Clearfield Branch Library

Clearfield Branch Library
    Library Info

    770 Hopkins Rd.
    Williamsville, NY 14221
    United States

    Fax: 716-688-0281
    Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director

    Location

    In Williamsville, on Hopkins Road, a few blocks north of Maple Road and just south of West Klein Road. Adjacent to Clearfield Recreation Center). Parking at both entrances, in front of the library along Hopkins, as well as behind library.

    Features

    • Wheelchair accessible.
    • Wi-fi available.
    • Public Access Computers
      • For Adults, 10 networked computers and 3 laptops -- with Microsoft Office Applications (2016), Internet Access, etc, ;
        2 computers dedicated for Catalog;
        5 computers dedicated for children;
        Printing charges: B&W 10 cents per page, color 25 cents per page.
    • Meeting Room, capacity 80.
    • Study Room available for small groups (reservations recommended).
    • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
    • Outdoor Drop Box attached to building, for returned library material, open 24/7.
    • Ongoing Book Sale of a variety of donated books and magazines in the front vestibule. 
       

    What's Special About the Clearfield Library

    • Chessboard available for public use (at librarians' desk).
    • Local documents.
    • Large foreign language film and documentary collection.
    • Paper Recycling -- We are an active participant in the Abitibi Paper Retriever Recycling Program, which benefits the Library. 
    • Optelec ClearView Video Magnifier -- is easy to use and will help the visually impaired maintain their independence in everyday tasks such as reading books and magazines, viewing photographs and writing. Thanks to the Amherst Lions Club for donating this to us.

    Sundays Hours

    After April 7th, 2019, we do not anticipate future funding to support Sunday hours at the Clearfield Library.

    Clearfield Branch Library

    System-Wide Policies

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

    Clearfield Branch Library

     

     

    NEW HOURS BEGIN OCTOBER 10, 2022:

    Monday through Friday -- 9am-9pm

    Saturdays -- 9am-6pm

    Sundays -- 12pm-5pm

    These hours are temporary and will last until the expansion project at Audubon is completed.

     

     



    Please help us to continue to grow the Clearfield Library garden!
    By saving your Dash's Market receipts,
    you can help us raise money to purchase additional shrubs for planting in the spring. 
    Thank you for your support! 

    -- Town & Country Garden Club


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    TECHNOLOGY TRAINING

    Group Class:
    Buying Tech
    Tuesday, November 28 from 6 to 8

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    Book a Technology Trainer:
    Wednesday, November 30 from 1 to 5
    or
    Tuesday, December 20 from 1 to 5

    or
    Wednesday, January 18 from 1-5 pm

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

     

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    BEAD GALLERY CRAFT PROGRAMS

    bracelet

    Bracelet Making Workshops

    Memory Wire Bracelet -- Wednesday, November 30 at 6pm

     

     

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    Audubon book club

    AUDUBON BOOK CLUB
    (due to the Audubon Library expansion project,

    ABC will be held at the Clearfield Library in the fall of 2022)

     

    Follow the Amherst Public Library:

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    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all library programming is 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 Clearfield 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 storytime 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

    2021: the Year in Review

    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: