Marilla Free Library

Marilla Free Library
Library Info

11637 Bullis Rd.
Marilla, NY 14102
United States

Fax: 716-652-7449
Shannon Thompson, Director

Located near the intersection of Bullis Road and Two Rod Road (Route 358) in the Town of Marilla. Handicapped accessible. Parking lot available. Drop box available.

Public Access Computers: 8 computers, including 2 laptops, networked. Microsoft Office Applications and Internet Access. Printing from the computer: B&W 10 cents per page, color 25 cents per page.  "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

Copy machine available, copies 15 cents each for letter size.

A Meeting Room is available for Library Programs and may be used by nonprofit organizations and groups.  A Meeting Room Application must be completed.  Meeting Room Application and Rules of Use


Friends of the Marilla Free Library

The Friends of Marilla Free Library is an active group coordinating and promoting community activities at the library. They hold a book sale as an annual event in the fall.  The Friends raise money to support the library and children's programs.  The Firends have sponsored the Make a Graham Cracker Program and Lego Club. The Friends of Marilla Free Library are always looking for new members. Please consider being a Friend of the Library!


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

Marilla Free Library

The Library is open to the public.  Starting July 31, 2021 everyone is required to wear a mask when in the library. 

The Library Hours will be as follows:

             Monday          10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

             Tuesday          1:00 - 8:00 pm

             Wednesday    10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

             Thursday        1:00 - 8:00 pm

             Saturday         10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

 

We are not accepting donations (books, DVDs, etc.) at this time.

 

Curbside and Walk-Up Service will still be available during open hours – please call the library at 652-7449 for more information or to schedule a pick up   Click here for more information on how to place an order. 

 

 

Take and Make Kits

Available at the library are fun Take and Make Kits!  The kits include a craft, coloring and activity sheets, suggested reading list, and other activities that you can do at home!  While supplies last.  

 

Animal Home Scavenger Hunt 

Stop in the library to find the animal homes hidden in the children's section.  Please note that everyone must wear a mask when in the library.  Please stop in or call for more information

 

Lego Club

Join us for an in-person Lego Club on October 28 at 6 pm.  Registration is required and space is limited.  For children ages 5 to 11.   Please note that participants must wear a mask during this program. Please stop in or call for more information or to sign up.  

The Friends of the Marilla Free Library will be having an in-person meeting on Tuesday, October 12 at 7 pm.  New or interested members are welcome.  The meeting will be held at the Marilla Free Library.  Please note that everyone must wear a mask when in the library.  Please call the library at 652-7449 for more information.

 

 

Book Club

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah will be discussed - Tuesday, October 28  at 2 pm.  Please note that participants must wear a mask during this program.  Please stop in or call for more information or to sign up.  

 

Library Discard Book Sale starting on Saturday, October 2 till Saturday, October 16 during regular library hours.  The sale will take place in the meeting room of the library.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Marilla Free Library. 

To allow for social distancing and proper cleaning, visitors may be asked to wait their turn for browsing as a limited number of people will be allowed in the meeting room at any given time. 

Please do not bring items for this event; it is a sale of items withdrawn from the library system only. 

 

 

Virtual STEM with Ms. Shannon

On our Facebook Page we will share fun STEM activities that can be done at home, using materials you might find around the house.  For all ages. Visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Marilla-Free-Library-163148403705296/ 

 Past activities that can be found on our Facebook Page:  Magic Milk, Rubber Rainbow Eggs, Homemade Ice Cream, Make a Catapult, Cardboard Marble Run, Elephant Toothpaste, Rock Candy, Rainbow Rain, Inflate a Balloon with Pop Rocks, Exploding Baggie, Walking Water, Homemade Lava Lamp and Build a Tent for figurine

 

 

Virtual Arts & Crafts with Ms. Shannon

An arts and craft activity with easy to follow instructions will be posted on our Facebook Page that families can do at home.  For all ages.  Visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Marilla-Free-Library-163148403705296/ 

Past activities that can be found on our Facebook page:  Decorating Easter Eggs three different ways. We used Rice, Markers and Whip Cream. Simple Suncatchers  Spring Template, Make a Book, Window Painting, Mother's Day Craft, Race Car, Memorial Day Star Wreath, Bubble Art, Marble Paper Art, Play Stethoscope and Blood Pressure Cuff  Doctor Templates, Father's Day Crafts: Cards and Sharpie Marker Mugs, and a Light up Campfire, Shark Puppet TemplateGnome Hat Pattern

 

Witch and Wizard and Make a Fairy House and Hansel and Gretel Craft Demonstrations - You can check out the video demonstrations on our Facebook Page!

 

 

 

Lawn Games

The Marilla Free Library has lawn games available for a 7-day loan period. 

We have Yardzee / Farkle, Bocce Ball, Jenga, Croquet, Viking Bowling, Kan Jam, and Ladder Ball. 

Items must be borrowed from and returned to the Marilla Free Library with an Adult Card.  Stop by the library or call for more information.

Croquet mallets and balls in the grass

Marilla Free Library Board Info

Annual Report


Board of Trustees

President – Rachelle Walker

Vice President – Judith Farmer

Secretary – Joanne Goellner

Treasurer – Kathleen Winde

Trustee – Deborah Mamon

Trustee – Kathleen Campbell

 

Next scheduled meeting:
   Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm in-person at the Library

 

Reopening Plans 

Marilla Reopening Plan

Marilla Safety Plan

COVID-19 Micro-Cluster Plan and Curbside Plan

Public Health Emergency Operations Plan

    


Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes

2021 Minutes

2020 Minutes

 

2019 Minutes

2018 Minutes

2017 Minutes


Bylaws

Marilla Free Library Bylaws


Budget

 


Strategic Plan

Marilla Free Library Lang Range Plan