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9475 Boston State Rd.
P.O. Box 200 (mailing)
Boston , NY 14025 Map
Phone: 716-941-3516
Fax: 716-941-0941
Lydia Herren, Director



Located on Boston State Road, (Route 391), between Boston Cross and Boston Colden Road. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available

Public Access Computers: 6 computers, networked (printing 10 cents per page B&W, 25 cents color) Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

Meeting Room available.  Click Here for Community Meeting Room Rules

Yard Games

The Boston Free Library now has yard games available for a 7-day loan period. We have Corn Hole, Bocce, Giant Jenga, Volleyball/Badminton, Croquet, Kubb, Can Jam, and Ladder Ball. Stop in to check them out for your next party!


Did you know when you shop on, you can donate a portion of your sale to the Boston Free Library?  When shopping, be sure to follow the link below to get to our "Amazon Smile" page. Thank you for supporting your library! 


Ongoing Events Register by Calling 941-3516 

Winter Preschool Story Time
Tuesdays 6:00 PM January 8th - May 21st 
(no meetings 2/12 or 4/9)
Stories, crafts, games, songs and snacks 
For ages 3 - 6
Toddler Lapsit Story Time
Thursdays 10:30 AM January 10th - May 16th
Stories, rhymes, songs and more!
For ages 6 months - 2 years
Canine Good Citizen Reading Dog on Staff
Saturdays 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Stop in and sign up for a session to read to Boston's Canine Good Citizen Therapy Dog, Grimaldi. Practicing reading aloud to such a good listener helps children to gain confidence in their abilities.

Special Events

Call 941-3516 to register for all events- Space is limited!

Thursday, January 24th, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Snow Slime

Come to the library to create Snow Slime - special glittery gooey or fluffy slime! Space is limited! Great fun for all ages!

Saturday, January 26th, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM - Book A Technology Trainer

Need computer assistance? We can help! These 1 hour sessions are designed to assist with software support or Internet training. They are not designed to troubleshoot computer problems or repair hardware. Call 716-941-3516 for more information or to register!

Saturday, February 2nd, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Take Your Child to the Library Day - All Ages

Coloring contest, raffles, prizes, giveaways  - the perfect time to come stop in and sign up for your first library card!

Saturday, February 2nd, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Choose Your Own Adventure Story Creations - All Ages

Join us for a very special program - fun for all ages. Kat from Her Heart Barn will help us create our own story books using artwork located at stations around the library. All materials provided, free and family-friendly. Call 716-941-3516 to register.

Thursday, February 7th, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Valentine's Craft Day

Join us for an all ages Valentine Craft program.  Call 716-941-3516 for more information or to register.

Monday, February 11th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Ancestry Library Edition 

Curious about your family history? Join us for this introduction to tracing your family’s roots with Ancestry Library Edition (ALE), a database available at any Buffalo & Erie County Public Library location. Similar to the popular website, this database contains collections of vital and original records, including those relating to birth, marriage, death, military service, and immigration. Registration is required.

Saturday, March 9th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Pom Pom Pals

For ages 6-10 years old.  Do you want a fuzzy friend to call your own?  Come learn how to make your own pompom creations with items you can find around your house! We'll provide the materials for you to get started - and once you learn the basics, the possibilities are endless! Registration is required.

Thursday, March 14th, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - St. Patrick's Day Craft

Its the luck of the Irish! Join us for an all ages St. Patrick's Day Craft. 

Saturday, March 23rd, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Rock Painting 101

Our resident rock painting expert will lead us in preparing our own painted rock creations.  Fun for all ages.  Registration is required.  

Thursday, April 18th, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Easter Egg Painting

Paint your own easter egg! All supplies provided - great for all ages. 

Saturday, April 20th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Create Your Own Book

For ages 8-12.  Do you enjoy creative writing or illustrating?  Would you love to write or illustrate you own book?  Come learn how to create easy, origami folded books to fill with your own creations.  You will have the chance to experiment with language and art mediums to create your very own work of art.  Registration is required.


Board of Trustees

Suzanne Borowicz, President

Matthew Boyle, Interim Vice President

Linda Coniglio, Treasurer

Catherine Osborn, Secretary

Lisa Witmer


Boston Free Library Association Minutes

December 2015 

February 2016

May 2016

September 2016

December 2016

March 2017

June 2017

July 2017

September 2017

December 2017

March 2018

June 2018

July 2018 -Special Meeting 

September 2018 

December 2018- Proposed


Annual Reports to the Community

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2017

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2016

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2015

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2014

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2013

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2012

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2011





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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 02/18/2019 (Presidents Day)

Open Hours This Week
Tuesday01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Friday01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Open Hours Next Week
Monday10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Tuesday01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Friday01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

* Summer Hours run from 05/28/2019 to 09/02/2019

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