Library

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Grand Island Memorial Library

1715 Bedell Rd.
Grand Island , NY 14072 Map
716-773-7124
Patricia Covley, Director

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 02/19/2018 (President's Day)

Winter Hours
SunClosed
Mon09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Tue09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Thu09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Fri09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

* Summer Hours run from 05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018

Summer Hours
SunClosed
Mon09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Tue09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Wed09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Thu09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Fri09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
SatClosed

**Scroll down for programming information**

Located on Bedell Road between Baseline Road and Stony Point Road. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available.

Public Access Computers: 15 computers, networked, laser printing 10¢ per B&W page and 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. Study Rooms. Microfilm reader.

Copy machine charges:

What's Special About the Grand Island Library?

For more information, visit the library or contact the library director, Bridgette Heintz, at 773-7124.
 

The Grand Island Memorial Library's Annual Report can be found here.  Annual Report

Board of Trustees - 2017

Jill Banaszak - President

Dick Crawford - Vice-President

Agnes Becker - Secretary

Dick Earne - Treasurer

Pat Rizutto - Trustee

Board of Trustees Meetings

Next Meeting - February 8 at 5:30 pm

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meetings

2017

January 5, 2017

March 9, 2017

May 4, 2017

July 13, 2017

September 7, 2017

November 2, 2017


Friends of the Library On-going Book Sale

Nearly new books donated by community members are offered for sale by the Friends of the Library on a book shelf located within the library during open library hours.

The Friends of the Library also staff a book sale room open at various times each month.

 

Book Room Hours:

Mondays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Fridays, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


LIBRARY EVENTS

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CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

 

LEGO CLUB

Lego Club meets selected Saturdays* from 10:30 - 11:30 am and is open to children ages 6 -12 years old. No registration is necessary - just stop in and build with us! 

January 13 & 27

February 10 & 24

March 10 & 24


Special Programs

Indoor Kids Winter Global Games

Test your indoor library winter games skills! This program is for kids ages 8 -12 and will take place on Thursday, February 22 from 10:30 - 11:30 am.  Space is limited and registration is requested.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Fairy Tale Engineering

Help some of your favorite fairy tale characters solve their problems with hands-on projects.  For ages 6 - 10 on Thursday, April 5 from 10:30 - 11:30 am.  Space is limited and registration is requested.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Omnipresent Puppet Theatre

Join us for a puppet show featuring the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. All ages are welcome, however, children age 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday, March 10 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.  No registration is required. 


STORY HOUR PROGRAMS

Spring 2018 Session Dates!

Call or visit the library to register your child

 

Preschool Story Hours:

Mondays: 10:30 - 11:30 am

February 26 - March 26 and

April 9 - May 21

 

Tuesdays: 1:30 - 2:30 pm

February 27 - March 27

April 10 - May 22

 

Toddler Time Lapsit

Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:00 am

February 28 - March 28

April 11 - May 23  

 


ADULT BOOK CLUB

Meets monthly on various Monday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  

All are welcome; refreshments are served.  No registration is necessary.

2018

January 22        My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's                                  Sorry (Backman)

February 12      Big Little Lies (Moriarity) 

March 19          Seabiscuit (Hillenbrand)

April 16             Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Ford)   

May 21              The Lowland (Lahiri) 

June 18             Wonder (Palacio)

July 16              The Bean Trees (Kingsolver)

August 20         Orphan Train (Kline)

September 17   Born to Run (Springsteen)

October 15        Under the Wide and Starry Sky (Horan)

November 26    Rebecca (duMaurier)

December 17     A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Smith)


KNITTING CLUB

Join our group for help with a project, knitting company, or to knit for charity.  The club is free and open to the public.  It meets from 1:30 - 4:00 pm, on  the second and fourth Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted). 

January 8 & 22

February 12 & 26

March 12 & 26 


Adult Computer Classes*

*All classes are open to patrons ages 17 and older. 

Please call 773-7124 to register.

Wednesday, February 14th 

Book a Technology Trainer: 45 minute sessions are available between Noon and 3:00 pm.

Thursday, March 29th 

Book A Technology Trainer: 45 minutes sessions are available between 4:00 and 7:00 pm.

Tuesday, April 3rd 

Book A Technology Trainer: 45 minute sessions are available between 1:00 and 4:00 pm.

Saturday, April 24th 10:00 am-Noon

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