Library renovation

It is our great pleasure to announce that our library has received the State Construction Grant to finance the complete remodel of our upper floor. The renovation will include a new upstairs bathroom, a new septic system , a new staircase to access the attic area, as well as new furniture and an overall remodel of the space. We are so excited for all the improvements to come. Our renovation will start this late fall. Stay tuned for possible temporary closings or hour changes. We hope to welcome you in the new space in 2022. New library for a new year!


Sarah from Clearwater Creek Compost will give a presentation 5/8/2021 at 11:00am all about compost and be available after if anyone wants to stop by with questions or to learn more about how they can compost at home.
Did you know 25% of what we throw away could be composted?
Come learn what you can compost and how easy it can be!

Plan-based nutrition class

Myers Memorial Library will host a drop-in program about a plant-based lifestyle. The representatives of the Plant-Powered Chautauqua County group will be at the library on Saturday, April 24th from 10 am – 1 pm to answer your questions and give out materials about plant-based nutrition. You can stop by anytime to learn more about the group and its mission.  Plant-Powered Chautauqua County group wants to empower people to find better health and overcome chronic diseases through a whole-food plant-based diet. They strive to raise awareness about the health benefits of the WFPB lifestyle. The program is free and open to the public.

Seed library opens March 15

Calling all gardeners out there! It is time to start planning your garden! We would like to help by creating a seed library so you could bring here your extra seeds and take back seeds the other neighbors shared.
To begin, please donate your extra seeds in individually labeled packets to help us build the basics for the seed library.
Beginning March 15, come to the library to check our stock, take the seeds you need, add more, or swap.
Even if you don’t have any seeds to share now, you can still “borrow” our seeds. We hope that after you will have your harvest you will share seeds with us next season!


Our summer reading program is happening right now. We are not able to have our usual shows and in-person programming but we still want your kids to read this summer!
Let us know if you want to sign up – we will track the number of books your kids read this summer and for every 10 books, your kids will receive a small prize!

Here is our offer:

 My First Book Club To participate, pick up a blank book from the library and fill it with your story! Re-imagine a fairy tale, tell a quest, write a graphic novel, illustrate a wordless book, tell your autobiography – the possibilities are endless! Once you are finished, bring the book back to the library and we will read it (with your permission we will share it with our fans here on Facebook)! Your book will be returned to you at the completion of the program. We look forward to hearing your story!

 Read to an Animal  Every Tuesday night until August 11th at 7:00 pm on our Facebook page. Each week, you will meet a different animal, learn about a book they might be in, and then practice reading out loud to that animal! We hope you can join us!

Story Time – every Thursday morning at 10 am, tune in to our Facebook page to see Rachel and Jessica reading stories, singing songs, playing puppet theater, and preparing crafts for you. Every Thursday you can find all material needed for your craft outside the library ready to pick up. Grab some to make a new project every week at home.
Sumner voting challenge  –  We started this year by introducing new kid’s reading challenge – voting for your favorite character/item. We had narwhal versus unicorn ( narwhal won!), basketball versus baseball ( basketball won!) and then we had to close the library. We are back and so is our challenge. In July you got to choose between sloth a llama! We got plenty of books to choose from and our voting balls ready! If you prefer you can let us know what llama or sloth books you read and vote online (Facebook or e-mail)
We can’t wait to see who is your favorite!
Sign up on READsquared –  to help track your summer reading! You can create a family account or individual account to track your reading. Choose your avatar, earn mini games, badges and certificates for reading. Teens and adults can join in the fun too and leave book reviews to help others at Myers Memorial Library know about what great books they could be reading! Sign up at: