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Public Library

Library Director - Kristine Sutton 

33 Main St.
Akron, NY 14001       
(716) 542-2327

Summer Hours
Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day

Mon. 10:00 – 8:00pm
Tues. 10:00 – 6:00pm
Wed. 10:00 – 8:00pm
Thurs. Closed
Fri. 10:00 – 5:00pm
Sat. Closed

Winter Hours
Labor Day – Memorial Day Weekend

Mon. 1:00 – 8:00pm
Tues. 10:00 – 5:00pm
Wed. 1:00 – 8:00pm
Thurs. Closed
Fri. 10:00 – 5:00pm
Sat. 10:00 – 5:00pm




Newstead Public Library March & April Events

Call 542 -2327 to attend programs.

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Library Board Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 pm



Library Hours

Monday          1 pm – 8 pm

Tuesday          10 am – 5 pm

Wednesday    1 pm – 8 pm

Thursday        Closed

Friday             10 am – 5 pm

Saturday         10 am – 5 pm



Music with Mar

Interactive music and movement class for children, 8 months through 5 years old and their caregiver to participate in together using brain-based activities to enhance your child’s total development.

Class will be on the 1st and 3rd Friday’s at 11:30 am


Toddler Jumpbunch

Build fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination with brightly colored balls and simple toys.  Parents are encouraged to participate!

Ages 15 months – 3 years

2nd and 4th Friday’s of the month at 11:30 am – 12:15 pm – only November 16



Department of Social Service Assistance Returns

A University at Buffalo trained intern will be available on Friday’s, beginning October 19, to assist people in signing up for HEAP, SNAP and other Social Services in the library.

Friday’s @ 10 am - 5 pm – No assistance on March 22



T’ai Chi Chih with Denise Miller

T’ai Chi Chih movements are practiced softly with no impact.  No particular level of fitness, coordination or special clothing required.  Denise Miller is an accredited T’ai Chi Chih teacher who had been sharing this wonderful practice with students for 6 years.

Tuesday’s at 10:30 – 11:30 am



Wellness Seminars hosted by Living Roots

Good health should be a right, not a privilege says Living Roots owner Andrea Whitmarsh.  Join Andrea every 2nd Monday beginning January 14th – June 10th    at 6:30 – 7:30 pm    

March 11 – What are GMO’s and why should I eat organic? - Learn how to listen to your body and identify if you are an emotional eater and learn how to work through emotional eating.    


Read to Daisy our Therapy Dog

Monday, March 18 @ 3 -4 pm




Boys and girls ages 7 and up come create and build with LEGO’s.

Saturday, March 16 @ 1:30 – 3:30 pm   


Remedy Staffing – Job Recruiting

March 19 @ 2 – 4 pm


Celebrate Agriculture Week at the Library

The Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Erie County with present the book, On the Farm, At the Market by, G. Brian Karas.  Learn about New York agriculture and the community of farmers and the journey of food to market!

Ages 5 and up please.  Wednesday, March 20 @ 6:30 pm


Pom Pom Pals

Make your own pom pom creation.

Saturday, March 23 @ 11 am – Ages 6 -10


Celebrate Iditarod 2019

Pick up a free copy of the book Race Across Alaska.  On Wednesday, March 29 local dog sled musher, Bili, will discuss the book and share her experiences as a sled dog musher.

Wednesday, March 27 @ 6:30 pm – For teens - adult


Hands on Computer Training – Kindle Fire Basics

Learn about the parts of the Kindle Fire, understand how to use the touch screen settings and keyboard and discover how to download and use common Apps.  For adults.

Friday, March 29 @ 1 -3 pm


Create your Own Book

Learn to create an easy, origami folded book to fill with your own creations! For ages 8 -12 please.

Monday, April 1 @ 6:30 pm


Morning Book Club

Join our monthly morning book club for some lively discussion.

Tuesday, April 2 @ 10:30 am


John Philip Sousa and the Sousa Band

Join Mark Jones for a power point talk and a musical instrument demonstration.

Wednesday, April 3 @ 6:30 pm


Peace, Love & Yarn

Knit and Crochet with Akron neighbors and friends for a community project.

Saturday, April 6 @ 2 pm


Wellness Seminars hosted by Living Roots

Good health should be a right, not a privilege says Living Roots owner Andrea Whitmarsh.  Join Andrea every 2nd Monday at 6:30 – 7:30 pm    

April 8 – Gut Health - Learn ways to repopulate the gut and how this will benefit your digestive health and your overall health.


Reminisce Group – Town Historian Guest Speaker

Join us for a discussion on the history of Akron Main Street with our guest, Town Historian, Don Holmes.

Friday, April 12 @ 11 am


Durham Job Recruitment

Interview on the spot at the library!

Saturday, April 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm


Read to Daisy our Therapy Dog

Monday, April 15 & 29 @ 3 -4 pm


You’re the TOPS!

Enjoy hands on demo on spinning tops in the library!

Wednesday, April 17 @ 3 pm



Boys and girls ages 7 and up come create and build with LEGO’s.

Saturday, April 20 @ 1:30 – 3:30 pm   

Defiant Monkey – Family Improv Show

A fun improve show with lots of audience participation!!

Wednesday, April 24 @ 6:30 pm


Belle Princess Party

Enjoy a princess story time with Belle!  We will have games, a sing a long, crafts and children can have a photo with Belle!  For ages 3 -9.

Saturday, April 27 @ 11 am








On-Going Library Events


1:1 Computer Assistance

Do you need help with your iPad, Microsoft Word or setting up a Facebook account??  We can assist with that and much more.  Please call the library at 542-2327 to schedule a time.


Looking to play Mahjong?  Would you like to learn?

All are welcome!

Monday’s from 1 - 4 pm