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

Departments

Library

 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

             Library Board Meeting - Thursday, August 8th at 6 pm.  Public Welcome!

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.  

July Calendar of Events.pdf

Collins Public Library Events 

  • Young Adult Art Club:  Tuesday, July 16th at 6:30 pm.  Love to draw, paint and create?  Then this is for you! This club will meet on the third Tuesday of each month to learn about illustration and publishing.  Ages 10 to 20.  Sketchbooks and materials will be provided.  Stop in to register.  
  • Make your own Galaxy Playdough!  Thursday, July 18th, stop in between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm.  Open to all ages.   All materials provided.  If you would like to attend, please sign up!
  • Tech Trainer:  Friday, July 19th and Monday July 22nd.  Call the Library for available topics, dates & times.  Want some help getting started with tech, learn to use the 3D Printer or try Virtual Reality?  Call to set up a one-on-one appointment.
  • Craft Club:  Monday, July 22nd at 6 pm.  Come and make crafts in the Library.  This month’s theme will be A Universe of Stories.   Ages 4 to 12.  Registration is required.  
  • Morning Book Club: Monday, July 22nd at 11 am.   We will be discussing “The Great Alone” by Kristen Hannah. You can request a copy online or at the Library Desk.
  • LEGO Club:  Tuesday, July 23rd 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.
  • Computer Class- Computer Basics:  Thursday, July 25th, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  Designed for beginners, this class includes a review of the hardware and software of a computer as well as an introduction to how to use the mouse and keyboard.  Free and open to Library Patrons age 17 and above.  Registration required.
  • Young Adult Book Club:  Thursday, July 25th at 6:30 pm.  We will be discussing “The Unwanteds” by Lisa McMann.   Ages 13 and up.  You can request a copy online or at the Library Desk.
  • Creative Crafts for Adults:  Saturday, July 27th at 1 pm.  We will be making mug cakes. Please bring a large microwave safe mug.  All other materials will be provided but registration is limited.  Ages 18+ please.
  • A Constellations Story Hour: Tuesday, July 30th at 6 pm. Come and learn about constellations!  Make your own constellation luminaries, learn fun facts, make a constellations snack and much more.  Ages 3 to 12.  Sign up is required. 
  • Senior Movie:  Friday, August 2nd 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.
  • Craft Club:  Monday, August 5th at 6 pm.  Come and make crafts in the Library.  This month’s theme will be A Universe of Stories.   Ages 4 to 12.  Registration is required.  
  • To the Moon and Back!:  Tuesday, August 6th at 6 pm.  Have you ever wondered what life is like on the moon?  Let’s have some fun exploring the moon’s surface while singing and dancing our way through the solar system.  Open to ages 3 to 8.  Registration required by August 1st.  

Library Board Meeting:  Thursday, August 8th at 6 pm.  Open to the Public. All are welcome!   

  • Tinkering in the Library! Saturday, August 10th 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.

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

QUICK FACTS

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.