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

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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.

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

Michael Giles,a member of the Board of Trustees since 2006, is the immediate past president of the Board.

Our Staff

Welcome to our Library!

"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 (Channel 7-TV) & (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.

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

Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

Celebrate national Library Week! April 10-16. Tell us why you love Libraries! Enter a contest for a chance to win a gift bag--details at the Circulation Desk!

Mon & Wed, April 18 & 20; 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, April 19; 10 am Preschool Story Timemeets in the Family Resource Room at Delevan Elementary School. We are focusing on letters of the alphabet. This week we are doing stories about "X is for X-Ray!"

Wed, April 20, 4 pm - Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library Board of Trustees meeting in the Anderson Community Room.

Tues, April 26, 2016, at 7 pm, the Boards of Trustees of the Arcade Free Library, the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library & the King Memorial Library of Machias will hold a public hearing at the Delevan–Yorkshire Public Library to present Proposition #2 of the Pioneer Central School Distirct's Annual School District Vote, to request an increase in school library aid tax.

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.