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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





Internet Basics - Tuesday, April 11th 5:30-7:30pm

Learn the basics about searching the Internet using Google Chrome. 


Monday, March 27th @ 6:00pm

Pee-Wee Puppets presents:

Do One Thing !

Join Professor Higginstein and a colorful

cast of characters as they explore ways

to create and sustain a healthy planet. 

Puppet making workshop to follow. Fun for ages 3-10.

Registration is required for show and workshop.


Dinosaurs !  Saturday, April 1st @ 10am

Journey back through time to the land of the dinosaurs.

Learn about dinosaurs

through stories, games & crafts.

Fun for ages 6-10.


Coloring for Relaxation Program: 

(for ages 14 and up)

Thursday, March 23rd from 6-7:30pm

Thursday, April 13th from 6-7:30pm

Thursday, April 27th 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.



Kids ages 5-13 build their own Lego creations !

Saturday, March 18th @ 10:30am

Tuesday, March 28th @ 6pm

'PAWS' to Read - Tuesday, March 21st @ 6pm

Children can practice their reading skills by reading a book to Anka,

a certified therapy dog. For ages 5-12. Please call to register.

City of Tonawanda Library Book Club

Meets the first Tuesday of every month @ 6:15pm. On April 4th, we will be 

discussing 'The Maltese Falcon' by Dashiell Hammett and

'The Little Prince' by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. All are welcome. 

Movie Matinee - Friday, March 31st @ 1pm

Join us for a showing of the movie based on the non-fiction book,

A Long Way Home. It is the story of a 5 year old boy in India who

gets separated from his family. Popcorn will be served !


The City of Tonawanda Library is proud to be 

a host site for the University Express program

for Seniors this April, May & June. A wide

variety of topics will be offered. Please check

back for dates & times.


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
  • Cynthia Narloch
  • Carole Lee Sinclair

Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes

 Annual Report

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 04/14/2017 (Good Friday)

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).