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!

This week at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

Monday & Wednesday, July 27 & 29: 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.

Tuesday, July 28; 10 a.m.: Charlie and Checkers present "Every Hero Has A Story!" at the Delevan Training Center, 1006 N. Main St. FREE!
NO Story Time programs at the Library today!

Wednesday, July 29; 6:30-8:30 pm

Music in the Park (Delevan Village Park--rain location is Pioneer Middle School). Concert by Gene Hilts & the Rustic Ramblers. Bring your own chair! Also--Celebrate the 100 year Anniversary of the Village or Delevan--Cake after concert, Historical Displays in the Village Hall. Happy Birthday Delevan!

Thursday, July 30; 6:00 pm--'Tween/Teen Movie: "Catching Fire" in the  Anderson Community Room. Free admission, & Free Snacks.

Friday, July 31; 3 pm: Friday Flick--showing "Guardians of the Galaxy" in the Anderson Community Room. Free Admission & Free Snacks!

Tuesday, Aug 4; 10 a.m.: Omnipresent Puppet Theater presents "Puss 'N Boots" at the Delevan Training Center, 1006 N. Main St. FREE!
NOStory Time programs at the Library today!

The 2015 Summer Reading  Program has begun!

Sign-up to participate in the Reading Incentive Program. For Preschoolers to grade 12 students, read at least 15 mins every day. When you have 5 slots filled in on your reading record, it is good for a themed prize, a treat from the candy barrel, and a ticket for the drawing on Sat, Aug 8th, to give away gift bags filled with goodies!
 Weekly story programs and other events are also planned. Stop in and pick-up a calendar.

Adults are also invited to participate and set a good example for the kids!

 For more information, visit the Summer Reading

Summer 2015 Titles available through August 13

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for young adults. Starting again May 7th 2015, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - a current young adult title along with a thematically paired classic or required summer reading title. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to dobwnload at

July 23 - July 29

March, by Geraldine Brooks; narrated by Richard Easton (Penguin Audio)

Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott; narrated by Kate Reading (Listening Library)

July 30 - August 5

Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, by Tanya Lee Stone; narrated by  J.D. Jackson (Brilliance Audio)

John Ball’s In the Heat of the Night, by Matt Pelfrey; Read by Ryan Vincent Anderson, Michael Hammond, Kalen Harriman, Travis Johns, James Morrison, Darren Richardson, Tom Virtue (L.A.Theatre Works)

August 6 - August 13

Under a War-Torn Sky, by L.M. Elliott; narrated by Elizabeth Wiley (Tantor Audio)

 The Old Brown Suitcase, by Lillian Boraks-Nemetz; narrated by Sofia Newman (Post Hypnotic Press)

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

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(Saul Bellow, Quoted in The Reader's Quotation Book)

Holiday Closings:January 1 - New Year's Day; Sat-Mon, May 24-26 - Memorial Day Weekend;  Fri-Sun, July 4-6 -Independence Day Weekend; Sat-Mon, Aug 30-Sept 1 - Labor Day Weekend; November 27 - Thanksgiving; December 24 -26 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).

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 & Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM(July 1 -Aug 15)

Fri: 1:00 - 6:00PM
Saturday:  9 a.m. - 1:00 PM; Sunday:  Closed

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!