28 School Street / PO Box 185, Delevan, NY 14042
Phone: 716-492-1961
Fax: 716-492-3398

Email: delyorkpublib@yahoo.com

Member of theChautauqua-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.

The Knowledge Seekers' Society is selling tickets for their annual theme basket raffle. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5, and available from any KS member or at the Library Circulation Desk. Proceeds will benefit the Library and a Pioneer High School Senior with a scholarship in June.
Pictured at left is  "WNY Favorites," and on the right, "Family Favorites"

The complete list of contents can be found here.

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.

Wed, Nov 13,  3 pm: Release Time Education with Miss Esther Sampson in the Anderson Community Room.

Wed, Nov 13,  4 pm: DYPL Board of Trustees meeting in the Anderson Community Room.

Wed, Nov 14, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Fri, Nov 16, 3:30 pm: Fall Family Flick- Today's film is "Free Birds". Free popcorn and snacks!

Sat, Nov 17; 9am - 9pm: 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., snacks, craft ideas and tips.
Dinner to be ordered in. RSVP required. Call 716-492-1961.

Mon & Wed, Nov 19 & 21, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Tues, Nov 20: NO Preschool Storytime today.

Thurs-Sunday, Nov 22-25, Thanksgiving Weekend-the Library is CLOSED! Have a safe & Happy Thanksgiving! The Library will reopen at 1 pm on Mon, Nov 26.

Mon & Wed, Nov 26 & 28, 5-8 pm T.A.S.C. (Test Assessing Secondary Skills, formerly G.E.D.) class meets in the Anderson Community Room.

Tues, Nov 27, 10 am: Preschool Story-time in the Anderson Community Room. Today's theme is "Beary Good Time". Age appropriate stories, rhymes, songs, a craft and a snack!

Fri, Nov 30, 4 pm: Free Countdown to Christmas Calendar Workshop in the Anderson Community Room.The Library will supply Toilet Paper Tubes, craft-papers, markers & glue. You supply the “Labor of Love” and candy or small gifts to go inside. Pre-registration Required by Wed, Nov 28th.

"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 22-25; 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!

Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library