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. 

    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. 



    Library Discard Book Sale starting on Saturday, May 14th till Saturday, May 28th 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.  Please do not bring items for this event; it is a sale of items withdrawn from the library system only.  The Friends of the Marilla Free Library will begin collecting books for the October book sale in.  For more information, please call 716-652-7449.


    Book Club

    Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict will be discussed - Tuesday, May 24 at 2 pm.  Please stop in or call for more information or to sign up.  


    Friends of the Library

    The Friends of the Marilla Free Library will be having in-person meeting on Tuesday, June14 at 7 pm.  New or interested members are welcome.  The meeting will be held at the Marilla Free Library.  Please call the library at 652-7449 for more information.


    Lego Club

    Join us for an in-person Lego Club in June.  Registration is required and space is limited.  For children ages 5 to 11.   Please stop in or call for more information or to sign up.  



    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.  



    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: 

     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: 

    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




    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:

    May 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm


    Minutes Draft

    Librarian Report / Financial Statements / Annual Report


    Board Meeting Minutes

    2022 Minutes / Agendas


    2021 Minutes / Agendas


    2020 Minutes

    Reopening Plans 

    Marilla Reopening Plan

    Marilla Safety Plan

    COVID-19 Micro-Cluster Plan and Curbside Plan

    Public Health Emergency Operations Plan



    2019 Minutes

    2018 Minutes

    2017 Minutes


    Marilla Free Library Bylaws



    Strategic Plan

    Marilla Free Library Long Range Plan