Isaias Gonzalez-Soto Branch Library

Isaias Gonzalez-Soto Branch Library
    Library Info

    280 Porter Ave.
    Buffalo, NY 14201
    United States

    Fax: 716-882-1537
    Caroline Kennon, Branch Manager

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

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    NFTA Bus Route: 5 & 22
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    Public Access Computers:  17 Public Access computers (two with scanners), 5 Children's Computers, networked (Color prints are 25 cents. B&W prints are 10 cents including Mobile Printing) 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?"

    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


    What's Special About the Isaias Gonzalez-Soto 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

    The Isaías González-Soto Branch Library (formerly Niagara Branch) is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

    Buffalo Branches Board Info

    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,  Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., North Park, Elaine M. Panty Branch Library, Isaías González-Soto Branch Library, and the Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library.

    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.