The Grand Island Memorial Library will be open to the public for limited service
beginning Monday, June 15th.
Temporary open hours are as follows:
· Monday 10-4
· Tuesday 1-7
· Wednesday 10-4
· Thursday 10-4
· Friday 10-4
Please note the following:
· Per the Governor’s Executive Order, masks are to be worn when in the library.
· All returns must go into the book drop.
· We will not be accepting material donations (books, DVDs, etc.) until further notice.
Services will include:
· Over the desk transactions including check out, reference, and monetary transactions to pay for fines/fees.
· Computer use and printing: limited to 30 minute sessions.
· As always, Wi-Fi is available 24/7 for everyone. The network is BECPL2 and the password is librarywifi.
Curbside service will still be offered in addition during open hours:
· To place orders, call the library at 773-7124 or you may place online orders using our convenient order form:
· It is recommended for patrons to check the online catalog for available items at www.buffalolib.org .
The request and delivery system has been reinstated as of July 1st.
For questions, please call the Grand Island Memorial Library at 773-7124 during open hours.
Please visit www.buffalolib.org for continued library system updates.
Also, the book drop is open for material return.
All returned items will be backdated off accounts after the mandatory 72 hour quarantine.
The Grand Island Memorial Library Safety Plan can be found here.
The Grand Island Memorial Library Reopening Plan can be found here.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Knitting Club will not be held until further notice. This is a precautionary measure being done to reduce the potential exposure to the coronavirus. Please stay tuned for details about future library programs.
Join our group for help with a project, knitting company, or to knit for charity. Our group is free and all are welcome. For more information, call 773-7124, or visit the library.
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
On the following Mondays in 2020:
January 13 and 27
February 10 and 24
March 23 April 13 and 27 May 11 June 8 and 22
August 10 and 24
September 14 and 28
October 12 and 26
November 9 and 23
December 14 and 28
Adult Book Club
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Adult Book Club will not be held until further notice. This is a precautionary measure being done to reduce the potential exposure to the coronavirus. Please stay tuned for details about future library programs.
Meets monthly on various Monday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
All are welcome; refreshments are served.
No registration is necessary.
January 13- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
February 10- Beartown by Fredrik Backman
March 16- The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
**April 20 - NEW FORMAT, TITLE AND TIME: meeting via Zoom to discuss Little Women by Louisa May Alcott at 7:00 pm. **
Free ebook copies are available through Project Gutenberg at https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/37106 and Google Books at https://books.google.com/books?id=_TDZogFTvDUC&printsec=frontcover&dq=little+women&hl=en&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjs77bpgNfoAhUBAZ0JHeEoBiUQ6AEwAXoECAkQAg#v=onepage&q=little%20women&f=false Please email the library director if you would like to join the discussion at firstname.lastname@example.org. The meeting ID and password will be emailed to you an hour before the beginning of the meeting.
**May 11 - NEW FORMAT, TITLE, AND TIME: meeting via Zoom to discuss The Turn of the Screw by Henry James at 7:00 pm.**
Free ebook copies are available through:
Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/209
And the Libby App through the library.
All are welcome. Please email the library director if you would like to join the discussion at email@example.com. The meeting ID and password will be emailed to you an hour before the beginning of the meeting.
**June 15- NEW FORMAT, TITLE, AND TIME: meeting via Zoom to discuss The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson at 7:00 pm.**
Free ebook copies are available through the Overdrive and Libby apps with your library card.
All are welcome. Email the library director at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join. A Zoom meeting invite will be emailed to you an hour before the meeting.
**July 20- NEW TITLE AND TIME: Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Meeting to be held in the Miracle Field Pavilion. In the event of rain, the meeting will be held via Zoom (determination will be made that day and, if necessary, a zoom invite will be sent out an hour beforehand).
Free ebook copies are available through the Overdrive and Libby apps with your library card. Please call the library at 773-7124 for availability of physical copies.
Email the library director at email@example.com if you would like to join the meeting.
August 17- The Library Book by Susan Orlean
September 21- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
October 19- The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
November 16- Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
December 21- Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts
Virtual Summer Reading Kickoff
with the ScienceTellers
This is an online program. There will not be any in-person programs at the library until further notice.
We're having a Zoom Party with the ScienceTellers to kickoff summer reading this year!
Join us virually for an exciting show, "Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress!"
A long time ago, in a faraway land, two brave villagers go on a daring journey to release the dragons and save the kingdom from an evil Ice Sorceress. When things don’t go as planned, however, the kids might need to look to themselves — and to science! — for the answer.
Don’t miss this fun fantasy adventure featuring awesome dry ice experiments as special effects!
Registration is required. Limited to 100 devices. Please provide an email address so that we may send you the details for the Zoom Party.
Please call 716-773-7124 during library open hours for more information.