Welcome to our Library!

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.

Our Staff

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.

Michael Giles,a member of the Board of Trustees since 2006, is currently the board president.

Library HOURS:  Mon & Wed: 1:00 - 8:00 PM

               Tues: 9:00AM - Noon; 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Thurs: Noon-8 PM;Fri: 1:00 - 6:00PM
Saturday:  9 a.m. - 1:00 PM; Sunday:  Closed

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

Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

Holiday Closings:January 1 - New Year's Day; Sat-Mon, May 24-26 - Memorial Day Weekend;  Fri-Sun, July 4-6 -Independence Day Weekend; Sat-Mon, Aug 30-Sept 1 - Labor Day Weekend; November 27 - Thanksgiving; December 24 -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 WKBW.com (Channel 7-TV) & WGRZ.com (Channel 4-TV).

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

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Summer 2015 Titles available May 7 to August 13

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for young adults. Starting again May 7th 2015, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - a current young adult title along with a thematically paired classic or required summer reading title. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com.

May 7 - May 13

Beautiful Creatures, by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl; Narrated by Kevin T. Collins with Eve Bianco (Hachette Audio)

Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier; narrated by Anna Massey (Hachette Audio)

May 14 - May 20

Dodger, by Terry Prachett; narrated by Stephen Briggs (Harper Audio)

Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens (Naxos AudioBooks)

May 21 - May 27

X: A Novel, by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon; narrated by Dion Graham with Ilyasah Shabazz (Brillance Audio)

Here in Harlem, by Walter Dean Myers; narrated by Muhammad Cunningham, Michael Early, Patricia R. Floyd, Kevin R. Free, Arthur French, Dion Graham, Nathan Hinton, Ezra Knight, Robin Miles, Lizan Mitchell, Gail Nelson, Monica Patton & Charles Turner (Live Oak Media)

May 28 - June 3

The Ring and the Crown, by Melissa de la Cruz; narrated by Jennifer Ikeda (Recorded Books, Inc.)

Sea Hearts, by Margo Lanagan; narrated by Eloise Oxer & Paul English (Bolinda Publishing)

June 4 - June 10

A Corner of  White, by Jaclyn Moriarty; narrated by Fiona Hardingham, Andrew Eiden Kate Reinders & Peter McGowan(Scholastic Audiobooks)

Dracula, by Bram Stoker, Narrated by David Horovitch, Jamie Parker, Joseph Kloska and a full cast (Naxos AudioBooks)

June 11 - June 17

The Living, by Matt de la Cruz; narrated by Henry Leyva  (Brillance Audio)

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea, by Sebastian Junger; narrated by Richard Davidson (Recorded Books, Inc.)

June 18 - June 24

Rose Under Fire, by Elizabeth Wein; narrated by Sasha Patrick (Bolinda Publishing)

Anne Frank Remembered, by Miep Gies & Alison Leslie Gold; narrated by Barbara Rosenblat (Oasis Audio)

June 25 - July 1

Monster, by Walter Dean Myers; narrated by a Full Cast; Afterword read by the author (Listening Library)

Lord of the Flies, Written & narrated by William Golding (Listening Library)

July 2- July 8

Echoes of an Angel, by Aquanetta Gordon with Chris Macias; narrated by Robin Miles (christianaudio)

Buddha Boy, by Kathe Koja; narrated by Spencer Murphy & the Full Cast Family (Full Cast Audio)

July 9 - July 15

The Explorers Club, by Nell Benjamin; performed by Jack Cutmore-Scott, Carson Elrod, David Furr, John Getz, martin jarvis, David, Krumholts, Lorenzo Pisoni, Jennifer Westfeldt & Matthew Wolf (L.A. Theatre Works)

July 16 -July 22

Crows & Cards,by Joseph Helgerson; narrated by MacLeod Andrews (Brillance Audio)

July 23 - July 29

March, by Geraldine Brooks; narrated by Richard Easton (Penguin Audio)

Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott; narrated by Kate Reading (Listening Library)

July 30 - August 5

Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, by Tanya Lee Stone; narrated by  J.D. Jackson (Brilliance Audio)

August 6 - August 13

Under a War-Torn Sky, by L.M. Elliott; narrated by Elizabeth Wiley (Tantor Audio)

 The Old Brown Suitcase, by Lillian Boraks-Nemetz; narrated by Sofia Newman (Post Hypnotic Press)