Clearfield Branch Library in Amherst is CLOSED and will reopen on Monday, March 6. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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770 Hopkins Rd.
Williamsville , NY 14221 Map
Phone: 716-688-4955
Fax: 716-688-0281
Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director

 
Location

In Williamsville, on Hopkins Road, a few blocks north of Maple Road and just south of West Klein Road. Adjacent to Clearfield Recreation Center).

Parking at both entrances, in front of the library along Hopkins, as well as behind library.

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Wi-fi available.
  • Public Access Computers
    • For Adults, 10 networked computers and 3 laptops -- with Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, etc, ;
      2 computers dedicated for Catalog;
      5 computers dedicated for children;

      Printing charges: B&W 10 cents per page, color 25 cents per page.
  • Meeting Room, capacity 80.
  • Study Room available for small groups (reservations recommended).
  • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
  • Outdoor Drop Box attached to building, for returned library material, open 24/7.
  • Ongoing Book Sale of a variety of donated books and magazines in the front vestibule. 

What's Special About the Clearfield Library

  • Chocolate and Granola Bars are sold here too ($1 each).
    Sales of these items benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.
  • Chessboard available for public use.
  • Local documents.
  • Large foreign language film and documentary collection.
  • We are a participant in the Abitibi Paper Retriever Recycling Program, which benefits the Library

Sundays Hours

Sunday hours at the Clearfield Library do not always coincide with Sunday hours for county-funded libraries. Funding for Sunday hours at the Clearfield Library is supported by the Williamsville Community Education Department, Williamsville PTA, PTA Council, & SEPTSA. 

For the first half of 2017, Sunday hours  will run from 1pm - 5pm starting January 8 until May 21.
We will be informed at a later date regarding Sundays for Fall 2017.

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.


    Click here  for Story Times at the 4 Amherst branches for Winter-Spring 2017.

    Lego Club and Craft Club,  click here  for flyer

    Undercover World of Spies -- Friday, April 21 at 6pm  ( click here  for flyer )

    Dinosaurs -- Monday, April 17 at 11am  -- click here  for flyer

  • FAMILY EVENTS

  • FOR ADULTS

-- Computer Classes - Group Classes  January-April 2017 (click here   for flyer)

-- Millennium Book Club -- October 2016 to April 2017  (click here  for flyer)

  • LITERACY

-- English Conversational Classes -- Wednesdays at 7pm in the Study Room

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)

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 - 12/31/2016

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  12/31/2016

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

 

 

 

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Branch is closed until March 6 2017