102 Buffalo St.
Hamburg, NY 14075
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, Friday and Saturday: 9 - 5
THANK YOU Senator Chris Jacobs for providing much needed funding to the Hamburg Public Library in the amount of $10,000!!
The Hamburg Library Is Accepting Donations of Used Books, Movies, and CDs for Our Ongoing Book Sale!
Book Club at the Hamburg Library
Director's Book Club:
Meets the third Friday of every month at 11:00am. Please join us for a great discussion. Upcoming Titles for 2019.
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
- Bulletin Board
- Claims Audit
- Petty Cash
- Reading Garden
- Rules of Conduct
The Hamburg Public Library is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.
The library will be CLOSED January 1st and 20th.
Family Movie Night: Friday, January 3rd, 6:30PM. Toy Story 4. Join us for movie night and a craft! Registration required.
LEGO Club: Saturday, January 11th, 1-3PM. Come create a LEGO creation! Registration required.
Frozen Faire: Saturday, January 11, 1-3PM. Join us for cold crafting and freezing fun! Costumes encouraged. Registration required.
Phoebe the Reading Dog: Saturdays January 11th and 25th, 9:30AM. Share a story with our licensed therapy dog!
Sunday Screenings: Sundays January 13th and 19th, 1:30PM. Join us to watch Scooby Doo on the 13th, and Cool Runnings on the 19th. Popcorn will be served.
Sensory Saturday: Saturday, January 25th, 10AM-12PM. Join us for a room filled with different sensory activities. Playing is learning! For ages birth-5. Registration required.
Lapsit with Miss Ashley: Wednesdays at 10AM, January 8th to February 12th. No Lapsit on January 29. For ages birth-2. Stories and sensory play.
Storytime Shook Up with Miss Laurie: Mondays and Fridays at 10:30AM, January 6th to February 14th? Although geared toward ages 2 to 5, all ages are welcome! Registration required.
Storytime at Comfort Zone Café: Tuesday, January 28th, 10AM. Theme: Construction vehicles. The Hamburg Public Library and Comfort Zone Cafe are teaming up to bring you a storytime and craft! Stop by the counter before or after the program to check out the specials available just for program attendees!
Census Hiring: Monday, January 6th, 4-6PM. The Census is recruiting! Find out how to become involved.
Book a Technology Trainer: Monday, January 13th, 12-3PM. Sign up to work with a technology trainer for a one-on-one session.
Medicare Seminar: Tuesday, January 14, 3-5:30PM. Join us for a presentation on getting started with Medicare.
Director’s Book Club: Friday, January 17th, 11AM. The Water Knife by Pablo Bacigalupi.
Cookbook Club: Friday, January 17th, 6:30PM. Sign up to bring a dish at the desk and join us for dinner!
Board Meeting: Tuesday, January 21, 6PM. Public meeting of the Hamburg Library Board of Trustees.
Poetry Circle: Tuesday, January 21st, 6:30PM. Bring an original poem or from a poet of your choice to share!
Local Author L.M. Heath: Thursday, January 23, 3:30PM. Meet local author L.M. Heath!
Mike Randall Does Mark Twain: Friday, January 24, 7PM. Hear tales performed by Mark Twain! Join us for a highly entertaining theater piece. Suitable for all ages.
Red Cross Blood Drive: Monday, January 27th, 1:30-6:30PM. To register, go to: www.redcrossblood.org
The Library will be CLOSED February 17th.
Make a Valentine for Elderwood residents: Check out the crafting station in the children’s area to create a handmade valentine for our neighbors at Elderwood. Visit before February 13th!
Family Movie Night: Friday, February 7th, 6:30. Lion King. Join us for movie night and a craft! Registration required.
All About Maple Syrup!: Saturday, February 8th, 10. Learn how maple syrup is processed, the tools used and its history with Hamburg’s own Smith’s Maple Farm! Recommended for ages 5 and up, but all are welcome! Registration required.
LEGO Club: Saturday, February 8th, 1 - 3. Come create a LEGO creation! Registration required.
Phoebe the Reading Dog: Saturday, February 22nd, 9:30. Share a story with our licensed therapy dog!
Sensory Saturday: Saturday, February 22nd, 10-12. Join us for a room filled with different sensory activities. Playing is learning! For ages birth-5. Registration required.
Lapsit with Miss Ashley: Wednesdays at 10, February 5th and 12th. For ages birth-2. Stories and sensory play.
Storytime Shook Up with Miss Laurie: Mondays and Fridays at 10:30, February 3rd—14th. Although geared toward ages 2 to 5, all ages are welcome! Registration required.
Storytime at Comfort Zone Café: Tuesday, February 25th, at 10. The Hamburg Public Library and Comfort Zone Cafe are teaming up to bring you a storytime and craft! Stop by the counter before or after the program to check out the specials available just for program attendees!
Medicare Seminar: Thursday, February 6th, 5. Join us for a presentation on getting started with Medicare.
Book a Tech: Monday, February 10th, 12-3. Sign up for a 45 minute session to work with a technology instructor. Registration required.
Board Meeting: Tuesday, February 18, 6. Public meeting of the Hamburg Library Board of Trustees.
Director’s Book Club: Friday, February 21st, 11. Join us for a discussion of The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks. (346 pages).
Cookbook Club: Friday, February 21st, 6:30. Sign up to bring a dish at the desk and join us for dinner!
- Report to the Community, 2018
- Report to the Community, 2017
- Report to the Community, 2016
- Report to the Community, 2015
- Report to the Community, 2014
- Report to the Community, 2013
- Report to the Community, 2012
Board of Trustees
Michelle Parker, President
Joe Lowry, Vice President
Jack Connors, Treasurer
Sheree Hillman, Secretary
Anita Metzger, Trustee
Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes
- December 2019 Minutes
- October 2019 Minutes
- September 2019 Minutes
- July 2019 Minutes
- June 2019 Minutes
- April 2019 Minutes
- February 2019 Minutes
- January 2019 Minutes
- October 2018 Minutes
- September 2018 Minutes
- July 2018 Minutes
- May 2018 Minutes
- April 2018 Minutes
- February 2018 Minutes
- January 2018 Minutes
- November 2017 Minutes
- October 2017 Minutes
- September 2017 Minutes
- August 2017 Minutes
- June 2017 Minutes
- May 2017 Minutes
- April 2017 Minutes
- March 2017 Minutes
- February 2017 Minutes
- January 2017 Minutes