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4622 Main St.
Snyder , NY 14226 Map
Phone: 716-839-0700
Fax: 716-839-4277
Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director

 
 
Amherst Public Library now has its teams in place for the 2017 Battle of the Books.
Thanks to all for your support.
Wish our teams luck in August!
 
Location
In the community of Snyder (within the Town of Amherst) on the north side of Main Street near the corner of Burroughs Drive, two lights east of Harlem Road and two lights west of the I-290 (Youngmann Highway). 
 
Parking
Driveway to parking lot is on the west side of Burroughs Drive, behind Crossroads Lutheran Church.
 

Programs

To see all currently scheduled library-sponsored programs held at the Amherst Public Libraries, click here for our chronological Facebook Event listing.

For events specific to just this branch, click on the calendar to the right on this page.

Programs for all ages are offered throughout the year, including:

  • FOR CHILDREN 

    We offer ongoing Toddler and Preschool series and special programs to promote reading. For School-Age Children we offer reading, crafts, LEGO club, and other special programs.


    Lego Club and Craft Club -- click here.

    Pokemon Club -- Wednesdays at 5pm -- next programs are April 5, June 7, August 2, October 4, and December 6

     Art Club -- calling all artists to join our new afterschool Art Club -- Jan 9, Feb 27, Mar 27, Apr 24 & May 29 -- call to register

    Niagara University Repertory Theatre -- Friday, August 18th at 12:30pm -- click here  for flyer

    ​SUMMER 2017 INFORMATION


For more information about the "Build a Better World" Summer Reading Challengeclick here --  the more you read, the more prizes you get!

For Storytimes, Craft & Lego Clubs, Summer Fun Clubs, etc -- click here  for the Summer Children's Programs flyer

Summer Children's Specials -- click here  for the flyer

  • FAMILY PROGRAMS
    Featuring family programs for all ages - click here  for the Summer 2017 flyer

  • FOR ADULTS:
    Eggertsville-Snyder Book Club -- Sept-Dec 2017 -- click here  for flyer 

     Computer Classes - Group Classes  July-August 2017 (click here   for flyer)

    Computer Classes - one-on-one instruction by appointment, Monday afternoons  (click here  for more info);

    Outside the Lines Adult Coloring Group -- on hiatus until Fall

Public Access Computers
9 computers, networked (b&w printing 10 cents per page, color 20 cents per page) Microsoft Office Applications 2007, Internet Access, WiFi 

What's Special About the Eggertsville Library

  • RFID technology and self checkout machines.
  • We are a participant in the Abitibi Paper Retriever Recycling Program, which benefits the Library.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Main Meeting Room, capacity 37. Second Meeting Room (for small groups). 
  • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
  • Drop box attached to building.
  • Ongoing book sale in hallway. 
  • Chocolate are sold here too ($1 each); sales of these benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.
  • Play Room, available for children age 6 and under who are accompanied by an adult.

Holidays 2017

The four Amherst Libraries will be closed on:

January 1 - 2 (New Year's Day)
January 16 (MLK Day)
February 20 (Presidents Day)
April 14 (Good Friday) 

April 16 (Easter Sunday)
May 29 (Memorial Day)
July 4 (Independence Day)
September 4 (Labor Day)
November 10-11 (Veterans Day)
November 23 (Thanksgiving)
December 25 (Christmas)

Book Sales

Click here  for this year's book sales at this branch.

Amherst Public Library Board of Trustees

PRESIDENT
JEFFREY F. VOELKL
jvoelkl@robshawlaw.com
Term will expire 12/31/2020

VICE PRESIDENT
MARJORIE A. ZELMAN
mzelman@roadrunner.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2017

TREASURER
MARJORIE FRANKNECHT
hipermarge@aol.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2021

SECRETARY
ELIZABETH HOFMEISTER
lizhofmeister@gmail.com
Term will expire 12/31/2017

JULIE ANAIN
janain@roadrunner.com
Term will expire - 12/31/2018

RONALD KERN
rkern169@verizon.net
Term will expire  12/31/2017

CAROLYN GIAMBRA
carolyn.giambra@gmail.com
Term will expire  12/31/2021

HON. PENNY M. WOLFGANG
pworlfgang@nycourts.gov

Term will expire 12/31//2018


Agenda & Meetings for the Board of Trustees of the Amherst Public Library

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

The next scheduled holiday for this location is 09/04/2017 (Labor Day)

Library Hours
SunClosed
Mon01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat11:00 AM - 03:00 PM