Welcome to your library!

Yates Community Library reflects the interests of our energetic community: its members from age 1 to 101; both those newly settled and from generations long established here.  And your library has the world to offer you!

We are a community resource that you can take part in any way you like.

Consider the possibilities…

– Drop in once a week to browse new books, and fill your tote bag full of great reading and movies.

– Visit daily to spend time on a computer.

– Just relax in our lounge!  Cool off, warm up, use our wi-fi! You might just catch a summer concert outside or a special program inside.

– Or log in at home to stream a movie or music, or amp up your research by going beyond Google to directly access reliable, current sources of information.

Our staff thrives on providing the materials and information you need. 
Yates Community Library’s vital membership in the Nioga Library System means that, with your free library card, you have access to virtually all the materials in the 20 public libraries of Niagara, Orleans, and Genesee counties.  In one click from your device or our computer, they’ll be delivered to you here, at no cost, usually within two to three days. We have the capability to request items beyond this area for you to borrow as well.

And you can trust that your library staff is staying current with technology and new concepts in library service, with local support provided by Nioga. As an active member of the Orleans County Human Services Council, we can offer current information to connect you with nearby helpful assistance agencies.


July is packed full of events for all ages, right here at the Library!

Be sure to make time in your summer for some of these FREE programs:

  • Monday, July 10 at 7:00 PM “Feedback” band playing a wide variety of music with vocalist; bring a lawn chair or blanket
  • Friday, July 14 at 11:00 AM “Pirates & Popsicles” program of activities & stories for ages 3-12
  • Sunday, July 16 at 3:00 PM “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” a comedy presented by the Perry, NY theater company, Shake On The Lake; bring a lawn chair
  • Monday, July 17 at 11:00 AM David Stockton (guitar, vocals, and other instruments), presents a morning concert on our back patio; bring a lawn chair or blanket
  • Friday, July 21 at 1:00 PM “Super Amy,” 45-minute program for kids & their families, with magic & gymnastics by our young friend from the Charlie & Checkers family
  • Monday, July 24 at 7:00 PM “Ghost Riders” will perform purely country music for you on our back lawn (Mr. Mustard’s performance canceled due to health issues); bring a lawn chair
  • Friday, July 28 at 11:00 AM “Inventors & Ice Cream,” STEAM program presented by our Nioga intern friends, for ages 5 and up
  • Monday, July 31 at 6:30 PM “Celtic Spirit” pipe band from Western NY

It will take you to help make Yates Community Library an ever more vibrant, effective resource in our community.

We welcome your fresh ideas.

Please share in our growth!

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Yates Community Library

The Yates Community Library has programs, activities and events for patrons of all ages!

Yates Community Library

15 North Main Street
PO Box 485
Lyndonville, NY 14098
phone: 585-765-9041
fax: 585-765-9527

Library Hours

Monday 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10 am - 8 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 2 pm
Closed Saturdays from July through Labor Day