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.  

January 2019 Calendar.pdf

  • Snowman in Disguise!   January 7th through 28th Disguise your snowman as a character from a book you have read:  Use the snowman shape provided, decorate it and return to the Library.   All finished snowmen will receive a small prize.  For more details, stop in to the Library and pick up a snowman.
  • Lap Sit with Miss Abbie:  Mondays, January 14th & 28th 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.   
  • Quilting with Florence:  Every Wednesday 10 am to 2 pm.  Come join these knowledgeable ladies as they work on projects.    
  • Closed:  The Library will be closed on Monday, January 21st for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  We will re-open on Tuesday, January 22nd at 10am.  Please use our “Book” drop or renew online at www.Buffalolib.org. 
  • Family Movie Night:  Thursday, January 24th at 5 pm.   Join us for a family friendly movie, popcorn, and a small craft.  Fun for the whole family!  Sign up is encouraged.  
  • Creative Crafts for Grown Ups:  Saturday, January 26th at 1 pm.  We will be making a Mini Four Pocket Folder/Organizer.  All materials are provided but registration is limited.  Ages 18+ please.  
  • Tinkering in the Library!  Tuesday, January 29th at 5:30 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
  • Young Adult Book Club:  Thursday, January 31st at 6:30 pm.  We will be discussing “Louisiana’s Way Home” by Kate DiCamillo.   You can request a copy online or at the Library Desk.  
  • Senior Movie: Friday, February 1st 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.  
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day!  Saturday, February 2nd, 11 am to 3 pm, Stop in to participate in our Clifford the Big Red Dog scavenger hunt, take and make crafts, and enter for our prize giveaways.  Come and visit us and see all the wonderful things the library has to offer!

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


Using your library card you can:

  • Download three 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.

Friends of the Collins Public Library

Reminder:  The Friends of the Collins Public Library is accepting membership dues and donations.  Information and forms are available at the Collins Library front desk.