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

Baubles & Bling Donations

Specials Sale

 

 

 

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:

https://tinyurl.com/y74r29ql

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.


 

Programs

January

Unwind & Design To-Go Kit: Marbled Paper - Adults, 17+ - January 11 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program.

Find the Snowman Game - Families with Children 12 & Under - January 11 through February 11 - Participants May Play Anytime During Regular Open Hours Inside of the Library

Let It Snow! – Wall Hanging - Children, 6-12 - January 13 @ 4:00 p.m.

Aurora Book Club - Adults, 17+ - January 20 @ 6:30 p.m.

Create-a-Card Club - Adults, 17+ - 1/20, 2/17, 3/17, 4/7 - Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program.  **Sorry Program Registration is Full**

LEGO Club – Children, 6-12 – 1/20, 2/17, 3/17, 4/7, 5/12 @ 4:00 p.m. **Sorry Program Registration is Full**

 

February

Postage Stamp Art - Children, 6-12 – February 3 @ 4:00 p.m.

Snowy Winter Tree Craft To Go - 4-12 - February 3 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program. **Sorry Program Registration is Full**

Story Time To Go - Children, 3 - 5 - 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 4/6, 4/20 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program. **Sorry Program Registration is Full**

Postage Stamp Art – Adults, 17+ – February 3 @ 6:30 p.m.

Unwind & Design To-Go Kit: Collaged Bird Art - Adults, 17+ - February 8 - Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program.

Reading Club - Children - 6 - 12 - February 9 @ 3:45 p.m.

"L" is for Library - Children, Birth - 2 ½ - February 16 -  Participants will be called to pick-up their take-home kit the week of the program. **Sorry Program Registration is Full**

Create-a-Card Club - Adults, 17+ - 1/20, 2/17, 3/17, 4/7 - Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program.  **Sorry Program Registration is Full**

LEGO Club – Children, 6-12 – 1/20, 2/17, 3/17, 4/7, 5/12 @ 4:00 p.m. **Sorry Program Registration is Full**

Read to a Dog - Children and their Families, All Ages – February 26 @ 11:00 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m.


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
  • Adam Zaremski, Trustee
  • Martha Buyer, Trustee

Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes

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

  • January 25, 2022 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • February 22, 2022 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • March 22, 2022 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • April 26, 2022 @ 12:30pm: Annual Agenda | Annual Minutes | Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • May 24, 2022 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • Jun 28, 2022 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • September 27, 2022 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • October 25, 2022 @ 1 pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • November 15, 2022 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents
  • December 13, 2022@ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes | Board Documents

 

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:

$1404.44

Baubles & Bling:

$2,801.00