318 Montrose Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14223
Montrose Avenue runs north off Kenmore Avenue, west of Niagara Falls Blvd and east of Parkhurst Blvd.
Parking lot available.
Kenilworth has 20 Public Access Computers, two of which have scanners.
(2 Children PCs, 9 Adult PCs 7 Laptops and 2 OPACs).
Networked printing (10 cents per page for black & white, 25 cents per page for color),
Microsoft Office applications, Internet access, seating area with outlet for powering personal laptop. Free WiFi available.
After hours book return available in parking lot.
Self Service Public Fax Machine available, 1.75 1st page, 1.00 each additional page using prepaid cards or credit/debit cards
Black and White Copier .15 per copy for 8 1/2 X 11 (letter size), .30 per copy 8 1/2 X 14 (legal size)
A Community Room with the capacity of 30 is available for Library Programs and may be used by nonprofit organizations and groups. A Meeting Room Application must be completed.
A Display Case is available for use by nonprofit organizations and groups. ADisplay Case/Exhibit Case Application must be completed.
What's Special About the Kenilworth Library
Located on an area of land that was once part of the Kenilworth Park Race track in the early 1900’s, Montrose Avenue runs north off Kenmore Avenue, west of Niagara Falls Blvd and east of Parkhurst Blvd
Proof that good things can come in small packages, the library houses a wide array of books, magazines, DVDs, Blu-Rays, Audiobooks and CD’s for all ages and interests.
Kenilworth 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
- Gift & Donor Recognition Policy
The Kenilworth Branch is a member of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.
Both the Kenmore and Kenilworth Branch Libraries will be closed until further notice. All library materials currently checked out to patrons will have their due dates extended to April 30th. We will update if there are any further changes.
Join Mary for a special virtual edition of her monthly book club!
We've scheduled a Zoom meeting to discuss "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley
Open to ANYONE interested! Send send an email to email@example.com for an invite and the discussion questions!
Stay connected with your neighborhood library even as the building is closed!
Join us live on the Kenmore Facebook Page on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 am for a virtual story time! Miss Nicole from the Kenmore Library will sing a few songs, and read a few stories. Be sure to comment with your child's name so she can say Hi!
For kids in grades K-12
We're looking for reviews, artwork, stories, tips on things to do at home, puzzles, jokes, anything creative!
Deadline for submissions is April 8
send to firstname.lastname@example.org
(use subject heading "Kenmore Library News"
or share with our Google Drive at email@example.com
All onsite programs are currently on hiatus
BOOKS & BARKS
The second Wednesday of each month. Recommended for ages 5-12.
This reading program for children ages 5 and up 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. Registration is required for this program and can be made in person or by phone starting a month before the scheduled date. Presented in partnership with Paws for Love - a program of the SPCA serving Erie County.
Upcoming Dates: May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9
Fourth Friday of the Month at 6 pm. Recommended for ages 6-12
Participate in Lego challenges or build your own masterpieces to be displayed in the library using our collection of bricks
Registration recommended, to register call 834-7657 during our open hours or in person at the returns desk.
Upcoming dates: May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 27, No December date (Closed for Christmas Day Holiday)
Every Wednesday from 5 - 7 pm.*cancelled until further notice*
Come to the library to make your own buttons! Find a favorite picture, photo, or make an original design and have it pressed into a 1.25 inch button. Fashionable, Fun and Fabulous! Open to all ages and no registration is required. There is a limit of 3 buttons per person
The first Wednesday of each month from 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Join us as Amy, the librarian emeritus for the Kenilworth Library, leads the discussion on the following titles on the first Wednesday of the month from 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Read great books and make new friends! New members are always welcome!
All titles have multiple copies available to borrow from the library, so stop in or call the library for more information or to request a copy of the selected titles.
(unless otherwise stated, regular hold fees and loan periods apply)
Join the KENILWORTH BOOK DISCUSSION MAIL LIST
for reminders and updates
Kenilworth Library Book Discussion Titles & dates for 2020
Jan 8 : Homegoing - Yagg Gyasi
Mar 4: Radium Girls - Kate Moore
Apr 1 : Normal People - Sally Rooney
May 6: The Farm- Joanne Ramos
Jun 3: Warlight - Michael Ondaatje
Jul 1: The Guest Book - Sarah Blake
Nov 4: A Woman is No Man - Etaf Rum
Fridays from 12 pm - 1 pm *CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*
Get one on one help with our volunteer with navigating the web and Microsoft Office programs, or using your Android phone or tablet.
No appointment needed. Service provided based on volunteer availability, it may be advisable to call beforehand. Call 834-7657 for more information
Hey Ken-Ton residents! Complete this Mobile Safety-Net Team community survey at http://numbersinneedsurvey.org/ and share what needs, challenges, and barriers you or your community face. Your input is important!"
Join us on facebook at @KenilworthLibrary for news,updates, and reminders about everything happening at the Kenilworth Library, as well as other events happening in the Buffalo & Erie County Library System and the Town of Tonawanda.
Our Twitter handle is @for updates on any library changes as well as to promote our programs.
Need some reading inspiration? Our 90+ Pinterest Boards have thousands of suggestions for books available to request from the Buffalo & Erie County Library System which you can have sent to Kenilworth for pickup (a .25 convenience fee applies for each item). Check out our new & notable boards for items on order or recently received.
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Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/16-1070893 and support us every time you shop.
Proceeds benefit the Town of Tonawanda Public Library -- Kenilworth and Kenmore Branches.
Remember, friending and following us on our social media sites, checking-in, liking, sharing our posts, and tagging us in your pictures, are all great ways to help promote your branch & libraries as a whole!
Board of Trustees
Richard Geer, Chair
Annette Della Posta, Co-Chair
Stanley Pustulka, Treasurer
Kathleen Kanaley, Secretary
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The Town of Tonawanda Public Library Board will hold a
Regular Meeting on
Thursday,March 12 at 7:00 PM
at the Kenmore Branch Library
160 Delaware Rd
Kenmore, NY 14217
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