Clarence Public Library Calendar of Events

The Clarence Public Library is open to the public!  We look forward to seeing you! 

Clarence Public Library Safety Plan

Clarence Public Library Plan


Hours of Operation 

Monday - 10-9

Tuesday - 10-9

Wednesday - 10-6

Thursday - 10-9

Friday - 10-5

Saturday - 10-5

Clarence Public Library Micro-Cluster Curbside Service Plan

Clarence Public Library Micro-Cluster Plan - Updated-12-21-2020


TUTORS may contact us to make a reservation. Call 716-741-2650.

Paper HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) application packets available at the Clarence Library from the Erie County Department of Social Services..  Call 716-741-2650 to reserve a packet (while supplies last).


DONATIONS UPDATE: Material donations in limited quantities of no more than 20 items at a time are now being accepted.  Materials must be in good physical condition.  For the health and safety of patrons and staff all donations are quarantined for 48 hours before being handled. 

Click here for donation guidelines.  


Do you shop through Amazon?  You can help support the Clarence Public Library through AmazonSmile!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Clarence Library. To register, use the link:


STEM Kits at the Clarence Public Library!


STEM Kits are available to check out from the Clarence Public Library! The STEM Kit Circulation Guidelines and Agreement are linked below. Please call the library at 741-2650 with any questions! 

STEM Kit Circulation Guidelines and Agreement

STEM KIT PDF with links to the kits in the catalog.  Click here to download.


Please fill out our Summer Programming survey.

May Programming


D&D GAMESPACE ON DISCORD: New and experienced D&D players alike are welcome. For adults and young adults ages 13 and up. On Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Meetings are held on the online platform Discord. Email addressed to our librarian Jeremy for further information. Jeremy will send a link to the group. This program is currently full, but check back next month for availability.

Storytime in the Park: In May Storytime will be held in the Lions Den Pavilion in Town Place Park just a short walk from the Clarence Public Library on

Wednesday,May 12, 1PM (afternoon edition)

Tuesday, May 25, 11 AM

Wednesday, May 26, 1 PM (afternoon edition)

Registration is required. Physical distancing and masks will be expected of participants. This storytime is intended for children 2-6 years of age. The themes will be planting and pirates. Register online or call 716-741-2650.

Kidding Around Yoga with Donna Baia: Relax-Play-Move Mindfully.  For ages 3-6.  There will be fun music, yoga poses, mindfulness activities & a special guided relaxation time.  Masks are required.  Bring a yoga mat or towel.  Registration required. Visit  (Class registration link is under the class schedule). Friday, May 21, 2021.  Classes will be held outside near the Children's Reading Garden. Space is extremely limited. Please bring your own mat or towels. 

Study in Sherlock: Our next installment of A Study in Sherlock will take place on Tuesday, May 25 at 6:30 PM.  We will be screening the 1985 episode of the Red-Headed League starring Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes. The Red-Headed League is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  It first appeared in The Strand magazine in August 1891. Registration is required. Physical distancing and masks will be expected of participants. Please call 716-741-2650 to inquire or register.

SPCA’s Paws for Love:

May 2021 Dates and Times:

Saturday, May 8, 2021: 10:30 am, 10:50 am, 11:10 am & 11:30 am (one parent/child per session)

Saturday, May 22, 2021: 10:30 am, 10:50 am, 11:10 am & 11:30 am (one parent/child per session)

COVID-19 Protocols: Only one person or parent/child per appointment. No groups. Anyone visiting a Paws for Love Therapy Animal must be using hand sanitizer or washing hands thoroughly before and after their session. Masks must be worn at all times by persons over the age of 2. All sessions will take place in the library meeting room which is sectioned off from the rest of the library.

Please call 716-741-2650 to register.





Clarence School Reading Lists

Clarence Center Elementary


First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade