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 09/03/2018 (Labor 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

What's Special About the Elma Library
Local History Collection

2017 Annual Report of the Elma Public Library  

We've expanded our hours to better serve you!

After Memorial Day, we'll be open six days a week year-round.  Click here for a listing of our new open hours.

Enjoy our free summer programs at the Elma Public Library!  Click here or scroll down the page for more information. 


Ongoing Summer Events





Support your library!   

When doing your online shopping, use AmazonSmile and 0.5% of your purchase will go to the Elma Public Library.

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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.



Elma Public Library Board of Trustees

Kim Marie Dixon, President

Ellen B. McGreevy, Treasurer

Terry E. Booth, Secretary

Eileen R. Holden

Susan M. Czech

Thomas E. Pirrung

Susan Sudlik


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


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