This Mom and daughter recently completed the "1000 Books Before Kindergarten" Challenge! They received free gift books as they met very 100 book benchmark. Congratulations, ladies!
If you would like to accept the challenge with you youngster(s),

ask us how at the Library!


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.


Mon & Wed, April 15 & 17, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.


Tues, April 16, 10 am: Preschool Story-time in the Anderson Community Room. Today's theme is "Now I Know my A-B-C's." Age appropriate stories, rhymes, songs, a craft and a snack!


Wed, April 17, 3 pm: Release Time Education with Miss Esther Sampson in the Anderson Community Room.


Wed, April 17, 4 pm: Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library Board of Trustees meeting in the Anderson Community Room.


Mon & Wed, April 22 & 24, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.


Mon - Thurs, April 22-25, 2-4:30 pm: Dragon Movie Marathon in the Anderson Community  Room, featuring all six seasons of "Race to the Edge," from the creators of "How to train Your Dragon." Free Popcorn and snacks.


Tues, April 23, 6;00 pm: Game night in the Anderson Community Room. The Wii Game console will be set up, along with tables for board or card games. Bring you favorite game to share. Free snacks.


Thurs, April 25, 6;30 pm: Free Easy Pillowcase Workshop in the Anderson Community Room. Participants must provide their own materials. Call for list.

Tues, April 30, 10 am: Preschool Story-time in the Anderson Community Room. Today's theme is "Once Upon A Time!" Age appropriate stories, rhymes, songs, a craft and a snack!




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

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 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 theChautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System


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March 29, 2016

Watch the trailer for a new movie coming out in 2018: "The Public".

Directed by Emilio Estevez, and actors include Estevez,  Christian Slater, & Alec Baldwin. Check out an interview with Slater and Estevez, here.

Brandon Stearnsr, a member of the Board of Trustees since 2017, is the current Board President.

DYPL Board of Trustees President Brandon Stearns, right, presents an engraved pet set to Daryl Decker, immediate past president, who is retiring from the BOT after serving a five-year term.

Thank you for your service Daryl!

Holiday Closings for 2019: New Year's Day,Tues, Jan 1; Memorial Day Weekend, Sat-Mon, May 25-27,  Independence Day, Thurs, July 4th; Labor Day Weekend, Sat-Mon, Aug 31 - Sept 2; Veterans' Day, Mon, Nov 11; Thanksgiving Weekend, Thurs-Sun, Nov 28 - Dec 1; Christmas, Tues-Thurs, Dec 24-26; and New Year's, Tues - Wed, Dec 31 - Jan 1.

The Library will be OPEN on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mon, Jan 21; Presidents' Day, Mon, Feb 18; Good Friday, April 19; and Columbus Day, Mon, Oct 14.

Our Staff

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