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1860 Bowen Rd.
Elma , NY 14059 Map
Phone: 716-652-2719
Fax: 716-652-0381
Karen Korpanty, Director

Located on the corner of Bowen and Rice Roads, east of Route 400. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot and book drop available.

Public Access Computers: 14 computers, networked, including 3 laptops, printing 10¢ per B&W page, 25¢ per color page, flatbed scanner, Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

Wi-fi available.

Meeting Room, capacity 60. Copy machine, copies 15 cents each.

What's Special About the Elma Library
Local History Collection

2015 Annual Report of the Elma Public Library  

 

The Elma Board of Trustees meets at 7:00pm the second Tuesday of every month, except July and December.


 

Ongoing Winter Events

  • Book Babies - For newborns - 2 1/2 years old - Tuesdays @ 11:30am, from January 17 to February 21.  Join us for stories, songs and nursery rhymes!  Registration required.
  • Toddler Time - For ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 years old - Tuesdays @ 10:30am, from January 17 to February 21.  We'll be telling stories, singing songs, and doing crafts!  Registration required.
  • Preschool Story Time - For ages 3 1/2 - 5 1/2 - Fridays @ 10:30am, from January 20 to February 24.  Help your child prepare for school and have some fun too!  Registration required.

 

  • Family Movie Night - Friday, February 24 @ 7:00pm.  For all ages (rated PG).  Click here to see movie title.  No registration necessary.
  • Adult Coloring - Monday, February 27 @ 6:30pm.  For ages 18 and up.   Have fun with this relaxing and creative activity.  All coloring materials will be provided.  Registration required.

 

  • Big Game Night - Wednesday, March 1 @ 6:30pm.  For children in grades     K-3.  Join us for a night of stories, Giant Games, and crafts.  Please pre-register.
  • Teen Book Club - Monday, March 6 @ 6:30pm.  For ages 13-17.  Our choice for March is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.  Join us for lively discussion!  Bring a friend!  Snacks provided.  Please pre-register.   
  • The Undercover World of Spies - Wednesday, March 15 @ 6:30pm.  For ages 8-12.  Ever wonder what it takes to be a secret agent?  Come join us to learn the secrets of the undercover world of spies.  Read about celebrity spies, learn how to write secret messages, and make some of your own spy gear to take home!  Registration required.
  • Elma Lego Club - Saturday, March 18 @ 1:00pm.  For ages 6-12.  This month's theme is "Car Racing."  See who can build the fastest car and race with your friends!
  • All You Can Make Art Bar - Monday, March 20 @ 6:30pm.  For ages 11-15.  Join us for a night of creativity and fun!  All art supplies will be provided.  Registration required.
  • Adult Coloring - Monday, March 27 @ 6:30pm.  For ages 18 and up.   Have fun with this relaxing and creative activity.  All coloring materials will be provided.  Registration required.

 

  • Tales From the Story Hat - Monday, April 10 @ 6:30pm.  For all ages.  Come celebrate National Library Week 2017 with Annemarie Jason.  Join us for a participatory family program featuring stories, rhymes and songs from around the world!  It's fun for the whole family!  No registration necessary.
  • Adult Coloring - Monday, April, 17 @ 6:30pm.  For ages 18 and up.   Have fun with this relaxing and creative activity.  All coloring materials will be provided.  Registration required.

 

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Book Sale Donations

Gently used books in good condition will be accepted during library hours.  Please no text books, Reader's Digests, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, or cassette tapes.  Donate used books at the Elma Library, at the corner of Bowen & Rice Road or call 652-2719.

 

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/29/2017 (Memorial Day)

Winter Hours
Sun12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Mon01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
ThuClosed
Fri10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

*Winter/Spring Sunday hours run from January 8, 2017 through May 21, 2017 with the exception of April 16 (Easter).

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

Summer Hours
SunClosed
Mon01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Fri01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
SatClosed