Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Elma Public Library

1860 Bowen Rd.
Elma , NY 14059 Map
Thomas Carloni, Director

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 11/12/2018 (Veteran's Day)

Library Hours
Mon01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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.  Click here for Meeting Room Policy & Application

We offer Notary Services.

What's Special About the Elma Library
Local History Collection

2017 Annual Report of the Elma Public Library  

Check out our new...

You'll now be able to borrow a variety of non-traditional materials from the Elma Public Library!  We have a GoPro camera, a portable record player, musical instruments, robots, and more!  Click here to see the full list. 



Ongoing Fall Events





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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.



We offer Notary Services!  Stop in any time Tuesday through Friday, or call ahead to inquire if notary is available.


Elma Public Library Board of Trustees

Kim Marie Dixon, President

Susan Sudlik, Vice President

Ellen B. McGreevy, Treasurer

Terry E. Booth, Secretary

Eileen R. Holden

Susan M. Czech

Thomas E. Pirrung


The Elma Board of Trustees meets at 6:30pm the second Tuesday of every month, except July and December.


2018 Elma Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

January 9, 2018

February 13, 2018

March 13, 2018

April 10, 2018

May 8, 2018

June 12, 2018

August 14, 2018

September 11, 2018


2017 Elma Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

January 10th, 2017
February 14, 2017
March 21, 2017
March 27, 2017 Special Meeting
April 11, 2017
May 9, 2017
June 13, 2017
August 8, 2017
August 28, 2017 Special Meeting
September 12, 2017
October 10, 2017
November 14, 2017
December 12, 2017