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Grand Island Memorial Library

Grand Island Memorial Library
    Library Info

    1715 Bedell Rd.
    Grand Island, NY 14072
    United States

    Fax: 716-774-1146
    Bridgette Heintz, Director

    Located on Bedell Road between Baseline Road and Stony Point Road. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available.

    Public Access Computers: 15 computers, networked, Mobile Printing and workstation printing 10¢ per B&W page and 25¢ per color page, flatbed scanner, Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

    Wi-fi available. 

    Meeting Room. Study Rooms. Microfilm reader.

    Copy machine charges:

    • 8½ x 11 Black & White 15¢
    • 8½ x 11 Color 50¢
    • 8½ x 14 (Legal) Black & White 25¢
    • 8½ x 14 (Legal) Color 75¢                                

    What's Special About the Grand Island Library?

    • The Friends of the Library!  Browse their book store and book shelf for nearly new books and media.  Consider becoming a Friend and enjoy the benefits of buy one, get one book from the store and Members' Night at the bi-annual Donated Book Sale.  The Friends membership application can be found here Please fill out and return to the library with the proper membership fee.
    • Grand Island History including a complete run of the Grand Island Dispatch newspaper is available here.
    • Remember to look at our student's art work from the Grand Island Schools in our meeting room.
    • Be sure to view the work of many area artists on display in the library's main area.
    • The library gardens are maintained by the library caretaker and the Cinderella Isle Garden Club.  For information on the current garden, click here.

    For more information, visit the library or contact the library director, Bridgette Heintz, at 773-7124.

    Friends of the Library On-going Book Sale

    Nearly new books donated by community members are offered for sale by the Friends of the Library on a book shelf located within the library during open library hours.

    Current prices are as follows (unless noted differently on the shelves)

    Adult Hardcover    $1.00
    Adult Paperback

    • Large              $1.00
    • Pocket Size    $ .50    

    Children’s Hardcover  $1.00
    Children’s Softcover    $ .50
    Children’s Thin and/or Small Books    $ .25
    Books on CD, DVDs and Music CDs     $1.00

    The Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library Book Store is open various hours based on volunteer availability.  

    Not open? Ask at the desk and we will be glad to open it for you as long as the meeting room is not in use.

    All proceeds benefit the Grand Island Memorial Library.

    • Grand Island Memorial Library


      Hello Winter!

      Scroll down for all of the upcoming events and fliers.

      The Library hours are as follows: 

      Monday Closed

      Tuesday 9:30-8

      Wednesday 9:30-5

      Thursday 9:30-8

      Friday 9:30-5

      Saturday 9:30-5

      The Library will begin to accept material donations 

      again on December 1st.  

      Curbside service is still available.  

      Please call 773-7124 for more information.  

      The book drop is open 24/7.

      Please visit for continued library system updates.


      Richard Earne Memorial Reading Garden


      Richard Earne Memorial Reading Garden ConceptAbout the Richard Earne Memorial Reading Garden

      Current Reading Garden Fundraisers 

      **Monetary donations are always gladly accepted.  

      Please ask the Library Director for more information.**

      bottle and can fundraiser


      Santa's Bag Holiday Raffle 11/17/23-12/19/23




      Sewing Classes: 2 Options

      **Read below for details and how to register.**

      Beginner Sewing Classes - ages 16 and up


      Family Sewing Lessons - ages 4 & up with caregiver



      Book A Technology Trainer

      November-January Dates

      Book A Tech Trainer November to January dates


      BrainDance 12/2/23


      2023 Library Garden Info

      2023 Library Garden info



      Library of Things 

      library of things

      library of things continued


      Book Club


      2023 GI Library Book Club list


      banner for children's programs


      penworthy flyer




      Preschool Storytime

      Registration begins November 1


      Itty Bitty Storytime

      Registration begins November 1


      Read To A Dog

      flyer for fall read to a dog


      *December registration begins November 18



      LEGO Club

      *January registration begins December 2

      *February registration begins January 6

      *March registration begins February 3

      *April registration begins March 2

      *May registration begins April 6


      Meet Zelda!