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Lake Shore Public Library

Next Scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting 

The next meeting of the Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 6 PM at the Hamburg Public Library, 102 Buffalo Street.

Hours of Operation

Monday 12-8

Tuesday 9-5

Wednesday 12-8

Thursday 9-5

Friday CLOSED

Saturday 9-5

Sunday CLOSED

We will continue to offer Curbside/Walkup service as an option. To place orders, call the library at (716) 627-3017.

You may also visit our Facebook page.

The Lake Shore Library is accepting donations of books, DVDs and CDs. For more information on what can be donated, see our Donation Guidelines. Please bring any donations to the public service desk during open hours. 

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Join the Friends of the Hamburg Public Library!

Friends of the Hamburg Public Library is a dedicated group of volunteers that supports the policies and programs of both branches of the library through sponsored book sales and other fundraising activities. Please join us in this worthwhile cause. Become a member today! Applications are available at both library branches or for download here

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Health Kits for Kids

Thanks to a grant from WNYLRC and NNLM, we have health kits for kids!  These kits contain games, active play items, coloring pages, and a book to help teach kids about the human body and how to keep it healthy--inside and out.  The kits include:

Each kit circulates for one week with one renewal and must be returned to a staff members, NOT in the drop box.  Stop in today for your kit and for further information.


Adult Craft Night

Fairy Doors

Monday, April 15 @ 6:30 pm

Registration required in person, over the phone or online

Craft night is for ADULTS ONLY (age 18+).


April Cookbook Club

Monday, April 22 at 6:30 pm

Everyone chooses a recipe from this month's cookbook, "One Pot Magic" by Good Housekeeping. Make your recipe at home and bring it to share with everyone. Sign up at the circulation desk to pick your recipe.


Lake Shore Book Club

Monday, April 29 @ 6:30 pm

Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Email lsh@buffalolib.org for reading guide

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Story Time at Lake Shore Library

Join Miss Stephanie every Tuesday at 10 am for Story Time!  Ages 3-6 welcome, no registration is necessary.  Story Time usually runs for six weeks.

April 2-23: Playmore (open play)

April 30: Rain

May 7: Mother's Day

May 14: Going to the Dentist (with Aszkler Orthodontics)

May 21: Pete the Cat

May 28: Pizza

June 4: National Punk Day (music theme)


Lego Club

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Like Legos?  Join us for Lego Club!

Bring your creativity and build a creation.

Last Saturday of every month from 1-3 pm.

No registration required.


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Memory Kits

Do you have a friend or family member with Alzheimer's/dementia?  Do you work in an assisted living facility or nursing home?  If so, the Lake Shore Library has Memory Kits!

What are Memory Kits?  Memory Kits feature a variety of items to inspire memories, discussions, and interaction with people with memory loss issues.  Each kit comes with DVDs, CDs, games, and activities.  We also have a game backpack filled with fun activities to get people talking, laughing, and engaging their minds.  Kits can be checked out for one week with one renewal.  Please view our Circulation Guidelines for more information.

Kits are available in the following themes:

Memory Kit #1: Animals

Memory Kit #2: Gardening

Memory Kit #3: History

Memory Kit #4: Movies

Memory Kit #5: Television

Memory Kit #6: Travel

Memory Bag: Games

Stop into the Lake Shore Library today to check out a kit!