Hamburg Public Library

Hamburg Public Library

102 Buffalo St.
Hamburg, NY 14075
United States

Fax: 716-649-4160
Brian Hoth, Director

Located on Buffalo Street (Route 62) between Pleasant Avenue and Union Street, this lively library is nestled in the village of Hamburg. If you are looking for a great film collection, preschool story hours or a comfortable place to catch up on the daily news, the Hamburg Public Library may be the place for you. 

Our parking lot entrance is located on Union Street near the Buffalo Street intersection.

Come visit our newly opened outdoor Reading Garden! The Garden is open from Spring into Fall.

Free WiFi. 21 public access computers plus 6 laptops that can be checked out for use within the building. Networked printing is 10¢ per page B&W and 25¢ per page color. Copy machine at 25¢ per page.

The Hamburg Library has a meeting room that can be available for community meetings. Please complete the following application and return to the main desk.


Stop in to check out Mmmm & Tea's Cafe!

Hours of operation: 

Monday 10 - 5
Wednesday and Friday 9 - 5
Saturday 9 - 3

Check out their website and Facebook page!

The Hamburg Library Is Accepting Donations of Used Books, Movies, and CDs for Our Ongoing Book Sale!

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Help support the Hamburg Library by using Amazon Smile. 

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price to the charitable organization of your choice. Search for "Buffalo & Erie County Public Library CO. Hamburg, NY."


A program detailing the history of the Hamburg Public Library was researched, written and presented by Librarian John R. Edson in 2001. More details are available here.

Hamburg Public Library Policies

System-Wide Policies

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

Hamburg Public Library

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Hamburg Library shall remain closed in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 until such time as the guidance of the Governor of the State of New York supports reopening. All library materials have been extended until May 18; however, materials can still be returned to our drop box. We will continue to post resources and engaging digital content on Facebook and our website. We wish you all health and safety, and we look forward to seeing you when we reopen! 

DONATIONS UPDATE: Until further notice the Hamburg Library will not accept material donations. We appreciate your understanding. 




Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Tue, Apr 14, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 645-105-597

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

It is highly recommended to use the "dial in" option using your phone. This will avoid any troubleshooting issues with computers, tablets, etc.


Online fun, educational and FREE resources for all ages


Google calendar of livestreamed events:


Virtual Field Trips:

Google Arts and Culture:

Virtual Field Trips:

San Diego Zoo:

Cincinnati Zoo Livesteams at 3pm daily:

Yellowstone National Park:

Explore Mars:

Farm tours:

Great Wall of China:

Travel around the world:

Discovery Channel:

Google Earth:

Smithsonian Museums and Zoo:

Alaska Wildlife Cams:

National Park Virtual Tours:

Google 360-degree tours of national parks:

National Museum of Natural History:

Brookfield Zoo Bring the Zoo to You Live Chats:

Buffalo Zoo: Follow them on Facebook at for #TheZooToYou videos.

Oklahoma City Zoo at Two Livestreams on Facebook:

National Aquarium Live Cams:

NYS Parks Virtual Tours:



Storyline Online:


HarperKids Read Alouds:

Storytime from Space:

Compiled list of author, illustrator and celebrity readings:

Virtual Drag Story Time:

Stimola livestreams from authors and illustrators:

Celebrity readings on Instagram: Follow #SaveWithStories

Dav Pilkey at Home:

Read Together Be Together, storytimes with authors live at 3pm daily:

Penguin Kids daily storytimes at 11:

Read Brightly daily storytimes at 2:

WeAreTeachers storytimes with authors: or


Sensory Play:

Little Bins for Little Hands:

How We Learn:

Busy Toddler:

Happy Hooligans:

Learning 4 Kids:

Hands On As We Grow:

Growing Hands on Kids:

My Bored Toddler:

The OT Tool Box:



List of children’s music virtual concerts:

Live-streamed classic music concerts from around the world:

Music Education games:

Music Theory:

Metropolitan Opera livestreams:

Vienna State Opera and ballet:

Living Room Concerts:

Billboard Live Performances:

Royal Opera House, live streaming performances:

Buffalo Philharmonic:



Art at Home: Virtual tours of museums, contest, games, education and more!

National Gallery of Art:

Kids Think Design:

Center for Puppetry Arts:

Imagineering in a Box and Pixar in a Box:

Actor's Fund (Broadway interviews and concerts):

McHarper Manor: Live art tutorials on Facebook at 1pm daily.

Streamed performances from Shakespeare's Globe, starting April 6:



Greg Tang Math (Grades K-6):

Illuminations from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PreK-12):

Arithmetic Four (grades 2-8):

Cool Math Games (Grades K-12):

Figure This! (grades 6-8):

Funbrain (preK-8):

Math Game Time (K-7):

Math Playground: (grades 1-6):



National Geographic for Kids:

SciShow Kids:

Switch Zoo:

Earth Day resources from NASA:

STEM activities to do at home:

Science activities at home:

Hour of Code:

Science Spot:

Code Academy:

NASA Climate Kids:

Homeschool Scientist:

Virtual Marine Biology Camp:

National Zoo Webcams:

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams:

National Aquarium Livestreams:

Franklin Institute:

Mystery Science (K-5):

Buffalo Museum of Science Virtual Science Fair:

Steve Spangler Science:



Digital archive of history:

Mission US:

Games based on the Magic Tree House series:

Ben’s Guide to the US Government:

Genealogy resources for kids:



United We Move:

 Down Dog Yoga:


Mindfulness Class for Kids:

Danceability dance classes on Facebook Live:

Free to be Mindful classes for K-5:

PE with Joe daily fitness for kids:


Buffalo Bills Play 60 Challenge:


Lists of resources:

Amazing Educational Resources, compiled by librarians across the US:

Khan Academy: Exercises, lessons and games. (K-12):

Jefferson Lab  (grades 3-11):

Bookends, for all things book related:

150+ Enrichment Activities for Children While Parents are Working Remotely:

Movement and Mindfulness:

Supercharged School:


PBS Kids:

Daily Stem:

Education companies offering free subscriptions:

Scholastic Lean at Home:

Great Minds Knowledge On the Go (new video lessons daily, K-12):

Children's Museums Virtual Activities:

List of publishers and their offerings of free resources, author events, storytimes, virtual book recommendations and more:


Escape Rooms

Harry Potter:

Alice in Wonderland:

Marvel Avengers:

Oh the Horror: Classic Tales Escape Room:

Escape the Fairy Tale Part 1:

Star Wars:


Space Explorer:




Golden Girls:

Escape the Sphinx:

Pete the Cat:

Minotaur's Labyrinth:

Dog Man:



Make Math Not Suck Triangle Escape Room:

Earth Day:


Mr. Awesome:

Going to Movies:

Civil War:

Escape Like an Egyptian:

Escape from Narnia:






Ivy league University courses online:

List of free online university courses:

Disney Zumba:


Hamburg Board Info