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Hamburg Public Library

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102 Buffalo St.
Hamburg , NY 14075 Map
Phone: 716-649-4415
Fax: 716-649-4160
Brian Hoth, Director


Located on Buffalo Street (Route 62) between Pleasant Avenue and Union Street, this lively library is nestled in the village of Hamburg. If you are looking for a great film collection, preschool story hours or a comfortable place to catch up on the daily news, the Hamburg Public Library may be the place for you. 

Our parking lot entrance is located on Union Street near the Buffalo Street intersection.

Free WiFi. 21 public access computers plus 6 laptops that can be checked out for use within the building. Networked printing is 10¢ per page B&W and 25¢ per page color. Copy machine at 25¢ per page.

The Hamburg Library has a meeting room that can be available for community meetings. Please complete the following application and return to the main desk.



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THANK YOU! Senator Chris Jacobs for providing much needed funding to the Hamburg Public Library in the amount of $10,000!!


The Hamburg Library Is Accepting Donations of Used Books, Movies, and CDs for Our Ongoing Book Sale!

Table filled with books


Book Club at the Hamburg Library

Director's Book Club:

Meets the third Friday of every month at 11:00am. Please join us for a great discussion. The list of upcoming books are as follows.


August Events

Monthly Calendar

Special Events

Family Movie Night: August 3rd, at 6:30. Join us for movie night and a craft! Registration required.

Battle of the Books: August 4th from 8am to 12pm. Cheer on our two battle teams at ECC South as they compete against other libraries!

Do It Yourself  Musical Instruments: August 8th at 3. Craft a variety of musical instruments out of everyday materials. For ages 10-12. Registration required.

Summer Fun Club: July 12th through August 9th, Thursdays at 2. Join us for a wide variety of activities, from painting birdhouses to scavenger hunts! For ages 8-12. Please plan to attend each week. Registration required.

LEGO Club: August 11th, 1-3. Come create a LEGO creation! Registration required.



Moving Mondays with Miss Laurie: Mondays August 6th and 13th at 10:30! Although geared toward ages 2 to 5, all ages are welcome!  Registration required.

Lapsit with Miss Ashley: Every Wednesday at 10, except for August 8th. For ages birth-2.

Storytime Shook Up with Miss Laurie: Fridays August 3rd and August 10th at 10:00. Although geared toward ages 2 to 5, all ages are welcome!  Registration required.

Phoebe the Reading Dog: August 11th and 25th at 9:30. Share a story with our licensed therapy dog!

Storytime at the Giving Garden: August 23rd at 10. Join us in the Giving Garden at Union Pleasant Elementary for a special garden storytime and craft!

Rock Storytime: August 27th at 6:30. Dig for fossils at this special storytime all about rocks! Registration required.

Storytime at Comfort Zone Café: August 28th at 10. The Hamburg Public Library and Comfort Zone Cafe are teaming up to bring you a storytime and craft! Stop by the counter before or after the program to check out the specials available just for program attendees!



Adult Events

Adulting 101: Basic Car Maintenance: August 7th at 6:30. Learn how to change a tire, check oil and more!

Page to Screen Movie: August 13th at 6:30.  I Can Only Imagine, based on the memoir by Bart Millard.

Director’s Book Club:  August 17th at 11am.

Cook Book Club: August 17th at 6:30. Sign up to bring a dish at the desk and join us for dinner!

Book a Tech: August 20th from 12-3. Sign up for a 45 minute session to work with a technology instructor. Registration required.

Heathy and Tasty School Lunches: August 28th at 6:30. Let’s face it - as parents it can be a struggle to get our kids to eat healthy especially when we are on a budget and always on-the-go!

Healthy eating does not have to be a battle. It can be simple, fun, and cost-effective!

What you’ll gain from this class:

  • Language to use with your children to get them to chose healthy options.
  • Snack and meal ideas your kids will love.
  • Make slow transitions to healthier eating - they won’t even notice!
  • Learn how-to have fun planning & prepping meals/snacks with your kids.
  • Stop being a short-order cook! (But how?! - I will teach you!)
  • Skip the drive-thru! - Cooking at home is easier, quicker, and cost effective.
  • Where are these hidden sugars and how do we avoid them.

Please call 649-4415 to register!


Find out about Story Time in a Bag



A History of the Hamburg Public Library


A program detailing the history of the Hamburg Public Library was researched, written and presented by Librarian John R. Edson in 2001. More details are available here.



Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees

Jack Connors, President

Karen Kaczmarski, Vice President

Anita Metzger, Treasurer

Matt Chandler

Joe Lowry

The next board meeting will take place on:

Tuesday, September 18 @ 7:30 am, Hamburg Public Library


All are welcome to attend.


Minutes of Past Meetings

Meeting Minutes 2013 - 2016   

 2017:    January     February     March   April     May   June     JULY (No Meeting)  

August   September   October   November   DECEMBER (no meeting)


2018:   January  February  March (no meeting)  April   May  July (DRAFT)


                      Annual Reports to the Community                     

Report to the Community, 2012            Report to the Community, 2015

Report to the Community, 2013            Report to the Community, 2016

Report to the Community, 2014            Report to the Community, 2017







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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 09/03/2018 (Labor Day)

Open Hours This Week
Monday10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Friday09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Saturday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Open Hours Next Week
Monday10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Friday09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Saturday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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

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