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820 Tonawanda St.
Buffalo , NY 14207 Map
Phone: 716-875-0562
Fax: 716-875-0562

Located two blocks north of the intersection of Tonawanda and Ontario Streets

  • Fully Accessible
  • Parking lot is located on Prairie St. behind the library
  • Drop box - located outside the Prairie St. entrance; available 24 hours a day 

 

May 2018 programs - see below

May Happenings
 
 
Mother's Day Cookie Decorating - Saturday, May 12th at 11 am
Children ages 4-12 are invited to decorate some cookies to present to Mom on Mother's Day.  We'll also have our button-maker out for creating a button or magnet for Mom.  Call the library to register.
 
FREE Computer Training - Thursday, May 10th, 4pm-7pm
Sign up for a one-on-one session with a computer trainer.  Learn the skills you need at your own pace.  Space is limited.  Sign up today!
 
Preschool Story Time - Wednesdays at 10:30am (May 2nd, 9th & 16th)
Stories, songs, fingerplays and a simple craft.
 
Button Making Thursdays - Every Thursday 4:30 - 5:30
Stop by and turn your thoughts and creativity into a one-of-a-kind button.  Limit 3 buttons per week.
 
Spring Cleaning?  Friends of the Riverside Library is seeking donations of your used books, media and magazines for its sale in August.  ​

 

 


 Public Access Computers

  • 11 All Ages
  • 2 Children
  • 2 Online Catalog/Computer Reservation
  • 1 Express (15 minutes) with scanner
  • Printing - $.10/page for black & white printing; $.25/page for color printing
  • Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi available

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

Copier

  • Black & white copies only - color copies not available at this location
  • $.15 per copy (8.5 X 11 size); $.30 per copy (8.5 X 14 or 11X 17 sizes)
  • Accepts $1 bills and coins (no pennies) 

Fax Machine - $1.75 for first page, $1 each additional page

2 self checkout units conveniently available

Request fees - $.25 for adult print or audio materials; $1 for DVDs and Blu-Rays

Unclaimed Holds Fees - $1 ALL media items; $.50 ALL print items

Community Room

  • Applications  available to organizations and groups interested in holding activities or meetings
  • Seating capacity is 40
  • All meetings are open to the public

Facility Use Policy (Meeting Room)
Rules of Conduct

Library Card Applications

Applications are now available in Arabic, Burmese, Karen & Somali language versions at the Library.

Youth and Adult library card applications are available in large print at the Library.

Part-Time Employment

  

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!

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/28/2018 (Memorial Day)

Library Hours
SunClosed
Mon12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thu12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
FriClosed
Sat10:00 AM - 06:00 PM