14093 Mill Street | PO Box 420 | Collins, New York 14034 | Phone: (716) 532-4874



 Collins Public Library
2341 Main Street, P.O. Box 470, Collins, NY 14034
Phone: (716) 532-5129 | Abigail Barten-McGowan, Director

Library Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday and Friday 10am-5pm
  • Saturday 11am-3pm
  • Sunday - CLOSED

Stay up-to-date with events at the Library by "liking" our Facebook page, Collins Public Library.

We have a community room that is available for community groups.  Call for availability.

Did you know:  Erie County Library cards are available to all Erie County residents, all individuals who work in Erie County and all those who live in the Gowanda School tax district.

Upcoming Events:

Check out our Web page at www.buffalolib.orgclick Library Locations and Town of Collins Public Library on the next screen.  

March 2020 Calendar.pdf

*NOTE* Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, please contact the Library to make sure the program is still scheduled.   

  • Book A Tech Trainer: Want some help getting started with tech, learn to use the 3D printer, or try Virtual Reality?  Call to set up a 1-on-1 appointment. Call the Library for available dates and times
  • YA RPG Club:  Saturdays, March 28th & April 4th 11am to 3 pm.    Sign up is in the library, and fills up fast. Don't miss out on the chance to slay the forces of evil, discover treasure, and have a blast!  Ages 12 to 18.  Lunch and snacks provided.  Please let us know if you need special accommodations.
  • Lap Sit with Miss Abbie:  Mondays, March 30th & April 6th at 10:30am.  Join us for this fun program for children ages 6 months to 2 years with a caregiver.  A great introduction to early literacy skills with rhymes, finger plays, music, stories and more.  Sign up required.   
  • LEGO Club:  Tuesday, March 31st at 6:30pm. Come and play with LEGO’s in the Library. We will put your creation on display in the Library. Ages 4-12. Registration required, call or stop in.
  • Census Day Party!  Wednesday, April 1st.  Join us for some fun as we kick off the 2020 Census.
  • Library Board Meeting:  Thursday, April 2nd at 6 pm.  Open to the Public. All are welcome!   
  • Senior Movie:  Friday, April 3rd at 1 pm.   Join us for a movie and popcorn.  Co-Sponsored by the 50+ seniors.  You can call the Library for the Title of the Movie.
  • Tinkering in the Library! Saturday, April 4th at 12 pm.   With different rotating activities each month, there will be new things to explore. Fun for the whole family.  Stop by or Call to sign up.
  • Craft Club:  Monday, April 6th at 6 pm.  Come and make crafts in the Library.  This month’s theme will be Easter.  Ages 3 to 12.  Registration is required.  
  • Cozy Knitters Club:  Tuesday, April 7th from 6 to 7:30 pm.  Open to all ages and all skill sets.  If you just want to learn or if you need help with a pattern, we can help you. We also have projects to choose from. Call or stop by the Library to sign up.  
  • Annual Egg Hunt in the Library!  Saturday, April 11th at 10 am. Ages 0 to 10.  Pre-registration required. Registration opens Monday March 16th and closes April 9th.  There will be lots of eggs and prizes.  


  • Did you know? Erie County Library cards are available to all Erie County residents, all individuals 

Stay up-to-date with events at the library by ‘liking’ our Facebook page, Collins Public Library.                      


Using your library card you can:

  • Download up to five (5) songs per week on your listening device using Freegal
  • Download e-books and audio books on most devices
  • Kindle users can now download books 

Any person is able to use our computers free of charge. Adults can use the Internet and we are a free Wi-Fi site.

We have a community room that is available for community groups.

  • We have thousands of DVDs and over 200 Blu-ray Discs at this location.  You can order other titles using your library card.