Plan Your Visit

Book Arts Open Hours:

Thursday 10 am-2 pm,    Friday 12-6 pm,    Saturday 10 am – 2pm

Ready to Visit? Here’s what you need to know:

  • All members of the Book Arts Team are wearing masks to help protect vulnerable members of our community.
  • Visitors are strongly encouraged to wear a mask, but not required as long as you are fully vaccinated.
  • If you are not fully vaccinated, you must wear a mask and maintain 6′ of social distance from others for the duration of your visit.
  • Vaccination status will be based on the honor system. If you simply prefer to wear your mask, that’s fine too!
  • Book Arts will continue utilizing air purifiers, and making disposable masks and hand sanitizer available at all times.
  • Book Arts continues to host classes both virtually and in-person for individuals and groups.
  • We appreciate your patience with our dedicated Book Arts Team Members as we all continue to navigate this new normal.

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Address, Parking & Bus Info:

    We are located at 468 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, at the corner of Mohawk & Washington streets. We are near the Central Library, the historic Hotel Lafayette, next door to Casa di Pizza, and across the street from the fabulous Sinclair building.

    There is street parking available that can be paid using cash, credit card, or the convenient Buffalo Roam app when required. Street parking is free after 5 PM and on Saturday and Sunday. There are also several AllPro Parking surface lots, and the Mohawk parking ramp, all located within one block of Book Arts that can be paid using cash or credit card.

    If you are arriving with a group on a school bus or other large vehicle, we encourage you to temporarily park on the East side of the building at Washington Street, and use our side door for easy unloading.

    Book Arts is ADA accessible, with eleavator access to all floors and an ADA friendly restroom. Feel free to call ahead of your visit with any requests for additional info at (716) 348-1430.

    Interested in Planing a Field Trip?

    Please email our Education Director at [email protected] for information on VIRTUAL & IN PERSON small-group options.

    Cozy at Home?

    Browse our online shop for gifts, hand-printed goods, artmaking kits, supplies, and more!

    Check out our virtual workshopsexhibitions, and library of DIY video tutorials.