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770 Hopkins Rd.
Williamsville , NY 14221 Map
Phone: 716-688-4955
Fax: 716-688-0281
Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director

 

Extended Hours!
Clearfield Library will be open
on Thursdays from 10 am to 5 pm
starting September 6.


 

Location

In Williamsville, on Hopkins Road, a few blocks north of Maple Road and just south of West Klein Road. Adjacent to Clearfield Recreation Center).

Parking at both entrances, in front of the library along Hopkins, as well as behind library.

Features

children's area

  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Wi-fi available.
  • Public Access Computers
    • For Adults, 10 networked computers and 3 laptops -- with Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, etc, ;
      2 computers dedicated for Catalog;
      5 computers dedicated for children;

      Printing charges: B&W 10 cents per page, color 25 cents per page.

      public internet computers
  • Meeting Room, capacity 80.
  • Study Room available for small groups (reservations recommended).
  • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
  • Outdoor Drop Box attached to building, for returned library material, open 24/7.
  • Ongoing Book Sale of a variety of donated books and magazines in the front vestibule. 
     

What's Special About the Clearfield Library

  • Chocolate Bars are sold here too ($1 each).
    Sales of these items benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.
  • Chessboard available for public use (at librarians' desk).
  • Local documents.
  • Large foreign language film and documentary collection.
  • Paper Recycling -- We are an active participant in the Abitibi Paper Retriever Recycling Program, which benefits the Library
  • Optelec ClearView Video Magnifier -- is easy to use and will help the visually impaired maintain their independence in everyday tasks such as reading books and magazines, viewing photographs and writing. Thanks to the Amherst Lions Club for donating this to us.

Sundays Hours

Sunday hours at the Clearfield Library do not always coincide with other libraries within the B&ECPL System, as the funding source is not all county-funded. 
For the second half of 2018, Sunday hours will run from 1pm - 5pm starting September 9th until December 16th.

 

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 2018 at the Amherst Public Libraries

    -- Drop In Lego Club


    -- Children's Fall Specials TBD

  • FAMILY EVENTS

    Movie Nights -- Friday Nights at 6:30: September 21st, October 12th & December 28th

     

  • FOR ADULTS

Computer Classes - Group Classes  
-- September-October 2018 -- click here for flyer

Old Time Radio with Don & Tom -- Wednesday, September 19th at 6:30pm

New York Spirits (local hauntings, spirit contact, spooky lore!) -- Friday, October 5th at 7pm

Jewelry Making Workshop: Macrame Bracelet -- Wednesday, October 24 at 6:30pm

 

  • LITERACY

    -- English Conversational Classes -- Wednesdays at 7pm in the Study Room



Book Sales

Pop-Up Paperback Sale
Friday, October 5   10am-8pm
Saturday, October 6   10am-4pm
Sunday, October 7   1pm-4pm
Monday, October 8   10am-8pm 
 *** $4 BAG SALE***

Pop-Up Children's Book Sale
Wednesday, October 17  1-8pm
Thursday, October 18  10am-4pm
Friday, October 19  10am-8pm
Saturday, October 20  10am-4pm
Sunday, October 21  1-4pm
Monday, October 22  10am-8pm

Children's, Adult, & Media:
Wednesday, November 14   1pm-8:30pm
Thursday, November 15   10am-1:30pm
Friday, November 16   10am-8:30pm
Saturday, November 17   10am-4:30pm
Sunday hours TBA
Monday, November 19   10am-8:30pm *** $4 BAG SALE***

Click here  for this year's book sales at this branch.

 

Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees

PRESIDENT
JEFFREY F. VOELKL
jvoelkl@robshawlaw.com
Term will expire 12/31/2020

VICE PRESIDENT
MICHELE IANNELLO-WARD
michele.iannello@gmail.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2019

TREASURER
MARJORIE FRANKNECHT
hipermarge@aol.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2021

SECRETARY
HON. PENNY M. WOLFGANG
pwolfgang@gmail.com

Term will expire 12/31//2018

PHILIP CASILIO
phic@casilioco.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2022

MARILYN FEUERSTEIN
librarylady@roadrunner.com
Term will expire  12/31/2022

CAROLYN GIAMBRA
carolyn.giambra@gmail.com
Term will expire  12/31/2021

CRISTA STOKLOSA
cristastoklosa13@gmail.com

Term will expire 12/31//2022

 


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

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

July 12 at Audubon
September 12 at Clearfield
October 25 at Eggertsville-Snyder
November 27 at Williamsville

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

Agenda & Minutes:

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

The next scheduled holiday for this location is 11/12/2018 (Veteran's Day)

Open Hours This Week
Sunday01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Monday10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
 
Open Hours Next Week
Sunday01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Monday10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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



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