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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, (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
  • 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 May calendar

Complete Summer Program flyer

Registration for all summer programs

starts Monday, May 23!

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

SPCA Preschool Story Time, for ages 3-5 years old with an adult

Monday, June 27 from 10-11 am

(There will be no live animals at this story time.)

Summer Kickoff! BUBBLE GAMES!!! For kids of all ages!

Monday, July 11 @ 6:30 pm

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

Buffalo Museum of Science presents Science of Sports

For kids entering grades PreK-2 

Thursday, July 14 @ 6:30 pm

Teddy Bear Olympics, for ages 3-6 years old

Saturday, July 16 @ 11 am

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

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

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


Kids, be sure to stop by and pick up a 

Summer Reading Log 

to keep track of the reading you do at home. 

Read at home and earn tickets for our


(Reading logs available in June)





Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 7th @ 6:15pm.  We will be discussing the novel Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See. Please call or stop by the library for more information.



Computer Basics - Tuesday, June 7th, 3-5 pm

Book a Technology Trainer - Tuesday, July 12, 4-7 pm

*Make your own class!

Book a 45 minute one-on-one appointment today!*

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

Click here for a map!

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 07/04/2016 (Independence 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