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280 Porter Ave.
Buffalo , NY 14201 Map
Phone: 716-882-1537
Fax: 716-882-1537

Located on the corner of Porter Ave. and Prospect Ave.

Public Access Computers:  26 computers, networked (Color prints are 25 cents. B&W prints are 10 cents) Microsoft Office Applications, and Internet Access.

A new laptop that can be used to access Skype!  Visit with out of town family and friends!  Conduct interviews over Skype.  See staff for details.

"What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"


Upcoming Events:

 

FREE ESL and Citizenship classes, every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm! Classes restart Tuesday, September 11th at 1pm! More information is available HERE

 

Join us October 15th for a special rededication ceremony!  Festivities begin at 5pm and include a ribbon cutting, special performance, and a presentation of Bilingual Family Storytime

 

 

See what's happening in October!

 

LEGO Night at Niagara: Every Tuesday at 6pm!

Totally Terrific Thursday Craft Time: Every Thursday at 6pm!

Special Events In August:

 

Yu Gi Oh Tournament: Saturday, September 8th, 1-4pm

 

Teen Open Mic: Wednesday, September 12th, 5-7:30pm

 

Game Night: Wednesday, Septermber 19th, 6-7pm

September 24th, 5:30pm: Small Business Legal Clinic presented by the Western New York Legal Center! Further information here

 

 

Meeting Room, capacity 75.  Download the policies associated with using our Meeting Room:

Facility Use Policy

This document must be read by everyone planning to use a space in a library for a meeting.

Rules of Conduct

This document must be read by everyone planning to use a space in a library for a meeting.

Application and Fee Structure


Get a Library card!

Adult Library Card Application (Arabic language)   

Adult Library Card Application (Burmese language)

Adult Library Card Application (Karen language)

Adult Library Card Application (Somali language)

Adult Library Card Application (Spanish language)

Youth Library Card Application

Agency Card Application


What's Special About the Niagara Library?

  • An extensive collection of Spanish language materials.
  • Language kits, including English as a Second Language (ESL), Spanish, French, Arabic, and Somali.
  • Located next to Prospect Park

Library System Information on the Board of Trustees

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Board of Trustees is the governing body for the downtown Central Library, and the eight branch libraries located in the city of Buffalo. These include: Crane, Dudley, East Clinton, East Delavan, Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., Niagara, North Park and the Riverside Branch Libraries. 

All System Board of Trustee meetings and committee meetings are open to the public

To see monthly board meeting schedules, agendas and minutes, click here.

 

Click here for a map!

View Events at this Library

The next scheduled holiday for this location is 11/12/2018 (Veteran's Day)

Open Hours This Week
SundayClosed
Monday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tuesday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wednesday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thursday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
 
Open Hours Next Week
SundayClosed
Monday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tuesday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wednesday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thursday12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM


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