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!

Sat, Oct 15, 11am - 5 pm Scrap, Craft & Chat Club meets in the Andeson Community Room. Bring you scrap book or other craft project and spend an hour or the day. Share a potluck brunch (bring a dish to share & your own table service) at about 1 pm. For more information contact the Library, 716-492-1961.

Mon & Wed, Oct 17th & 19th;  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, Oct 18, 10 am: Preschool StoryTime in the Family Resource Room at Delevan Elementary School. Age-appropriate stories, songs & activities, including a craft and a snack. To register contact Melissa Connolly at 492-9478.

Wed, Oct 19, 4 pm, Monthly meeting of the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library Board of Trustees in the Anderson Community Room.

Thurs, Oct 20, 6:30 pm - Adult Coloring in the Anderson Community Room. Bring your own supplies or use those provided by the Library. Free snacks. Please Pre-register by calling 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 WKBW.com (Channel 7-TV) & WGRZ.com (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!

Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

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

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

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