Grand Island Memorial Library

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Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed

Saturday, December 24th 

Monday, December 26th 

Monday, January 2nd (county observance)


The Library will be open Saturday, December 31st.


The Joseph Ellicott presentation has been rescheduled for Thursday, December 1st at 6pm.


Regular Library Hours   

Monday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 9:30 am  - 5:00 pm

Curbside service is still available.  Please call 773-7124 for more information.


We are currently accepting material donations.  

Masks or facial coverings are optional while in the building. 

The book drop is open 24/7.

Please visit for continued library system updates.



The Board of Trustees of the Grand Island Memorial Library (GIML) has an opening for a Trustee to fulfill a one year term.  The Board meets approximately six times a year.  The Board provides support to the Library Director and oversight of the library operations and finances. 

Trustees must be residents of Grand Island.

Candidates who would like to be considered for this position should submit a letter of interest to the Board, care of GIML,

by December 2, 2022 to:


Board of Trustees

Grand Island Memorial Library

1715 Bedell Rd.

Grand Island, NY 14072


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fishing rod kits for check out fishing pole kit pic


Please call 773-7124 for more information on how to check out a kit.

All kits must be returned to the circulation desk at the Grand Island Memorial Library during normal business hours.

Please note: these kits are not part of the B&ECPL Kids Sports Equipment Lending Program.





Book A Tech Trainer November to January dates


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Book Club 2022 Selections

All meeting dates/times are Mondays at 6:30pm

The group meets in the library meeting room unless otherwise stated below.

Please call 773-7124 if you have any questions.

January 24th The Horse Dancer by Jojo Moyes

The January meeting will be held via Zoom.  Click here to join the meeting.

February 28th The Four Winds by Kristen Hannah

March 21st The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

April 18th Faithful Place by Tana French

May 16th A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende

June 20th The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict

July 18th The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

August 15th Quiet by Susan Cain

September 19th Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

October 17th Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

November 21st American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

December 19th The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet

Grand Island Knitters


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Winter 2023 Programs


To register for programs, stop in or call 716-773-7124


*New* Pint-Size Playgroup 

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*Registration is REQUIRED*

January 28: Registration begins December 27

February 25: Registration begins January 28

March 25: Registration begins February 25

April 22: Registration begins March 25

May 27: Registration begins April 22


Kids Can Sew!

Free sewing lessons for kids ages 6-15.

**For more information and to register:

Email Dannelle at or call 208-514-9067**

Kids can sew november/december 2022 flier



*Winter 2023 Sessions*

**Registration is REQUIRED**

***Please register for each session separately***


Itty Bitty Storytime

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Preschool Storytime

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January 7: Registration begins December 3

February 4: Registration begins January 7

March 4: Registration begins February 4

April 1: Registration begins March 4

May 6: Registration begins April 1


Read To A Dog

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December 10: Registration begins November 12

*2023 Sessions*

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January 14: Registration begins December 10

February 11: Registration begins January 14

March 11: Registration begins February 11

April 8: Registration begins March 11

May 13: Registration begins April 8