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Williamsville Branch

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5571 Main St.
Williamsville , NY 14221 Map
Phone: 716-632-6176
Fax: 716-634-2927
Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director

butlersmithr@buffalolib.org

 


 

Location

In the heart of colonial Williamsville, in the middle of the village.
We are between North Cayuga Road and Ellicott Creek (just west of Mill Street). Facing the Library on Main Street, Amherst Town Hall (Municipal Building) is to our left and Williamsville Village Hall is to our right.
The Library is situated in front of the entrance to Island Park, and is within walking distance from Glen Falls Park. 

There is ample parking behind the Library, accessible through Cayuga Drive, or the driveway between the Library and Town Hall.


Features

  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Meeting Room, capacity 31.
  • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
  • Microfilm reader (for reels only, not fiche -- currently no printer).
  • Drop box attached to the building.
  • Chocolate and Granola Bars are sold here too ($1 each) ; sales of these benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.

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 for February through May 2019

    -- Story Times Specials -- (one time programs)

     
  • STEAMtrain programs that encourage Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math while reinforcing literacy:
    Frozen February -- ages 5-10 -- Tuesday, February 19 at 3:30pm
    Very Hungry Code-a-pillar -- ages 3-8 -- Tuesday, March 12 at 3:30pm
    Super Sphero -- ages 6-12 -- Tuesday, April 16 at 3:30pm
    Wonderful Wizard of Ozbots -- ages 6-12 -- Tuesday, May 21 at 3:30pm

     
  • FOR FAMILIES

    Beading Workshop: Memory Wire Bracelet -- Thursday, January 24th at 6pm -- ages 12 to adult
     
  • FOR ADULTS

    Computer Classes - Group Classes  
    -- January - February 2019


     
  • BOOK CLUB

    Meeting on the second Thursday of the month from 1pm-3pm


    --January 10th: Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone (biographical/historical fiction)

    --February 14th: The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey (historical fiction)

Public Access Computers
For Adults, 9 desktop computers and 2 laptops, networked -- with Microsoft Office Applications 2016, Internet Access, etc.;
Flatbed scanner available; 4 computers dedicated for children;
(Printing charges: B&W 10¢ per page, color 25¢ per page.
printing 10 cents per page) 

 



What's Special About the Williamsville Library

  • Local Documents -- carrying materials on the history of the village, local documents
  • Amherst Bee on microfilm since March 1879.
  • Chocolate and Granola Bars are sold here ($1 each).
    Sales of these items benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.
  • Ongoing book sale in front hallway.
  • Annual benefit gala held in February. 

Holidays

2019 CLOSED:

Tuesday, January 1-- New Years Day

Monday, January 21 -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, February 18 -- President's Day

Friday, April 19 -- Good Friday

Sunday, April 21 -- Easter

Monday, May 27 -- Memorial Day

Thursday, July 4 -- Independence Day

Monday, September 2 -- Labor Day

Monday, November 11 -- Veterans Day

Thursday, November 28 -- Thanksgiving Day

Tuesday, December 24 -- Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 25 -- Christmas Day

Tuesday, December 31 -- New Years Eve -- OPEN UNTIL 3pm


Book Sales
 

Ongoing book sale in front hall of library

Flyer for all 4 Amherst branch book sales.

-BOOKS ONLY-  November 20-25
Wednesday, November 20                       10 am to 1:30 pm
Thursday, November 21                           1 pm to 7:30 pm
Adult Hardcovers: $1 each on Saturday
Saturday, November 23                            10 am to 1:30 pm
$4/BAG SALE  Monday, November 25    10 am to 1:30 pm


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//2023

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


Agenda & Minutes:

2019      2018      2017      2016      2015      2014      2013

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 04/19/2019 (Good Friday)

Open Hours This Week
SundayClosed
MondayClosed
Tuesday01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Thursday01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
FridayClosed
Saturday10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
 
Open Hours Next Week
SundayClosed
Monday10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Tuesday01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Thursday01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
FridayClosed
Saturday10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


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