DYPL held a Scholastic Buy-One-Get-One Free Book Fair in June 2007.
At the same time Art Work by students from Delevan Elementary School was displayed in the Library and patrons were invited to bring in donations of Non-perishable food items for the Delevan Area Food Pantry. For each item donated they received a ticket for a chance to win an original art objects donated by local artisans. The drawing was held Friday, June 8, 2007
#1: Mary Lee O'Connell poses with her framed Botanical Print of a Painted Trillium, created and donated by Bernadette Keleher; and Jen Bockhahn accepts two CD's recorded and donated by the Allegany Mountain Dulcimer Players.
#4:Donna Barski is all smiles as she receives the painting, "Sunset," created and donated by Tim Lehr.
Other winners were: Janine Thompson - CD by the Allegany mountain Dulcimer Players
Gwen Bixby - two skeins of hand-spun wool, and a pair of handmade knitting needles donated by Joann Russell.
Trista Reisdorf - matted and framed photograph of the NY City skyline, created & donated by Janine Thompson.
July 14-19, 2014
Promoting Summer Reading at Arcade & Delevan Elementary Schools
Cast of Characters: Gwen Bixby, Theo Fisher, Deb Forkey, Ann & Rachel Parker, Dona Roll , Ron & Marsha Tyrell
Knowledge Seekers Society 100 year Anniversary Tea -Held in the Anderson Community Room, September 15, 2007
The KS Society serves as a "Friends of the Library "group and conducts fund-raising activities to help fund special projects and programs at the library. If it wasn't for the KS Society, there would not be a Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library!
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Participants tested their skills at counting, recognizing letters & colors, Cutting with scissors,
reciting name, address, phone number, and tying their shoes!
Adult winners: Mary Wainwright & Sue Palmateer. Teen Winners: Tylor Brown & Samantha Palmateer, 'Tween winners: Julia Sanders & Christian Kolasny. Grade K-4 winners: Aaron Vacinek & Theresa Kolasny. Preschool winners; Rachel Wright & Landon Burch.
Joan Bigham demonstrates some 3-D quilting techniques at the Library on July 17, 2014.
2013 Quilt Show, photos courtesy of Naomi Horning.
Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library
Leftover Books from our Used Book Sale packed and shipped to Better World Books.
Proceeds from what they sell will benefit our Literacy Partner, Room To Read
Mark Baker brought several birds of prey he has rescued or raised. He talked about their natural habitats and life styles. After his talk, several people took advantage of the opportunity to have their picture taken with these magnificent creatures, including a screech owl, barred owl, barn owl, snowy owl, horned owl, red-tailed hawk, Harris hawk, and a turkey vulture.