Crane Branch Library

Crane Branch Library
Library Info

633 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222
United States

Fax: 716-883-6651
Daniel Lewandowski, Branch Manager

Located on the northeast corner of Elmwood and Highland Avenues (Between Lexington and West Ferry). Wheelchair accessible except for auditorium and rest rooms.

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NFTA Bus Route: 20
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Services:

  • Due to construction, computers may be limited and only have 1 scanner available.
  • 5 laptops for in-house use, one of which is reserved for Skype use
  • Community Space, capacity 75, click here for applications and more information.
  • Photocopier
  • Internet access and WiFi
  • Mobile Printing

Fee Structure:

  • Requests: No Fees
  • Unclaimed Requests: $1.00 for all media items and $.50 for all print items.
  • Printing: $.10 for black & white, $.25 for color.
  • Copier: $.15 for standard, $.30 for legal
  • Overdue Fees for Adults: $.25 per item, per day for books & audio. $1 per item per day for adult movies. 
  • Overdue Fees for Children: $.10 per item per day for all books and audio. $1 per item per day for all movies. 

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

Crane Branch

 

Our current hours are as follows:

Monday 11-7

Tuesday 9-5

Wednesday CLOSED

Thursday 11-7

Friday 10-6

Saturday 10-6

Sunday CLOSED

 

Please come in to say hello, as we have missed you!

 

We currently have craft bags available!! 

We are currently out of KN95 masks, but we are still giving away boxes of surgical masks. 

B&ECPL Reopening and Safety Plan for Libraries located in the City of Buffalo – COVID-19
Reopen Plan
Safety Plan  
Handling Materials during COVID-19
Protective Measures to Reduce Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 

Welcome back to the Library!

Buffalo Branches Board Info

Library System Information on the Board of Trustees

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Board of Trustees is the governing body for the downtown Central Library, and the eight branch libraries located in the city of Buffalo. These include: Crane, Dudley, East Clinton,  Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., North Park, Elaine M. Panty Branch Library, Isaías González-Soto Branch Library, and the Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library.

All System Board of Trustee meetings and committee meetings are open to the public

To see monthly board meeting schedules, agendas and minutes, click here.