S-4857 Lake Shore Rd.
Hamburg, NY 14075
Located on Route 5 (Lake Shore Road) between Cloverbank Road and Kennison Parkway. Wheelchair accessible with parking and entrances on both sides of the building.
The Lake Shore Public Library offers wonderful views of Lake Erie from a convenient location. Pop in for a quick pick from our updated collection or stick around for a fabulous sunset. Our friendly staff is always available to answer your questions or offer a suggestion.
7 Public Access Computers and 2 Laptops; printing is 10¢ per page for black and white and 25¢ for color. Includes Microsoft Office Applications and Internet Access. For more information, see "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"
Wi-Fi available to connect with your own laptop or wireless device.
Self Check-Out stations featuring RFID technology.
Drop Box depository to return library material 24/7.
Meeting Room available upon request. Seating capacity is 46.
Copy machine available at 25¢ per copy.
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Lake Shore Public Library Policies
- Archived Materials Policy
- Bulletin Board
- Claims Audit
- Conflict of Interest
- Ethics Policy
- Open Meetings Law Policy
- Petty Cash
- Reading Garden
- Rules of Conduct
The Lake Shore Public Library is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.
Hours of Operation
We will continue to offer Curbside/Walkup service as an option. To place orders, call the library at 627-3017.
The hold system is still active and any available holds can be picked up using curbside service. Before placing a hold, it is recommended for patrons to check the online catalog for available items at www.buffalolib.org.
The drop box will remain open.
Please visit www.buffalolib.org for continued library system updates and to see which libraries are open for regular service.
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: Beginning Monday May 24, the Hamburg Library will accept donations of books, DVDs and CDs. For more information on what can be donated, see our Donation Guidelines. Please bring any donations to the public service desk during open hours.
Wednesday, September 29 at 7 pm
Join Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Preserve at Lake Shore Library for an out-of-this-world experience!
Astronomers will map the night sky for you — including stars, planets, constellations, and deep space objects — using telescopes and specialized equipment. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, warm clothing, and blankets.
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Story Time at Lake Shore Library
Join Miss Stephanie every Tuesday at 10 am for Story Time! Ages 3-6 welcome, no registration necessary. See our Facebook Events page for weekly themes and crafts. Story Time runs from September 14-October 19.
The last Saturday of every month from 1-3 pm.
Build. Create. Play! with Lego Club
We have regular Legos and large Duplos--so it's perfect for all ages! Afterwards, your creations will be on display in the library. No registration is required.
Kids Take and Make Crafts
The Lake Shore Library has take and make crafts with seasonal themes! Each kit includes everything you need to make the craft (except glue).
No registration, first come first served.
October Adult Craft Night
We are meeting in person this month!
Monday, October 18 at 6:30 pm
Register here, by calling the library, or by signing up in person
Craft night is for ADULTS ONLY (age 18+).
October Cookbook Club
Choose a recipe from The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook by Steve and Kathy Doocy, cook it, and bring it to pass!
Monday, October 11 @ 6:30 pm
To sign up, choose a recipe from the cookbook at the circulation desk.
Halloween Movies at the Library
Saturday, October 16 @ 1 pm: Beetlejuice
Saturday, October 30 at 1 pm: Tower of Terror (shown during Lego Club)
More information can be found on our events calendar or Facebook page.
Do you have a friend or family member with Alzheimer's/dementia? Do you work in an assisted living facility or nursing home? If so, the Lake Shore Library now has Memory Kits!
What are Memory Kits? Memory Kits feature a variety of items to inspire memories, discussions, and interaction with people with memory loss issues. Each kit comes with DVDs, CDs, games, and activities. We also have a game backpack filled with fun activities to get people talking, laughing, and engaging their minds. Kits can be checked out for one week with one renewal. Please view our Circulation Guidelines for more information.
Kits are available in the following themes:
Stop into the Lake Shore Library today to check out a kit!
Online resources are now available in the document below. List of resources include:
- Virtual field trips
- Story Times
- Sensory Play
- Escape Rooms
- Report to the Community 2020
- Report to the Community 2019
- 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
Catherine Lee, Vice-President
Holly Schreiber, Treasurer
Sheree Hillman, Secretary
Anita Metzger, Trustee
Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes
- January 2021 Minutes
- February 2021 Minutes
- March 2021 Minutes
- April 2021 Minutes
- May 2021 Minutes
- June 2021 Minutes
- July 2021 Minutes
- September 2021 Minutes (DRAFT)
- January 2020 Minutes
- February 2020 Minutes
- April 2020 Minutes
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- September 2020 Minutes
- October 2020
- November 2020
- December 2019 Minutes
- October 2019 Minutes
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- October 2018 Minutes
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