Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Library?

When is the Library open? When is it closed for holidays?

How do I get a library card?

Where can I search the library catalog online? Visit the Nioga Library System catalog web site. 

Can I view my library account / renew items / place holds / change my PIN online?

Where do I go to download eBooks and audiobooks with my library card?  Libby/OverDrive or Hoopla

Where do I go to download movies, TV shows, and music with my library card? Hoopla

Where do I go to download magazines with my library card? Libby/OverDrive  or  Hoopla Magazines BingePass

Can I donate new and used books, magazines, videos, or music CDs?  The Library gratefully accepts the donation of books and audiovisual materials. These items must be clean and in good condition. Please limit your donations to no more than two boxes at a time. Please do not donate textbooks or Reader's Digest Condensed Books. No conditions may be imposed relating to any material after its acceptance by the Library. Each item will be evaluated for its suitability for the collection. Items not added to the library collections may be turned over to the Friends of the Lockport Public Library for sale. The Friends of the Library hold two book sales annually and offer a year-round book sale in which donated materials are sold to benefit the library.

When are the used book sales held?

Is there a meeting room for public use? See "Community Meeting Room" and "Study Rooms" on our Services page.

Do you have a computer I can use?

Do you have wireless Internet access (wi-fi)?

Can I register online for events? Yes! Learn about our Events Calendar and Online Registration.

Do you have a photocopier?  Copiers are available on Floor 2 and Floor 3. The cost is $0.15 per black & white copy, $0.50 per color copy.

Can I send or receive a fax at the Library?  We do not offer fax services to the public.

Are there book discussion groups at the Library?

Is there a Friends of the Library group?

Who are the members of the Library's Board of Trustees?

How can I support the library with a monetary donation?

How much is the library worth to you?  Find out with our Library Value Calculator.

Freedom of Information Law - Lockport Public Library is committed to complying with New York's Freedom of Information Law that provides open access to public records. The library will process all written requests according to the timelines and policies established by New York State. To receive copies of the requested records, there will be a fee of $0.25 per page.

What is the history of the Lockport Public Library?

Who is the author of the quote inscribed above the East Avenue entrance? ("Books are like an open door to set the spirit free.")


Library Budget Vote Information


Mon 9AM - 8PM
Tue 9AM - 8PM 
Wed 9AM - 8PM
Thu 9AM - 8PM
Fri 9AM - 5PM
Sat 10AM - 5PM

The East Avenue entrance has reopened. It will be locked at 4PM daily. The parking lot entrance at the back of the library will be open regular business hours.

The Library will be CLOSED on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.

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Holiday & Emergency Closing Information

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Lockport, NY 14094
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