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975 Hertel Ave
Buffalo , NY 14216 Map
Phone: 716-875-3748
Fax: 716-875-3748

Welcome to North Park Branch Library!

Programs and Events:

Check out our Facebook page or our online events calendar to find a complete list of all of North Park's upcoming programs!

Monthly Events

April Events:

April 8th - April 14th is National Library Week! Stop in any time during open hours and show us your appreciation for books and libraries by making a quick contribution to our community display. As a thank you, all participants will receive a free book of their choosing! All ages are encouraged to participate.

Other Events:
Mondays starting April 9th - Preschool Storytime with Ms. Nancy at 10:30 AM
Fridays at 5:30pm - Free Button Making Program for All Ages
Saturdays at 12pm - Free Children's Craft
Friday, April 6th and April 20th at 5:30PM - Free Recently Released Movie
Saturday, April 7th, 14th, and 28th at 1:00PM - Free Family Movie

Our Building:

The North Park Branch Library is located in the plaza just to the west of Kmart.

Our site has the following features:

  • Ample parking
  • Handicap accessible
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Ongoing Booksale
  • 5,000 square feet of space
  • Meeting room for community use with conference tables & chairs, 75 inch TV and projector available for presentations
  • 15 seat computer lab with a computer capable of scanning documents (free) and printing (10 cents per black and white print, 25 cents for color)
  • Copy Machine (black and white only, 15 cents per page)
  • Children's area with 10 computers designated for children and parents
  • Teen area with a charging station for many devices
  • 2 internet express computers (15 minute max) in the main part of the library
  • Ample seating to relax with a book or a magazine
  • 2 self-checkout stations

On October 20, 2017, we officially cut the ribbon on our new children's area and public meeting room. Many thanks to all who made this renovation possible!

Photo of Children's Room with Books

Photo of Meeting Room with TV and Projector Screen

What's currently happening with the old building?
Centro Culturale Italiano di Buffalo, or CCI, plans to give it new life by transforming it into an Italian-American Cultural Center.

Why was the old North Park Library closed?
Buffalo and Erie County's North Park Branch was closed in late April 2008 when routine site preparation test results indicated elevated levels of lead dust in public areas of the building.

Engineering study
List of sites considered


 Library System Information on the Board of Trustees

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Board of Trustees is the governing body for the downtown Central Library, and the eight branch libraries located in the city of Buffalo. These include: Crane, Dudley, East Clinton, East Delavan, Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., Niagara, North Park and the Riverside Branch Libraries. 

All System Board of Trustee meetings and committee meetings are open to the public

To see monthly board meeting schedules, agendas and minutes, click here

Click here for a map!

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

Library Hours
Mon10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thu12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fri12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 06:00 PM