on Saturday!

Hot Dog Roast: June 16th, 11-2. Stop by to grab lunch and support the library. 

Family Fun with Flight: June 16th, 1. Join us for our Family Fun Day, and learn about flight.  There will be activities, crafts, and rockets! Registration required. 

Make Music Day: June 21st, All Day. Stop in to hear musical performances throughout the day.

Reading Soundtrack: June 21, 4:30. Make your own musical composition to accompany a story. Ages 6 and up. Registration required.

Ongoing Events

Family Movie Night: June 1st, 6:30. The Incredibles. Join us for movie night and a craft! Registration required.

Moving Mondays with Miss Laurie: June 11th, 18th, and 25th, 10:30! Although geared toward ages 2 to 5, all ages are welcome!  Registration required.

Lapsit with Miss Ashley: Every Wednesday at 10. For ages birth-2. Will not be held June 13 due to the book sale.

Storytime Shook Up with Miss Laurie: June 15th, 22nd, and 29th, 10:00. Although geared toward ages 2 to 5, all ages are welcome!  Registration required.

Phoebe the Reading Dog: June 2nd, 16th and 30 at 9:30. Come visit with Phoebe, our Friendly Reading Dog! Share a story with her!

LEGO Club: June 9th, 1-3. Make a LEGO creation. Registration required.

Storytime at Comfort Zone Café: June 26th, 10. The Hamburg Public Library and Comfort Zone Cafe are teaming up to bring you a storytime and craft! Stop by the counter before or after the program to check out the specials available just for program attendees!

Adult Events

Page to Screen Movie: June 4th, 6:30. Theory of Everything. We will celebrate the life of Stephen Hawking with this adaptation of Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen by Jane Hawking.

Director’s Book Club: June 15th, 11. Loving Frank by Nancy Horan.  This novel tells the story of the love affair between Mamah Borthwick Cheney and famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Cookbook Club: June 15th, 6:30.  A Grandfather’s Lessons: In the Kitchen with Shorey. Choose a recipe at the front desk and join us for dinner! 

Poetry Club: June 19th, 6. Come share your original work!

Book a Tech: June 25th, 12-3. Sign up for a 45 minute session to work with a technology instructor. Registration required.

Off Site Events

Run the ‘Burg at J.P. Fitzgerald’s Restaurant: June 2nd. 4236 Clark St.

Local Living Fair at The Giving Garden at Union Pleasant Elementary School: June 8th, 4-8.

Storytime at Comfort Zone Café: June 26th, 10. The Hamburg Public Library and Comfort Zone Cafe are teaming up to bring you a storytime and craft! Stop by the counter before or after the program to check out the specials available just for program attendees!



Find out about Story Time in a Bag



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

Anita Metzger, Treasurer

The next board meeting will take place on:

To be determined


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  February  March (no meeting)  April   May (DRAFT)


                      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            Report to the Community, 2017






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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 07/04/2018 (Independence Day)

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

*Sunday hours for the remainder of 2018 run from September 9 through December 30.