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City Of Tonawanda Public Library

333 Main St.
Tonawanda , NY 14150 Map
Glenn Luba , Director

Corner of Main/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, (1) 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
  • Daily Friends Book/Magazine Sale

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Complete October calendar


Family History Research with AncestryAn introduction to tracing your family’s roots with Ancestry Library Edition (ALE), a database available at any Buffalo & Erie County Public Library location. Similar to the popular Ancestry.com website, this database contains collections of vital and original records, including those relating to birth, marriage, death, military service, and immigration.

               ⇒Monday, October 27 from 2-4 pm

Knitting Club - [NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.]  Friday mornings, 10:30 am 

    ⇒Drop-in group.  Bring a project or a question and join the fun.

***NEW PROGRAM*** Lapsit Story Time - Thursdays, 10:00-10:30 am,                                                                                              October 2 - December 11

              ⇒For children 3 months-23 months with an adult caregiver

Toddler Time Story Hour - Choose Monday evenings, 6:30-7 pm or                                                                  Tuesday mornings, 9:45-10:15 am                                                                          from September 15-December 9

              ⇒For children 20 months-36 months with an adult caregiver

Preschool Story Hour - Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 pm                                                                                      from September 18-December 11

              ⇒For children 3-5 years old who are NOT in kindergarten

It's a Mystery! - Tuesday, October 14th at 6:30 pm

               ⇒Some favorite children's book characters have gone missing!  Help solve the mystery.  For ages 6-12

Inventions Out of Junk - Tuesday, November 18th at 6:30 pm

                ⇒Be an inventor!  Use your imagination and ingenuity to create an invention out of junk!  For ages 8-12

***NEW*** lithograph available from Ron Stein, yours for a donation of $10 to our Friends group  Take a look here.

Local Tonawanda artist Ron Stein has donated some original lithograph designs to the Friends of the City of Tonawanda Library.  Copies are available for a donation of $10 each.  

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

Board of Trustees

  • Bonnie Bugbee, President
  • Sylvia Barry
  • James Holler
  • Kathleen Reitz
  • Susan Tirone

Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes

 Annual Report

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 11/11/2014 (Veteran's Day)

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