Historical Webinar!

Calling all history buffs!

Michael Keene, a frequent presenter at Buffalo area libraries and historical organizations, has produced a new, unique online program based on his book, titled, “Madhouse: The Hidden History of Insane Asylums in 19th Century New York.”

Learn about the advent of the large psychiatric institutions that were established during the 1800’s including: Buffalo State Insane Asylum, the Monroe County Poorhouse, Willard Insane Asylum, New York State Asylum at Utica (Old Main), Binghamton Inebriate Asylum, Hudson River Insane Asylum and others.

The program will be told through the use of archival photographs, narration, and original music.

There is no cost to view the production. Just click this link.  https://youtu.be/i8DkUO7vzIo

New Library Hours

NEW HOURS STARTING AUGUST 2ND!!

NEW HOURS:

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday – 10 am – 5pm

Tuesday & Thursday – 1 pm – 6 pm

Saturday 10 am – 2 pm

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

Curbside pickup is still available if you prefer not to enter the building.

Due to the increase in COVID19 cases in our community we have reinstated our mask requirement for building entry.

***MASKS ARE REQUIRED REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS***

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