City of Tonawanda Public Library

City of Tonawanda Public Library

333 Main St.
Tonawanda, NY 14150
United States

Fax: 716-693-0825
John Gaff, 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

The City Of Tonawanda Public Library is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

City of Tonawanda Public Library

All programs at the City of Tonawanda Library are suspended beginning Saturday, March 14th, thru Sunday, March 29th. Regularly scheduled programs will resume on Monday, March 30th. 

March Calendar of Events

Online Calendar of Events

Registration is required for all programs, unless otherwise noted.
Please call 693-5043 or stop by to register!

Children's Programs

Mother Goose on the Loose Story Time

A great first story time for kids ages 2-4 years old with an adult.
*If you have questions about which program is right for your child, please call us!

Mondays: 9:30 - 10:00 AM
Tuesdays: 9:30 - 10:00 AM or 10:30 - 11:00 AM

Programs run from January 6th & 7th thru May 18th & 19th.

Preschool Story Time

A great program for kids ages 3-5 years old who have been attending story time and are ready to move up from Mother Goose.

Mondays: 10:30 - 11:00 AM

Programs run from January 6th thru May 18th

Book Babies Story Time

For little ones 3-24 months old with an adult.

Thursdays: 9:30 - 10:00 AM or 10:30 - 11:00 AM

Programs run from January 9th thru May 21st


Kids ages 5-13 build their own LEGO creations!

Saturdays, March 7th & 14th from 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Tuesday, March 24th from 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Science Saturday

Design, build, and test a different project every month! For March we will build a device that can pick up "treasure". Build a device that can pick up the most!

Saturday, March 21st from 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Adult & Teen Programs

Art in the Evening

March 2nd - Origami Night: Learn the traditional art of folding paper by exploring a handful of different designs. 

March 16th - Simple Embroidery 2: Practice embroidering a simple pattern to discover the fun of this timeless art!

March 30th - Bookmark Art: Every reader needs a bookmark they love. Stop by to make your own using a unique combination of materials.

Art in the Evening is for ages 12 and up. Every session runs from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

Coloring for Relaxation

Enjoy a relaxing night coloring with music and light refreshments. All supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any of your own!

First & Third Monday of every month.
Our next sessions are on March 5th & 19th. 
6:00 - 7:30 PM

Ravel Rousers Knitting Group

Join the Ravel Rousers Knitting Group every Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 AM. Bring a project, ask for help, and sit and enjoy the company of some fellow crafters!

* No registration needed, just drop in.

Friendship Quilters

The Friendship Quilters meet on Tuesdays from 12:00 to 3:00 PM. Join a group of experienced quilters for a lovely time working on whatever you'd like!

* No registration required, just drop in.

Widows Supporting Widows

Women who share their strength and hopes for the future gather to support each other and explore accepting and adjusting to changes in life. Discussions and speakers will guide the group through these difficult times.

Monday, March 2nd, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Monday, March 16th, 2:00 - 3:00 PM


Evening Book Club

Enjoy reading a variety of books new and old and share your thoughts with the club. A series of questions guides the discussion. 

The next meeting of the Evening Book Club is on March 3rd, from 6:15 to 7:30 PM during which we'll be discussing Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

Copies of the book are available at the library for pickup! Please stop by or call for more information.

Board of Trustees Meeting

Attend the monthly meeting of the library's Board of Trustees to learn of the happenings of the library.

The next meeting of the Board of Trustees is:
March 9th at 6:30 PM

Crafting for a Cause

Join the Caring Crafters of WNY for a night of crafting. Participants will make cards for Hospice Buffalo. RSVP here:

The next meeting is on MondayMarch 23rd at 5:30 PM.


City of Tonawanda Public Library Board Info