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

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.

Daryl Decker, a member of the Board of Trustees since 2014, is the current Board President, and the immediate past Treasurer.

Thank you PCSD Voters for passing Proposition #2 

to increase Library Operating Aid for
Arcade Free Library,  Machias’ King Memorial Library
& Delevan-Yorkshire Public 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, June 18 & 20, 5-8 pm: T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Mon, June 25 - Sign-Ups begin today for the 2018 Summer Reading Program!

Mon & Wed, June 25 & 27, 5-8 pm: T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Sat. June 30, 9 am - 9 pm: Scrap, Craft & Chat Club meets in the Anderson Community Room. Come spend an hour or the whole day working on your favorite project in the company of other crafters. Share a potluck Brunch around 1 p.m., as well as snacks, craft ideas and tips throughout the day. Dinner to be ordered in. RSVP required. Call 716-492-1961.

Wed, July 4: CLOSED for Independence Day Observance. Have a safe Holiday! No T.A.S.C. class tonight.

Thurs, July 5, 6 pm: Teen Movie Night-come enjoy "Mr. Hoilland's Opus" in air-conditioned comfort! Free popcorn & snacks.

Fri, July 7, 3 pm: Family Flick - Come enjoy "Mary Poppins! Free Popcorn & Snacks!

Mon & Wed, July 9 & 11, 5-8 pm: T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Tue, July 10, 10am:Summer Reading Storytime for kids in grades K-4, in the Anderson Community Room.

Tues, July 10, 11am: Summer Reading Storytime for Preschoolers in the Anderson Community Room.

Tues, July 10, 12:30 pm: Quick Center ArtMobile visits the Village Park beside the Fire Hall. Make and take craft time!

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

Holiday Closings for 2018: New Year's Day,Tues, Jan 1; Memorial Day Weekend, Sat-Mon, May 26-28,  Independence Day, Wed, July 4th; Labor Day Weekend, Sat-Mon, Sept 1-3; Thanksgiving Weekend, Thurs-Sun, Nov 22-26; Christmas, Sun-Wed, Dec 23-26; and New Year's, Sat-Tues, Dec 29 - Jan 1.

The Library will be OPEN on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mon, Jan 15; Presidents' Day, Mon, Feb 19; Good Friday, March 30;  Columbus Day, Mon, Oct 8; and Veterans Day, Nov 12.

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!