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Clearfield Branch

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


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.


children's area

  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Wi-fi available.
  • Public Access Computers
    • For Adults, 10 networked computers and 3 laptops -- with Microsoft Office Applications (2016), 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 first half of 2019, Sunday hours will run from 1pm - 5pm starting January 6th until April 7th.


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:

Computer Classes - Group Classes  
-- March - April 2019


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


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 lobby of library

Flyer for all 4 Amherst branch book sales.

-BOOKS ONLY-                April 3 - 8
Wednesday, April 3                                 1 pm to 8:30 pm
Thursday, April 4                                    10 am to 4:30 pm
Friday, April 5                                         10 am to 8:30 pm
Adult Hardcovers: $1 each on Saturday & Sunday
Saturday, April 6                                    10 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday, April 7                                       1 pm to 4:30 pm
$4/BAG SALE  Monday, April 8 10 am to 8:30 pm

-BOOKS ONLY-            September 18-23
Wednesday, September 18                        1 pm to 8:30 pm
Thursday, September 19                           10 am to 4:30 pm
Friday, September 20                                10 am to 8:30 pm
Adult Hardcovers: $1 each on Saturday
Saturday, September 21                            10 am to 4:30 pm
$4/BAG SALE  Monday, September 23     10 am to 8:30 pm

-BOOKS ONLY-             December 4 - 9
Wednesday, December 4                            1 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 5                               10 am to 4:30 pm
Friday, December 6                                    10 am to 8:00 pm
Adult Hardcovers: $1 each on Saturday & Sunday
Saturday, December 7                                10 am to 4:30 pm
$4/BAG SALE Mon., December 9 10 am to 8:00 pm


Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees

Term will expire 12/31/2020

Term will expire - 12/31/2019

Term will expire - 12/31/2021


Term will expire 12/31//2023

Term will expire - 12/31/2022

Term will expire  12/31/2022

Term will expire  12/31/2021


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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View Events at this Library

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

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

*Winter/Spring Sunday hours run from January 6, 2019 through April 7, 2019.

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