Orchard Park Public Library

Orchard Park Public Library
    Library Info

    S-4570 South Buffalo St.
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
    United States

    Fax: 716-667-3098
    Peggy Errington, Director

     

    Located on the corner of Highland Avenue, three blocks south of the 20A/277 intersection. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available. 


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    Features:

    23 Public Access Computers

    All computers are networked, including 2 laptops with wireless printing and a workstation with a flatbed scanner available. All computers have Microsoft Office 2007 Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

    Printing 10 cents B&W per page, 25 cents color per page.

    Meeting Room

    Capacity 49. Wireless internet access point in room for excellent WiFi. Meeting room is also equipped for multimedia presentations. Used for library programs, available for use by nonprofit organizations (registration required call 662-9851). 

    Meeting Room with a Capacity of 45

    Study Area and Quiet Reading Room

    The Orchard Park Library has spaces available for a variety of uses from quiet study areas to tables for homework help or personal computing. 

    Study tables in the Children's Non-Fiction Section

    Cafe-Style study tables

    Inviting Children's Area!

    Children's area

    Mobile Device Charging Stations

    The Orchard Park Library has recently added two mobile device charging stations so you can charge your device while you work in the library. 

    Mobile device charging station

    Black & White Copy Machine

    For your convenience the Orchard Park Library also has a black & white copy machine. Copies are 15 cents each for 8.5 X 11in (letter sized), copies 30 cents each for 8.5 X 14in (legal sized)

    What's Special About the Orchard Park Library

    Located adjacent to the historic 1920s Railroad Depot Station, the Orchard Park Library serves southern Erie County as a center for reference and homework help with its large non-fiction collection. It has an extensive fiction, DVD and audio book collection. The children's collection is highlighted by innovative special displays and an interactive play area.  A chessboard is available for public use.

    Special programs for all ages, story times for children and computer classes are offered continually.

    And finally and most importantly, it is our knowledgeable and responsive staff that makes our library so effective, friendly and welcoming.

    Our Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library is the largest and most active Friends group in Erie County. They sponsor the 4th Tuesday speaker series, many of our special children's programs, quarterly donated book sales, an annual rare book sale and ongoing Book Nook, Book Cart and online book sales (www.ebay.com/usr/oplibrary).  Guidelines for book sale donations may be found here:  

    Donated Book Guidelines 

    Up to five (5) medium sized boxes or bags will be accepted once per day.  Friends have purchased many shelves, display units and other equipment that make this library so special. New members are always welcome. For more information, visit the Friends website: www.friendsofoplibrary.org.

    Check out our ongoing book sale, made possible by the Friends of the Orchard Park Library!

      Friends of the Library special sale cart


    Friends of the Orchard Park Library Logo

    Learn more about the Friends of the Orchard Park Library


    Orchard Park Public Library Policies 

    System-Wide Policies

    The Orchard Park Public Library is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

    Orchard Park Public Library

    orchard park library events

                              orchard park library calendar link facebook link instragram link link to spotify

     

    Library of Things

    Call 662-9851 or stop in to make a reservation for an item in the Library of Things.

    The Orchard Park Library has a library of things call 662-9851 with questions or to reserve your item.

     

     

     

    children's programs

     

     

    may letter box scavenger hunt. Participate any time during library open hours during the month of may

     

    preschool storytime registration begins april 18th

     

    Make it Monday May 2nd through June 6th - call to sign up 662-9851

     

    saturday may 21st lego club either at 1pm or 3pm sign up 662-9851 or stop in

     

    Erie County SPCA presents Paws for Love - read to a dog on Saturday May 28th from 1pm-3pm. Call 662-9851 to sign up.

    Evening family story time May 25th from 6:30-7:30pm call 662-9851 or stop in to sign up

     

     

    TEEN PROGRAMS

     

    Check out our upcoming Teen Services!

    View the Newsletter here: https://www.buffalolib.org/sites/default/files/users/opk/Newsletter%20-%20April%202022%20(1).pdf

    Or check it out below!

     

    Teen newsletter page 1

    teen newsletter page 2

     

    Teen Stem Session - Water balloon catapults Saturday June 4th from 1-2:30 Call 662-9851 or stop in to sign up

     

     

     

    Volunteering Opportunities for Teens available now at the Orchard Park Library. Call 662-9851 for more information.

    Teens can get Volunteer Hours at the Orchard Park Public Library! Download the application below, fill it out and turn it in at the Information Desk at the Orchard Park Library.

    Orchard Park Public Library Volunteer Application

     

    adult programs

     

     

     

     

    Local Author Series Presents Jim Charlier author of Buffalo Style Gardens Tuesday May 24th at 7pm. No registration required!

    ipad/iphone basics Wednesday May 25th from 4-6pm - call 662-9851 or stop in to sign up.

     

    In Good Health is a program that covers various health topics. It is hosted every second Wednesday of the  month. Registration is preferred. Call 662-9851 to sign up.

     

    Book Club meetins are held the first wednesday of the month from 6-7pm.  Call 662-9851 to sign up or to find out what the monthly book selections are. Books will be provided upon registration.

     

    in good health podcast every wednesday

    New sessions are posted weekly, check us out on:

     

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    Knitting Club is every Tuesday from 3pm-4:30pm. If you have never knitted before the library can lend you a starting kit. For additional questions, call 662-9851.

     

     

                                    

     

     


     

     


     

     

     


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

                                                                                                                                         

                                                         

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Orchard Park Public Library Board Info

    Annual Report


    Board of Trustees

    • Marianne Eimer
    • John Hinners
    • Douglas McFarland
    • Ann Marie Newbury
    • Peggy Snajczuk

    Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes, Documents

    2022

    Next scheduled meeting: May 17, 2022 at 9am

    Minutes January 18, 2022

    January 18, 2022 at 8am

    Agenda, Treasurer's Report, Voucher Expenditures, System Financial Report, Code of Conduct Policy Review

    Minutes March 15, 2022

    March 15, 2022 at 9am

    AgendaTreasurer's Report, Voucher Expenditures, System Financial Report, Librarian's ReportResolution - B&ECPL Personnel Policy, DRAFT Photography & Filming Policy DRAFT Photography & Filming Approval Form, DRAFT Media Relations Policy, State Report Approval Resolution,

    May 17, 2022

    Agenda, Treasurer's Report, Voucher Expenditures, System Financial Report, Librarian's Report, DRAFT: Annual Report to the Community 2021DRAFT Ethics Policy

    2021 MInutes

    2020 Minutes

    2019 Minutes

    2018 Minutes

    2017 Minutes

    2016 Minutes

    2015 Minutes

    2014 Minutes


    Bylaws

    By-Laws of the Orchard Park Public Library


    Budget

     


    Strategic Plan

    Orchard Park Public Library Long Range Plan - 2021-2024