Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

Mon & Wed, Jan 9th & 11th;  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.

Thurs, Jan 12th, 6-8 pm: Wii Game Night in the Anderson Community Room. Bring you remote controller and play on our BIG screen. Bring along a friend or two and your favorite Board or Card Game to play with old & new friends. Snacks provided, or bring a snack to share!

Mon, Jan 16, Martin Luther King , Jr. Day -- The Library is OPEN!

No TASC Class today.

Tues, January 17, 10 am: Preschool Story Time 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.

Wed, Jan 18, 4 pm: Monthly meeting of the DYPL board of Trustees in the Anderson Community Room.

Wed, Jan 18th;  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.

Thurs, Jan 19th, 6:30 pm: Adult Coloring Club meets in the Anderson Community Room. Pages and Colored Pencils provided, or Bring Your Own (BYO). Snacks provided or BYO.

Mon & Wed, Jan 23rd & 25th;  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.

Sat, Jan 28, 9 am - 9 pm: Scrap, Craft & Chat Club meets in the Anderson Community Room. Come spend an hour or the whole day working on your favorite project in the company of other crafters. Share a potluck Brunch around 11 am, snacks, craft ideas and tips. Dinner is ordered in around 5 pm--Reservations required! For more information or to R.S.V.P., call the Library : 716-492-1961, or Jackie: 716-492-0890.

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 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!

Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

Knowledge Seekers Society Theme Basket Winners Announced

Two winning tickets were drawn Wed, Dec 14 for the KS Society's 2016 theme baskets. Pictured above is Diane Battaglia, accepting the "Health & Wellness" basket won by her son, Bob Battaglia. The winner of the Family Fun basket was Karen Ciszak. Proceeds from the basket drawing are used to fund special projects at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library, such as prizes and performers for the Summer Reading Program. The KS Society also gives a scholarship to a Pioneer Central School Senior planning to major in English.

Holiday Closings:   Sat-Mon, May 27-29 - Memorial Day Weekend;  Sun-Tues, July 2-4 -Independence Day Weekend;Sat-Mon, Sept 2-4 - Labor Day Weekend; Saturday, Nov 11 -Veterans Day; Thursday, November 23 - Thanksgiving; Sat - Mon, December 23 -25 Christmas; Sat-Mon, Dec 30-Jan 1, 2018 New Year's.

The Library is OPEN on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mon, Jan 16; Presidents' Day, Mon, Feb 20; and Columbus Day, Mon, Oct 10 .

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

Should we do Story Walk again next year?

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When the Library closes due to weather or other emergencies, it will be posted here.

You may also check WKBW.com or WGRZ.com for Library Closing Information.

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

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.