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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 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





Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party

Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday! The Cat in the Hat will join us for fun, games and stories.

For kids and adults together.

Sunday, March 4 @ 1 pm

Please call 693-5043 or stop in to register.


PAWS to Read - Saturday, March 10th 

Kids ages 5-10 can practice their reading skills

by reading out loud to Anka, a certified therapy dog.

Fifteen minute sessions are available at 11:00am;

11:15am & 11:30am. Call to reserve a time slot !


Fairy Tale Engineering

Saturday, March 31 @ 11 am

Help some of your favorite fairy tale characters solve their problems with hands-on projects. For example, you will help Rapunzel escape from her tower by designing and building a zip line! Join us for that and more.

For ages 6-10

*Please stop in or call to register*


If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and Friends

Saturday, April 21 @ 11 am

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie...what happens next? Find out when we explore the world of Laura Numeroff. Make and take home play dough, decorate a Styrofoam cupcake, and do other crafts. Children will also play games involving characters from Numeroff's books.

For ages 3-6

*Please stop in or call to register*



Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 2-5 w/adult)

Mon. 10:00-10:30am AND Tues. 10:00-10:30am

Family Story Time (ages 2-5 w/adult) Mon. 6:30-7:15pm

Book Babies (ages 3-24 months w/adult) Thurs. 10-10:30am

Winter/Spring story time programs begin the week

of January 8th and continue through the

week of May 21st with some days off. (please check schedule)


Friends of the City of Tonawanda Library

meetings will resume in March, 2018 

Tuesday, March 27th @ 12:30pm

Tuesday, April 24th @ 12:30pm

New members are always welcome !



meets on Tuesday at 11:00 am

March 27th -'The Women in the Castle'

by Jessica Shattuck

April 24th - 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

by David Grann

May 22nd - 'Truly, Madly, Guilty'

by Liane Moriarty



Coloring for Relaxation Program: 

(for ages 14 and up)

*Thursday, February 22nd from 6-7:30pm 

* Thursday, March 8th from 6-7:30pm

* Thursday, March 22nd 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, February 24th, 10:30-11:30 am

Tuesday, February 27th, 6-7 pm


City of Tonawanda Library Book Club

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

Tues, March 6th - 'Eat, Pray, Love' by Elizabeth Gilbert

Tues, April 3rd - 'A Walk in the Woods' by Bill Bryson

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

 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

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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).