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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

There will be an intern from the Erie County Department of Social Services at the City of Tonawanda Library on Thursdays from 9:30am-5:30pm through May 4th (except January 19th & March 23rd) to assist with HEAP, SNAP, Child Care and other applications and questions. Please stop by for assistance - no appointment is needed. 






'COMPUTER BASICS' Thursday, February 16th 5:30-7:30pm: For beginners. Learn the basics of computer hardware and software. Please stop by or call to register.


It's a Sweetheart of a Surprise Raffle!

Check out 3 items and get a raffle ticket for either the Adult's or Child's Surprise Raffle bag.

Drawings on February 3-Stop in today!!!


Valentine's Day cookie decorating

Sunday, February 12th @ 1pm

Join us for Valentine's themed stories, cookie decorating & crafting.

For ages 5-10. 


Coloring for Relaxation Program: 

(for ages 14 and up)

Thursday, January 26th from 6-7:30pm

Thursday, February 23 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!

No registration necessary, just drop in.



Tuesday, January 31st @ 6:00pm

'PAWS' to Read - Sunday, February 5th @ 1pm:  Children can practice their reading skills by reading to Anka, a certified therapy dog. Please call to book your session.



Saturday, February 4th @ 12pm (there will be PIZZA!)

The theme is, "All Things Winter"......are you a wise guy or a smarty pants ? This is your chance to prove it! Please stop by or call to register.

2017 Story Time Programs

Preschool Story Time with Miss Michelle

For children ages 3-5 years old without an adult.

Mondays from January 9-May 22

[No story times January 16, February 20 or April 10]

@ 10 am [program runs between 45-60 minutes]

Family Story Time with Miss Tracy

For children ages 2-5 years old with an adult 

Mondays from January 9-May 22

[No story times January 16, February 20 or April 10]

@ 6:30-7:15 pm

Toddler Time Story Time With Miss Michelle

For children ages 2-3 years old with an adult 

Tuesdays from January 10-May 23

[No story time April 11]

@ 9:45-10:15 am

Book Babies Story Time with Miss Michelle

For children ages 3-24 months with an adult 

Thursdays from January 12-May 25

[No story time April 13]

@ 9:45 am [program runs 20-25 minutes]


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.  


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
  • Sharene Folmsbee
  • James Holler

Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes

 Annual Report

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 02/20/2017 (President's 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 - 04:00 PM
Sat09:30 AM - 02:00 PM

*Winter/Spring Sunday hours run from January 8, 2017 through May 21, 2017 with the exception of April 16 (Easter).