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 2-8pm
  • Wednesday and Friday 10:30am-5pm
  • Saturday 10am-2pm
  • 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.


Book Club: Monday, May 22 at 11am. We will be discussing “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” by Rachel Joyce.


Tech Trainer: Monday, May 22 from 4pm to 7pm. Book one of three 45-minute one-on-one sessions on a topic of your choosing with our Technology Trainers. For more information, please call the library.


Teen Game Night: Thursday, May 25 at 3:30pm. Learn what new technology is coming to the library or just show up to play games with your friends! We may be ordering pizza at 4:30 based on how many show up!


The library will be CLOSED Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.


The Hidden World of the Pond: Tuesday, May 30 at 5:30pm. Beaver Meadows Audubon center presents the Hidden World of the Pond. Caddisflies, dragonflies, turtles, and frogs all call a pond their home. Our naturalists will bring live animals such as these to the library, creating a vivid picture of the intricate web that is a pond. Open to all ages. Please call the library to sign up.


Board of Trustees Meeting: Thursday June 1 at 7pm. It is open to the public and all are welcome to come.

Computer Basics:  Saturday, June 3 from 11am-1pm.  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.

Craft Club:  Monday, June 5 at 6pm.  Ages 4-12.  Registration is required so call or stop in to sign up!

Teen Game Night:  Thursday, June 8 at 3:30pm.  Learn what new technology is coming to the library or just show up to play games with your friends!  We may be ordering piazza at 4:30pm based on how many show up!

                                  Friends of the Library Meeting:  Saturday, June 10 at 10am.

**********Library Hot Dog Roast hosted by Legislator John Mills, Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

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Quick Facts

Collins Library cards are available to all Erie County residents, individuals who work in Erie County and those who live in the Gowanda Central School tax district.  

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.

Collins Public Library Events

Adult Events

  • Quilting with Florence: Wednesdays 10:30 am to 1 pm. Come quilt with these knowledgeable ladies!

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.