About the Library


Pay Your Fines Online
Federal Depository Library Info

You are here

Area Libraries

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version
Visit our Facebook page

333 Main St.
Tonawanda , NY 14150 Map
Phone: 716-693-5043
Fax: 716-693-0825
Mary L. Muscarella, Director

Corner of Main St/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



Please stop in or call 693-5043 to sign up


Battle of the Books is back!

If you are going into grades 6-9 in the fall, and are interested in a fun trivia competition, Battle of the Books might be for you! Please stop in or call the library at 693-5043 if you are interested in hearing more about this exciting program. [You must be available for weekly meetings and for the Battle itself, which is on Saturday, August 4th.]



University Express!!

brochures are now available 


What's going on in Washington, DC??

Join us for a presentation by Jerry Zremski,

Buffalo News Washington Bureau Chief, 

for an insider's perspective.

Thursday, May 3rd @ 6:30pm


Mom & Child Mother's Day Program

Saturday, May 12 @ 11 am

Moms and kids, join us for an hour of fun! Work together to stuff a plush animal that the kids can take home in a special bag. There will also be a craft and a special flower for each Mom.

Registration is limited. Call 693-5043 or stop in to sign up today!


'PAWS' to Read

*Saturday, April 28th @ 11am with Cara

*Saturday, May 5th @ 11am with Anka

*Tuesday, May 15th @ 6pm with Cara

Kids ages 5-10 can practice their reading skills

by reading out loud to a certified therapy dog.

Fifteen minute sessions are available. 

Call to reserve a time slot !


MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (ages 2-5 w/adult)

Mondays 10:00-10:30am AND Tuesdays 10:00-10:30am

FAMILY STORY TIME (ages 2-5 w/adult)

Mondays 6:30-7 pm

BOOK BABIES (ages 3-24 months w/adult)

Thursdays 10-10:30am [No program 5/17]

Programs continue through the

week of May 21st with some days off.

(please check the schedule)


Meetings of The Friends of the Library:

Tuesday, April 24th @ 12:30pm

New members are always welcome !



meets on Tuesdays at 11:00 am

April 24th - 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

by David Grann

May 22nd - 'Truly, Madly, Guilty'

by Liane Moriarty



Movie Matinee

Friday, April 27th @ 1:00pm

Join us for a showing of 'Phantom Thread'

starring Daniel Day Lewis.

(movie is rated R)


Coloring for Relaxation

(for ages 14 and up)

*Thursday, April 26th from 6-7:30pm

*Thursday, May 10th from 6-7:30pm

*Thursday, May 24th 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 !

Tuesday, April 24th, 6-7pm


City of Tonawanda Library Book Club

Meets the first Tuesday of every month @ 6:15pm.

Tues, May 1st, 'A Farewell to Arms' by Ernest Hemingway

Tues, June 5th, 'The Nightingale' by Kristin Hannah

Tues, July 3rd, 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger

Tues., August 7th, 'The Absolutely True Diary of a

Part Time Indian' by Sherman Alexie

Tues., Sept. 4th, 'East of Eden' by John Steinbeck

 All are welcome.

Please stop by or call for more information.


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

Meeting Room Use Policy

Meeting Room Use Application

Bulletin Board Policy


Board of Trustees

  • Bonnie Bugbee, President
  • Sharene Folmsbee
  • James Holler
  • Cynthia Narloch
  • Carole Lee Sinclair

Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes

 Annual Report

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/28/2018 (Memorial 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 - 05:00 PM
Sat09:30 AM - 02:00 PM

*Winter/Spring Sunday hours run from January 7, 2018 through May 20, 2018 with the exception of April 1 (Easter).