Elaine M. Panty Branch Library

Elaine M. Panty Branch Library The Elaine M. Panty Branch Library (formerly the Riverside Branch) is a branch of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system. This beautiful neighborhood library features public computers, free WiFi, books, magazines, DVDs, audio books and more!
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Located on Tonawanda Street, the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library is open five days a week. Wide selection of books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and audio books for any interest

Wheelchair accessible

Drop box - located at the Prairie St. entrance; accessible 24 hours/day
(you can return ANY item from ANY library here)

13 computers - internet, scanner, copier, free wifi

Public fax is available. $1.75 f

Located on Tonawanda Street, the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library is open five days a week. Wide selection of books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and audio books for any interest

Wheelchair accessible

Drop box - located at the Prairie St. entrance; accessible 24 hours/day
(you can return ANY item from ANY library here)

13 computers - internet, scanner, copier, free wifi

Public fax is available. $1.75 f

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Now on display at the downtown Central Library in Buffalo: John James Audubon’s “Quadrupeds of North America” featuring ...
06/25/2021

Now on display at the downtown Central Library in Buffalo: John James Audubon’s “Quadrupeds of North America” featuring exquisite, hand-colored lithographic plates and illustrations of four-legged mammals. Free & open to the public during regular Library hours. https://www.buffalolib.org/whats-happening/audubons-viviparous-quadrupeds-north-america-great-national-work

Now on display at the downtown Central Library in Buffalo: John James Audubon’s “Quadrupeds of North America” featuring exquisite, hand-colored lithographic plates and illustrations of four-legged mammals. Free & open to the public during regular Library hours. https://www.buffalolib.org/whats-happening/audubons-viviparous-quadrupeds-north-america-great-national-work

Can’t make it to a library? Let us come to you through the “Library by Mail” service, bringing FREE library materials to...
06/23/2021

Can’t make it to a library? Let us come to you through the “Library by Mail” service, bringing FREE library materials to the homebound via U.S. Mail. Learn more by calling 716-858-7156 or visit: https://www.buffalolib.org/locations-hours/library-mail

Can’t make it to a library? Let us come to you through the “Library by Mail” service, bringing FREE library materials to the homebound via U.S. Mail. Learn more by calling 716-858-7156 or visit: https://www.buffalolib.org/locations-hours/library-mail

It’s time for Summer Reading fun! The 37 local libraries and the Library on Wheels Bookmobile are open and ready to shin...
06/22/2021

It’s time for Summer Reading fun! The 37 local libraries and the Library on Wheels Bookmobile are open and ready to shine the light on a variety of resources and programs including book clubs, pet programs, computer coding, DIY crafts, comedy shows, outdoor games, yoga, concerts & more! https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?t=d&q=summer%20&cid=12898&cal=12898&inc=0 .

It’s time for Summer Reading fun! The 37 local libraries and the Library on Wheels Bookmobile are open and ready to shine the light on a variety of resources and programs including book clubs, pet programs, computer coding, DIY crafts, comedy shows, outdoor games, yoga, concerts & more! https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?t=d&q=summer%20&cid=12898&cal=12898&inc=0 .

Battle of the Books has gone virtual! This popular team book trivia competition for youth entering grades 6 is back with...
06/21/2021

Battle of the Books has gone virtual! This popular team book trivia competition for youth entering grades 6 is back with a special, one-year-only extension to grade 10. Contact a participating library (Amherst, Boston, Central, Clarence, Elma, Grand Island, Lancaster, Newstead, North Park or Orchard Park) to join a team. Registration closes Friday, July 9. Battles will take place virtually July 30 and August 3, with the winner announced on the Central Library’s page on Saturday, August 7 at 12 noon.

Battle of the Books has gone virtual! This popular team book trivia competition for youth entering grades 6 is back with a special, one-year-only extension to grade 10. Contact a participating library (Amherst, Boston, Central, Clarence, Elma, Grand Island, Lancaster, Newstead, North Park or Orchard Park) to join a team. Registration closes Friday, July 9. Battles will take place virtually July 30 and August 3, with the winner announced on the Central Library’s page on Saturday, August 7 at 12 noon.

Lynne Bader of WNED will discuss “Discovering New York Suffrage Stories” at the free, virtual IMAGINE Buffalo program on...
06/19/2021

Lynne Bader of WNED will discuss “Discovering New York Suffrage Stories” at the free, virtual IMAGINE Buffalo program on Tuesday, June 22 @ 12:30 p.m. Join us on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85839766406

Lynne Bader of WNED will discuss “Discovering New York Suffrage Stories” at the free, virtual IMAGINE Buffalo program on Tuesday, June 22 @ 12:30 p.m. Join us on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85839766406

Our Online Summer Reading Contest is up and running! Sign up at http://becplny08.readsquared.com and create book reviews...
06/18/2021

Our Online Summer Reading Contest is up and running! Sign up at http://becplny08.readsquared.com and create book reviews for a chance to win great prizes, all summer long.

Our Online Summer Reading Contest is up and running! Sign up at http://becplny08.readsquared.com and create book reviews for a chance to win great prizes, all summer long.

Stop by the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library to pick up one of our super fun Take-and-Make craft bags! We have Rainbow Lac...
06/17/2021

Stop by the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library to pick up one of our super fun Take-and-Make craft bags! We have Rainbow Lacing Crafts and Dino-mite Father's Day Cards!

We are open today until 7pm.

Stop by the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library to pick up one of our super fun Take-and-Make craft bags! We have Rainbow Lacing Crafts and Dino-mite Father's Day Cards!

We are open today until 7pm.

If you want to eat healthier, the Erie County Department of Health can help. For info about the closest farmer’s market ...
06/17/2021

If you want to eat healthier, the Erie County Department of Health can help. For info about the closest farmer’s market or senior dining site, or for tips on how to better understand a nutrition label and much more, visit: https://www2.erie.gov/health/nutrition .

If you want to eat healthier, the Erie County Department of Health can help. For info about the closest farmer’s market or senior dining site, or for tips on how to better understand a nutrition label and much more, visit: https://www2.erie.gov/health/nutrition .

Let us help you get your career and job search in order.  This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a...
06/16/2021

Let us help you get your career and job search in order. This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a handful of online programs and view local job openings: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?t=d&q=job%20fair&cid=12898&cal=12898&inc=0.

Let us help you get your career and job search in order. This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a handful of online programs and view local job openings: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?t=d&q=job%20fair&cid=12898&cal=12898&inc=0.

Stop by for our drop-in story-time today from 2pm-4pm! Great for kids of all ages! After story-time, we'll have fun on t...
06/16/2021

Stop by for our drop-in story-time today from 2pm-4pm! Great for kids of all ages! After story-time, we'll have fun on the sidewalk with chalk!

The Elaine M. Panty Branch Library is open today until 5pm.

Stop by for our drop-in story-time today from 2pm-4pm! Great for kids of all ages! After story-time, we'll have fun on the sidewalk with chalk!

The Elaine M. Panty Branch Library is open today until 5pm.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy and want to learn more? Join us online Thursday, June 17th @ 2 p.m. for "I Have ...
06/15/2021

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy and want to learn more? Join us online Thursday, June 17th @ 2 p.m. for "I Have My DNA for Genealogy Test Results, Now What?" Lean how to sort, search and compare your DNA matches using popular genealogy websites. This free virtual class is part of the Erie County Department of Senior Services' University Express Program. Click the following link for more information and to register: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/event/7939956.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy and want to learn more? Join us online Thursday, June 17th @ 2 p.m. for "I Have My DNA for Genealogy Test Results, Now What?" Lean how to sort, search and compare your DNA matches using popular genealogy websites. This free virtual class is part of the Erie County Department of Senior Services' University Express Program. Click the following link for more information and to register: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/event/7939956.

Let us help you get your career and job search in order.  This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a...
06/14/2021

Let us help you get your career and job search in order. This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a handful of online programs and view local job openings: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?t=d&q=job%20fair&cid=12898&cal=12898&inc=0.

Let us help you get your career and job search in order. This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a handful of online programs and view local job openings: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?t=d&q=job%20fair&cid=12898&cal=12898&inc=0.

Our peace lily is blooming! Come check it out, and check out a book too!Open today from 11am to 7pm.
06/14/2021

Our peace lily is blooming! Come check it out, and check out a book too!

Open today from 11am to 7pm.

Our peace lily is blooming! Come check it out, and check out a book too!

Open today from 11am to 7pm.

Celebrate Navy Week as Navy Band Northeast presents a virtual reading with musical accompaniment of the book "Before Joh...
06/14/2021

Celebrate Navy Week as Navy Band Northeast presents a virtual reading with musical accompaniment of the book "Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane". Join us Wednesday, June 16 at 3pm on the Central Library page https://www.facebook.com/buffalolibrary.central

Celebrate Navy Week as Navy Band Northeast presents a virtual reading with musical accompaniment of the book "Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane". Join us Wednesday, June 16 at 3pm on the Central Library page https://www.facebook.com/buffalolibrary.central

Author and activist Stacey Abrams makes her thriller debut with “While Justice Sleeps.”  Abrams has recently written non...
06/13/2021

Author and activist Stacey Abrams makes her thriller debut with “While Justice Sleeps.” Abrams has recently written non-fiction and previously published romance novels under the name Selena Montgomery. Click the catalog link to see title info: https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=TITLE%3D%22WHILE+JUSTICE+SLEEPS%22&qu=AUTHOR%3DStacey+Abrams

Author and activist Stacey Abrams makes her thriller debut with “While Justice Sleeps.” Abrams has recently written non-fiction and previously published romance novels under the name Selena Montgomery. Click the catalog link to see title info: https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=TITLE%3D%22WHILE+JUSTICE+SLEEPS%22&qu=AUTHOR%3DStacey+Abrams

Jim Charlier provides updates on Garden Walk Buffalo at this week’s free virtual IMAGINE Buffalo program. Join us on Zoo...
06/13/2021

Jim Charlier provides updates on Garden Walk Buffalo at this week’s free virtual IMAGINE Buffalo program. Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, June 15 @ 12:30 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85839766406

Jim Charlier provides updates on Garden Walk Buffalo at this week’s free virtual IMAGINE Buffalo program. Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, June 15 @ 12:30 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85839766406

Let us help you get your career and job search in order.  This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a...
06/12/2021

Let us help you get your career and job search in order. This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a handful of online programs and view local job openings: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?t=d&q=job%20fair&cid=12898&cal=12898&inc=0.

Let us help you get your career and job search in order. This Thurs., June 17 is Virtual Job Fair Day. Click here for a handful of online programs and view local job openings: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events/?t=d&q=job%20fair&cid=12898&cal=12898&inc=0.

Looking for a fun paperback to read? Look no further! We have a great paperback selection at the Elaine M. Panty Branch ...
06/12/2021

Looking for a fun paperback to read? Look no further! We have a great paperback selection at the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library.

Open today until 4pm.

Looking for a fun paperback to read? Look no further! We have a great paperback selection at the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library.

Open today until 4pm.

Come keep cool inside the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library! You can relax and read the newspaper, check out a book, or chi...
06/10/2021

Come keep cool inside the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library! You can relax and read the newspaper, check out a book, or chill on one of our public access computers!

Open today until 7pm.

Come keep cool inside the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library! You can relax and read the newspaper, check out a book, or chill on one of our public access computers!

Open today until 7pm.

Stand Up Buffalo, the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency & the City of Buffalo ask residents to take this community survey abo...
06/09/2021

Stand Up Buffalo, the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency & the City of Buffalo ask residents to take this community survey about Internet access & use. Visit buffalobroadband.com to get started.

Stand Up Buffalo, the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency & the City of Buffalo ask residents to take this community survey about Internet access & use. Visit buffalobroadband.com to get started.

Be good to yourself—get screened for cancer! Cancer Services Program of Erie County provides free breast, cervical, & co...
06/08/2021

Be good to yourself—get screened for cancer! Cancer Services Program of Erie County provides free breast, cervical, & colon cancer screenings to eligible un- or under- insured. Call (716) 858-7376 for info, or visit: http://erie.gov/cancerservices

Be good to yourself—get screened for cancer! Cancer Services Program of Erie County provides free breast, cervical, & colon cancer screenings to eligible un- or under- insured. Call (716) 858-7376 for info, or visit: http://erie.gov/cancerservices

Kids! Do you have library fines? Don't worry, we've got a great program for you! It's called Play Down Your Fines. Kids ...
06/08/2021

Kids! Do you have library fines? Don't worry, we've got a great program for you! It's called Play Down Your Fines.

Kids under 17 can check out sports equipment from one of the participating libraries (including the Elaine M. Panty Library!), and we will waive ALL of your fines. This program is to encourage kids to get outside and play each day!

Play Down Your Fines is sponsored by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, the Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation and The Dolce Firm, Attorneys at Law.

We are open today until 6pm!

Kids! Do you have library fines? Don't worry, we've got a great program for you! It's called Play Down Your Fines.

Kids under 17 can check out sports equipment from one of the participating libraries (including the Elaine M. Panty Library!), and we will waive ALL of your fines. This program is to encourage kids to get outside and play each day!

Play Down Your Fines is sponsored by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, the Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation and The Dolce Firm, Attorneys at Law.

We are open today until 6pm!

Bestselling author of “The Martian,” Andy Weir, is out with a new space adventure.  “Project Hail Mary” is “an epic stor...
06/08/2021

Bestselling author of “The Martian,” Andy Weir, is out with a new space adventure. “Project Hail Mary” is “an epic story of redemption, discovery and cool speculative sci-fi,” according to USA Today. Click the catalog link to see title info: https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=TITLE%3D%22PROJECT+HAIL+MARY%22&qu=AUTHOR%3DAndy+Weir

Bestselling author of “The Martian,” Andy Weir, is out with a new space adventure. “Project Hail Mary” is “an epic story of redemption, discovery and cool speculative sci-fi,” according to USA Today. Click the catalog link to see title info: https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=TITLE%3D%22PROJECT+HAIL+MARY%22&qu=AUTHOR%3DAndy+Weir

On this sunny hot day, come to the library and chill with us.  We are open until 7pm!
06/07/2021

On this sunny hot day, come to the library and chill with us. We are open until 7pm!

On this sunny hot day, come to the library and chill with us. We are open until 7pm!

Father William Jud Weiksnar & Reverend Tom Yorty will speak about Building a Culture of Empathy: From Franciscan Spiritu...
06/07/2021

Father William Jud Weiksnar & Reverend Tom Yorty will speak about Building a Culture of Empathy: From Franciscan Spirituality to Schweitzer's 'Reverence for Life' Ethic at the next free, virtual IMAGINE Buffalo program. Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, June 8 at 12:30 pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85839766406

Father William Jud Weiksnar & Reverend Tom Yorty will speak about Building a Culture of Empathy: From Franciscan Spirituality to Schweitzer's 'Reverence for Life' Ethic at the next free, virtual IMAGINE Buffalo program. Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, June 8 at 12:30 pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85839766406

Plenty of things are happening at the Library! Visit our website for a calendar of virtual and in-person programs, inclu...
06/06/2021

Plenty of things are happening at the Library! Visit our website for a calendar of virtual and in-person programs, including crafts, storytimes, book sales & more: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events?cid=12898&t=d&d=0000-00-00&cal=12898&inc=0

Plenty of things are happening at the Library! Visit our website for a calendar of virtual and in-person programs, including crafts, storytimes, book sales & more: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/calendar/events?cid=12898&t=d&d=0000-00-00&cal=12898&inc=0

"How to Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost)" is a lively and interactive book that gets kids unplugged and out of the house-a...
06/05/2021

"How to Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost)" is a lively and interactive book that gets kids unplugged and out of the house-and teaches them navigation techniques to use while hiking, camping, or just exploring the backyard or a nearby park! Place a free hold today! https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2135218/one?qu=how+to+go+anywhere+and+not+get+lost

"How to Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost)" is a lively and interactive book that gets kids unplugged and out of the house-and teaches them navigation techniques to use while hiking, camping, or just exploring the backyard or a nearby park! Place a free hold today! https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2135218/one?qu=how+to+go+anywhere+and+not+get+lost

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820 Tonawanda St
Buffalo, NY
14207

Opening Hours

Monday 11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 11:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(716) 875-0562

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Located on Tonawanda Street, the Elaine M. Panty Branch Library is open five days a week. Wide selection of books, DVDs, Blu-Rays, CDs, magazines, and audiobooks for any interest Wheelchair accessible Drop box - located at the Prairie St. entrance; accessible 24 hours/day (you can return ANY item from ANY library here) 12 all ages computers and 2 children’s computers, plus free wifi, scanner, copier, and fax machine ($1.75 for the first page plus $1.00 for each additional page) Printing is available for $.10 per black and white page and $.25 per color page. 2 self checkout units conveniently available Community Room Available to organizations and groups interested in holding activities or meetings Seating capacity is 40 All meetings are open to the public Many Family friendly events offered every month! http://www.buffalolib.org http://web2.buffalolib.org


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