Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

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March 29, 2016

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.

Daryl Decker, a member of the Board of Trustees since 2014, is the current Board President, and the immediate past Treasurer.

Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

"Day by Day NY" is a Family Literacy Calendar/website for families with young children with daily features, such as a story, videos, songs, poems and other activities.Check it out here.

Mon & Wed, March 18 & 20, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Wed, March 20, 3:00 pm: Rel. Ed. Release Time in the Anderson Community Room.

Wed, March 20 4 pm: DYPL Board of Trustees Meeting in the Anderson Community Room.

Mon & Wed, March 25 & 27, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Tues, March 26, 10 am: Preschool Story-time in the Anderson Community Room. Today's theme is "Springtime!" Age appropriate stories, rhymes, songs, a craft and a snack!

Tues, March 26, 30 pm: Getting to Know Your Smartphone (or other devices) Workshop in the Anderson Community Room. Learn how to better use you smartphone or other device, including how to navigate, change settings, set-up and sync email or social media accounts, how to access and download free e-books and e-audio books. Space is limited. Please pre-register by Mon, March 25th, by calling the library at 716-492-1961.

"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.

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!

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

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


Member of theChautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System