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Elma Public Library

Elma Public Library
    Library Info

    1860 Bowen Rd.
    Elma, NY 14059
    United States

    Fax: 716-652-0381
    Thomas Carloni, Director

    Located on the corner of Bowen and Rice Roads, east of Route 400. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot and book drop available.

    Public Access Computers: 14 computers, networked, including 3 laptops, printing 10¢ per B&W page, 25¢ per color page, flatbed scanner, Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

    Wi-fi available.

    Meeting Room, capacity 60. Copy machine, copies 15 cents each.  Click here for Meeting Room Policy & Application

    What's Special About the Elma Library

    Local History Collection


    Check out our new...Library of Things image

    You'll now be able to borrow a variety of non-traditional materials from the Elma Public Library!  We have a GoPro camera, a portable record player, musical instruments, robots, and more!  Click here to see the full list. 

    • Elma Public Library

      What's new in the library?

      • Toddler Dance Class - Friday, March 1st at 10:30 AM. Join us for a creative movement, musicality, dance, fitness and tumbling class with Miss Stacey. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Please register by calling 716-652-2719.

      • Scrapbooking Crop - Saturday, March 2nd from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Join us at the library for a day of fun & creativity with friends and neighbors as you work on your scrapbooking projects and albums! Have dedicated time to work on those stacks of pictures, projects and gifts! Bring your supplies and plenty of tape runners! Please register by calling 716-652-2719.

      • Adult Chair Yoga - Mondays, March 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th at 1 PM. Yoga in a chair?! Yes! You don't need to get down on the floor to experience the benefits of yoga. This class will include both seated postures and standing postures that use a chair for support. All fitness levels are welcome. A Yoga mat to place under the chair is recommended. Please register by calling 716-652-2719. Funding provided by Buffalo & Erie County Public Library’s generous 2023 Year-end Appeal donors.

      • Family Movie Matinee - Saturday, March 9th at 1 PM. Join us for a free viewing of the new family film “Trolls Band Together“ at the Elma Public Library! We'll have free popcorn and snacks! Rated PG. No need to register.

      • Book A Technology Trainer - Monday, March 11th. We have 5 PM, 6 PM and 7 PM sessions available. Need computer assistance? We can help! These free 45 minute sessions are designed to assist with software support or internet training. A variety of topics include training on Microsoft Office suite and even how to download books onto your tablet or iPhone. Please register by calling 716-652-2719.

      • K-3 Storytime and Craft - Wednesday, March 13th at 6:30 PM. The theme is "Let's Go Fly A Kite" Stories, crafts, and games for children in grades K-3. Please register by calling 716-652-2719.

      • Lego Club - Saturday, March 16th at 1 PM. Join us for some Lego-building fun! We provide the Legos, and you build! Please register by calling 716-652-2719. 

      • Mock-Tails and Craft Night - Monday, March 18th at 6:30 PM. Join us while we try some mini art. Teens bring your adults! Adults bring your teens! Come enjoy a mock-tail while we craft! Please register by calling 716-652-2719. 

      • Book Club - Wednesday, March 20th at 6:30 PM. This month's selection is "A Week In Winter" by Maeve Binchy. Stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book.

      • Elma Cooks! Cookbook Club - Wednesday, March 27th at 6 PM. Join us for our monthly cookbook club! Meet fellow foodies, cookbook enthusiasts and wonderful people who will enrich your culinary interests. This month's cookbook is Milk Street: Cook What You Have. Sign up by stopping in or by calling 716-652-2719.

      • Butter Lamb Workshop - Saturday, March 30th at 10:30 AM (Adults Only) and 11:30 AM (Teens 13+ & Adults). Learn how to make traditional butter lambs, and take your own butter lamb sculpture home with you to furnish your Easter table! All supplies will be provided. Please register for one of two sessions by calling 716-652-2719.

      Individuals in need of an accommodation for any program listed above may contact the ADA Coordinator at access@buffalolib.org within 7 days of a program.