Aurora Town Public Library

Aurora Town Public Library

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, 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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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

Open

We are still offering Walk-Up Service. Please call us at (716) 652-4440 to schedule a pickup or order online at https://tinyurl.com/y74r29ql.

Returned library materials will be quarantined for 2 days (48 hours) to ensure the safety of our patrons and staff.  Your account will reflect that materials remain checked out for an additional number of days during the quarantine timeframe.  Items returned on time will not accrue fines or fees.

Baubles

Read Down Your Fines

Library By Mail

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.

The 2020 Ongoing Friends Book Sale Raised $885.00.


 

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

April

Create-a-Card Club — Adults, 17 and up — Weeks of 2/8, 3/8, 4/12, 5/10 — Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program.****SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL****

"L" IS FOR LIBRARY - Birth - 2 1/2 - Weeks of March 16 & April 20, 2021 - Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program.****SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL****

STORY TIME - TO GO - Ages 3 -5 - Weeks of March 16, 23, 30, & April 13, 20, 27, 2021 - Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program.****SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL****

READING CLUB - Ages - 6 - 12 - Weeks of March 16 & April 20 & May 18, 2021 - Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program.****SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL****

Play Path Design Workshop— April 25 (Held Virtually on Zoom) — Children, 6-12+ — Participants will be able to pickup their kits for the FREE virtual program during regular library hours from April 16 through April 23.  Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-playpath-design-workshop-tickets-147498083739?fbclid=IwAR2Hy9FGc1uNpT0tUfgmlVKe7CeM8CcpptiqxCaAds_t_uPUOHqEc2wjvcM. Any questions? Contact  hello@playpath.co!


May

Create-a-Card Club — Adults, 17 and up — Weeks of 2/8, 3/8, 4/12, 5/10 — Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program.****SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL****

Bees, Birds & Butterflies — Families — May 4 — Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program. ****SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL****

Unwind and Design: Decoupage Trinket Tray — Adults, 17 and up — May 4 — Participants will be called to pick-up their kit the week of the program. ****SORRY PROGRAM IS FULL****

READING CLUB - Ages - 6 - 12 - Weeks of March 16 & April 20 & May 18, 2021 - 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

  • January 15, 2021 @ 1pm: Special Meeting Agenda  | Special Meeting Minutes 
  • January 26, 2021 @ 1pm: Agenda  | Minutes
  • February 23, 2021 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes 
  • March 23, 2021 @ 1pm: Agenda Minutes 
  • April 27, 2021 @ 12:30pm: Annual Agenda | Annual Minutes | Agenda | Minutes 
  • May 25, 2021 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes
  • Jun 15, 2021 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes
  • September 28, 2021 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes 
  • October 26, 2021 @ 1 pm: Agenda | Minutes
  • November 16, 2021 @ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes
  • December 14, 2021@ 1pm: Agenda | Minutes

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.