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S-4857 Lake Shore Rd.
Hamburg , NY 14075 Map
Phone: 716-627-3017
Fax: 716-627-6505
Chelsey Lonberger, Branch Manager
Brian Hoth, Director

The Library

Located on Route 5 (Lake Shore Road) between Cloverbank Road and Kennison Parkway. Wheelchair accessible with parking and entrances on both sides of the building.

The Lake Shore Public Library offers wonderful views of Lake Erie from a convenient location. Pop in for a quick pick from our updated collection or stick around for a fabulous sunset. Our friendly staff is always available to answer your questions or offer a suggestion.

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Monthly Events

  • Cookbook Club - 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
  • We choose a cookbook every month and then make recipes to share potluck style. The cookbook is available at the front desk. Please call to register for the event.
  • Adult Craft Night - 3rd  Monday of the month at 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
  • We gather an create seasonal crafts
  • Adults 18 and older
  • All craft supplies are provided by the library
  • Book Club – Last Tuesday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
  • A lively discussion with a great group of people. Call for titles and date.
  • Story Time – Thursday Morning 11 am
  • Books, activities and crafts for ages 3-5
  • Please call to register so everyone has a craft.
  • Call for current schedule 
  • Current session is Jan.- May 2018
  • No Story Time in December
  • Lego Club – Last Saturday of the month  1 pm.
  • All ages welcome to come play with Legos©
  • We have blocks for younger kids too!

Special Events 

  • December
  • Kid New Year’s Party
  • Thursday Dec. 28th 4:30 pm 
  • January
  • Reading Challenge (see below)
  • February
  • Mardi-Val Day
  • Tuesday, Feb 13th at 5:30 pm 
  • We are celebrating both Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras with crafts, games and prizes!
  • March
  • Egg Hunt! (TWO DATES!) MUST RSVP!
  • Monday, March 26th at 5:30 pm 
  • Thursday, March 29th at 5:30 pm
  • April 
  • Coding Camp - stay tuned for more information 

January Reading Challenge

Join us for 20 days of reading this January and start the New Year with a new goal!

To participate read to your kids 15 minutes a day for 20 days in January. Mark off your reading on our reading log. The reading log can be downloaded by clicking on the above link. Completed logs will allow the child to pick a toy from our prize box. 


7 Public Access Computers and 1 Laptop; printing is 10¢ per page for black and white and 25¢ for color. Includes Microsoft Office Applications and Internet Access. For more information, see "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

Wi-Fi available to connect with your own laptop or wireless device.

Self Check-Out stations featuring RFID technology.

Drop Box depository to return library material 24/7.

Meeting Room available upon request. 

Copy machine available at 25¢ per copy. 



Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees 


The next board meeting will take place on:

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 6:00pm in the Hamburg Library

All are welcome to attend.

Hamburg Public Library Board of Trustees:

Jack Connors, President

Karen Kaczmarski, Vice President

Marianne Chiumento, Secretary

Anita Metzger, Treasurer

Robert Kaiser

Minutes of Past Meetings

Meeting Minutes 2013 - 2016   

 2017:    January     February     March   April     May   June     

JULY (No Meeting)  August   September   October   November (draft)


Annual Reports to the Community                     

Report to the Community, 2012             Report to the Community, 2015

Report to the Community, 2013             Report to the Community, 2016

Report to the Community, 2014


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

Library Hours
Mon02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tue12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Fri01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Sat11:00 AM - 05:00 PM