33 Main St.
Akron, NY 14001
Located in the Village of Akron on Main Street near Rt. 93. Wheelchair accessible.
We offer 13 Public Access Computers with Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access and a Scanner. Printing is available; black & white copies are $.10 and color copies are $.25.
Local Akron/Newstead Newspapers dating back to 1878 are now searchable from every public computer in the library.
Copy Machine: $.15 for 8 1/2 x11 and $.30 for 8 1/2 x 14
Fax Machine for outgoing faxes : The first page is $1.75 and each additional page is $1.00. A Credit/Debit Card may be used or a Fax card can be purchased.
What's Special About the Newstead Public Library
The Newstead Public Library is located in the heart of the village of Akron. We are just a short walk from the historical Octagon House and village shops. At the Library you will always be greeted with a smile and a helpful hand. For the charm and feel of a hometown library, stop in and visit the Newstead Public Library.
Friends of the Library
We have a very supportive Friends of the Library group that sponsors a used book sale in the Spring and Fall. There are three ways to become involved as a Friend: (1) as a member, (2) as a donor, and/or (3) as a volunteer. Please contact the Newstead Public Library for more information on how to become involved.
Suppport the Newstead Public Library when you shop amazonsmile!
AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization
You will now find a bright yellow and green Abitibi Paper Retriever Recycling Bin in the rear parking lot of the Newstead Public Library. Please drop off your newspapers, magazines, shopping catalogs, old mail, shredded papers, office papers, school papers and envelopes in the recycling bin. Items not accepted are cardboard, cereal/soda cartons, food wrap/ containers, tissue products, phone books, plastic or glass. Did you know that every year Americans use more than 67 million tons of paper or 580 pounds per person? That is a lot of paper! Please bring your recyclable paper to the yellow and green bin.
Meeting Room: All meetings must be open to the public. No fees can be charged. Room capacity is 50. Application may be downloaded.
Special Newstead Public Library Board Meeting- Monday March 30 11am by telephone- 1(646)749-3122, access code 686-078-557
Newstead Public Library Policies
- Claims Audit Policy
- Conflict of Interest Policy
- Credit Card Policy
- Freedom of Information Law Policy
- Library Investment Policy
- Petty Cash Policy
- Procurement Policy
- Rules of Conduct Policy
- Whistleblower Policy
- Meeting Room Application
- Meeting Room Policy
- Meeting Room Rules of Use
The Newstead Public Library is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.
We have missed all of our library friends and families!!
Our doors are now OPEN and we would love to see you!
Modified Hours of Operation:
Monday and Wednesday 1 pm - 8 pm
Tuesday and Friday 10 am - 5 pm
We are still happy to provide Curbside Pickup. Just call 542-2327 or email email@example.com with a list of items that you would like from our library. Requesting of materials from other libraries begins on July 1.
Summer Reading 2020
Boys and Girls , ages 12 and under, join our summer independent reading fun! Pick up your traditional paper log in the library or new this year, you can submit time read through the link below. Prizes will be given at 15, 30 and 45 hours!
Have FUN Reading!!!!
Virtual Checkers live TV!
It’s here! We are super excited to announce our brand new program, Checkers LibraryTV! This new show was created to bring relief to libraries and their patrons during this difficult time and will run all summer. A new program will be added every Monday. The program is free to all.
Virtual (online) Fun Science Friday with Miss Kristine- Check in every Friday for a new science project
Virtual (online) Storyhour - Check our Newstead Public Library youtube channel for fun stories, games and crafts anytime!
Virtual (online) Cooking Classes - Check our Newstead Public Library youtube channel for lots of good recipes and baking tips! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLP0PjQ8TKACvkyExEFbulA
Dolly Partons Imagination Library comes to Akron. Give a preschool child the gift of reading. This is a free gift to your child. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child's name directly to your home for Free! This program is made possible through the generosity of The Bank of Akron and supported by the Friends of the Newstead Public Library. Here's how to get started:
- Be a resident of the Akron School District
- For children from birth to age 5
- Submit a registration form
- read with your child and have fun!
Simply fill out the registration form available at the library or enroll on-line at www.imaginationlibrary.com
Board of Trustees
President - Suzanne Sweitzer
Treasurer - Susan Brown
Secretary - Bob Tiedt
Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes
June Board Meeting - Wednesday, June 10 @ 7 pm
GoTo Meeting: United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
- One-touch: tel:+13127573121,,129701109#
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