Library HOURS:  Mon & Wed: 1:00 - 8:00 PM

               Tues: 9:00 AM - Noon; 2:00 - 8:00 PM
Thurs: 12:00 - 8:00 PM

Fri: 1:00 - 6:00 PM
Saturday:  9 AM - 1:00 PM; Sunday:  Closed

The DYPL Board of Trustees recently held an Open House to Honor retiring Library Director Gwen Bixby and Welcome New Library Director Erin Brotka.

Upcoming (FREE) Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

Tues, July 30th @ 6:00 pm "World of Origami" with Connie Dalbo.

Thursdays- Aug. 1st, 8th & 15th @ 6:00 pm: Teen Movie Night celebrates space! (8/1 "Space Between Us"; 8/8 "Passengers"; 8/15 "Hidden Figures")

Fridays-Aug. 2nd & 9th @ 3:00 pm: Friday Family Flicks  Celebrate SPACE! (8/2 "Zathura"; 8/9 "E.T.) Free popcorn and pop.

Tues, Aug. 6th @ 10:00 am: Omnipresent Puppets presents-Cosmic Joe & Star Gazer Pirates

Tues, Aug. 6th @ 6:00 pm: Tie Dye T-Shirt Night (Sign up at Library)

Mons. & Weds. 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Sat, Aug. 10th @ 9:00 am: Scrap, Craft & Chat Club

Tues, Aug 13th @ 10 am, Preschool Story Time in the Anderson Community Room.

Tues, Aug 13th @ 11 am, Story Hour/Craft for students entering Grades K-4, in the Anderson Community Room.

Tues, Aug. 13th @ 12:30 pm, Quick Center Art Mobile (create a work of art:)at the Delevan Village Park.

Sat, Aug. 17th @ 10:00 am: Juggler, Nels Ross with "In Jest" present "An Oddball Universe"

Sat, Aug. 17th @ 11:00 am: Ice Cream Social/Drawing of Summer Reading Program prizes

Wed, August 21st, 4 pm: DYPL Board of Trustees meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Thurs. Aug. 22nd-Fri. Aug. 30th: Used Book Sale

"People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned."
(Saul Bellow, Quoted in The Reader's Quotation Book)

Holiday Closings for 2019: New Year's Day,Tues, Jan 1; Memorial Day Weekend, Sat-Mon, May 25-27,  Independence Day, Thurs, July 4th; Labor Day Weekend, Sat-Mon, Aug 31 - Sept 2; Veterans' Day, Mon, Nov 11; Thanksgiving Weekend, Thurs-Sun, Nov 28 - Dec 1; Christmas, Tues-Thurs, Dec 24-26; and New Year's, Tues - Wed, Dec 31 - Jan 1.

The Library will be OPEN on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mon, Jan 21; Presidents' Day, Mon, Feb 18; Good Friday, April 19; and Columbus Day, Mon, Oct 14.

Erin Brotka joined the Library as Director in May 2019. She looks forward to sharing  her love of reading and life-long learning with the Delevan-Yorkshire community..

Our Staff

Our mission is simple: To provide materials and programs for members of the community for educational, informational and recreational use.


The Delevan-Yokrshire Public library is located at 28 School Street in the Village of Delevan, NY. It is chartered by the New York State Education Department to serve the population of the Village of Delevan and the Town of Yorkshire, population 4210.

The Library has books, magazines, audio books (on CD's and cassettes) movies (in DVD& VHS formats), and puzzles available for loan for users of all ages.

Library card holders may also borrow e-book titles in reader or audio formats for tablets, smart phones and other electronic devices.

Welcome to our Library!

Watch the trailer for a new movie coming out in 2018: "The Public".

Directed by Emilio Estevez, and actors include Estevez,  Christian Slater, & Alec Baldwin. Check out an interview with Slater and Estevez, here.

Looking for Adventure?

Look no further than your Local Library! Check out a Day Adventure Pass and enjoy FREEor reduced price admission to one of our amazing cultural partners!

Click here for more information.

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March 29, 2016

Brandon Stearnsr, a member of the Board of Trustees since 2017, is the current Board President.

Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

28 School Street / PO Box 185, Delevan, NY 14042
Phone: 716-492-1961
Fax: 716-492-3398


Member of theChautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System