Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library

Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library
    Library Info

    1187 E. Delavan Ave.
    Buffalo, NY 14215
    United States

    Danielle Ptak, Branch Manager

    Located west of Eggert Road on East Delavan Avenue, near the intersection of Bailey Avenue, next to the Bank of America. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available.

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    Public Access Computers Available: 34 public access computers and 2 scanners; 4 children's computers; 7 laptops for in-house use; 3 catalog computers. All networked (printing 10-cents B&W per page; 25-cents color) Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?" Black and white photocopies are available at 15 cents each. Also, Mobile Printing.

    We offer computer training!

    View our Bike Smart Buffalo presentation!

    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library (formerly East Delavan Branch Library) is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library

    The Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch will be closed for floor renovations from May 9th-July 11th. 

    As of Febrary 9th, 2022, masks are no longer required to enter Leroy R. Coles Jr. Branch Library. 

     

    Chromebook, Hotspot

    Do you need to use a laptop? Do you need Internet that you can use at home, on demand? Come check out one of our Chromebook Kits!

    Chromebooks are lightweight laptops that allow you to browse the Internet, type documents, check email, use social media and more! We also include a Hotspot for Internet access that can be used anywhere. This is the perfect kit for traveling, school, and technology emergencies.

    You need a library card in good standing to check out a Chromebook. Patrons under 17 must have a guardian sign a waiver and have a library card with Internet access enabled. Chromebook Kits are checked out for 7 days and you can renew them up to 2 times. 

    Questions? Call us at 716-896-4433 or email CLS@buffalolib.org!


    Need help doing something on your phone, tablet, laptop, or public computers here? Schedule One-on-One Tech Help! Appointments are available by request. 

    We can help you make a resume, upload documents to websites, browse social media, or set up an email account, among other things. Please note we cannot diagnose or fix broken devices. Stop by or call us today at 716.896.4433 for more information.

    PS: Make sure to bring chargers and accessories if you want to use your own device. We recommend writing down passwords for important accounts. 


    The Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Meeting Room is currently AVAILABLE! Please call us at 716-896-4433 or stop in to inquire about using it. 


    Come see our changes and updates!

    Located west of Eggert Road on East Delavan Avenue, near the intersection of Bailey Avenue, next to the Bank of America. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available.

    Public Access Computers: 35 public access computers (3 catalog computers) and 6 public access laptops (library card required), including a computer lab of 12 computers and two express scanner computers.

    Printing is 25 cents per color page and 10 cents per black & white page. 

    Photocopying is 15 cents per page, B&W only.

    Faxing is $1.75 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page after that. Cover pages count as a page.


    Attention Job Seekers: See the Library's Job & Career Resources located here


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    Library System Information on the Board of Trustees

    The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Board of Trustees is the governing body for the downtown Central Library, and the eight branch libraries located in the city of Buffalo. These include: Crane, Dudley, East Clinton, Leroy R. Coles, Jr., Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., Niagara, North Park and the Riverside Branch Libraries. 

    All System Board of Trustee meetings and committee meetings are open to the public

    To see monthly board meeting schedules, agendas and minutes, click here.

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    Library System Information on the Board of Trustees

    The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Board of Trustees is the governing body for the downtown Central Library, and the eight branch libraries located in the city of Buffalo. These include: Crane, Dudley, East Clinton,  Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., North Park, Elaine M. Panty Branch Library, Isaías González-Soto Branch Library, and the Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library.

    All System Board of Trustee meetings and committee meetings are open to the public

    To see monthly board meeting schedules, agendas and minutes, click here.