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9475 Boston State Rd.
P.O. Box 200 (mailing)
Boston , NY 14025 Map
Phone: 716-941-3516
Fax: 716-941-0941
Lydia Herren, Director

Email: bos@buffalolib.org


Located on Boston State Road, (Route 391), between Boston Cross and Boston Colden Road. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available

Public Access Computers: 6 computers, networked (printing 10 cents per page B&W, 25 cents color) Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

Meeting Room available.  Click Here for Community Meeting Room Rules

Did you know when you shop on Amazon.com, you can donate a portion of your sale to the Boston Free Library?  When shopping, be sure to follow the link below to get to our "Amazon Smile" page. Thank you for supporting your library! 


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Ongoing Events Register by Calling 941-3516 

Summer Lapsit
Mondays 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
July 17th - August 14th
For ages 6 months - 2 years
Preschool Story Time - Summer Session
Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
July 11th - August 15th 
Stories, Crafts, Games, Songs and Snacks 
For ages 3 - 5
Summer Fun Reading Club - Build a Better World
Thursdays 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
July 6th - August 10th
Crafts, Games, Technology, and much more!
For kids entering 1st - 5th grade in the Fall of 2017
Battle of the Books
May 9th - August 5th
Reading, Trivia, Competition and lots of fun!
For kids entering 6th - 9th grade in the Fall of 2017
Open Play
Wednesdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 28th - August 30th
Drop in to the library for open play in the community room.  Toys will be provided.  Bring a snack and meet up with friends. All Ages. 

Special Events  

Call 941-3516 to register for all events- Space is limited!

Thursday, July 6th, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Seismic Shakeup

Earthquakes are common throughout the world, resulting in the destruction of buildings, roads, bridges and other structures.  Design and build your own earthquake proof structure and then put it to the test on our earthquake simulator! 

For ages 8 -12

Thursday, July 13th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Annual Hot Dog Fundraiser sponsored by Legislator Mills

The best deal in town! Stop in to grab a Sahlen's Hot Dog, water and a bag of chips for $1.00.  Enjoy an Italian sausage for $2.00. Check out our craft market and listen to some great music while you're here. Proceeds benefit the Boston Free Library.

Thursday, July 13th, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Art/Craft Market and Music

Join us for an Art/Craft Market featuring many local artisans and crafters including oil and acrylic paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, glassware, mixed media, wood, baked goods, sprouts, local authors and much more! Music by Alexmmmk. 

Wednesday, July 19th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Windows 10

An introduction to Windows 10, the latest operating system from Microsoft.  Students will become familiar with the desktop, the start button, Microsoft Edge, and the Windows Store.  Call to register - Space is limited.

Thursday, July 20th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Popsicle Stick Simple Machines

People today use six simple machines to perform all types of task. Build a lever (catapult) and a wheel and axle (car) and learn how these machines are used in everyday life.

For ages 6 - 10

Thursday, July 20th, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Hidden World of the Pond presented by Beaver Meadow Audubon Center

Learn about life in a pond.  Our presenter will bring live animals such as Caddisflies, Dragonflies, Turtles, and Frogs.

For all ages

Tuesday, August 1st, 5:30 - 6:30 PM - SPCA Story Time

Join us for a special story time led by a local SPCA Volunteer to learn all about animals in a creative, crafty way.

For ages 3 - 6

Thursday, August 3, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Digging Dinosaurs presented by Buffalo Museum of Science

Become paleontologists and examine the fossilized teeth, horns, and claws of various dinosaurs to learn about the unique adaptations of these ancient beasts!

For ages Pre-K - 2nd grade

Wednesday, August 23, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Book A Technology Trainer

Book a one-on-one training session with a technology trainer to cover topics listed on the flyer. Call 716-941-3516 today to register - space is extremely limited.  

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Board of Trustees

Suzanne Borowicz, President

Robert Klier, Vice President

Linda Coniglio, Treasurer

Lisa Witmer

Matthew Boyle 

Catherine Osborn


Boston Free Library Association Minutes

December 2015 

February 2016

May 2016

September 2016

December 2016

March 2017

June 2017 - Proposed


Annual Reports to the Community

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2016

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2015

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2014

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2013

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2012

Boston Free Library Annual Report 2011



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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 07/04/2017 (Independence Day)

Summer Hours
Mon10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Tue01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wed09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Fri09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

* Summer Hours run from 05/30/2017 to 09/04/2017

Winter Hours
Mon10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Tue01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Fri02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 02:00 PM