160 Delaware Rd.
Kenmore, NY 14217
Located at the corner of Chapel and Delaware Road, one mile south of Sheridan Drive. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available.
Public access computers: 42 public access computers (3 Children's PCs, 2 Young Adult PCs, 29 Adult PCs, 6 Laptops and 2 OPACs), networked (printing 10 cents per page for black & white, 25 cents per page for color), Microsoft Office applications, Internet access. Free WiFi available. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"
An Optalec ClearView Video Magnifier is available in the library's magazine area on a first-come, first-serve basis.
A Community Room with the capacity of 47 is available for Library Programs and may be used by nonprofit organizations and groups. A Meeting Room Application must be completed.
A Study Room with the capacity of 2 is available. A reservation is required.
A Display Case is available for use by nonprofit organization and groups. A Display Case/Exhibit Case Application must be completed.
Copy Machine - Black and White copies are 15 cents each.
Self Service Fax Machine -Faxes cost $1.75 for the first page and an additional $1 per page. You can use your credit or debit card or purchase a fax card at the circulation desk.
Kenmore Branch Policies
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Display Case Policy
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Rules of Conduct
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Procurement Policy
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Investment Policy
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Bulletin Board Policy
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Distribution Policy
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Lost and Found Policy
- Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Policy
- Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Application
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Gift & Donor Recognition Policy
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Petty Cash Policy
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library ToT Distribution Policy
- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Claim Audit Policy
The Kenmore Branch is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.
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
12 pm - 5 pm
We are closed the following Holidays (PDF)
The Kenmore Branch Library requires ALL visitors to be masked regardless of vaccination status
(effective from 7/31/2021 until further notice)
Thank You for your cooperation!
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
Online Story Time with Joe and Jill
Get in your cozies and join Joe on Tuesdays at 7 pm for a special bedtime story, and laugh and sing with Jill Thursday mornings at 10:30 am.
Spooky Diorama Contest!
Do a traditional diorama the size of a shoe box or decorate a pumpkin!
Sign ups are open as of October 1
Content must be library friendly, no gore or violent imagery.
10/21-10/23 Drop off display
11/1 Collect display!
Call 716-873-2842 or register in person
The first Saturday of each month is Crafterday at Kenmore!
This month we're making a turkey wreath!
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.
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.
Tuesdays 5:00- 7:00pm
Wednesdays 10:00- 11:30am
Thursdays 4:00- 6:00pm
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! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability. Call 873-2842 for more information.
The Kenmore Library Book Club
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.
Haven House Toyland Donations Drive (Runs November 1- December 2)
The Kenmore Library will be collecting for Haven House Monday November 1 through Thursday, December 2nd 2021.
Please note that Haven House can only accept new and unwrapped items, and will not accept toy guns, toys depicting war, or violent toys of any kind.
Types of items we are collecting:
Diapers (Sizes 5 & 6)
Educational/ Learning Toys
Cars & Trucks
Dolls (ethnically diverse is appreciated!)
Passes for Outings (movies, museums, zoo, etc)
Gift Cards** (Ulta, Reebok, Forever 21, Dicks Sporting Goods)
Cell Phone Gadgets
**Gift cards should be mailed to the Haven House PO Box:
Attn: Lauren Gorlick
PO Box 451
Buffalo, NY 14205
(items marked with a * are needed on a day to day basis)
Visa and Amazon Gift Cards*
Shower Curtain Liners
BIG GIFT OPPORTUNITIES
New household electronics including microwaves, toasters, coffee makers and personal blenders
New housewares such as plate sets, silverware, glasses, pots and pans
Clothing—all sizes, larger sizes appreciated
Hair Care (Pink Oil Sheen, BB Super Grow, Pink Lotion)
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Board of Trustees
Richard Geer, Chair
Annette Della Posta, Co-Chair
Stanley Pustulka, Treasurer
Kathleen Kanaley, Secretary
Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes
- January 2021 Minutes
- February 2021 Minutes
- March 2021 Minutes
- April 2021 Minutes (pdf)
- May 2021 Minutes -PDF
- June 2021 Minutes - PDF
- July 2021 Minutes - PDF
- August 2021 Minutes - PDF
- September 2021 Minutes -PDF
- January 2020 Minutes
- February 2020 Minutes
- March 2020 Minutes
- Special Meeting March 30, 2020
- April 2020 Minutes
- May 2020 Minutes
- June 2020 Minutes
- July 2020 Minutes
- August 2020 Minutes
- September 2020 Minutes
- October 2020 Minutes
- November 2020 Minutes
- December 2020 Minutes
- December 2019 Minutes
- November 2019 Minutes
- October 2019 Minutes
- September 2019 Minutes
- August 2019 Minutes
- July 2019 Minutes
- June 2019 Minutes
- May 2019 Minutes
- April 2019 Minutes
- February 2019 Minutes
- January 2019 Minutes
Previous years minutes are kept on file at the Kenmore Branch Library. Please contact the library for more information/