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.

Our 2016 Summer Reading Incentive programs for all ages,

toddler to adults is almost over!

Readers in preschool to grade 12 may come in to show us their reading records for reading through Aug 13, submit reviews for things read by Aug 13,  and collect their prizes until Aug 31.

Adults may continue to submit Reviews online until Aug. 31.

The drawing for a $50 gift card will be held Sept. 1st.

See details on the Summer Reading page.

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, Aug 22nd & 24th;  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.

Tues, Aug 23, 6 pm. "Residential Solar Applications" - an informational meeting presented by Solar Liberty, a WNY-based company, in the Anderson Community Room.

Thurs-Sat, Aug 25-27 Annual Used Book Sale in the Anderson Community Room.

Sat-Mon, Sept 3-5, the Library will be CLOSED in observance of Labor Day Weekend and will reopen at 9a.m. on Tues, Sept 6th.

"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).

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!

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

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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

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


Member of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System

The Library will be CLOSED Sat-Mon, Sept 3-5th, in observance of Labor Day.

Have a safe Holiday, and we'll see you when the Library reopens at 9 am, on Tues, Sept 6.

Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

Join Us Tues, Aug 23rd at 6 pm,
for a  Free Informational Meeting on Residential Solar Panels
Presented by Solar Liberty, a WNY-based company,
In the Anderson Community Room at Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

Have you visited our "Story Walk" yet?

The current and last classic story is "The Story of Ferdinand" and it will be displayed until Sept 5th.   The Story Walk is the Library's way of encouraging the community to "Read & Exercise!"

The walk around the library & parking lot is about one-quarter mile long.

Should we do Story Walks 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!