2/21/2018 City of Tonawanda library closed until further notice - Visit the bookmobile in the library parking lot Saturday 2/24 - Hours for the bookmobile are 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

About the Library


Pay Your Fines Online
Federal Depository Library Info

You are here

Williamsville Branch

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version
Visit our Twitter page Visit our Facebook page

5571 Main St.
Williamsville , NY 14221 Map
Phone: 716-632-6176
Fax: 716-634-2927
Roseanne Butler-Smith, Director





In the heart of colonial Williamsville, in the middle of the village.
We are between North Cayuga Road and Ellicott Creek (just west of Mill Street). Facing the Library on Main Street, Amherst Town Hall (Municipal Building) is to our left and Williamsville Village Hall is to our right.
The Library is situated in front of the entrance to Island Park, and is within walking distance from Glen Falls Park. 

There is ample parking behind the Library, accessible through Cayuga Drive, or the driveway between the Library and Town Hall.


  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Meeting Room, capacity 31.
  • Copy machine, black & white only, 20¢ per copy
  • Microfilm reader (for reels only, not fiche -- currently no printer).
  • Drop box attached to the building.
  • Chocolate and Granola Bars are sold here too ($1 each) ; sales of these benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.

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:


    We offer seasonal Story Times for babies, toddlers & preschoolers, along with other special programs to promote reading. For School-Age Children we offer reading, crafts, LEGO club, and other special programs.  

    -- Story Times Winter-Spring 2018 -- click here  for flyer

    -- Craft & Lego Clubs -- click here  for flyer


    -- Computer Classes - Group Classes - January-April 2018 -- click here  for flyer

    -- Village Book Club, Thursday evenings -- click here  for schedule

    -- Curves (Williamsville Library) Book Club -- 2nd Thursday of the month, 1-3pm -- click here  for flyer


Public Access Computers
For Adults, 9 desktop computers and 2 laptops, networked -- with Microsoft Office Applications 2007, Internet Access, etc.;
Flatbed scanner available; 4 computers dedicated for children;
(Printing charges: B&W 10¢ per page, color 25¢ per page.
printing 10 cents per page) 

What's Special About the Williamsville Library

  • Local Documents -- carrying materials on the history of the village, local documents
  • Amherst Bee on microfilm since March 1879.
  • Chocolate and Granola Bars are sold here ($1 each).
    Sales of these items benefit the Amherst Public Libraries.
  • Ongoing book sale in front hallway.
  • Annual benefit gala held in February. 

Agenda & Meetings for the Board of Trustees of the Amherst Public Library

Meetings begin at 4:15pm and all meetings are open to the public.

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

The next scheduled holiday for this location is 03/30/2018 (Good Friday)

Library Hours
Mon10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Tue04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Thu01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 02:00 PM