Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

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


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

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March 29, 2016

Elaine Stumpf, a member of the Board of Trustees since 2008, is the current Board President, and the immediate past Treasurer.

The American Library Association's Office of Intellectual Freedom iscelebrating "Banned Books Week, Sept 25 - Oct 1, 2016.

Read A Banned Book!

Join us to view the movie, "The Color Purple," based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Alice Walker, on Tues, Sept 27 at 6 pm in the Anderson Community Room. A brief discussion will follow, to compare the book and movie, and to consider why it was a "banned book." Join us Thurs, Sept 29 at 6 pm to view and then discuss "Of Mice and Men," based on the book by John Steinbeck.  Snacks will be available.

Cheryl Dash, of Delevan, is pictured with her quilt, "No Diamonds in the Sky," which is the 2016 People's Choice Award Winner, in this year's Quilt Show at the Library.

We hope you visited & enjoyed our 5 "Story Walks"!


Should we do Story Walk again next year?

Tell us what you think about the Story Walk on our Facebook page!

Or submit a picture of your family on the walk!


Our 2016 Summer Reading Incentive programs for all ages,

toddler to adults is  over!

Congratulations and thanks to all the Readers in preschool to grade 12 who participated in the Reading Incentive portion of the program.

The winners of ten Summer Reader Gift Bags are: Adult Bag 1 - Erin Hammell; Adult bag 2 - Sharon Brown; Teen Gal -Abby Wainwright; Teen Guy - Thomas Kolasny (accepted for him, by his sister Caroline); 'Tween Gal -Theresa Kolasny; 'Tween Guy -Ryan Ward; Elementary Girl - Mary Grace Kolasny; Elementary Boy - Kohl Schweickert; Preschool Girl -Annalise J.; Preschool Boy - Kole Hammell.


Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!





Mon & Wed, Sept 26th & 28th;  5-8 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.


September 25 - October 1 is Banned Book Week -Read a "Banned Book!" Join us to view the movie, "The Color Purple," based on the book by Alice Walker, on Tues, Sept 27 at 6 pm in the Anderson Community Room. A brief discussion will follow, to compare the book and movie, and to consider why it was a "banned book." Join us Thurs, Sept 29 at 6 pm to view and then discuss "Of Mice and Men," based on the book by John Steinbeck. Snacks will be available.


Tues, Sept 27, 10 am: Preschool Story Time begins in the Family Resource Room at Delevan Elementary School. Age-appropriate stories, songs & activities, including a craft and a snack. To register contact Melissa Connolly at 492-9478.



"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 28-30 - Memorial Day Weekend;  Sat-Mon, July 2-4 -Independence Day Weekend;Sat-Mon, Sept 3-5 - Labor Day Weekend; November 24 - Thanksgiving; December 23 -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 WKBW.com (Channel 7-TV) & WGRZ.com (Channel 4-TV).


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!