Lockport Public Library
Lockport, New York

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Library Director: Beverly Federspiel

Phone: (716) 433-5935
Fax: (716) 439-0198

Library Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Please check our schedule of Holidays, Summer Hours, and Early Closings.

The library is located at 23 East Avenue, Lockport, New York 14094, across the street from the Palace Theatre. Street parking is available on East Avenue, and there is parking lot at the Chestnut Street (Grigg Lewis Way) entrance. Driving directions from surrounding locations.

East Avenue entrance

Chestnut Street entrance

East Avenue entrance

Chestnut Street entrance

Mailing address: P.O Box 475, Lockport, New York 14095-0475.

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If you are a teacher in a school within the Lockport City or Starpoint School Districts, please visit Library Resources for Teachers.

If you are looking for the Literacy Volunteers office which is located on Floor 2 of the library, please visit Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara, Inc.

Driving Directions to the Library

The library is located at 23 East Avenue, across the street from the Palace Theatre. The main entrance and parking lot are in the back, so use "35 Chestnut Street" as the destination when getting online directions to the parking lot. (Please note that while Chestnut Street is the name in online maps, signs have recently been erected designating this portion of Chestnut Street as Grigg Lewis Way, too.)

From the south:
I-90 East to I-290 West to I-990 North.
I-990 North ends at Millersport Hwy. (Hwy. 263).
Turn left on Millersport Hwy.
Millersport Hwy. ends at Transit Rd. (Route 78).
At Transit Road, turn left.
Continue on Transit Road approximately 8 miles to Main Street.
Turn right on Main Street.
Continue on Main Street approximately one-half mile.
Turn left onto Market Street.
Make the second right (onto Chestnut St./Grigg Lewis Way) into a large parking lot. From here you can enter the first floor of the library.

From the east:
Take the NYS Thruway (I-90).
Exit 48A Pembroke to Route 77 North.
Route 77 North to Route 31 West.
Route 31 West to Market Street.
Turn Right (north) onto Market Street.
Turn into the second parking lot on your right (onto Chestnut St./Grigg Lewis Way).
Enter the first floor of the library from the parking lot.

From the north:
Take Route 78 South.
At the signal at Reid's Restaurant, veer left, taking the bridge over the Erie Canal rather than following Route 78.
Turn Right onto Market Street.
Near the top of the hill, turn left into the large parking lot (onto Chestnut St./Grigg Lewis Way).
Enter the first floor of the library from the parking lot.


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Lockport Public Library, 23 East Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094 - (716) 433-5935
Doors open: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Saturday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Holiday Closings & Summer Hours * Last updated 06/27/2016