Guilderland Public Library is seeking proposals (RFPs) from qualified vendors to operate and manage a cafe’ at our facility located at 2228 Western Avenue, Guilderland, NY  12084.  This new cafe’ space is part of an extensive renovation and expansion project at the Library, which will officially debut to the public in fall, 2021.

GPL intends to select one vendor to provide coffee, beverages and food items for Library patrons and staff.  The 762-square-foot cafe’ will be open a set number of hours each day during the Library’s operating schedule, and could also be open while the Library is closed, due to its separate entry / exit.  Outdoor seating is a possibility as well.  Cafe’ customers and staff will be have access to the Library’s public restroom facilities.

Click here for the full Request for Proposals document.

Contact Library Director Tim Wiles at 518.456.2400 ext. 113 or for questions, or to schedule an inspection of the cafe’ space (by appointment only).

Proposals are due to Mr. Wiles by Wednesday, August 11 at noonRFPs received after this time will be returned unopened.

Thank you for your interest!