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

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

Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library will be closed Sat - Mon, May 28 -30, in observance of Memorial Day. Have a safe Holiday! The library will reopen at 9am on Tues, May 31st.

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March 29, 2016

Our Heart-felt Thanks to all who voted in support of

an increase in Library Aid for the

Arcade Free Library
Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library
Machias King Memorial Library!

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

Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

Fri, May 27, 1:30 p.m Adult Coloring Club meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Sat-Mon, May 28-30, The Library will be CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day. The Library will reopen at 9am on Tues,May 31.

Wednesday, June 1, 9am to 3 pm: Making on A Dime Open House: Maker-Spaces for Every-sized Library, in the Anderson Community Room. Stop in anytime to experience some maker-related activities, network with other maker-minded individuals & share maker activities. Please RSVP by May 20th using the electronic form at:

Brought to you by Pioneer Library System, Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System and Southern Tier Library System.

Wed, June 1st; 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.

Friday June 3rd to Sat, June 11th, Annual Scholastic Buy-One-Get-One Free Book Fair in the Anderson Community Room. Check it out here.

"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!