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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/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

Support your library!  When doing your online shopping, use AmazonSmile and 0.5% of your purchase will go to the  City of Tonawanda Library.

 Click here to go to AmazonSmile!

Complete Summer Program flyer

Summer Reading logs are now available. Keep track of your reading at home and earn tickets towards our big Summer raffle!

Prizes include:

~a playtent for ages 0-4;

~a bicycle for ages 5-7;

~a bicycle for ages 8-10;

~a $50 Amazon gift card for ages 11-12; 

~a $50 Target gift card for ages 13-17.

The more you read, the more chances you have to win. Prizes generously provided by The Friends of the City of Tonawanda Library. Raffle drawing will be held on Thursday, August 18th at our end-of-Summer picnic.


Call 693-5043 or stop in to sign up for nonstop summer fun!

Preschool Story Time, for ages 3-5 years old

Mondays from 10-11 am, July 11-August 8


Mixed Age Story Time, for ages 2-5 with an adult

Mondays from 6:30-7:15 pm, July 18, 25 & August 8


Toddler Time Story Time, for ages 2-3 with an adult

Tuesdays from 9:45-10:15 am, July 12-August 9


Book Babies Story Time, for ages 3-23 months with an adult

Thursdays from 9:45-10:15 am, July 14-August 11


Summer Fun Club, for ages 5-9 years old (NOT for those entering kindergarten in the fall)

Thursdays from 11 am-12 noon, July 14-August 11


Family fun with the Tonawanda Fire Fighters! 

Tuesday, July 26 @ 6:30 pm


In Jest Comedy Juggling: Jest for the Health of It!

A family show for all ages!

Monday, August 1 @ 6:30 pm


Nature Ed-Ventures presents Weird Science Wonders

For kids ages 7-11 years old

Tuesday, August 2 @ 1 pm


Nature Ed-Ventures presents Butterflies & Moths

Icky Sticky Science (this is a last minute change-thanks for your understanding)

If you signed up for Butterflies, you will remain on the list for Icky Sticky Science!

For kids ages 5-7 years old

Tuesday, August 9 @ 1 pm


Minute Olympics, for ages 7-12 years old

Saturday, August 13 @ 11 am


Niagara University Repertory Theatre presents

Children's tales brought to life by trained actors

A family performance for all ages!

Monday, August 15 @ 10 am


Buffalo Museum of Science presents Science Below Zero

For kids entering grades 3-8

Monday, August 15 @ 6:30 pm


Wrap up summer reading with our annual

End of Summer Family Picnic!

Thursday, August 18 from 11 am-1 pm





Coloring for Relaxation Program:
Thursday, August 25th, 6-7:30pm
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, August 2nd @ 6:15pm.  We will be discussing the novel Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Please call or stop by the library for more information.




Call 693-5043 or stop in to register!

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 $5 each.  

New lithograph available from Ron Stein, yours for a donation of $5 to our Friends group.  Take a look here.

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 09/05/2016 (Labor 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