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2341 Main St.
P.O. Box 470
Collins, NY 14034-0470 Map
Phone: 716-532-5129
Fax: 716-532-6210
Abigail Barten-McGowan, Director

The library is located on Main Street (Route 39) in the middle of the block between Mill Street and School Street. The parking lot is accessible from both Main Street (next door to the Friends Church) and Mill Street. Mill Street runs south off Main Street (Route 39), one-half mile east of Route 62. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available. Free secure Wi-fi.

Public Access Computers:  15 desktop computers, including 4 computers for children in the youth area, plus 3 laptop computers (printing 10 cents B&W per page, 25 cents Color) Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

Black and white copies are available at 15 cents per page.

What's Special About the Collins Library
The library is designated as both a Rural Technology Center and a Pre-Schooler’s Door to Learning. The children’s area features a beautiful "Children of the World" globe-mobile which is suspended over the children’s computer table. Four computers are openly available to children. The library offers a spacious setting and comfortable seating in all areas.

We have concerts in the library nearly every month (check out our calendar for upcoming events). We have a weekly Quilting Club and monthly Movies co-presented with the Collins Seniors, and a monthly Book Club. There are a number of on-going children's activities on our schedule as well!

Upcoming Programs for February (also check us out and like us on Facebook):

Call or stop in to sign up for any of these programs!

Quilting with Florence, Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Coloring for All Ages, Thursday 2/2 at 6 pm

Senior Movie: Sully, Friday 2/3 at 1 pm

Take Your Child to the Library Day! , Saturday, 2/4 ALL DAY

Craft Club, Monday 2/6 at 6 pm

Teen Advisory Council and Game Time, Thursday, 2/9 3:30 - 6:30 pm

Book a Tech Trainer, Monday, 2/13 at 4, 5 or 6 pm - Sign up now!

Family Movie Night: Secret Life of Pets, Thursday, 2/16 at 5:30 pm

Toddler Time, Fridays 2/17-3/10 at 10:30 am

President's Day - Library Closed - Monday, 2/20

Book Club - Gurnesey Literary and Potato Peel Society, Monday 2/27 at 11 am 

Lego Club, Monday 2/27 at 6:30 pm

Coloring for All Ages, Thursday, 3/2 at 6 pm

Senior Movie: TBA, Friday 3/3 at 1 pm

Friends of the Collins Public Library Meeting, Saturday, 3/4 at 10 am

Craft Club, Monday 3/6 at 6 pm

Teen Advisory Council and Game Time, Thursday, 3/9 3:30-6:30 pm

Niagara Aquarium Touch Tank, Tuesday 3/14 at 5 pm

Family Movie Night: TBA, Thursday. 3/16 at 5:30 pm

Ancestry Library Computer Class, Saturday, 3/18 11 am - 1 pm - Sign up coming soon!

Book Club: TBA, Monday 3/20 at 11 am

Lego Club, Monday 3/27 at 6:30 pm

Dinosaurs Special Program, Thursday 3/30 at 6 pm


2015 Report to the Community

Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes

Next meeting, Thursday, 3/2 at 7 pm

Meeting Minutes 12/15/2016

Meeting Minutes 9/15/2016

Meeting Minutes 8/11/2016 - Special Meeting

Meeting Minutes 6/2/2016

Meeting Minutes 3/10/2016

Minutes 2015

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 04/14/2017 (Good Friday)

Library Hours
Mon02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tue02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wed10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fri10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 02:00 PM