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!

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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

Friends Used Book SaleBaubles RaffleBaubles & Bling

Read Down Your Fines

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:

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Or By

Phone:

652-4440

Book Sales

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.


 

Annual Used Book Sale

October 14-16!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Aurora Town Public Library

The Annual Used Book Sale to benefit the Aurora Town Public Library will be held in the First Presbyterian Church, 9 Paine Street, East Aurora. The sale is open to the public on Friday, October 15, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, October 16, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. On Saturday, everything will be ½ price. Pre-sale for Friends members only (membership available at the door) on Thursday, October 14, from 5 p.m. -8 p.m. Charge cards accepted. Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and puzzles. Masks required. For Information, call the library at 716- 652-4440.

Contact: Rhoda Zucker  652-4067  acz2@roadrunner.com

Programs

September

Unwind & Design - Autumn Book Page Wreath To-Go Kit - Adults, 17+ - September 14 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program.  **Sorry Program is Full**

Medicare Community Workshop - Seniors and Caregivers -  9/23 & 9/27 @ 6:00 p.m. - Call 655-5901 to register for this free informational in-person session.

Read to a Dog - Families with Children of All Ages – September 25 @ 3:30 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 4:10 p.m. - In person program.

 

October

Spectrum Project Hope Informational Session - Adults, 17+ - 10/4 @ 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - In person event.

Story Time - To Go - Children, 3 - 5 - Wednesday, October 6 & October 20 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program.

Rob Goller: Aurora’s Erie County Connections - Adults, 17+ - October 7 @ 6:30 p.m. - In person program.

Secret Codes and Ciphers - Children, 6-12 - October 9 at 11:00 a.m. - In person program.

Girl Scouts of NY Information Session - Children & Teens with their Parents - October 11 at 6:00 p.m. - In person event.

Unwind & Design: Halloween Lantern - Adults, 17+ - October 12 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program. **Sorry Program is Full**

Fall Reading Club - Kids, 6 - 12 - Wednesday October 13 @ 3:45pm - In person program.

LEGO Club - Children, 6-12 - 9/23, 10/14, 11/18, 12/18 @ 4:00 p.m. **Sorry Program is Full**

Rob Goller: East Aurora History Trivia: Family Edition – Families with children 8-13 – October 19 @ 4:00 p.m. - In person program.

Create-a-Card Club To-Go Kit - Adults, 17+ - Weeks of 9/16, 10/21, 11/18, 12/16 - Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program. **Sorry Program is Full**

Thomas Rosenthal, MD: Bloodletting and Germs - Adults, 17+ - October 21 @ 6:30 p.m. - In person program.

Read to a Dog - Children, All Ages - October 23 @ 3:30 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 4:10 p.m.

Trick-or-Read: Storywalk® - Children, Ages 3-12 with their Families  - October 25 through October 30 During Regular Library Hours - In person program.

 

November

Story Time - To Go - Children, 3 - 5 - Wednesday, November 3 & November 17 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program.

Fall Reading Club - Kids, 6 - 12 - Wednesday November 10 @ 3:45pm - In person program.

LEGO Club - Children, 6-12 - 9/23, 10/14, 11/18, 12/18 @ 4:00 p.m. **Sorry Program is Full**

Create-a-Card Club To-Go Kit - Adults, 17+ - Weeks of 9/16, 10/21, 11/18, 12/16 - Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program. **Sorry Program is Full**

December 

Story Time - To Go - Children, 3 - 5 - Wednesday, December 1 & December 15 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program.

Fall Reading Club - Kids, 6 - 12 - Wednesday December 8 @ 3:45pm - In person program.

LEGO Club - Children, 6-12 - 9/23, 10/14, 11/18, 12/18 @ 4:00 p.m. **Sorry Program is Full**

Create-a-Card Club To-Go Kit - Adults, 17+ - Weeks of 9/16, 10/21, 11/18, 12/16 - Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program. **Sorry Program is Full**


Take a Look Around ATPL

Our Paintings

Printers' Marks on Windows

 

 

Aurora Town Public Library Board Info

Board of Trustees

  • Alice Askew, President
  • Elaine Chow, Vice President
  • Kara Spencer-Ching, Treasurer
  • Richard Wiesen, Secretary
  • Martha Buyer, Trustee

Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes

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.