City of Tonawanda Public Library

City of Tonawanda Public Library One of 37 Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries, the City of Tonawanda Public Library is proud to serve the residents of the City of Tonawanda and all of Erie County.

Operating as usual

Create your own paper flower bouquet! Over the course of four weeks, from October 5th thru October 26th, learn to make a...
09/17/2021

Create your own paper flower bouquet! Over the course of four weeks, from October 5th thru October 26th, learn to make a variety of paper flowers and then arrange them into a container of your choosing. Attend one or all four sessions! From 1:00-3:00 PM. Registration is required and space is limited. Give us a call at 693-5043 or stop by to register.

There is still space in our Family Story Time and Book Babies programs for September! Join us on Mondays at either 9:30 ...
09/17/2021

There is still space in our Family Story Time and Book Babies programs for September! Join us on Mondays at either 9:30 or 10:30 for Family Story Time, or on Thursdays at 9:30 for Book Babies. Stop by, or give us a call at 693-5043 to register!

Projects Announced! What environmental improvements do you want for the Tonawanda Community? Residents ages 16 and up li...
09/16/2021

Projects Announced!

What environmental improvements do you want for the Tonawanda Community? Residents ages 16 and up living in the Town of Tonawanda, City of Tonawanda, North Tonawanda, Village of Kenmore, Grand Island and Buffalo’s Riverside neighborhood are eligible to cast a ballot starting September 20. Read about the projects and learn more at TonawandaFund.org.

Projects Announced!

What environmental improvements do you want for the Tonawanda Community? Residents ages 16 and up living in the Town of Tonawanda, City of Tonawanda, North Tonawanda, Village of Kenmore, Grand Island and Buffalo’s Riverside neighborhood are eligible to cast a ballot starting September 20. Read about the projects and learn more at TonawandaFund.org.

University Express is back! This fall we welcome you to attend in-person sessions here at the City of Tonawanda Public L...
09/16/2021

University Express is back! This fall we welcome you to attend in-person sessions here at the City of Tonawanda Public Library and other locations throughout Erie County! Adults 55 and over are sure find something of interest to learn about.

Space is limited, so give us a call at 693-5043, or stop by to register!

Our fall semester will begin on October 1st! Head over to our website to see what we are offering: https://www4.erie.gov/universityexpress/classes

A big thank you to our sponsors, Erie County Senior Services , Excelsior Orthopaedics, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and Wegmans for the support!

The Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6 for Labor Day. Visit us online 24/7 at www.BuffaloLib.org.
09/06/2021

The Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6 for Labor Day. Visit us online 24/7 at www.BuffaloLib.org.

The Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6 for Labor Day. Visit us online 24/7 at www.BuffaloLib.org.

Have you been watching the new Fear Street movies on Netflix? Want to read about where it all started? Check out these b...
08/20/2021

Have you been watching the new Fear Street movies on Netflix? Want to read about where it all started? Check out these books at the library! https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2137132/ada?qu=the+betrayal&d=ent%3A%2F%2FSD_ILS%2F0%2FSD_ILS%3A2137132%7EILS%7E6&ic=true&h=8

Have you been watching the new Fear Street movies on Netflix? Want to read about where it all started? Check out these books at the library! https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2137132/ada?qu=the+betrayal&d=ent%3A%2F%2FSD_ILS%2F0%2FSD_ILS%3A2137132%7EILS%7E6&ic=true&h=8

08/09/2021

Due to extreme heat, today's Beach Party Bash is postponed until next Monday, August 16th at 1:00 PM. We hope to see you there!

Per Erie County Executive Mandate, beginning today, August 2nd, everyone over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination st...
08/02/2021

Per Erie County Executive Mandate, beginning today, August 2nd, everyone over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status, is required to wear a mask when in the Library. We will provide an update when circumstances change.

Per Erie County Executive Mandate, beginning today, August 2nd, everyone over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status, is required to wear a mask when in the Library. We will provide an update when circumstances change.

07/29/2021

City of Tonawanda Garden Walk map booklets are now available at the Library!

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? Check out the upcoming free, virtual Maker Camp powered by Na...
07/20/2021

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? Check out the upcoming free, virtual Maker Camp powered by National Grid! Six weeks of fun STEM-related kits available at libraries in the city of Buffalo (while supplies last) and corresponding video programs on Facebook & YouTube, beginning Sat., July 24. Info: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/event/7988704

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? Check out the upcoming free, virtual Maker Camp powered by National Grid! Six weeks of fun STEM-related kits available at libraries in the city of Buffalo (while supplies last) and corresponding video programs on Facebook & YouTube, beginning Sat., July 24. Info: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/event/7988704

Support the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on Give 716 Day! Your tax-deductible donation today helps us continue t...
07/16/2021

Support the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on Give 716 Day! Your tax-deductible donation today helps us continue to provide vital, free resources & services to many across Erie County. https://give716.org/GIVE716/2021/giving-day/charities/buffalo-and-erie-county-public-library-co

Support the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on Give 716 Day! Your tax-deductible donation today helps us continue to provide vital, free resources & services to many across Erie County. https://give716.org/GIVE716/2021/giving-day/charities/buffalo-and-erie-county-public-library-co

We’re gearing up for Give 716 Day! Make a tax-deductible donation to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on Thursda...
07/14/2021

We’re gearing up for Give 716 Day! Make a tax-deductible donation to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on Thursday, July 16 to support our mission of connecting our diverse community with library resources that enrich, enlighten & entertain. https://give716.org/GIVE716/2021/giving-day/charities/buffalo-and-erie-county-public-library-co

We’re gearing up for Give 716 Day! Make a tax-deductible donation to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on Thursday, July 16 to support our mission of connecting our diverse community with library resources that enrich, enlighten & entertain. https://give716.org/GIVE716/2021/giving-day/charities/buffalo-and-erie-county-public-library-co

Explore interesting topics all summer long with the library’s Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading activities, contests a...
07/13/2021

Explore interesting topics all summer long with the library’s Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading activities, contests and more! Click here for details: https://tinyurl.com/hb973nc5

Explore interesting topics all summer long with the library’s Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading activities, contests and more! Click here for details: https://tinyurl.com/hb973nc5

The library will be closed on Monday, July 5th, in observance of Independence Day. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!
07/03/2021

The library will be closed on Monday, July 5th, in observance of Independence Day. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

The library will be closed on Monday, July 5th, in observance of Independence Day. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

The UB Environmental Health Study for Western New York has some fun facts to help you stay safe in the sun this summer!
07/02/2021

The UB Environmental Health Study for Western New York has some fun facts to help you stay safe in the sun this summer!

The UB Environmental Health Study for Western New York has some fun facts to help you stay safe in the sun this summer!

It's time for summer reading at the library! From now until August 13th, pick up a reading log and spend the summer read...
07/02/2021

It's time for summer reading at the library! From now until August 13th, pick up a reading log and spend the summer reading to earn tickets to win prizes. Stop by or give us a call and we'll tell you all about it!

It's time for summer reading at the library! From now until August 13th, pick up a reading log and spend the summer reading to earn tickets to win prizes. Stop by or give us a call and we'll tell you all about it!

06/14/2021

The library parking lot is closed June 14th & 15th due to construction on Roosevelt Ave. Parking is available along Main Street!

University Express has gone digital! For the remainder of the Spring 2021 semester, the City of Tonawanda Library will b...
06/11/2021

University Express has gone digital!

For the remainder of the Spring 2021 semester, the City of Tonawanda Library will be hosting all livestreamed classes that take place on Mondays and Fridays!

Check our the University Express website for a complete listing of locations and classes we are offering: https://www2.erie.gov/universityexpress/index.php?q=locations

University Express is for those 55 and older. Please call 693-5043 or stop by to register.

University Express has gone digital!

For the remainder of the Spring 2021 semester, the City of Tonawanda Library will be hosting all livestreamed classes that take place on Mondays and Fridays!

Check our the University Express website for a complete listing of locations and classes we are offering: https://www2.erie.gov/universityexpress/index.php?q=locations

University Express is for those 55 and older. Please call 693-5043 or stop by to register.

We are expanding our hours! Beginning Monday, June 7th, we'll be open the following schedule:Monday: 9am - 8pmTuesday: 9...
06/04/2021

We are expanding our hours! Beginning Monday, June 7th, we'll be open the following schedule:

Monday: 9am - 8pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 3pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed

We are expanding our hours! Beginning Monday, June 7th, we'll be open the following schedule:

Monday: 9am - 8pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 3pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed

Story times are back this summer! Join us for Family Story Time on Mondays, or Book Babies on Thursdays. Choose whatever...
06/04/2021

Story times are back this summer! Join us for Family Story Time on Mondays, or Book Babies on Thursdays. Choose whatever time, 10 AM or 1 PM, that works for you. All story times will be outside, so bring a blanket or chairs. Take a look at the flyers for more information and give us a call at 693-5043 with questions and to register!

06/03/2021

The book sale continues! Today and tomorrow, fill up a bag for
just $3.00.

Beginning June 1, submit book reviews to the Online Summer Reading Contest for chances  to win a prize! Open to kids, te...
06/01/2021

Beginning June 1, submit book reviews to the Online Summer Reading Contest for chances to win a prize! Open to kids, teens and adults! http://becplny08.readsquared.com/

Beginning June 1, submit book reviews to the Online Summer Reading Contest for chances to win a prize! Open to kids, teens and adults! http://becplny08.readsquared.com/

Have you checked out our book sale yet? It is running today until 5:00 PM and tomorrow, Saturday, from 10:00 AM until 2:...
05/28/2021

Have you checked out our book sale yet? It is running today until 5:00 PM and tomorrow, Saturday, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM in the Library's meeting room! Tomorrow will also feature a bag sale where you can fill up a bag with items for only $3.00. Bring your own bag or we'll be happy to supply one. There is still a great selection of books, movies, and more to look through!

Have you checked out our book sale yet? It is running today until 5:00 PM and tomorrow, Saturday, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM in the Library's meeting room! Tomorrow will also feature a bag sale where you can fill up a bag with items for only $3.00. Bring your own bag or we'll be happy to supply one. There is still a great selection of books, movies, and more to look through!

Start a book club with your friends! Free “Book Club in a  Bag” kits are available for borrowing through the Library Sys...
05/25/2021

Start a book club with your friends! Free “Book Club in a Bag” kits are available for borrowing through the Library System. Each kit includes 10 copies of the selected title, a large-print & audiobook format (if available) & more. Browse available titles: https://www.buffalolib.org/books-movies-music/book-clubs/book-club-bag

Start a book club with your friends! Free “Book Club in a Bag” kits are available for borrowing through the Library System. Each kit includes 10 copies of the selected title, a large-print & audiobook format (if available) & more. Browse available titles: https://www.buffalolib.org/books-movies-music/book-clubs/book-club-bag

The Library will be hosting a book sale in our Meeting Room this week! Join us on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to brows...
05/24/2021

The Library will be hosting a book sale in our Meeting Room this week! Join us on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to browse our largest selection of books, movies, and more. The sale will be held during all hours the Library is open. Thursday, 9am to 7pm, Friday, 9am to 5pm, and Saturday, 10am to 2 pm.

The Library will be hosting a book sale in our Meeting Room this week! Join us on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to browse our largest selection of books, movies, and more. The sale will be held during all hours the Library is open. Thursday, 9am to 7pm, Friday, 9am to 5pm, and Saturday, 10am to 2 pm.

05/21/2021

Due to an air conditioning failure, the Library will be closed today. Stay cool out there!

Is your monstera getting monstrous? Snake plant looking sickly? Devil's ivy dropping leaves? Dr. Houseplant is your key ...
04/21/2021

Is your monstera getting monstrous? Snake plant looking sickly? Devil's ivy dropping leaves? Dr. Houseplant is your key to a thriving indoor home garden! https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2132636/ada?qu=doctor+houseplant&d=ent%3A%2F%2FSD_ILS%2F0%2FSD_ILS%3A2132636%7EILS%7E0&ic=true&h=8

Is your monstera getting monstrous? Snake plant looking sickly? Devil's ivy dropping leaves? Dr. Houseplant is your key to a thriving indoor home garden! https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2132636/ada?qu=doctor+houseplant&d=ent%3A%2F%2FSD_ILS%2F0%2FSD_ILS%3A2132636%7EILS%7E0&ic=true&h=8

Eligible voters can now request an absentee ballot for the Tuesday, June 22 primary through the Erie County Board of Ele...
04/20/2021

Eligible voters can now request an absentee ballot for the Tuesday, June 22 primary through the Erie County Board of Elections online portal. All eligible Erie County voters may vote absentee because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 716-858-8891 with questions. https://elections.erie.gov/AbsenteeApp

Eligible voters can now request an absentee ballot for the Tuesday, June 22 primary through the Erie County Board of Elections online portal. All eligible Erie County voters may vote absentee because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 716-858-8891 with questions. https://elections.erie.gov/AbsenteeApp

Want to find out where your immigrant ancestors were from? Join us online Wednesday, April 21 @ 2 p.m. for Breaking Old:...
04/19/2021
Virtual (Online) Breaking Old World: Finding Foreign Places of Birth in American Records

Want to find out where your immigrant ancestors were from? Join us online Wednesday, April 21 @ 2 p.m. for Breaking Old: Finding Foreign Places of Birth in American Records. Register: https://buffalolib.libcal.com/event/7526090

The key to breaking your genealogy research into the "Old World" is knowing your immigrant ancestor's origin. Join us to learn about American resources which will tell you your ancestor's birt...

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big-screen adventure finds her facing all-new foes: The Cheetah and Max...
04/12/2021

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big-screen adventure finds her facing all-new foes: The Cheetah and Max Lord. Wonder Woman 1984 is now available on DVD and BluRay! https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=wonder+woman+1984&qf=BECPL_FORMAT%09Format%091%3A1V%09Blu-Ray+%7C%7C+1%3AV%09DVD&rt=false%7C%7C%7CTITLE%7C%7C%7CTitle

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big-screen adventure finds her facing all-new foes: The Cheetah and Max Lord. Wonder Woman 1984 is now available on DVD and BluRay! https://bepl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=wonder+woman+1984&qf=BECPL_FORMAT%09Format%091%3A1V%09Blu-Ray+%7C%7C+1%3AV%09DVD&rt=false%7C%7C%7CTITLE%7C%7C%7CTitle

Effective today, April 5th, the quarantine time for your returned Library items will be 2 days (48 hrs), resulting in sh...
04/05/2021

Effective today, April 5th, the quarantine time for your returned Library items will be 2 days (48 hrs), resulting in shorter wait times for items, and increased access to materials! While your account may reflect that materials remain checked out, items returned on time will NOT accrue any fees.

Effective today, April 5th, the quarantine time for your returned Library items will be 2 days (48 hrs), resulting in shorter wait times for items, and increased access to materials! While your account may reflect that materials remain checked out, items returned on time will NOT accrue any fees.

Happy spring!  No matter what the weather is like, you can read FREE eBooks & eAudiobooks, anytime, anywhere with your l...
03/30/2021

Happy spring! No matter what the weather is like, you can read FREE eBooks & eAudiobooks, anytime, anywhere with your library card. http://buffalo.overdrive.com/

Happy spring! No matter what the weather is like, you can read FREE eBooks & eAudiobooks, anytime, anywhere with your library card. http://buffalo.overdrive.com/

Thanks to a generous donation, we are raffling off three beautifully made, hand-knit shawls! Tickets are one for $1 or s...
03/19/2021

Thanks to a generous donation, we are raffling off three beautifully made, hand-knit shawls! Tickets are one for $1 or six for $5. The drawing lasts until Monday, April 5th. Stop in to take a look and enter the raffle!

Thanks to a generous donation, we are raffling off three beautifully made, hand-knit shawls! Tickets are one for $1 or six for $5. The drawing lasts until Monday, April 5th. Stop in to take a look and enter the raffle!

Our new Library by Mail service brings library materials including books,  DVDs, audiobooks & more to the homebound thro...
03/16/2021

Our new Library by Mail service brings library materials including books, DVDs, audiobooks & more to the homebound through the U.S. mail, for FREE! For details, call 716-858-7156 or fill out this application & return by mail:https://www.buffalolib.org/sites/default/files/users/purporas/Application_librarybymail_final.pdf

Our new Library by Mail service brings library materials including books, DVDs, audiobooks & more to the homebound through the U.S. mail, for FREE! For details, call 716-858-7156 or fill out this application & return by mail:https://www.buffalolib.org/sites/default/files/users/purporas/Application_librarybymail_final.pdf

Address

333 Main St
Tonawanda, NY
14150

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 8pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 3pm
Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 2pm

Telephone

(716) 693-5043

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New novel, "Mollie's Follies," is about a jealous mother, beautiful daughter, and the rippling, negative effects of this degenerate relationship. https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/bookshelf https://www.amazon.com/author/bonnie.mill-lemke
I was interested in registering my son for the LEGO club. Do I just call the library or can I stop in and do it? Also, is there a cost associated with it?
Are you accepting book donations if they are in like new condition?
This is a great opportunity for the women in and around our community The Tonawandas Erie Canal Gateway Lions Club Erie Canal Gateway Harbor Lions Club is teaming up with Windsong Radiology and the Niagara Falls Medical Center to provide our Communities the Mobile Breast Screening Bus. Pre registration is suggested but not needed. You need to bring a prescription from your doctor. It’s cancer we should be afraid of not the mammogram. Bring a buddy or two !! Let’s do this !! Share share share !!
Thank you to the COT Library and COTFD for teaching us about fire safety.
Dear Director, I am an award winning author of many books.”THE AFGHANS and LOVE WITHOUT BORDERS , are in many libraries in USA and UK. I would appreciate if you could buy a few copies of THE AFGHANS for your libraries. This book has good reviews on Foreword Reviews, Kirkuk, and Blue Ink reviews. Title: THE AFGHANS by NADEEM AKBAR. ISBN: 9781434319326, Publisher: Author House, Distributors: Author House, Bertram’s, Gardeners, and Baker&Taylor. https://youtu.be/WzFS05RyiCk My new book “LOVE WITHOUT BORDERS” ISBN: 9789384439736 for print and for e-book ISBN: 9789384439743, was published in 2016. It’s a good read and is available on Amazon, Ingram, and all major distributors. My books will be a great addition to your library collections. These books are on Kindle also, https://kdp.amazon.com/dashboard?language=en_US Nadeem Akbar My website: www.nadeemakbar.com page: https://web.facebook.com/The-Afghans-113362978749993/
Dear Director, I am an award winning author of many books.”THE AFGHANS and LOVE WITHOUT BORDERS , are in many libraries in USA and Uk.. I would appreciate if you could buy a few copies of THE AFGHANS for your libraries. This book has good reviews on Foreword Reviews, Kirkuk, and Blue Ink reviews. Title: THE AFGHANS by NADEEM AKBAR. ISBN: 9781434319326, Publisher: Author House, Distributors: Author House, Bertram’s, Gardeners, and Baker&Taylor. https://youtu.be/WzFS05RyiCk My new book “LOVE WITHOUT BORDERS” ISBN: 9789384439736 for print and for e-book ISBN: 9789384439743, was published in 2016. It’s a good read and is available on Amazon, Ingram, and all major distributors. My books will be a great addition to your library collections. These books are on Kindle also, https://kdp.amazon.com/dashboard?language=en_US Nadeem Akbar My website: www.nadeemakbar.com page: https://web.facebook.com/The-Afghans-113362978749993
What is the status of Family Story Time on Monday evenings? Thank you!
Thank you for doing the graham cracker houses! They were delicious! I would love to have that recipe for the icing?
Shipments are going out, and we couldn't be more grateful for the response we've gotten regarding these chains. Don't miss out, they make the perfect holiday gift. With every purchase, we give 50% of the proceeds to Kids Escaping Drugs! It's the gift that keeps on giving! You can also donate to K.E.D on our website and a chain will be gifted to a future graduate of their program!! Our goal is to keep EVERYONE connected. We are a strong city, with the best neighbors. Let's come together and take hold of this epidemic so we can lessen the death toll of our community. We would also love to hear any stories, success stories or not, post them to our page! Buffalo Tough Chains WWW.BUFFALOTOUGHCHAINS.COM In memory of Michael J Pawelek Jr. Creator of the original tough chain ♡
Any thoughts of doing another book art class?
Another great opportunity to provide your input on the Comprehensive Plan for the future of the City! We're starting to move towards the final stages, but hosting a series of neighborhood tours to share some of our information and get some from you! We hope you can join us at one of four (or all) of the neighborhood tours. See our page for details and RSVP. THANKS!