Welcome to our Library!

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.

Our Staff

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.

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

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

               Tues: 9:00AM - Noon; 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Thurs: Noon-8 PM;Fri: 1:00 - 6:00PM
Saturday:  9 a.m. - 1:00 PM; Sunday:  Closed

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

Email: delyorkpublib@yahoo.com

Member of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System

Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

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 reported on WKBW.com (Channel 7-TV) & WGRZ.com (Channel 4-TV).

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

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

Knowledge Seekers Society holds Annual Fundraiser!

Drawing to be held for themed gift baskets on Thursday, Dec 11th.

Tickets for the drawing are $2 each or 3 for $5,

and may be purchased from KS members or at the Library Circulation Desk

Family Fun  Basket Contents:

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$25 Gift Card to Good Times of Olean
DVD’s:  Happy Feet, The Lorax
Bubble bucket & book
Stepping Stone set
Braidzilla Bracelet kit
Soccer ball
Giant Coloring Fun Pad & Crayons
I Love NY Card Game
Popcorn, Skittles, Sugar babies
Animal Print Throw

Shark Pop-Up Book
W.A.R.P. book on CD
Clue Game
Scrabble Game
Walking T. Rex Skeleton Kit /w Book
$20 gift card for Marco's

Rest & Relaxation

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Spa slippers w/ foot lotion
Lily of Valley candle
Anti-stress sinus pillow
“White Iris” diffuser set
4 margarita glasses
Bubble bath & massage oil
Book on making cocktails
Red shopping bag
Bottle of wine
Tea cup & tea
Godiva chocolate bars
Godiva truffles
Relaxation CD
Crabtree & Evelyn gift box
Bath/shower body brush & puff
$50 Barnes & Noble gift card
Avon products
$20 Tim Horton’s gift card
Photo frames
$20 Darci’s nail and waxing gift card
Assorted teas
“Harvest Time” diffuser set
4 bottles body lotion and wash

Western NY Favorites

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Maple syrup - Arcade, NY 
$20 gift Cert + 2 glasses Savage Winery – Sardinia, NY
New Hope Mills pancake mix – Auburn, NY
Goat Milk Soaps – Harper Hill Farm – Darien NY
MaD Foodz – hot sauce set – Caneadea, NY
Ceramic cup holder – Arcade, NY
Blackberry bath salts – Machias, NY
Caramel apple candle – Machias, NY
Microwave neck wrap – Chaffee, NY
Grape juice – Dunkirk, NY
Once Again…Natural peanut butter – Nunda, NY
$40 gift certificate to Chanderson’s
Lavender laundry soap -– Chaffee, NY
Salsa - Wildwood Glen – Portageville, NY
Dilly beans - Wildwood Glen – Portageville, NY
Chef’s pasta sauce – Buffalo, NY
Weber’s relish – Buffalo, NY
Buffalo Games puzzles (2000 & 750 pieces)
Ceramic bread warmer – Phelps, NY
Jacqueline’s Hair Salon - $10 gift certificate
Savage Winery – Sardinia, NY -2 bottles of wine 
Arcade Center Farm – maple sugar, New Hope Mills mixes
Pierce Milling – Mrs. Snowman bird feeder
Hen-Hawk Acres – mittens & ½ pint of maple syrup
Ellicottville Quilt Shop - Handmade table topper and placemats
Marble Springs Berries