Aurora Town Public Library

Aurora Town Public Library
    Library Info

    550 Main St.
    East Aurora, NY 14052
    United States

    Fax: 716-655-5875
    Paula Klocek, Director

    Location

    Located on the corner of Main Street and Whaley Avenue, across from the Village Hall. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot. Outdoor materials drop box available 24/7.


    Computer Access

    Wireless Internet Access Available

    Public Access Computers: 14 computers, networked (printing 10¢ B&W per page, 25¢ color per page) Microsoft Office Applications and Internet Access. Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Mobile Printing from your phone or other device,  Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

    6 laptop computers, networked, are available to check out with a valid library card and use in the library (printing 10¢ B&W per page, 25¢ color per page) Microsoft Office Applications and Internet Access.


    Meeting Room

    Contact the library at 652-4440 to inquire about schedule availability and complete / submit an:

    Application for Facility Use

    Smart Board Now Available For Use When Booking the Meeting Room!


    Exhibits & Displays

    Contact the library at 652-4440 to inquire about schedule availability.

    Exhibits and Displays Policy & Application

    Artwork and Display Case Specifications


    Support Your Aurora Town Public Library!

    Amazon Smile Logo

    When shopping online, use Amazon Smile and 0.5% of your purchase will go to the Aurora Town Public Library!


    Aurora Town Public Library Policies

    System-Wide Policies

    The Aurora Town Public Library is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

    Aurora Town Public Library

     

    POP UPDonation Days

     

     

     

     

    Play Down Fines

    Library By Mail

     

    Unable to Come Inside the Library? Walk-Up Service is Still Available! 

    We are happy to serve you…

    Order Online:

    https://tinyurl.com/y74r29ql

    Or By

    Phone:

    652-4440

     

    Ongoing Book Sale

    All proceeds benefit your library!

    Year round, the Friends have an ongoing book sale at the Aurora Town Public Library. All items cost $1.00.


     

    Library of Things @ ATPL

    Check out our Library of Things Menu! Why buy? Borrow for free!

    • Must be checked out on an adult library card, by an adult, 17 years of age or older. 
    • Please pick up and return Things only at the front desk of the Aurora Town Public Library. Please do not return Things in the book drop.
    • Things circulate for one week with one renewal.
    • Borrow Information can be found here.

    Suggest a Purchase

    Request titles to be purchased that the library system does not currently own here.


     

    Programs

    July

    Set Sail for Adventure Raffle - Adults, 19+ - July 1 -28.  The winner will be selected by random drawing at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 29.

    Read Your Books, Keep Our Book! – Kids of all ages - July 5 through August 13 ***SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL***

    Aurora Book Club - Adults, 19+ - July 7 @ 6:30 p.m.

    Animal Tales! – Children 3 – 5 on Friday, July 8 @ 11:00 a.m.***SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL***

    Undersea Treasure Hunt Game - Children, 3-12 – 7/5 – 8/13 During Regular Library Hours

    Family Storytime - Birth-5 Years with Caregivers - Tuesdays, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9 @ 11:15 a.m.

    Crafternoons – Children, Various Ages - Tuesdays, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9 @ 2:30 p.m.

    “Perfect Pairings” Challenge – Adults, 19+ – July 7 through August 13 – Winner will be drawn randomly at noon

    LEGO Club – Children, 6-11 – July 7 @ 4:00 p.m.

    Read to a Dog – Children and their Families, All Ages – July 9 @ 11:00 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m.

    Book a Technology Trainer – Adults, 19+ - July 11 @ 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. –One-on-One Appointments are 45 minutes long

    Summer Reading Club – Children 6 – 12 - Wednesday, July 13 through August 3 @ 2:30 p.m.

    Story & Craft: Woodland Creatures – Children, Ages 6-11 – July 14 @ 4:00 p.m.

    Alzheimer's Association WNY: Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body - Adults, 19+ - July 15 @ 11:00 a.m.

    In Jest with Nels Ross – Family presentation – Tuesday, July 19 @ 4:00 p.m.

    Story & Craft: Butterflies – Children, Ages 6-11 – July 21 @ 4:00 p.m.

    Art-y Time – Adults ages 55+ - Wednesday, July 27@ 11:00 a.m. 

    Story & Craft: Spiders – Children, Ages 6-11 – July 28 @ 4:00 p.m.

    Ticket to Read - Teens, 13-17 - Return Ticket to Library by August 13 to be entered into a prize raffle drawing.

    Online Summer Reading Contest - Children, Teens, and Adults - Submit book reviews for a chance to
    win prizes June 1 – August 13!

     

    August

    Undersea Treasure Hunt Game - Children, 3-12 – 7/5 – 8/13 During Regular Library Hours

    Summer Reading Club – Children 6 – 12 - Wednesday, July 13 through August 3 @ 2:30 p.m.

    Read Your Books, Keep Our Book! – Kids of all ages - July 5 through August 13 ***SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL***

    Family Storytime - Birth-5 Years with Caregivers – Tuesdays, 8/2 & 8/9 @ 11:15 a.m.

    Crafternoons – Children, Various Ages – Tuesdays, 8/2 & 8/9 @ 2:30 p.m.

    “Perfect Pairings” Challenge – Adults, 19+ – July 7 through August 13 – Winner will be drawn randomly at noon

    LEGO Club – Children, 6-11 – August 4 @ 4:00 p.m.

    Read to a Dog – Children and their Families, All Ages – August 6 @ 11:00 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m.

    Super Scientist – Children entering grades 3-8 – Wednesday, August 10 @ 2:30 p.m. ***SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL***

    Scrap Bag Challenge – Families – August 11 @ 6:15 p.m.

    Ticket to Read - Teens, 13-17 - Return Ticket to Library by August 13 to be entered into a prize raffle drawing.

    Online Summer Reading Contest - Children, Teens, and Adults - Submit book reviews for a chance to
    win prizes June 1 – August 13!


    Take a Look Around ATPL

    Our Paintings

    Printers' Marks on Windows

     

     

    Aurora Town Public Library Board Info

    Board of Trustees

    • Alice Askew, Trustee-at-Large
    • Martha Buyer, Treasurer
    • Elaine Chow, Vice President
    • Kara Spencer-Ching, President
    • Adam Zaremski, Secretary

    Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes

    2022 Aurora Town Public Library Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes & Agendas

    2021 Aurora Town Public Library Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes & Agendas

    2020 Aurora Town Public Library Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes & Agendas

    2019 Aurora Town Public Library Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes & Agendas

    2018 Aurora Town Public Library Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes & Agendas

    2017 Aurora Town Public Library Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes & Agendas

    2016 Aurora Town Public Library Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes & Agendas

    2015 Aurora Town Public Library Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes & Agendas

    2012 - 2014 Agendas and Minutes


     

    Annual Report


    Budget


    Bylaws


    Mission Statement

    • To provide an opportunity for learning, personal growth and recreation for all the people of our service area, and
    • To apply traditional expertise and changing technology for equitable access to quality library services and materials in a 21st century facility.  

    Strategic Plan


     

    Friends of the Aurora Town Public Library

    The Friends of the Aurora Town Public Library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  They generously support and fund a variety of things for the community to enjoy at the library - from furnishings and equipment to materials and programs.  Many Friends also volunteer at the library.  Funds are raised by the Friends primarily through an annual book sale and membership drive.

    • Material (books, dvds, cds, puzzles) donations are generally accepted by Friends at the library on one Saturday per month from 10am-2pm between September and May.  Please call the library in advance at 652-4440 to verify the schedule of upcoming collection dates or for more information.

    Browse the e-edition of Book Page, a great discovery tool for readers at https://issuu.com/book_page. This monthly independent publication that highlights the new best books across all genres, complete with reviews and author interviews! Sponsored by the Friends.

     

    2021 Fundraiser Results:

    Library Discard Sale:

    $2,848.82

    Friends Annual Book Sale:

    $3,515.30 

    Friends Ongoing Book Sale:

    $1,610.03

    Amazon Book Sales:

    $1,404.44

    Baubles & Bling:

    $2,801.00