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Town of Tonawanda Public Library - Kenmore Branch

Town of Tonawanda Public Library - Kenmore Branch The Kenmore Library is a member of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System.

The Kenmore Library was built at this location in 1976 and opened on August 27, 1977.

Operating as usual

We could use some inspirational stories!  Tell us about a time when something good came out of a bad situation.
01/25/2023

We could use some inspirational stories! Tell us about a time when something good came out of a bad situation.

New year, new reading, new prizes!It's the Winter Reading Wonder!Sign up here https://kkny14.readsquared.com/Or download...
01/22/2023

New year, new reading, new prizes!
It's the Winter Reading Wonder!
Sign up here https://kkny14.readsquared.com/
Or download the READSquared app!
If you already have an account just log in!
January 1 - February 28

Puppy Patrol!  Saturday, February 4 11 am - 1 pmMeet and take Pictures with our Firehouse Puppy mascot ! Registration is...
01/21/2023

Puppy Patrol! Saturday, February 4 11 am - 1 pm

Meet and take Pictures with our Firehouse Puppy mascot ! Registration is not required.

Crafts, Scavenger Hunt, & Button Making as well.

Any questions please call the library @ 716-873-2842

01/21/2023

Help the Friends of the Library clear out their book room to make space for new donations! Fill a bag for $10 on Thursday or for $5 on both Friday and Saturday. All proceeds benefit the Kenmore & Kenilworth Branch Libraries.

Dates/times of sale:

Thursday, January 19th from 3-7pm ($10/bag)
Friday, January 20th from 3-7pm ($5/bag)
Saturday, January 21st from 9am-12pm ($5/bag)
Location:

155 Delaware Road (Former Kenmore Middle School, Door #8)

Free admission | credit cards accepted

01/20/2023
Book Sale

Help the Friends of the Library clear out their book room to make space for new donations! Fill a bag for $10 on Thursday or for $5 on both Friday and Saturday. All proceeds benefit the Kenmore & Kenilworth Branch Libraries.

Dates/times of sale:

Thursday, January 19th from 3-7pm ($10/bag)
Friday, January 20th from 3-7pm ($5/bag)
Saturday, January 21st from 9am-12pm ($5/bag)
Location:

155 Delaware Road (Former Kenmore Middle School, Door #8)

Free admission | credit cards accepted

01/19/2023
Book Sale

Help the Friends of the Library clear out their book room to make space for new donations! Fill a bag for $10 on Thursday or for $5 on both Friday and Saturday. All proceeds benefit the Kenmore & Kenilworth Branch Libraries.

Dates/times of sale:

Thursday, January 19th from 3-7pm ($10/bag)
Friday, January 20th from 3-7pm ($5/bag)
Saturday, January 21st from 9am-12pm ($5/bag)
Location:

155 Delaware Road (Former Kenmore Middle School, Door #8)

Free admission | credit cards accepted

Sure turning out to be a dreary day today!  What is your go-to comfort food when it's cold and damp outside?
01/18/2023

Sure turning out to be a dreary day today! What is your go-to comfort food when it's cold and damp outside?

Please note: Our regularly scheduled computer coach for Wednesday from 10-11:30 am will not be in on Wednesday, January ...
01/17/2023

Please note: Our regularly scheduled computer coach for Wednesday from 10-11:30 am will not be in on Wednesday, January 18. However, the newest member of our computer coach volunteer staff will be in that day from 2-4 pm!

Books and Barks returns  Saturday January 21st and we need readers!  This program for children ages 5-12 is a unique opp...
01/17/2023

Books and Barks returns Saturday January 21st and we need readers! This program for children ages 5-12 is a unique opportunity to work on reading skills in a relaxed and fun environment.
Sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a trained therapy dog. Appointments are available between 10-11:30 AM

Our public printer is currently out of order. We apologize for any inconvenience.
01/15/2023

Our public printer is currently out of order. We apologize for any inconvenience.

New year, new reading, new prizes!It's the Winter Reading Wonder!Sign up here https://kkny14.readsquared.com/Or download...
01/15/2023

New year, new reading, new prizes!
It's the Winter Reading Wonder!
Sign up here https://kkny14.readsquared.com/
Or download the READSquared app!
If you already have an account just log in!
January 1 - February 28

Puppy Patrol!  Saturday, February 4 11 am - 1 pmMeet and take Pictures with our Firehouse Puppy mascot ! Registration is...
01/14/2023

Puppy Patrol! Saturday, February 4 11 am - 1 pm

Meet and take Pictures with our Firehouse Puppy mascot ! Registration is not required.

Crafts, Scavenger Hunt, & Button Making as well.

Any questions please call the library @ 716-873-2842

New year, new reading, new prizes!It's the Winter Reading Wonder!Sign up here https://kkny14.readsquared.com/Or download...
01/08/2023

New year, new reading, new prizes!
It's the Winter Reading Wonder!
Sign up here https://kkny14.readsquared.com/
Or download the READSquared app!
If you already have an account just log in!
January 1 - February 28

Thanks to everyone who came to today’s Crafterday program—we made light-up mason jar snow pals! To sign up for next mont...
01/07/2023

Thanks to everyone who came to today’s Crafterday program—we made light-up mason jar snow pals! To sign up for next month’s Crafterday (February 4 at 10 AM), stop in the library or call us at 716-604-3068.

Puppy Patrol!  Saturday, February 4 11 am - 1 pmMeet and take Pictures with our Firehouse Puppy mascot ! Registration is...
01/07/2023

Puppy Patrol! Saturday, February 4 11 am - 1 pm

Meet and take Pictures with our Firehouse Puppy mascot ! Registration is not required.

Crafts, Scavenger Hunt, & Button Making as well.

Any questions please call the library @ 716-873-2842

Books and Barks returns  Saturday January 21st and we need readers!  This program for children ages 5-12 is a unique opp...
01/06/2023

Books and Barks returns Saturday January 21st and we need readers! This program for children ages 5-12 is a unique opportunity to work on reading skills in a relaxed and fun environment.
Sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a trained therapy dog. Appointments are available between 10-11:30 AM. Stop in or call 716-873-2842 to register

While it's quite common to have a full holds shelf here at Kenmore, the combination of weather and holiday closings this...
01/05/2023

While it's quite common to have a full holds shelf here at Kenmore, the combination of weather and holiday closings this past week means our holds shelf is overflowing! So if you've been waiting on that book, cd, or video to come in there is a good chance it's here now! Check your online account or give us a call at 716-873-2842 to see if your hold came in. No longer need your item? Give us a call and let us know so we can send it to the next person or back to its home location and make some room on our shelves! Thanks!

Our latest session of story time programs start soon!   wants to know, will your little ones be attending story time?  W...
01/04/2023

Our latest session of story time programs start soon! wants to know, will your little ones be attending story time? Why or why not? Did you attend story time as a kids or did you enjoy taking your kids to story time? Share your favorite memories in the comments. Interested in signing up for an upcoming story time program at Kenmore? Details below

Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5
Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am January 10 through February 21

Family Story Time for kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers
Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm
January 11 through February 22

Toddler Time for 2 year olds

A special story time just for 2 year olds and their caregivers!
Thursday mornings at 10:15 am
January 12 through February 23

Baby Time for ages 3-23 months and their caregivers
Thursday mornings at 11:15 am
January 12 through February 23

Call 716-873-2842 or stop by the information desk during library hours to register!

New year, new reading, new prizes!It's the Winter Reading Wonder!Sign up here https://kkny14.readsquared.com/Or download...
01/01/2023

New year, new reading, new prizes!
It's the Winter Reading Wonder!
Sign up here https://kkny14.readsquared.com/
Or download the READSquared app!
If you already have an account just log in!
January 1 - February 28

Both the Kenmore Library News meeting and the Notary Public service scheduled for today, Wednesday 12/28, are cancelled....
12/28/2022

Both the Kenmore Library News meeting and the Notary Public service scheduled for today, Wednesday 12/28, are cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience.

The Kenmore Library is OPEN! However our front entrance is currently closed due to the snow pileup. Please use our parki...
12/28/2022

The Kenmore Library is OPEN! However our front entrance is currently closed due to the snow pileup. Please use our parking lot entrance when visiting. Thank you!

What's the best thing that happened to you this year?
12/28/2022

What's the best thing that happened to you this year?

We’re getting ready for Story Time!Starts in January 2023Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am....
12/27/2022

We’re getting ready for Story Time!
Starts in January 2023
Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am. January 10 through February 21
Family Story Time for ages 0-5 Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 pm. January 11 through February 22
Toddler Time for 2 year olds Thursday Mornings at 10:15 am. January 12 through February 23
Baby Story Time for 3-23 month olds Thursday Mornings at 11:15 am. January 12 through February 23
Registration required starting Monday December 12 at 10 am (by phone or in person only)

12/26/2022

Both the Kenmore and Kenilworth libraries will be closed on Tuesday, December 27 due to the impact caused by the blizzard.

Enjoy a fun filled week at the Kenmore Library! No registration required.Please note: The Kenmore Library is closed on M...
12/25/2022

Enjoy a fun filled week at the Kenmore Library! No registration required.
Please note: The Kenmore Library is closed on Monday, December 26th
Tuesday 12/27 Scavenger Hunt
Wed 12/28 Tinker with Toys
Thursday 12/29 Button Making
Friday 12/30 Crafts
Any questions please call the library at 716-873-2842

Due the severe weather forecast, both the Kenmore and the Kenilworth branch libraries will be closed tomorrow, December ...
12/22/2022

Due the severe weather forecast, both the Kenmore and the Kenilworth branch libraries will be closed tomorrow, December 23rd. The library will also be closed on December 24th, 25th, and 26th in observance of Christmas. Happy Holidays and stay safe, everyone!

Winter Break at the Library!Enjoy a fun filled week at the Kenmore Library! No registration recquired.Tuesday 12/27 Scav...
12/22/2022

Winter Break at the Library!
Enjoy a fun filled week at the Kenmore Library! No registration recquired.

Tuesday 12/27 Scavenger Hunt
Wed 12/28 Tinker with Toys
Thursday 12/29 Button Making
Friday 12/30 Crafts
Any questions please call the library at 716-873-2842

Do you give books for gifts?  If so, is there a type of book you usually choose?
12/21/2022

Do you give books for gifts? If so, is there a type of book you usually choose?

Mary's Book ClubTomorrow 12/20/22 @ 6:30pmwill be on Zoom!You will receive an email with the link if you are signed up f...
12/19/2022

Mary's Book Club
Tomorrow 12/20/22 @ 6:30pm
will be on Zoom!

You will receive an email with the link if you are signed up for book club, if you need one let us know

We’re getting ready for Story Time!Starts in January 2023Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am....
12/19/2022

We’re getting ready for Story Time!
Starts in January 2023
Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am. January 10 through February 21
Family Story Time for ages 0-5 Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 pm. January 11 through February 22
Toddler Time for 2 year olds Thursday Mornings at 10:15 am. January 12 through February 23
Baby Story Time for 3-23 month olds Thursday Mornings at 11:15 am. January 12 through February 23
Registration required starting Monday December 12 at 10 am (by phone or in person only)

Winter Break at the Library!Enjoy a fun filled week at the Kenmore Library! No registration required.Tuesday 12/27 Scave...
12/17/2022

Winter Break at the Library!
Enjoy a fun filled week at the Kenmore Library! No registration required.

Tuesday 12/27 Scavenger Hunt
Wed 12/28 Tinker with Toys
Thursday 12/29 Button Making
Friday 12/30 Crafts
Any questions please call the library at 716-873-2842

The Town of Tonawanda Public Libraries and the Ken-Ton friends of the Library group are currently not able to accept any...
12/15/2022

The Town of Tonawanda Public Libraries and the Ken-Ton friends of the Library group are currently not able to accept any material donations for the time being (we've run out of space!) Will update here and on our webpage if this situation changes . As always, thank you so much for your support and understanding.

We’re getting ready for Story Time!Starts in January 2023Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am....
12/12/2022

We’re getting ready for Story Time!
Starts in January 2023
Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am. January 10 through February 21
Family Story Time for ages 0-5 Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 pm. January 11 through February 22
Toddler Time for 2 year olds Thursday Mornings at 10:15 am. January 12 through February 23
Baby Story Time for 3-23 month olds Thursday Mornings at 11:15 am. January 12 through February 23
Registration required starting Monday December 12 at 10 am (by phone or in person only)

Thank you so much to the Kenmore community! With all of your generous donations to Haven House we again filled two SUVS ...
12/10/2022

Thank you so much to the Kenmore community! With all of your generous donations to Haven House we again filled two SUVS of gifts and supplies for them!

Todays  question.  Awards season is fast approaching, do you seek out award nominated/winning movies/television to see i...
12/07/2022

Todays question. Awards season is fast approaching, do you seek out award nominated/winning movies/television to see if they are really as great as the critics think? Have you discovered a new fave this way? Let us know in the comments.

We’re getting ready for Story Time!Starts in January 2023Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am....
12/06/2022

We’re getting ready for Story Time!
Starts in January 2023
Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am. January 10 through February 21
Family Story Time for ages 0-5 Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 pm. January 11 through February 22
Toddler Time for 2 year olds Thursday Mornings at 10:15 am. January 12 through February 23
Baby Story Time for 3-23 month olds Thursday Mornings at 11:15 am. January 12 through February 23
Registration required starting Monday December 12 at 10 am (by phone or in person only)

Thanks so much to everyone who made graham cracker houses during today’s Crafterday! We’re making light-up mason jar sno...
12/03/2022

Thanks so much to everyone who made graham cracker houses during today’s Crafterday! We’re making light-up mason jar snowpals next month, January 7 at 10 AM. To sign up, stop in the library or call us at 716-873-2842.

12/02/2022

As you may well imagine, library staff often has a pretty lengthy list of titles they'd like to check out someday. In our latest book display, we are highlighting the books we have on our "To Be Read" lists. Why not try one and leave us a brief thought or review on it and whether you'd recommend it with one of the slips provided at the display table.

Address

160 Delaware Road
Tonawanda, NY
14217

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 9pm
Wednesday 10am - 9pm
Thursday 10am - 9pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm

Telephone

+17168732842

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