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

 
 
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.


    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 -- Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm  ( click here  for flyer )

    Dinosaurs -- Wednesday, February 22 at 3  -- click here  for flyer
     
    Pokemon Club -- next programs are October 5th at 4:30pm, November 2nd at 4:30pm, December 7th at 4:30pm -- click here for flyer

     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

  • FAMILY PROGRAMS
    Evening and Weekend Programs for Children - Featuring family programs for all ages - click here  for flyer

  • FOR ADULTS:
    Eggertsville-Snyder Book Club,  January 9 - May 1 -- (click here  for flyer)


    Computer Classes - Group Classes  January-April 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 -- adult coloring and conversation -- February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8 -- 6:30 pm starting time. Adults only please

     

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 and Granola Bars 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)

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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View Events at this Library

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

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