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?

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 number?  OverDrive or Hoopla or RBdigital

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. Each item will be evaluated for its suitability for the collection. 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. 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?

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.

Do you have a typewriter I can use?  Yes; please ask at the Floor 2 Circulation Desk.

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.")

Where is the Literacy Volunteers office in the Library?  Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara, Inc. has an office on Floor 2 of the Library, near the East Avenue entrance. Their phone number is (716) 876-8991. Additional information is available on their web site.

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Lockport, NY 14094
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