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

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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.

The "Story Walks" of  2017 are all gone--Hope you enjoyed Walking & Reading all summer!

Tell us what you think about the Story Walk on our Facebook page!

Or submit a picture of your family on the walk!

If the Library is closed due to emergencies, it will be reported here and also listed on WKBW-TV, Channel 7, or; or WGRZ-TV, Channel 2, or

Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

"Day by Day NY" is a Family Literacy Calendar/website for families with young children with daily features, such as a story, videos, songs, poems and other activities.Check it out here.

Sat, Nov 18, 9am - 9pm: Scrap, Craft & Chat Club meets in the Anderson Community Room. Spend an hour or the whole day. Potluck brunch at 1 pm. Dinner to be ordered in. Reservations required! Call the library at 716-492-1961.

Mon & Wed, Nov 20 & 22, 5-8 pm: T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room with an instructor from BOCES.

Thurs, Nov 23, Happy Thanksgiving! The Library is CLOSED today. The Library will reopen at 1 pm on Friday, Nov 24th.

Mon & Wed, Nov 27 & 29, 5-8 pm: T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room with an instructor from BOCES.

Tues, Nov 28, 9:45 am: Preschool Storytime at Delevan Elementary School in Family Resource Room. Age-appropriate stories and rhymes, craft and snack. Emphasis on early literacy. For more information or to sign-up, contact Melissa Luderman at 716-492-9478.

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

Remaining 2017 Holiday Closings: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 .

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!