Lake Shore Branch Library
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 3 Laptops; printing, including Mobile 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.
Next Scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting
The next meeting of the Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees is scheduled for Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 6 PM at the Hamburg Public Library, 102 Buffalo Street.
Hours of Operation
We will continue to offer Curbside/Walkup service as an option. To place orders, call the library at (716) 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.
Please visit www.buffalolib.org for continued library system updates.
You may also visit our Facebook and our website. We wish you all health and safety, and we look forward to seeing you when we reopen!
The Lake Shore Library is accepting 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.
Join the Friends of the Hamburg Public Library!
Friends of the Hamburg Public Library is a dedicated group of volunteers that supports the policies and programs of both branches of the library through sponsored book sales and other fundraising activities. Please join us in this worthwhile cause. Become a member today! Applications are available at both library branches or for download here.
Health Kits for Kids
Thanks to a grant from WNYLRC and NNLM, we have health kits for kids! These kits contain games, active play items, coloring pages, and a book to help teach kids about the human body and how to keep it healthy--inside and out. The kits include:
Each kit circulates for one week with one renewal and must be returned to a staff members, NOT in the drop box. Stop in today for your kit and for further information.
December Cookbook Club
Bring your favorite cookie or appetizer recipe!
Monday, December 11 at 6:30 pm
Bring your favorite cookie or appetizer recipe to share, potluck style. If you don't have a favorite, choose an appetizer from the book Best Dips & Apps Ever by Monica Sweeney. Sign up at the circulation desk to pick your recipe.
Adult Craft Night
Monday, December 18 @ 6:30 pm
Registration required in person, over the phone or online
Craft night is for ADULTS ONLY (age 18+).
Lake Shore Book Club
Wednesday, December 27 @ 6:30 pm
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Email email@example.com for reading guide
Story Time at Lake Shore Library
Join Miss Stephanie every Tuesday at 10 am for Story Time! Ages 3-6 welcome, no registration is necessary. Story Time usually runs from for six weeks.
November 21: Teddy Bears
November 28: Hats
December 7: Polar Bears
December 14: Winter
Like Legos? Join us for Lego Club!
Bring your creativity and build a creation.
Last Saturday of every month from 1-3 pm.
No registration required.
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 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!
Board of Trustees
Michelle Parker, President
Catherine Lee, Vice-President
Holly Schreiber, Treasurer
Sheree Hillman, Secretary
Anita Metzger, Trustee
Meeting Dates, Agenda, Minutes, Reports, and Resolutions
All meetings will be held at the Hamburg Public Library, 102 Buffalo Street
Wednesday, January 24 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, March 27 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, May 22 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, July 24 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, September 25 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, November 27 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
All meetings will be held at the Lake Shore Library, 4857 Lake Shore Road
Wednesday, January 11 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, May 10 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes| Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, July 12 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Monday, August 21 @ 8 am | Agenda | Minutes (meeting held at the Hamburg Library, 102 Buffalo Street)
Monday, May 2 @ 6 pm (Hamburg Library) | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Monday, July 11 @ 6 pm (Lake Shore Library) | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Monday, September 12 @ 6 pm (Hamburg Library) | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Monday, November 22 @ 6 pm (Lake Shore Library) | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions