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Play Down Your Fines


Play Down Your Fines program is available to children under the age of 17 who have fees on their library card. When the sports equipment is borrowed, all fees are removed so children can again take advantage of full library services without the burden of owing money.

This program is available at the following branches:

Alden Ewell Free Library

Anna M. Reinstein Memorial Library, Cheektowaga

Boston Free Library

Downtown Buffalo Central Library

East Clinton Branch, Buffalo

Elaine M. Panty Branch, Buffalo

Elma Public Library

Isaías González-Soto Branch, Buffalo

Kenmore Branch Library

Kenilworth Branch Library

Lackawanna Public Library

Lancaster Public Library

Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch, Buffalo

Newstead Public Library

Orchard Park Public Library

Town of Collins Public Library

West Seneca Public Library

Library on Wheels Bookmobile


Sports Equipment Lending Program is a winner of the 2021 Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation

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Youth sports resources for families from the Project Play of Western New York website click here: