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.
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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.
MEETING ROOM APPLICATION & RULES OF USE
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.
Lake Shore Public Library
Next Scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting
The meeting of the Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 10 at 6 PM at the Lake Shore Library.
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.
Lake Shore Book Club
Monday, March 27 @ 6:30 pm
House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
This is a hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting. Remote attendees can visit via Zoom at:
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 839 0532 7526
April Cookbook Club
Smitten Kitchen Keepers by Deb Perelman
Monday, April 10 at 6:30 pm
Everyone chooses a recipe from the book and brings it to share, potluck style. Sign up at the circulation desk to pick your recipe.
Adult Craft Night
Wood Bead Bunting
Monday, April 17 @ 6:30 pm
Registration required in person, over the phone or online
Tonight we will be making a wooden bead bunting.
Craft night is for ADULTS ONLY (age 18+).
Story Time at Lake Shore Library
Join Miss Stephanie every Tuesday at 10 am for Story Time! Ages 3-6 welcome, no registration necessary. Story Time runs from January 10-February 14, 2023.
The weekly themes are:
March 7: Weather
March 14: St. Patrick's Day
March 22: World Puppetry Day
March 28: Dragons
April 4: Colors
April 11: Boxes
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.
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.
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!
Hamburg Board Info
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 Lake Shore Library, 4857 Lake Shore Road
Wednesday, January 11 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Tuesday, March 21 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes (DRAFT) | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, May 10 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, July 12 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, September 13 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Wednesday, November 8 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Monday, January 3 @ 6 pm (Hamburg Library) | Agenda | Minutes | Reports
Monday, March 7 @ 6 pm (Lake Shore Library) | Agenda | Minutes | Reports
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 7 @ 6 pm (Lake Shore Library) | Agenda | Minutes | Reports
Monday, November 22 @ 6 pm (Lake Shore Library) | Agenda | Minutes | Reports | Resolutions
Report to the Community 2022
Board of Trustees Bylaws
Friends of the Hamburg Public Library Bylaws
Long Range Plan 2023-2027
Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Plan
Walkup/Curbside Service Plan
Declared Health Emergency Plan