Library Hours

The Library is currently open with reduced hours.

Curbside pickup is still available if you prefer not to enter the building. Click here for more information.

***Masks are no longer required for those who are VACCINATED.***

Unvaccinated adults and children 2 and over are still required to wear a mask.

We appreciate your cooperation!

CURRENT HOURS:

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday – 10 am – 3 pm

Tuesday & Thursday – 2 pm – 6 pm

Saturday 10 am – 2 pm

Please call us with any questions you may have @ 716-672-8051.

 

Welcome New Library Director!

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Director Graham Tedesco-Blair.

Graham was raised in Buffalo, NY, and attended Canisius College and SUNY Buffalo. Since then, he has worked at the Wichita Falls Public Library in Wichita Falls, TX, and the Newark Public Library in Newark, NY. He also owned and operated White Paw Books & Curiosities with his wife Kay, and their dog Diana. In his free time, he enjoys bicycling, antiquing, and collecting comic books.

Stop by the Library to meet Graham soon!

 

Zoom into Summer Reading!

 Join Us Via Zoom for Summer Reading at Darwin R. Barker Library!

July 12th – August 13th, 2021

From your own backyard to the depths of the ocean – join us this summer for amazing tales about ANIMALS!

The Caterpillars – Ages: entering PreK – entering 2nd grade will meet via ZOOM beginning July 12 @ 10:30 am. 

And follow along with craft videos at our Facebook page, Tuesdays, beginning July 13th @ 10:30 am.

The Monarchs – Ages: entering 3rd grade – entering 8th grade will meet via ZOOM Wednesdays beginning July 14th @ 10:30 am.

Also, join us for LIVE VIRTUAL EVENTS! Click here for more information!

When you register for summer reading programs you will automatically receive an invitation to the virtual events!

ALL programs are FREE of charge and registration begins June 21st.

To register: email childrenslibrarian@barkerlibrary.org and include child’s name, age group, phone # and an email address. (Please no student school email addresses!) OR call 716-672-8051 OR stop by our circulation desk.

Launchpad Kids!

Kids Launchpads are loaded with learning apps, video games and more for hours of interactive learning and play.

They are pre-loaded with content, designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface, and 100% secure. No download time and no need for WiFi.

Check out a tablet and help your preschoolers gain the skills they need to be ready to learn when they start kindergarten.

Over 50 title are available! Search Launchpad and place a hold in the Library Catalog or ask a staff person at the Library for assistance.