Lake Shore Public Library

Next Scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting 

The next meeting of the Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees is scheduled for Monday, September 12 at 6 PM at the Hamburg Library.

Can't make the meeting in person? Below is a remote option:

Topic: Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Time: Sep 12, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Hours of Operation

Monday 12-8

Tuesday 9-5

Wednesday 12-8

Thursday 9-5


Saturday 9-5


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

The hold system is still active and any available holds can be picked up using curbside service. Before placing a hold, it is recommended for patrons to check the online catalog for available items at

Please visit for continued library system updates.

You may also visit our Facebook  and our website. We wish you all health and safety, and we look forward to seeing you when we reopen! 

The Hamburg Library will accept 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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Aquarium of Niagara - Marine Invertebrates Program

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Saturday, August 20

Learn about what makes our invertebrates unique, and how they are adapted to survive in the ocean. Participants will get the opportunity for a 2-finger touch interaction. Animals may include crabs, sea stars, sea snails, and/or a lobster.


Registration required in person, online, or by calling the library at 716-627-3017.

Register for the 1:00 pm program here

Register for the 1:30 pm program here

Lake Shore Book Club

Monday, August 29 @ 6:30 pm

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

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September Cookbook Club

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Monday, September 12 at 6:30 pm

Everyone chooses a recipe from this month's cookbook: "United We Eat" by Capri S. Cafaro. Make your recipe at home and bring it to share with everyone. Sign up at the circulation desk to pick your recipe.

Adult Craft Night

Shell Crafts


Monday, September 19 @ 6:30 pm

Register in person or online

We will be making all kinds of crafts out of shells--frames, jewelry, Christmas ornaments and more!

Craft night is for ADULTS ONLY (age 18+).  Call the Lake Shore Library or register at the link below. First come first served basis.

Story Time at Lake Shore Library

Join Miss Stephanie every Tuesday at 10 am for Story Time!  Ages 3-6 welcome, no registration necessary.  Story Time runs from June 28-August 2.

The weekly themes are:

August 23: Fairy Tales with Myrra the Reading Dog

August 30: Insects

September 6: Winnie the Pooh

September 13: Owls

September 20: Trains

September 27: Exploring Space

Amazon Smile Charity Lists

Are you looking to support your library but don't know how? The Lake Shore Library has created Amazon Smile Charity Lists! We have a list for needed craft supplies and board books.


Board Books:

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Kids Take and Make Crafts

The Lake Shore Library has take and make crafts with seasonal themes!  Each kit includes everything you need to make the craft (except glue). 

No registration, first come first served.

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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!