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333 Main St.
Tonawanda , NY 14150 Map
Phone: 716-693-5043
Fax: 716-693-0825
Mary L. Muscarella, Director

Corner of Main St/Roosevelt Ave, two miles north of the Military Rd and Sheridan Dr intersection. Parking Lot entrance is off Roosevelt Ave.

  • Wheelchair Accessible Parking Lot and Building.
  • Public Access Computers:
    (1) All Ages, (7) Adult Only, (5) Child Only, (2) 15min w/Scanner, (1) Library Catalog, and (5) All Ages Laptops
  • Networked Internet and WiFi access
  • Printing – 10¢ per page B&W, 25¢ per page Color
  • Copier – B&W only, 25¢ per page
  • Meeting Room Capacity – 41
  • Ongoing 'Friends of the Library' Book Sale



Please stop in or call 693-5043 to sign up


Battle of the Books is back!

If you are going into grades 6-9 in the fall, and are interested in a fun trivia competition, Battle of the Books might be for you! Please stop in or call the library at 693-5043 if you are interested in hearing more about this exciting program. [You must be available for weekly meetings and for the Battle itself, which is on Saturday, August 4th.]


University Express programs for Seniors:

Thursday, May 24th @ 1:00pm - The Mediterranean Diet

Thursday, May 31st @ 1:00pm - Niagara Falls 

Friday, June 1st @ 1:00pm - Love Canal

Thursday, June 7th @ 1:00pm - The Silver Tsunami

Tuesday, June 12th @ 1:00pm - Buffalo City Hall

Thursday, June 14th @ 1:00pm - 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Tuesday, June 19th @ 1:00pm - Ghosts of 1812

Thursday, 6/21 @ 1:00pm - Healthy Living for Brain & Body

Tuesday, June 26th @ 1:00pm - Georgia O'Keefe


'PAWS' to Read

*Saturday, May 26th @ 11am with Anka

*Tuesday, June 12th @ 6pm with Cara

Kids ages 5-10 can practice their reading skills

by reading out loud to a certified therapy dog.

Fifteen minute sessions are available. 

Call to reserve a time slot !


MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (ages 2-5 w/adult)

Mondays 10:00-10:30am;

Tuesdays 10:00-10:30am;

Mondays 6:30-7 pm

BOOK BABIES (ages 3-24 months w/adult)

Thursdays 10-10:30am [No program 5/17]

Programs continue through the

week of May 21st with some days off.

(please check the schedule)


Meetings of The Friends of the Library:

coming soon



meets on Tuesdays at 11:00 am

June 5th - 'Truly, Madly, Guilty'

by Liane Moriarty



Movie Matinee

Friday, June 22nd @ 1:00pm

Join us for a showing of 'Marshall'

about Thurgood Marshall and filmed

partially in Buffalo! Popcorn will be served.


Coloring for Relaxation

(for ages 14 and up)

*Thursday, May 24th from 6-7:30pm

*Thursday, June 7th from 6-7:30pm

*Thursday, June 21st from 6-7:30pm


Join The Ravel Rousers Knitting Club on Fridays

from 10-11:30 am. Bring a project, ask for help,

sit and enjoy the company of some fellow crafters!

****Special event on Friday, June 8th****

World Wide 'Knit In Public' Day!!

Ravel Rousers will meet at Niawanda Park

across from Mississippi Mudds @ 10am.

Please bring your own chair.

No registration necessary, just drop in.



Kids ages 5-13 build their own Lego creations !

Tuesday, May 29th, 6-7pm

Saturday, June 2nd, 10:30-11:30am

Tuesday, June 19th, 6-7pm

Tuesday, June 26th, 6-7pm


City of Tonawanda Library Book Club

Meets the first Tuesday of every month @ 6:15pm.

Tues, June 5th, 'The Nightingale' by Kristin Hannah

Tues, July 3rd, 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger

Tues., August 7th, 'The Absolutely True Diary of a

Part Time Indian' by Sherman Alexie

Tues., Sept. 4th, 'East of Eden' by John Steinbeck

 All are welcome.

Please stop by or call for more information.


What's Special About the City of Tonawanda Library

The City of Tonawanda Public Library is the document repository for local environmental projects including:

  1. Columbus McKinnon Remedial Site Clean-up Project
  2. Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) Administrative record files
  3. Gastown Hazardous Waste
  4. Polymer Applications Site
  5. Spaulding Fiber Site Remediation Document File

Meeting Room Use Policy

Meeting Room Use Application

Bulletin Board Policy


Board of Trustees

  • Bonnie Bugbee, President
  • Sharene Folmsbee
  • James Holler
  • Cynthia Narloch
  • Carole Lee Sinclair

Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes

 Annual Report

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/28/2018 (Memorial Day)

Library Hours
Sun11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Mon09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Tue09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Thu09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Fri09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat09:30 AM - 02:00 PM

*Sunday hours for the remainder of 2018 run from September 9 through December 30.