It’s time for Summer Independent Reading! Stop into the library to sign up or get started right away by downloading the forms here: Pre-K Activity Log, Children’s Activity Log and Children’s Reading Log, Teen Reading Bingo
Now you can support the Alden Ewell Free Library with your bottle and can returns! Just tell Can-Can Redemption that you want the proceeds of your return to go to the library, and thank you for your continued support!
In-person browsing and walk-up borrowing with COVID-19 restrictions in place
The library’s new open schedule is identical to the walk up-schedule (Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 AM until 5 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 PM until 7 PM, and Saturdays from 9 AM until 2 PM)
Public computer access will also be modified to observe social distancing protocol (1 hour sessions per patron per day, some computers are unavailable to ensure social distancing)
Walk-up service will still be offered for those who prefer to utilize it
- The dropbox is emptied daily and available for patron use 24/7. Items placed in the drop box on or by the date they are due, even when the library is closed, will not incur late fees.
Fill in our 24-hour online form at https://forms.gle/KxNqkJU5J1GSVWxj8 or call 716-937-7082 during open hours (see below) with a request of up to 5 items
All items must be available at the Alden Ewell Free Public Library, search the online catalog (here) and limit your search to Alden Ewell Free Library (this option can be found in the left hand column of an active search page)
Requests from other libraries are still available at this time (must be arranged through the online catalog, NOT our library’s request form) but will require more than 24 hours to be available for pick up. When you receive notice that your hold is available for pick up, contact us to schedule a time.
A pick up time will be arranged once your items are ready for pick up
Walk-up service is available during open hours (Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 AM until 5 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 PM until 7 PM, Saturdays 9 AM – 2 PM)
If you have hold items that are showing as available on your account, you can call us to schedule a pickup.
For more information, see our more detailed Q&A here
Precautions are being taken to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
Monday 9 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday 12 PM – 7 PM
Wednesday 9 AM – 5 PM
Thursday 12 PM – 7 PM
Saturday 9 AM – 2 PM