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:

Children’s Book Week begins April 30th through May 5th.  We will have a variety of activities available each day during this special week including a Coloring Contest, the Great Book Character Hunt, a “Guess how much jar”, and much more. Please join us for some fun.

Family Movie:  Tuesday, May 1st at 5:30 pm.  This animated movie features the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, & Cheech Marin.  You can call the Library for the Title of the Movie. 

Margaret Wise Brown Story Hour:  May 3rd at 5:15 pm.  Pigs, cats, dogs, rabbits and more are all a part of this fun story hour based on the books Robin’s Room, Goodnight Moon and more.  Crafts, games, activities and stories. Call or stop by to register.

Senior Movie: Friday, May 4th at 1pm.  Starring Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard.  Co-Sponsored by the 50+ Seniors.   Please call the Library for the title. 

Music in the Library Concert Series: Join us at 7pm on Friday, May 4th, for a performance by the band Blue Mule.

Evening Book Club   Tuesday, May 8th at 5:30 pm.  We will be discussing Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. You can request a copy on line or stop by the Library Desk.   Please call 532-5129 or stop by if you are interested.    

Mother’s Day Events:  Thursday, May 10that 5:30 pm.  Best for ages 3 and up and Moms. Children can bring moms, grandmas, aunts or any other important women in their lives to this special event. There will be stories, crafts and snacks.  Also a scavenger hunt complete with prizes and door prizes.   Sign up is requested.  Please stop by or call to register.

Board Meeting:  Thursday, May 10th at 7 pm.  Open to the Public.

Tinkering in the Library! Saturday, May 12th at 12 pm (Noon).  Ages 1-12. With different rotating activities each month, there will be new things to explore. Fun for the whole family.  Stop by or Call 532-5129 to sign up.  

Craft Club: Monday, May 14th at 6 pm. Ages 4-12. Theme will May flowers. Registration is required so call or stop in to sign up.

Gaming Unplugged:  Thursday, May 15th at 5:30pm. Each month we play a new game. Fun for all ages.  

Computer Class:  Saturday, May 19thfrom 12 to 2 pm will be a special family history research with Ancestry Library Edition Database Class. This class is free and open to the public.  Please call or stop by to register.  

Book Club: Monday May 21stat 11am. We will be discussing Lee County Elegy by Courtney Allen.  Everyone is welcome.  You can request a copy online or at the Library desk.  

Lego Club
: Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30pm. Ages 4-12. 


Check out our Web page www.buffalolib.org, click Library Locations and Town of Collins Public Library on the next screen.                             


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.