Williamsville Branch

Williamsville Branch
    Library Info

    5571 Main St.
    Williamsville, NY 14221
    United States

    Fax: 716-634-2927
    Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director

    Location

    In the heart of colonial Williamsville, in the middle of the village.
    We are between North Cayuga Road and Ellicott Creek (just west of Mill Street). Facing the Library on Main Street, Amherst Town Hall (Municipal Building) is to our left and Williamsville Village Hall is to our right.
    The Library is situated in front of the entrance to Island Park, and is within walking distance from Glen Falls Park. 

    There is ample parking behind the Library, accessible through Cayuga Drive, or the driveway between the Library and Town Hall.


    Features

    • Wheelchair accessible.
    • Meeting Room, capacity 31.
    • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
    • Drop box attached to the building.

    Public Access Computers

    For Adults, 9 desktop computers and 2 laptops, networked -- with Microsoft Office Applications 2016, Internet Access, etc.;
    Flatbed scanner available; 4 computers dedicated for children;
    (Printing charges: B&W 10¢ per page, color 25¢ per page.
    printing 10 cents per page) 


    What's Special About the Williamsville Library

    • Local Documents -- carrying materials on the history of the village, local documents
    • Amherst Bee on microfilm since March 1879 -- no printing capability
    • Ongoing book sale in front hallway.
    • Annual benefit gala held in February. 

    Williamsville Branch Policies

    System-Wide Policies

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

    Williamsville Branch

    NEW HOURS BEGIN OCTOBER 10, 2022:

    Monday -- 9am-5pm

    Tuesday -- 12pm-8pm

    Wednesday -- 9am-5pm

    Thursday -- 12pm-8pm

    Friday -- 9am-5pm

    Saturdays -- 10am-2pm

    These extended hours are due to a grant and will last until December 31, 2022.

     



     

    FALL 2022 CHILDREN'S PROGRAM FLYER

     

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    BEAD GALLERY CRAFT PROGRAM

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    Make a Beaded Spider

    Thursday, October 13 at 6pm

     

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    TRUNK OR TREAT!

    This annual event will be held next door to the Audubon Library at the Amherst Senior Center
    on Sunday, October 30 at 5:30 pm.

    To sign up please call the Clearfield Library at (716) 688-4955.

     

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    Book Sale schedule 

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    Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of our library programming has been taking place online. See below for upcoming and archived Virtual Programs. Also, you can visit our Calendar page  or  Facebook page

     

     

     



     

     

     

     


    Visit https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?cid=12898&t=d&d=0000-00-…
    for the listing of Williamsville Library programs which are on the Library's web site.

     

    Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/AmherstPublicLibrary/events/ to view upcoming programs. To watch premieres, you probably need to be a member of Facebook.

     

    Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/AmherstPublicLibrary/videos/
    for access to the past virtual programs we have been doing. You do not need to be a Facebook member to view these.

     


     

    Many of the videos created by the staff at the Amherst Public Library include playlists with themes, such as:

    the Virtual Holistic Lecture Series for adults

    and others for kids and parents such as storytimes and crafts.
     

     

     


     

     

     

    2022 Holiday Closing Schedule for the Amherst Public Libraries

     

    Monday, January 17                Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Monday, February 21              President's Birthday

    Friday, April 15                        Good Friday

    Monday, May 30                      Memorial Day

    Monday, June 20                        Juneteenth Independence (approved by Amherst Board of Trustees 6/13/22)

    Monday, July 4                        Independence Day

    Monday, September 5             Labor Day

    Friday, November 11               Veteran's Day

    Thursday, November 24         Thanksgiving Day

    Saturday, December 24           Christmas Eve

    Sunday, December 25             Christmas Day

    Monday December 26             Observed Christmas Day

    Saturday, December 31          New Year's Eve (Libraries will close at 3PM)

     

     

     

     

    Amherst Rules, Board Info & Bylaws

     

    Rules of Conduct for Library Users

    Long Range Plan 2021-2022

     


    Annual Report

    2020: the Year in Review

    2019: the Year in Review


    Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees

    PRESIDENT
    JEFFREY F. VOELKL

    jvoelkl@robshawlaw.com
    Term will expire 12/31/2025

    VICE PRESIDENT
    CYNTHIA J. SELDEN

    seldencj@yahoo.com
    Term will expire 12/31/2023

    CO-TREASURER
    MARJORIE FRANKNECHT

    hipermarge@aol.com
    Term will expire - 12/31/2021

    CO-TREASURER
    CAROLYN GIAMBRA

    carolyn.giambra@gmail.com
    Term will expire  12/31/2021

    SECRETARY
    MARILYN FEUERSTEIN

    librarylady@roadrunner.com
    Term will expire  12/31/2022

    MICHELE IANNELLO-WARD
    michele.iannello@gmail.com
    Term will expire - 12/31/2024

    OLIVER C. YOUNG, ESQ.
    ocyoung99@gmail.com
    Term will expire 12/31/2022

    HON. PENNY M. WOLFGANG
    pwolfgang@gmail.com
    Term will expire 12/31/2023


    Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes

    Meetings begin at 5:30pm. All meetings are open to the public.

    Agenda & Minutes:

    2022

    2022 Agendas

    2022 Minutes

    2021

    2021 Agendas

    2021 Minutes

    2020

    2020 Agendas

    2020 Minutes

    2019

    2019 Agendas

    2019 Minutes

    2018

    2018 Agendas

    2018 Minutes

    2017

    2017 Agendas

    2017 Minutes

    2016

    2016 Agendas

    2016 Minutes

    2015

    2015 Agendas

    2015 Minutes

    2014

    2014 Agendas

    2014 Minutes

    2013

    2013 Agendas

    2013 Minutes


    Bylaws

    Bylaws of the Board of Trustees of the Amherst Public Library


    Budget

     


    Strategic Plan

    DOCUMENTS SPECIFICALLY RELATED TO COVID: