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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.

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'PAWS' to Read - Saturday, November 19th @ 12pm and Monday, December 5th @ 6pm

             Children can practice their reading skills by reading to Anka, a registered therapy dog. Three 10-minute sessions will be available. Please call 693-5043 or stop by to register.


Diabetes Wellness Program:

Learn about diabetes prevention & treatment from a Certified Diabetes Educator.

Tuesday, November 15th @ 6:30pm

Tuesday, December 20th @ 6:30pm



Book A Technology Trainer - Saturday, November 11th.

A chance for one-on-one computer training, there will be 3 sessions, 45 minutes each (11:00am; 12:00pm; 1:00pm) Registration is required.


Computer basics - Friday, December 16th @ 1pm

For beginners. Learn the parts of the computer & how to use a mouse.

Registration is required.


Coloring for Relaxation Program: 

(for ages 14 and up)

Thursday, October 27th from 6-7:30pm


Thursday, November 17th from 6-7:30pm


Thursday, December 8th from 6-7:30pm


Thursday, December 29th from 6-7:30pm


'Not-So-Spooky' Stories

with Annemarie Jason

Tuesday, October 25 @ 6:30 pm

For ages 3-8

Wear your costume and join us for some stories and refreshments! 

Please call 693-5043 to register.

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, November 1st @ 6:15pm.  We will be discussing the novel The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. Please call or stop by the library for more information. All are welcome !


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.



Saturday, October 22nd @ 10:30 am


Birthday Party for Curious George!

Sunday, November 6th @ 1pm

Join us for a 75th birthday party for Curious George - with stories, crafts & cupcakes. Curious George will be here too!

Registration is required. Call 693-5043


Fall Story Time Programs:

Preschool Story Time

For children ages 3-5 years; not for those in kindergarten.

Mondays from September 19-November 14 from 10-11 am

Evening Story Time

For children ages 2-5 years old with an adult parent or caregiver; not for those in kindergarten.

Mondays from September 19-November 14 from 6:30-7:15 pm

Toddler Time Story Time

For children ages 2-3 years old with an adult parent or caregiver.

Tuesdays from September 20-November 15 from 9:45-10:15 am

Book Babies Story Time

For children ages 3-24 months with an adult parent or caregiver.

Thursdays from September 22-November 17, 2 sessions: 9:45-10:15 am or 10:30-11:00am

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 11/11/2016 (Veteran'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

*Sunday hours for the remainder of 2016 run from September 11, 2016 through December 18, 2016.