Clearfield Branch Library

Clearfield Branch Library

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

  • Chocolate Bars are sold here too ($1 each).
    Sales of these items benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.
  • 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

All 37 Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries
(including the 4 Amherst Libraries)
remain CLOSED.

 

Materials borrowed beginning Feb.11, 2020 will not be due until April 30, 2020.

 


 


Programs

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all library programming is taking place online. 

Visit our Calendar page  or  Facebook page


To see all currently scheduled library-sponsored programs held at the Amherst Public Libraries, click here for our chronological Facebook Event listing.

For events specific to just this branch, click on the calendar to the right on this page. 

Programs for all ages are offered throughout the year, including:

FOR CHILDREN

We offer seasonal Story Times for babies, toddlers & preschoolers, along with other special programs to promote reading. For School-Age Children we offer reading, crafts, LEGO club, and other special programs.  

To be announced

FOR FAMILIES

FOR ADULTS

To be announced

COMPUTER CLASSES  

To be announced

LITERACY

  • English Conversational Classes -- Wednesdays at 7pm in the Study Room  SUSPENDED
     


     

BOOK SALES
 

Ongoing book sale in front hall of library

2020 flyer for all 4 Amherst branch book sales.  ALL SALES SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Amherst Board Info

Annual Report

 


Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees

PRESIDENT
JEFFREY F. VOELKL
jvoelkl@robshawlaw.com
Term will expire 12/31/2020

VICE PRESIDENT
MICHELE IANNELLO-WARD
michele.iannello@gmail.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2019

TREASURER
MARJORIE FRANKNECHT
hipermarge@aol.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2021

SECRETARY
MARILYN FEUERSTEIN
librarylady@roadrunner.com
Term will expire  12/31/2022

PHILIP CASILIO
philc@casilioco.com
Term will expire 12/31/2022

CAROLYN GIAMBRA
carolyn.giambra@gmail.com
Term will expire  12/31/2021

CYNTHIA J. SELDEN
seldencj@yahoo.com

HON. PENNY M. WOLFGANG
pwolfgang@gmail.com
Term will expire 12/31/2023


Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes

Upcoming Board Meetings:
March 4, 2020 at Clearfield
April 22, 2020 at Eggertsville-Snyder
May 27, 2020 at Audubon

Meetings begin at 4:15pm and all meetings are open to the public.

Agenda & 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

 


Budget

 


Strategic Plan