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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Use links above or below to check out events for this week!

Knowledge Seekers Society holds Annual Fundraiser!

Drawing was held for themed gift baskets on Thursday, Dec 11th.

And the Winners Are . . .

Family Fun  Basket

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Winner: Rebekah Bixby

Library Clerk Tyler delivers the basket to her father, Mack Bixby)

Rest & Relaxation

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Winner: Julie Wishing 

(Pictured in the center with her daughter and her Mother, Mary Lee O'Connor)

Western NY Favorites

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Caren Dubay