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160 Delaware Rd.
Kenmore , NY 14217 Map
Phone: 716-873-2842
Fax: 716-873-8416
Dorinda Darden, Director

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 Conference Room with the capacity of 10 is available for meetings and may be used by nonprofit organizations and groups.  A Meeting Room Application must be completed.

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.

Town of Tonawanda Public Library Meeting Room Policy

AStudy 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.

Town of Tonawanda Public Library Display Case-Exhibit Space Rules of Use

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.


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Schedule of  Events

(Some events require prior registration, please call the Kenmore Library at 873-2842 during our hours of operation to enroll or find out more about these programs!)


 

 
July 2017
 
July 25 - Family Gaming Hour- 4pm.  Are you looking for some friendly competition at the library? How about some nice air-conditioning? Well if so, come join us for some quality gaming (board games) and show off your skills. Presented by students from the IB Program at Ken-West. Held at the tables near the picture book area. For families with kids 12 and under. No registration required. 
 
 
July 26 - Simple Machines. 10:30 am.  Ages 6-10. People today use six simple machines to perform all types of tasks. Build a lever (catapult) and a wheel and axle (car) and learn how these machines are used in everyday life.  Registration required. 
 
July 26- Kenmore Library News Meeting (REGISTRATION FULL)
 
July 27 - Preschool Story Time -For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from July 6-August 3. Space is limited so registration is necessary.
 
July 27 Sensory Story Time 6:30 pm - Please join us for a story time designed for children with sensory issues or who are on the autism spectrum! Sensory story time is a small group atmosphere with songs, stories, and activities that will help your child feel comfortable joining in every week. Children up to age 12 are welcome. Space is limited. Please call 873-2842 to register.
 
July 27 - Q.U.I.E.T. - 7 pm. Q.U.I.E.T. is the Quest for Inspiring, Effortless Thoughtful Time-out, a program for adults looking for a creativity or Mindfulness jump-start. Join us for activities which provide quiet contemplation and tap into your creativity. No artistic skill needed. We provide all the materials. Registration is required to attend this group.
 
July 28 - Toddler Time for 2's. REGISTRATION FULL
 
July 31 - Summer Fun Club - 10:30 am. For kids ages 6-10. Hear stories, play games, and do crafts based on the summer reading theme: Build a Better World! Registration required.  
 
July 31-Kenmore Library Knit/Crochet Group 12pm. Work on your knitting or crochet projects, meet new friends, and have fun at the Kenmore Library Knit/Crochet Group. Learn new tips and tricks, or share some of your own! We meet every Monday from 12-1 PM and are open to all skill levels.
 
August 2017
 
August 1- Pee Wee Puppets 1 pm. Join us for “Do One Thing” as Professor Higginstein and a colorful cast of characters explore ways to create and sustain a healthy planet Earth. All ages welcome. No registration required for the performance, however if your child would like to attend a special puppet making workshop immediately following the show, registration is required.
 
August 1 - Family Gaming Hour- 4pm.  Are you looking for some friendly competition at the library? How about some nice air-conditioning? Well if so, come join us for some quality gaming (board games) and show off your skills. Presented by students from the IB Program at Ken-West. Held at the tables near the picture book area. For families with kids 12 and under. No registration required. 
 
August 1- Adult Journal Group 7 pm 
 
August 2 - Kenmore Library News Meeting (REGISTRATION FULL)
 
August 3 - Preschool Story Time-For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from July 6-August 3. Space is limited so registration is necessary.
 
August 4 - Toddler Time for 2's.REGISTRATION FULL
 
August 4 - Battle of the Books Kenmore Team Meeting
 
August 8 - Primate Sanctuary of Niagara Falls 1 pm.  Join us for some "monkey business" as the primate sanctuary introduces live primates throughout the presentation and teaches us about their unique characteristics. All ages welcome. No registration required
 
August 8 - Family Gaming Hour- 4pm.  Are you looking for some friendly competition at the library? How about some nice air-conditioning? Well if so, come join us for some quality gaming (board games) and show off your skills. Presented by students from the IB Program at Ken-West. Held at the tables near the picture book area. For families with kids 12 and under. No registration required.
 
August 8 - Town of Tonawanda Public Library Board Meeting 7 pm 
 
August 9 - Kenmore Library News Meeting (REGISTRATION FULL)
 
August 10- Buffalo Animal Adventures 1 pm.  Join us as Buffalo Animal Adventures takes us on an "African Safari." We will be introduced to live animals from the savannahs, deserts & jungles of Africa. All ages welcome. No registration required.
 
August 11- Battle of the Books Kenmore Team Meeting
 
August 15 - Earth Spirit Educational Services Animal Program 1 pm. Join us for a live animal program as we are introduced to mammals, reptiles & amphibians and learn about their adaptations, behaviors & ecology. All ages welcome. No registration required.
 
August 15 - Family Gaming Hour- 4pm.  Are you looking for some friendly competition at the library? How about some nice air-conditioning? Well if so, come join us for some quality gaming (board games) and show off your skills. Presented by students from the IB Program at Ken-West. Held at the tables near the picture book area. For families with kids 12 and under. No registration required.
 
August 16 - Kenmore Library News Meeting (REGISTRATION FULL)
 
 
August 17 - Building & Construction Magic Show 1pm. Join magician, Cris Johnson, as he presents this fun, interactive & exciting magic show involving buildings, architecture, construction, problem-solving & lots more. Each child will receive a free magic trick to take home. All ages welcome. No registration required.
 
August 19 - Kenmore Library Lego Club. Ages 6-12.  Come build with us every third Saturday of the  month! All the supplies are provided, YOU provide the imagination! Registration required.
 
August 22 - Family Gaming Hour- 4pm.  Are you looking for some friendly competition at the library? How about some nice air-conditioning? Well if so, come join us for some quality gaming (board games) and show off your skills. Presented by students from the IB Program at Ken-West. Held at the tables near the picture book area. For families with kids 12 and under. No registration required. 
 
August 23-  Kenmore Library News Meeting (REGISTRATION FULL)
 
August 24 - Buffalo Clown Alley 1 pm. Join the "Wow Troupe" of clowns as they provide comedy, juggling, music & magic to bring us a show full of joy, laughter and quality entertainment. All ages welcome. No registration required.
 
August 24 - Q.U.I.E.T.  7pm. Q.U.I.E.T. is the Quest for Inspiring, Effortless Thoughtful Time-out, a program for adults looking for a creativity or Mindfulness jump-start. Join us for activities which provide quiet contemplation and tap into your creativity. No artistic skill needed. We provide all the materials. Registration is required to attend this group
 
August 30 - Kenmore Library News Meeting (REGISTRATION FULL)
 
August 31- Beaver Meadows 1pm. Join us as Beaver Meadows presents: "Cold Blooded Critters." Bringing along a menagerie of live reptiles & amphibians, our naturalist will illustrate just what separates us from our cold blooded cousins and how these animals live. All ages welcome. No registration required.

 

 

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Richard Geer, Chair

Annette Della Posta, Co-Chair

Stanley Pustulka, Treasurer

Jeanne Phillips, Secretary

Eileen Crawford

Sheila Ginnane

Laura Glass

Kathleen Kanaley


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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 09/04/2017 (Labor Day)

Library Hours
SunClosed
Mon10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM - 05:00 PM