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

Join our Summer Reading Incentive programs for all ages, toddler to adults!

The more you read (or are read to) the more chances you earn to win one of ten

Summer Reader Gift Bags to be given away "By the Luck of the Draw" on Sat., Aug 6th.

See details on the Summer Reading page.

Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

Saturday -Monday, July 2-4,the Library will beCLOSEDin observance of Independence Day. The Library will reopen at 9 am on Tuesday, July 5th.

Tuesday, July 5th, 10 am, Story Program for Summer School Students in the Anderson Community Room, featuring sports-related stories and activities. (About 30 minutes of reading to count for reading incentive program prizes!)

Tuesday, July 5th, 11 am, Preschool Storytime in the Anderson Community Room. Age-appropriate stories, crafts and a snack for children ages 3 + up.

Tuesday, July 5th, 12:30 pm, Story Program for School-age children (grade k-4) in the Anderson Community Room (This group will meet in the Village Park beginning July 12th.), featuring Sports-related stories and activities. (About 30 minutes of reading to count for reading incentive program prizes!)

Tuesday, July 5th, 6:30 pm, Wii Game Night in the Anderson Community Room for 'Tweens & Teens (ages 10 + Up). Bring your remote controller and play on our BIG Screen. Or bring your favorite card or board game. Free Snacks!

Wed, July 6th;  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.

Wed, July 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, Music in the Village Park (bring your own chair), featuring Homemade Jam, hosted by Boy Scout Troop #627. Snacks available for purchase from the Boy Scouts. (See the full concert schedule here)

Thursday, July 7, 6 pm, 'Tween/Teen Movie Night, showing "Friday Night Lights" on our BIG screen in the Anderson Community Room. Free snacks.

Friday, July 7, 3pm, Family Flick Day, showing "Air Bud" in the Anderson Community Room on our BIG Sceen. Free Snacks.

Saturday, July 9, 9am-9pm, Scrap, Craft & Chat Club meets in the Anderson Community Room. Bring you Scrapbook or other craft project. Spend an hour or the whole day. Potluck brunch--bring a dish to share; Dinner ordered in, Pre-Registration is required; call 716-492-1961.

"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 (Channel 7-TV) & (Channel 4-TV).

Michael Giles,a member of the Board of Trustees since 2006, is the immediate past president of the Board.

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!

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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.

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