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5466 Broadway
Lancaster , NY 14086 Map
Phone: 716-683-1120
Fax: 716-686-0749
Kara Stock, Director

Located in the Village of Lancaster on Broadway (Route 20) east of Central Avenue. Wheelchair accessible. New, expanded parking lot available off School Street.

What's Special About the Lancaster Library?
25 Public Access Computers: Microsoft Office and Internet access. Meeting room and copy machine. Come and sit by our beautiful working copper fireplace. Enjoy a coffee or a snack. 

Rules of Conduct


The Lancaster Public Library will be closed on
Wednesday, May 9th for a Library Staff Development Day.

Our staff will be gaining valuable training, information, and resources to better serve you, our library patrons.


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April Programs
Registration required unless otherwise noted. Please call 683-1120 or stop in to register. 

Maker Mondays
​Monday, April 23 & 30, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
​Join us every Monday in April for a hands-on STEAM activity. No registration required.

A Movie & Free Popcorn: Wonder
Saturday, April 21, 1:00 p.m.

Introduction to Windows 10
Monday, April 23, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lapsit Story Time
Tuesday, April 24, 10:30 -11:15 a.m.

Toddler Time
Tuesday, April 24, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Excel Basics
Wednesday, April 25, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Preschool Time
Friday, April 27, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Movin' & Groovin'
Friday, April 27, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Fairy Tale Engineering
Saturday, April 28, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
For ages 6 - 10.

Free Math Help
For grades 3 - 9. A NYS Certified Math Teacher is available by appointment. Please call 683-1120 for more information. 


May Programs
Registration required unless otherwise noted. Please call 683-1120 or stop in to register. 

Lapsit Story Time
Tuesdays, May 1 - 22, 10:30 -11:15 a.m.

Toddler Time
Tuesdays, May 1 - 22, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Free Genealogy Class: Finding Passenger Lists 1620 - 1950s
Wednesday, May 2, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Learn about free library resources for finding your ancestor's passenger lists.

Preschool Time
Fridays, May 4 - 25, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Movin' & Groovin'
Fridays, May 4 - 25, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

A Movie & Free Popcorn: Coco
Saturday, May 5, 1:00 p.m.

Star Wars Sunday
Sunday, May 6, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Drop in for free activities and games for kids of all ages. Dress like your favorite Star Wars character! No registration required.

Maker Mondays
Monday, May 7, 14 & 21, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Join us every Monday in May for a hands-on STEAM activity. No registration required.

Spring Craft
Wednesday, May 16, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Presented by the Lancaster Youth Bureau. For ages 5 - 12. 

Battle of the Books
For students entering 6th - 9th grade in the fall.
Team Practice Schedule: Wednesdays, May 16 - August 1, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Lego Club
Saturday, May 19, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
For ages 7 - 13.

Junior Friends of the Lancaster Library Meeting
Sunday, May 20, 1:00 p.m.
New members are always welcome!

Tech Sundays MakerSpace
Sunday, May 20, 2:00 p.m.
For ages 5 - 10.

Music with Mar
Monday, May 21, 11:30 a.m. - noon
For ages 5 and under.

Sprouting 101
Tuesday, May 22, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Learn how to grow a year-round edible garden without soil. Receive free seeds and recipes.

Book a Technology Trainer
Wednesday, May 23, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Call to register for a free one-on-one appointment.

Everyday Scientist: Air & Water
Wednesday, May 23, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
A STEM program for ages 8 - 12.

Tales for Tails: Read to Sasha the Dog
Wednesday, May 30, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
No registration required.

Introduction to Windows 10
Thursday, May 31, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Lancaster Public Library Board of Trustees:

Gary Howell, President
Kristyn Wind, Vice-President
Suzanne Jacobs, Treasurer
Jan Yarborough, Secretary
Mary Terranova
Barbara Tamol

2018 Board Meetings are held in the Library's Community Room on the third Thursday of each month at 3:00 PM.

2013 Meeting Minutes

2014 Meeting Minutes

2015 Meeting Minutes

2016 Meeting Minutes

2017 Meeting Minutes

2018 Meeting Minutes

2013 Board Agenda

2014 Board Agenda

2015 Board Agenda

2016 Board Agenda

2017 Board Agenda

2018 Board Agenda

 

 

 

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/28/2018 (Memorial Day)

Library Hours
Sun12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Mon10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Fri09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

*Winter/Spring Sunday hours run from January 7, 2018 through May 20, 2018 with the exception of Easter April 1, 2018.