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March 29, 2016


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

Holiday Closings for 2018: New Year's Day,Tues, Jan 1; Memorial Day Weekend, Sat-Mon, May 26-28,  Independence Day, Wed, July 4th; Labor Day Weekend, Sat-Mon, Sept 1-3; Thanksgiving Weekend, Thurs-Sun, Nov 22-25; Christmas, Sun-Wed, Dec 23-26; and New Year's, Sat-Tues, Dec 29 - Jan 1.

The Library will be OPEN on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mon, Jan 15; Presidents' Day, Mon, Feb 19; Good Friday, March 30;  Columbus Day, Mon, Oct 8; and Veterans Day, Nov 12.

Our Staff

Welcome to our Library!


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.


Sat, Dec 15, 10am-12pm: Gift Wrap Workshop meets in the Anderson Community Room. Need a place a way from Sneaky Peekers, or assistance with your wrapping challenges? We're here to help! Gift Wrap, tape, ribbon, bows, tags, etc.,  provided in exchange or a donation of any amount. Call 716-492-1961 for more information.


Mon & Wed, Dec 17 & 19, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.


Tues, Dec 18, 10 am: Preschool Story-time in the Anderson Community Room. Today's theme is "Christmas Secrets". Age appropriate stories, rhymes, songs, a craft and a snack!


Tue & Thur, Dec 18 & 20, 6-8 pm: Gift Wrap Workshop meets in the Anderson Community Room. Need a place a way from Sneaky Peekers, or assistance with your wrapping challenges? We're here to help! Gift Wrap, tape, ribbon, bows, tags, etc.,  provided in exchange or a donation of any amount. Call 716-492-1961 for more information.


Sun - Wed, Dec 23-26, the Library isCLOSED - Have  a Merry Christmas! The library will reopen on Thursday, Dec 27 at 12 noon. No Mon or Tues TASC classes, no Tues Preschool Storytime.


Sun - Tues, Dec 30 - Jan 1, the Library is CLOSED - Have  a Happy New Year! The library will reopen on Wednesday, Jan 2 at 1 pm. No Monday TASC class, no Tues Preschool Storytime.


Wed, Jan 2, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.



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.

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.

The Knowledge Seekers' Society is selling tickets for their annual theme basket raffle. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5, and available from any KS member or at the Library Circulation Desk. Proceeds will benefit the Library and a Pioneer High School Senior with a scholarship in June.
Pictured at left is  "WNY Favorites," and on the right, "Family Favorites"

The complete list of contents can be found here.

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.

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 theChautauqua-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