Joey Hamilton, as Checkers, will be at the Library this Saturday, Aug 19th, at 11 am to entertain us with

"The Checkers Show"!

Following the show, we will hold the drawing for the Summer Reader gift bags.

If you haven't been in to share your reading logs with us, and collect your prizes and fill out your tickets for the drawing, please do so before we close on

Friday evening, Aug 18th, at 6 pm.

After the Gift Bag Drawing, it will time for ICE CREAM! Around noon, be ready to make your own Sundae at our ICE CREAM Social!

Hope to see you soon!

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

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!

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.

Our sixth Story Walk of 2017, "Caps for Sale," is ready for your walking & reading pleasure. Five more titles to follow over the course of the summer!

Sat, Aug 19, 11 am: Joey Hamilton presents "The Checkers Show" in the Anderson Community Room. Following the show, tickets will be drawn to determine the winners of this year's Summer Reader Gift bags. At noon, it's time for our annual ice cream social--make your own ice cream sundae! All Free!

Thurs - Sat, Aug 24-26, Used Book Sale in the Anderson Community Room. Donations accepted beginning Aug 1st.

Sat-Mon, Sept 2-4: The Library will be CLOSED in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. The Library will reopen on Tues, Sept 5th at 9 am.

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.

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.

Our sixth "Story Walk" (Caps For Sale) of Summer 2017 is up

and ready for your Walking & Reading Pleasure!

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

Remaining 2017 Holiday Closings: Sat-Mon, Sept 2-4 - Labor Day Weekend;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 .

Our Staff