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.

We hope you visited & enjoyed our 5 "Story Walks"!

Should we do Story Walk again next year?

Tell us what you think about the Story Walk on our Facebook page!

Or submit a picture of your family on the walk!

When the Library closes due to weather or other emergencies, it will be posted here.

You may also check or for Library Closing Information.

Upcoming Events at the Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!

February is "Food for Fines" Month!

Pay your overdue fines with non-perishable food items which will be donated to the Delevan-area Food Pantry.

(Does not apply to charges for lost or damaged materials.)

"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.

Thurs, Feb  23rd; 6-8 pm Wii Game Night in the Anderson Community Room. Bring a friend or two and play on our BIG screen. Bring along your favorite card or board game to share. Free snacks provided, or bring your own to share.

Mon & Wed,  Feb 27th & March 1;  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, Feb 28th, 10 am: Preschool Story Time 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, March 1 2017, 3:00 pm: Release Time RE with Miss Esther Sampson & friends in the Anderson Community Room.

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

Holiday Closings:   Sat-Mon, May 27-29 - Memorial Day Weekend;  Sun-Tues, July 2-4 -Independence Day Weekend;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 .

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!