Central Library Parking and Entrance Information

For the Buffalo & Erie Public Library - Central Meeting Room Location
(Buffalo, New York)

Parking Map

Suggested Entrance:
Enter using the Washington Street entrance for program located in the Central Meeting Room (2nd Floor).


To help those who might be unfamiliar with the area, the map above was designed to help you identify nearby parking locations and navigate some of the surrounding one-way streets. Those individuals requiring special accommodations are encouraged to arrive early to ensure the best possible parking.

A. Free Parking:

On the weekends, all metered street parking in the immediate area is free. It has been marked on the map in orange.

B. Paid Parking:

The 8-story Adam Parking Ramp is located on the corner of Washington and Eagle - one block away from the Central Library. On most weekends, it is free to park in this location. Please be advised that during these free periods, the elevators may not be in operation; the stairs and ramp walkways will be your only means of exiting the ramp. Simply enter using the Washington Street entrance and park. Please remember not to park in the any of the specially marked numbered spaces (reserved for monthly payers and hotels) as you could be towed. On those special occasions when "Special Events" are scheduled, the entrances will be clearly marked with special signage and the parking will cost $5.

Attendees can also park for $5.00-$10.00 (depending on community event schedule) in the automated AllPro Lot on the corner of Washington and Broadway. The location is across the street from the library's Washington and Ellicott Street entrances.

Public Transportation:

The Central Library is served by both NFTA bus and MetroRail Service (Lafayette Square Station). To plan your route, visit http://metro.nfta.com/Trip/.

Last updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2017