West Seneca Public Library

West Seneca Public Library

1300 Union Rd.
West Seneca, NY 14224
United States

Fax: 716-674-9206
Robert Alessi, Director

Located within the West Seneca Community Center & Library found in Centennial Park, one half mile north of the Southgate Plaza, next to Town Hall. 

Wheelchair accessible.  Parking lot available.
Meeting Rooms.
Study Rooms.

Copy machine: 15 cents each for black & white, 30 cents for color for 8 1/2 x 11 sheet. 

Fax machine: 

Fax or scan using a Prepaid Card-
USA, Canada & Caribbean : $1.75 for the first page, $1.00 for each additional page.  Internationally: $3.75 for the first page, $6.75 for 2 pages, and $10.75 for up to 3 pages.

Fax or scan using Credit/Debit-
USA, Canada & Caribbean : $1.75 for the first page, $1.00 for each additional page.  Internationally: $3.95 for the first page, $3.45 for each additional page.

Public Access Computers with Internet, printers (10 cents black & white, 25 cents color), and three scanners.

Laptops are available for checkout to use within the library with a valid library card.

Sit-down, full-color, auto-focus video magnifier unit available for public use in the library (16 levels of magnification).

Ongoing Sale 
The West Seneca Library has an ongoing book sale of donated materials.

Social Media
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/buffalolibrary.westseneca



Community Resources

Town of West Seneca

West Seneca Schools

West Seneca Historical Society

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Policy

Individuals interested in volunteering at the B&ECPL must fill out a Volunteer Application and a Volunteer Liability Waiver and Release form.  Volunteers under the age of 17 will be designated as Junior Volunteers and must have parental approval to volunteer. 

Volunteers will be accepted based on the library’s project and programmatic needs matched with the individuals’ qualifications/interests as determined during the selection process.  The library may not accept every volunteer application.  A background check and/or reference checking may be required before any volunteer can begin an assignment.

Community Room Reservation Requests

Library Meeting Room Policy

Community Room Reservation Requests are made online via a link on the Town of West Seneca web site.  West Seneca Public Library events and certain Town of West Seneca meeting functions receive priority for scheduling purposes.

Beyond these West Seneca Public Library or Town events, the Community Room is intended for use for free public events, workshops, educational classes and meetings.  Documentation naming the Town of West Seneca as additional insured during a meeting/event will be required.  

A representative of the West Seneca Public Library or Town of West Seneca will respond to the online Community Room Reservation Request as soon as possible.

Study Rooms

Study Room Policy

The West Seneca Public Library features 5 study rooms available for use during regular library hours.  The rooms are intended for informal individual or small group use and are not to be used for commercial purposes.  Rooms may be booked for up to 2 hours per day.  For more information or to book a time slot, please stop by the library or call us at 674-2928.

The West Seneca Public Library is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

West Seneca Public Library

Upcoming Events  

The West Seneca Public Library shall remain closed until such time as the guidance of the Governor of the State of New York supports reopening.  The West Seneca Public Library Board of Trustees and/or Executive Committee shall reconvene as necessary.  

The book drop at the West Seneca Public Library is also now CLOSED.  All items checked out from Feb. 11 to present have had due dates extended automatically to May 18, 2020.


May 2020

June 2020



Friends of the West Seneca Public Library

Friends of the West Seneca Public Library Membership Application

The Friends of the West Seneca Public Library are community members with an interest in supporting the services offered by the library. The Friends also provide funding for books, programs and supplies for children and adults.  

The Friends have an ongoing fundraiser!  Purchase a personalized, hand-carved wooden book which will be displayed in the library over the fireplace!  Full details here.

Next meeting: TBD



West Seneca School Yearbook Collection

The West Seneca Public Library now has several West Seneca school yearbooks available for in-library use.  A list of the volumes included in the collection (along with volumes that we do not yet have) can be found HERE.  

A special thank you to the West Seneca Central School District and the West Seneca West alumni for their generous efforts in helping to assemble this collection of yearbooks!    

West Seneca Public Library Board Info

Annual Report

Board of Trustees

William Josefiak-President
Kelly Clifford-Secretary
Jennifer Dobe-Treasurer
Patricia Wass
Cynthia Johnson

All West Seneca Library Board meetings are open to the public and take place in the library.

Board meetings currently scheduled are:

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 4:15pm
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 4:15pm
  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 4:15pm
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 4:15pm
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 4:15pm
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 4:15pm
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 4:15pm

Board Meetings Agendas, Minutes

2020 Minutes

2019 Minutes

2018 Minutes

2017 Minutes

2016 Minutes

2015 Minutes

2014 Minutes

2013 Minutes


West Seneca Public Library Board of Trustees Bylaws


West Seneca Public Library Budget and Resolution 2020

Strategic Plan

West Seneca Public Library Long Range Plan 2019-2023