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Dudley Branch

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2010 So. Park Ave.
Buffalo , NY 14220 Map
Phone: 716-823-1854
Fax: 716-823-1854


Located on the corner of South Park Avenue and Whitfield Street; four blocks south of Tifft Street and approximately one mile north of Ridge Road. Wheelchair accessible, parking lot available.


  • Public Access Computers: 22 computers, Microsoft Office Applications, Full-color scanner on one workstation, Buffalo Public Schools Remote Desktop, "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"
  • Public Fax Machine
  • Networked printing
  • Black and white photocopier
  • Internet Access, WiFi, Misc. 
  • Meeting Room
  • Ongoing booksale in community room
  • Request items from other libraries

Fee Structure:

  • Requests: $.25 for adult print & audio. $1 for adult DVD/Blu-Ray. Juvenile items have no charge. 
  • Unclaimed Requests: $1.00 for ALL media items (including juvenile) and $.50 for ALL print items (including juvenile)
  • Printing: $.10 for black and white, $.25 for color
  • Copier: $.15 for standard paper, $.30 for legal paper
  • Fax Machine: $1.75 for the first page and an additional $1 for each additional page (2 pages for $2.75, 3 pages for $3.75, etc.)
  • Overdue Fees for Adults: $.25 per item, per day for all adult books and audio. $1 per item per day for all adult movies.
  • Overdue Fees for Children: $.10 per item per day for all children books and audio. $1 per item per day for all children movies. 


November Events


Family Craft and Activity Nights
Every Thursday @5-6pm
Stop in or call to register!

  • Nov 1st - Turkey Clips
    This week we’ll be making some clothes pin turkeys.
  • Nov 8th - Popsicle Stick Scarecrows
    Making scarecrows faces out of popsicle sticks.
  • Nov  15th – Fingerpaint Turkeys
    Time to get messy!
  • Nov 29th – Paper Plate Apple Core
    Using paper plates and construction paper, we will make apple core décor!

Nature Play! (ages 6-10)
Saturday, November 3rd @ 11am-12pm

Space is limited, be sure to register!

Discover nature in this fun filled program! Participants will get to explore various aspects of Buffalo’s nature, create their own collage, and play games all without leaving the library! This program is designed to bring nature into the library, so kids will get to explore regardless of their location!

Olmstead Islands Block Club Meeting

Tuesday, November 13th @ 6:30pm-7:30pm

Book a Technology Trainer
Tuesday, November 6th @ 4pm-7pm and November 20th @ 5pm-8pm

Registration required!

Receive 45 minutes of one-on-one computer/technology assistance. Confused about how to use your new iPhone? Not sure how to find a file you saved? New to computers, or just looking at using them in a new way? This is the program for you! Ages 17+

Old First Ward Community Association - Housing Programs Information Table

Wednesday, November 14th and 28th @ 11am-1pm

Information provided to the community about housing programs offered through the City of Buffalo and the State of NY. Contact Alissa Schmidle for more information at 716-856-8613. Walk-ins welcome!

You're In Control

Tuesday, November 27th @ 1pm

Help with managing type II diabetes. Program includes a discussion of diet and lifestyle changes and some exercis-es you can do at home. Attendees will participate in the exercises to be sure they understand how to do them.

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Library System Information on the Board of Trustees

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Board of Trustees is the governing body for the downtown Central Library, and the eight branch libraries located in the city of Buffalo. These include: Crane, Dudley, East Clinton, East Delavan, Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., Niagara, North Park and the Riverside Branch Libraries. 

All System Board of Trustee meetings and committee meetings are open to the public

To see monthly board meeting schedules, agendas and minutes, click here.

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 11/22/2018 (Thanksgiving Day)

Open Hours This Week
Monday10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Open Hours Next Week
Monday10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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