The Williamsville Public Library and Museum strives to enhance the lives of the people who live in or visit our community. We aim to promote lifelong learning; to collect, preserve and exhibit materials pertaining to the Village’s history; and to encourage a love of reading.
Come and visit us at our new location, our staff and volunteers will be happy to help you anytime at the service desk or over the phone.
WPLM is committed to being an integral part of the Village of Williamsville; providing an asset to our community and contributing to local historic preservation.
You can still drop in anytime to pick up a reading log and enjoy special activities. Upcoming weekly themes for "Reading by Design" include nature, arts & crafts, gaming, story making, and space. Follow us on Facebook to find out which movies we'll be showing for six weeks on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am.
Story Time has wrapped up for the season. Pre-school aged students are encouraged to bring a parent, grandparent, or guardian to Wacky Wednesdays this summer at 10:30am. Seven weeks of music, movement and play have started!
Join us on Monday, August 21 for the solar eclipse. Through a grant in cooperation with STAR_Net’s NASA@ My Library initiative with support from NASA, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Research Corporation, and Google, WPLM will be receiving glasses for safe solar eclipse viewing. Follow us on Facebook for information about an astronomy presentation before the eclipse.
The Williamsville Public Library and Museum (WPLM) was notified by the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office that it had received a NASA @ My Library grant. The NASA@ My Library project is led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Partners include the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, Pacific Science Center, Cornerstones of Science, and Education Development Center. NASA@ My Library is made possible through the support of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate as part of its STEM Activation program. The goal is to enhance STEM learning opportunities for library patrons of all ages. Follow WPLM on Facebook to learn more about related events.
Come in and check out the new Route 66 displays! You may recognize some of the places in old photos or Route 66 souvenirs from our area.
Schools & Churches
Look for the displays to change again to focus on churches and schools before the Fall Festival and School Reunion.
The next "History Mysteries" session will probably be in August and focus on Veterans. Follow us on Facebook to find out when details are announced.
Story Time will Resume this Fall
Story Time has wrapped up for this school year. Follow WPLM on Facebook to find out about this summer's Wacky Wednesdays for pre-schoolers.
What's on Display
Our first gallery collection showcases the early history of Williamsville, from Native Americans to the 1930s. Displays include the lives of the village's namesake Col. Williams, civil war veteran Jacob Yocom and socialite Mae Prather Jones.