Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

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


Member of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System

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

“Quilting Basics for Beginners”
Two weeks left of a 3-week class taught by Joan Bigham
(Local Award-winning Quilter & Instructor)

Tuesdays:  Nov 3rd & 10th
 6-8 pm in the Anderson Community Room


2015 Summer Reader Gift Bag Winners are: Ian Laird, Teen guy; Wendy Kohlhagen, Adult 1; Renee Wright, 'Tween Gal, brother and sister: Daniel Palmateer, 'Tween Guy, & Samantha Palmateer, Teen Gal; Daniel Vogt, Preschool boy;  Camryn Wilcox, Preschool girl; Diane Battaglia, Adult 2; Gabi Heckatorn, Elementary School Girl. Not pictured is Matthew Lepp, Elementary School boy. .

Sandy Tuttle, of Delevan, NY, is the winner of the "People's Choice Award" for the Library 's 7th Annual Quilt Show, held July 13-18 in the library's Anderson Community Room. Her submission called, "Civil War Tribute," and shown in the background, was a "Block of the Month" project offered by the Ellicottville Quilt Shop. Mrs. Tuttle said it took her 4 years to complete this king-size bed quilt project. Her prize was a frame - able certificate & a $25 gift certificate to Creekside Fabric Shop in Arcade.  Congratulations, Sandy!

Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

Mon & Wed, Nov 2 & 4: 6-8 pm

TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room. Led by an instructor from B.O.C.E.S.

Tues, Nov 3; 10 am Preschool Story Time meets in the Family Resource Room at Delevan Elementary School. We are focusing on the letter "C" and will have cow stories. If your child has a cow toy or blanket, bring it to story time!

Nov 3rd & 10th, FREE Beginners' Quilting Class--Week 2 of a three week class taught by Joan Bigham on Tuesdays, 6-8 pm in the Anderson Community Room.

Use links above or below to check out events for this week!

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

Holiday Closings:January 1 - New Year's Day; Sat-Mon, May 23-25 - Memorial Day Weekend;  Fri-Sun, July 3-5 -Independence Day Weekend; Sat-Mon, Sept 5-7 - Labor Day Weekend; November 26 - Thanksgiving; December 24 -27 Christmas;  December 31 - New Year's Eve.

The Library is OPEN on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Columbus Day & Veterans' Day

Emergency Closings are also reported on (Channel 7-TV) & (Channel 4-TV).

Michael Giles,a member of the Board of Trustees since 2006, is currently the board president.

Gwen Bixby joined the Library as Director in March 2007. She shares her love of reading and life-long learning by selecting materials and planning programs for toddlers to adults.

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!