Concord Public Library

Concord Public Library
    Library Info

    18 Chapel St.
    Springville, NY 14141
    United States

    Fax: 716-592-0399
    Jennifer Morris, Director

    The Hulbert Library of the Town of Concord was built in 1994 and is located in beautiful downtown Springville and faces historic Fiddlers Green Park. Chapel Street is located off Main Street (Route 39) in the Village of Springville. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available.

    There are 8 Public Computers and 6 public laptops with free Internet Access and Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and numerous databases. Printing is available at 10 cents per page for black & white and 25 cents per page for color copies. There are also 3 children’s computers available and 2 scanners.

    Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the library. To learn more, click this link "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

    Our meeting room as well as our display case are available for non-profit, public use.  Please give us a call for more information. Meeting room capacity is 35. 

    Copy machine services are available at the prices listed below:

    15 cents per copy for 8 1/2 x 11

    30 cents per copy for 8 1/2 x 14

    Public fax services are available through FaxScan24.  The first page is $1.75 with a cost of an additional dollar per page.  

    Fax cards are available for purchase.

    The Concord Public Library is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

    Concord Public Library


    Tuesday 10-6

    Wednesday 10-6

    Thursday 10-6 

    Friday 10-6

    Saturday 10-3

    Closed Sunday and Monday




    All programs and events are free and open to everyone.


    Drop-in Homeschool Board Game Club – Tuesdays 1-3 pm 

    A selection of family friendly board games will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own to share!


    Read to Meatball! - Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 pm 

    Come practice reading out loud to Meatball, a certified SPCA Paws for Love dog!. Each child will have a 15 minute reading session with Meatball - registration recommended but not required. Call the library at 716-592-7742 for more information


    Family storytime - Thursdays @ 10:30am 

    This is a weekly program of stories, songs and a craft. Recommended for ages 8 and under. Registration recommended but not required.



    All programs and events are free and open to everyone.



    Recommended for ages 6 & up

     Each month will have a specific craft to make. Kids can also get instructions on knitting, crocheting or sewing.

     Friday June 16th 3-5 pm Neck Pillow

    Friday July 21st—1-3 Easy Drawstring Bag

    Friday August 18th 1-3 Burrito Pillow Case

    All materials provided—free and open to all



    Recommended for ages 5 and up

    Registration required

    Come do yoga poses as you listen to  stories—each class will have a fun theme!

    Saturday June 24th 11 am

    Saturday July 15th 11 am

    Saturday August 19th 11 am



    Family program—all ages

    Registration required  

    Come to this fun new parent and child event where we will build a monthly wooden kit and enjoy a few stories that go along with that month’s project.  

    Saturday June 17th 11 am

    Saturday July 8th 11 am

    Saturday August 5th 11 am



    Registration required

    Recommended for ages 6 and up  

    LEGO Club is a club for kids of all ages who love playing with Legos!

    We supply the blocks, you supply the creativity!. Spend the afternoon building and your creation will go on display in the Children’s Room of the library.

    Saturday June 24th 1pm

    Saturday July 29th 1 pm

    Saturday August 26th 1 pm



    Every Wednesday

    July 12-Augut 16th

    Registration required

    Recommended for ages 10 and up

     Join us each Wednesday as we read aloud chapters from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and do fun crafts and activities.

    We’ll also be having a Hogwarts Party on Thursday August 24th at 1 pm



    Astronomy Day with The Buffalo Astronomical Association Saturday June 10th 1-3 pm

    Volunteer members of the BAA will be at the library for a demonstration on how to use our "Library of Things" telescope and talk about the total solar eclipse happening in our area on April 8th 2024!. Free and open to everyone – no registration necessary.


    Creative Writing for Kids with Eric Williams - Friday July 14th 1-2:30 pm 

    For ages 9 and up

    Registration required.

    Local author Eric Williams will share his creative writing tips on how to put stories together—kids will have the opportunity to start writing their own story that they can work on during the summer.



    All programs and events are free and open to everyone.


    Drop-in Technology Help - Wednesdays 3-4:30 pm

    Need help with your smartphone, tablet or laptop or have questions about downloading ebooks or audiobooks, using email or the internet?. Stop in for one-on-one assistance – no appointment needed.


    Silent Book Club at Arts Café – Last Wednesday of the month

    At a Silent Book Club no assigned reading or discussion guides—that's the "silent" part of our book club—but we do like to share book recommendations and meet other book-loving people. Bring a book, bring a friend, and order some delicious food and/or drinks. Then settle in for an hour or two of quiet reading with fellow book lovers. This program is hosted by the Hulbert Library of the Town of Concord and held at the Arts Cafe located at 5 E Main St. in Springville


    Last Friday Book Discussion - Friday June 30th 1:30-2:30 pm

    June's pick will be The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict - copies available at the library or by placing a hold here 

    July: Greenwood by Michael Christie -copies available at the library or by placing a hold here 

    August: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doer - copies available at the library or by placing a hold here 



    Let us know if a device, service or modification would improve your access to a library program or event. Please call the library at 716-592-7742 no later than seven (7) business days before the scheduled event to allow time to arrange for the necessary accommodations.




    Did you know you can now borrow a WiFi hotspot & Chromebook at the Concord Public Library with your Library card? Get Internet for free where you need it! Stop at the desk for more information.…


    Check out our Library of Things - a telescope and karaoke machine!

    Borrow a Fishing Rod! Fishing Rod Lending Program - a partnership with the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation 

    Nature Activity Backpacks 

    We currently have a Birding and a Nature Explorer backpack with more to come.  Backpacks must be checked out and returned at the Concord Public Library only.…


    Borrow board games from the library!

    Over 100 games available from the Central Library. May be borrowed by adult patrons (17 and over) using their library card and sent to any library in the B&ECPL system!





    Concord Public Library Board Info

    Annual Report

    Board of Trustees

    Dr. Susan Fischbeck - President
    Stephanie Bacon - Vice President
    Susan Putney - Treasurer
    Robert Adler - Secretary 
    Mary Carol Dearing

    Susan Kellner


    Library trustees are powerful advocates for libraries in our community! Interested? Contact Jennifer Morris, Library Director at 716-592-7742. 

    Printable application 

    Board Meetings and Minutes

    Upcoming 2023 Board Meeting Schedule - all meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 8:30am in the library's meeting room and are open to everyone.

    January 12th 

    February 9th

    March 9th

    April 13th

    May 11th

    June 8th

    July 14th

    August 10th

    September 14th

    October 12th

    November 9th

    December 14th

    2022 Minutes 

    2021 Minutes

    2020 Minutes

    2019 Minutes

    2018 Minutes

    2017 Minutes


    System Budget Information 


    Strategic Plan

    2020-2024 Long Range Plan