The Kenmore Library is open! Our weekly hours are:
10 am – 6 pm
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from
10 am – 9 pm
Fridays and Saturdays from
10 am – 5 pm
Our address is 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore NY 14217
Our public Wi-Fi service is always available and the signal range extends to our parking lot
Oceans of Possibilities:
The Town of Tonawanda Online Summer Reading Challenge for all ages
July 1 - August 28
The Town of Tonawanda Public Libraries summer reading program returns!
Runs from July 1st through August 28th and is open to all ages!
If this is your first time participating, signing up is easy, just go to
to register or download the app on the Apple App Store or Google Play and search for either Kenmore or Kenilworth.
Watch our YouTube video to learn more about the program and how to register! (we made it for the Summer 2020 reading program but the same procedure applies!)
If you are already signed up from one of our previous reading programs, you will not need to register again!
Family Story Time Outside!
Wednesdays at 6 pm July 13 through August 10. Across the street on the Lawn of the former Kenmore Middle School (155 Delaware Road)
Family Story Time! OUTSIDE!
July 13, 20, 27 Aug 3, 10
Across the street at the old Kenmore Middle School
Bring a blanket
If it rains or is too hot we will be inside at the library!
No Registration needed
Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5.
Tuesday mornings at 10:15 am July 12 through August 9
Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, crafts and more. Space is limited so registration is required, and can be made in person or by calling the branch during open hours starting Monday, June 13.
Summer Fun Club : For ages 6-12
Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am July 11- August 8
Enjoy fun activities each week, space is limited, registration required .
Weekly Drop in Programs
Tinker Tuesdays: Tuesdays from 4-6 pm. Tinker with some STEM toys! Play and learn with Bee-Bots, Ozobots, Brackitz, Snap Circuits Extreme, and more! No registration is necessary. Open to ages 5-16.
Build-A-Button Thursdays: Thursdays from 4-6 pm. Make a personalized button or magnet! All supplies provided and program is for all ages. No registration necessary- drop in anytime between 4-6pm.
Board Games All Day Saturday: Bring family or friends to the Kenmore Library, take a break from devices, and discover the good old-fashioned fun of board games! Games available for all ages. No registration necessary.
The first Saturday of each month is Crafterday at Kenmore!
On Saturday, July 2nd we'll be creating a hot air balloon craft.
Recommended for ages 5-12 (children younger than 5 can attend with a caregiver, children older than 12 can attend if interested).
Registration required. Call 716-873-2842 or stop in the library to register.
Books and Barks
Held the 3rd Saturday of each month. This program for children ages 5-12 is a unique opportunity to work on reading skills in a relaxed and fun environment.
Sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a trained therapy dog. Appointments are available between 10-11:30 AM.
Saturday, July 16, 2022
Saturday, August 20, 2022
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Saturday, November 19, 2022
Saturday, December 17, 2022
Presented in partnership with Paws for Love, a program of the SPCA serving Erie County.
Registrations can be made by phone during our open hours at 873-2842 or in person at the checkout desk.
Craft & Carry
Bricks to Go! A Take home building challenge for kids 6-14
Missing Lego Club? Try BRICKS-TO-GO! Come by the Kenmore branch library and checkout one of our BRICKS-TO-GO kits. Take it home and create your build before bringing it back to display! For kids ages 6-14. Kits are limited so stop by or call 873-2842 for details.
Dungeons & Dragons: Summer Library Adventures
For ages 13-19 Mondays from June 6- August 29
Welcome Adventurers new and old to the Kenmore Library's first Summer Dungeons & Dragons sessions! Meetings every Monday from June 6th- August 29th, 3:30-4:30pm in June and 3:00-4:30pm in July and August.
This program is for ages 13-19 and requires registration. No prior experience is required. Call the library at 716-873-2842 for more information or to register.
Microsoft Excel Intermediate: Focus on Formulas: Presented by the Tech Know Lab of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
Wednesday, June 22 10 am - 12 pm
The TechKnow Lab will be offering an intermediate Microsoft Excel class that will focus on how to use formulas in spreadsheets. Registration is required and space is limited. Stop in the library or call 716-873-2842 to register.
Book a Technology Trainer: Presented by the Tech Know Lab of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
NEW DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON
choose one of the following topics, (please note: trainers are not able to perform any repairs to hardware or troubleshoot any major software issues with personal devices)
- Android Basics, Email, Cloud Services, Internet Basics, iPhone/iPad Basics
- Microsoft Office Basics (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.),
- Organizing Computer Files/Folders,
- Simple Digital Editing Online (audio & photos),
- Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), Using Google, Windows Basics
Call the Kenmore Library at 716-873-2842 to sign up for an appointment.
Times and availability may vary, inquire with staff for current schedule
Get one on one assistance with our volunteers to help you with your smartphone or tablet, email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning and more! Service based on volunteer availability, it is advised that you contact the branch beforehand for the current schedule. Call 716-873-2842 for more information.
Notary Public - Wednesdays from 7-8 PM
Beginning December 1st, a volunteer Notary Public will be available at the Kenmore Library from 7:00- 8:00pm every Wednesday. No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are welcome. Call 873-2842 for more information.
Kenmore Crafting Night for ages 14 and up
Tuesday, July 5 @ 6:30pm
Join us for a fun evening of crafting...in person! Call or stop in the library to create some book art!
Registration required. Please call 716-873-2842 or stop in the library to sign up
The Kenmore Library Book Club
January 18th – The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
February 15th – The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
March 15th – The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
April 19th – The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
May 17th – Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson
June 21st – To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
July 19th – The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
August 16th – The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris
September 20th – The Circle by Dave Eggers
October 18th – Dig by A.S. King
November 15th – The Hired Girl by L.A. Schlitz
December 20th – An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Knit & Crochet Club
Get together with friends to knit, crochet, or work on your other crafty projects!
Meets every Monday from 12-2 PM.
No registration required. This is not a class, so make sure to bring your own yarn and projects.
Call 716-873-2842 or stop in the library for more information.
Kenmore Library News, the premier kid-created newsletter for all things library returns at last! Click the links below or stop by the library to get your copy.
The KLN Zine- The Kenmore Library News Zine for young adults, with news and reviews and all the hottest pop culture takes.
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