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

    UPCOMING ADULT EVENTS 

Monday, July 17th - Book Club at 11 a.m.  Katarina Bivald's novel "The Readers of the Broken Wheel Recommend" will be discussed.

Friday, July 21st - Music in the Library Concert Series - the P.C. All-Star Big Band will perform at 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 22nd - Introduction to Windows 10 at 11 a.m. - This class is an introduction to Windows 10, the latest operating system from Microsoft.  Students will become familiar with the desktop, the start button, Microsoft Edge and the Windows Store.  Call or stop in to register.

UPCOMING CHILDREN's EVENTS

Monday, July 10th at 6:30 p.m.  Ages 4-12, registration is helpful but not required!

Thursday - July 13th - Teen Game Night at 3:30 p.m.  Learn what new technology is coming to the library or just show up to play games with friends!  Staff may order pizza at 4:30 p.m. based on how many show up!

Monday - July 17th - Craft Club - 6 p.m. For ages 4 to12.  Registration is required.

Thursday - July 20th - Summer Maker Camp - All About Straws at 4:30 p.m.  Come and create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials.  (All materials provided and kids can come and drop in as they please from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)  For ages 3 to 13.  Call or stop in to sign up.

Monday, July 24th - Building and Construction Magic Show - 6 p.m.  Magician Cris Johnson brings his fun-filled "Building and Construction Magic Show" for the 2017 Summer Reading Program!  He brings a wide array of funny, interactive magic, his pal Cosmo the Mind Eading monkey and more!  Come to this family event!  Open to all ages.  Call or stop in to sign up!

Tuesday - July 25th at 5:30 p.m.  Let's Build It!  Stories, crafts and fun activities about construction.  For ages 3 to 6.

Thursday - July 27th at 4:30 p.m.  Summer Makes Camp -  Marshmallows and Toothpicks.  Create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials.  (All materials provided.  Drop in as desired from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)  For ages 3 to 13.  Call or stop in to sign up.

Friday - July 28th - Toddler Time - The next four week session begins at 10:30 a.m. and offers picture books, rhymes, finger plays, music, sensory play, simple crafts and snacks.  For ages 18 months to 3 years.  Call or stop in to sign up!

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.