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318 Montrose Avenue
Buffalo , NY 14223 Map
Phone: 716-834-7657
Fax: 716-834-4695
Dorinda Darden, Director

Montrose Avenue runs north off Kenmore Avenue, west of Niagara Falls Blvd and east of Parkhurst Blvd.

Wheelchair accessible.

Parking lot available. 

Kenilworth has 20 Public Access Computers

(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


"What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"

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.

Town of Tonawanda Public Library Meeting Room Policy

A Display Case is available for  use by nonprofit organizations 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.


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. 


About the Kenmore - Town of Tonawanda Friends of the Library

 Join the Kenmore - Town of Tonawanda Friends of the Library

Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Friends of the Library is a registered
​501c3 non-profit organization

 


 

 


 

Wednesday,

July 19th

 4:00 - 5:30 PM

  For ages 5 - 12.

Visit with Violet, a yellow lab licensed therapy dog. Sign up and read to her during your own one-on-one 15 min. reading session between 4:00 & 5:30 PM. She'll listen patiently as you read and never judge your ability! She just loves to be read to!

Registration is necessary. Stop in or call the library at 834-7657.


 


 

EVENTS FOR ADULTS


 

Join us as Amy, the branch manager 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 otherwised stated, regular hold fees  and loan periods apply)

July 5 - The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

August 2 - Today Will be Different by Maria Semple

September 6 - Circle of Wives by Linda LaPlante

October 4 - The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

November 1- The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

December 6 - Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh


Book a Technology Trainer

Need computer assistance? We can help! These free 45 minute sessions are designed to assist with software support or Internet training. They are not designed to troubleshoot computer problems or repair hardware. Available topics include computer basics, email, Microsoft Office, social networking, and eDevice assistance. Registration is required.

  •   Wednesday, July 12th from 2-5pm
  •    Thursday, July 27th from 2-5pm

 


The Kenmore Branch Library is located on 160 Delaware Road in the village of Kenmore.  As the main library branch in the Town of Tonawanda, they are the location for most of our Public Library Board Meetings and other larger community initatives.  For more information including contact information, hours of service, and programs please visit their website at :

http://www.buffalolib.org/content/library-locations/kenmore


  The Kenmore Branch Library located at 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore, NY 14217 will be CLOSED on Thursday, July 13, 2017 and Friday, July 14, 2017 due to a power outage from work conducted by National Grid.  The library is scheduled to Re-Open on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 
     Patrons are encouraged to visit the Kenilworth Branch Library located at 318 Montrose Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14223 during this time. The Kenilworth Branch Library will have extended hours from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM on Thursday, July 13, 2017 and on Friday, July 14, 2017.

Held at the Kenmore Branch Library at 160 Delaware Road

Every Third Thursday from 12 pm - 3 pm

Get  access to resources and services  including

  • The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
  • food assistance (SNAP, WIC)
  • health insurance 
  • housing counseling
  • senior services,
  • High School Equivalency Information (HSE)

And more!


To see what providers will be there each date contact 

ToTCommunityHub@gmail.com

(716) 710-9098

www.facebook.com/ToTCoalition 

 


Looking for a leader /sponsor for this project!  

We are hoping to be able to turn part the Kenilworth Library grounds into a beautiful garden!  Have skills to share? Materials to donate?Can you help with regular maintenance and weeding? Click the volunteer form below and return it to either the Kenilworth or Kenmore Libraries.  THANK YOU!

Interested in being a Garden Volunteer?  Click Here!

 


Don't have a green thumb but still want to help? 

Volunteer Form 


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 @KenilworthLibfor  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 convience fee applies for each item).  Check out our new & notable boards for items on order or recently recieved.

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Buffalo And Erie County Public Library

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!


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 Distribution Policy

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Policy

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Application

Gift & Donor Recognition Policy



Richard Geer, Chair

Annette Della Posta, Co-Chair

Stanley Pustulka, Treasurer
 
Jeanne Phillips, Secretary
 
Eileen Crawford
 
Sheila Ginnane
 
Laura Glass
 
Kathleen Kanaley

 

2017 Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

2016 Board Meeting Minutes

2015 Board Meeting Minutes

2014 Board Meeting Minutes

2013 Board Meeting Minutes

2012 Board Meeting Minutes

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 07/04/2017 (Independence Day)

Library Hours
SunClosed
Mon12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wed12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Fri12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
SatClosed