318 Montrose Avenue
Buffalo , NY 14223
Dorinda Darden, Director
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
(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.
Meeting Room Application and Rules of Use UPDATED 3/15/17
A Display Case is available for use by nonprofit organizations and groups. A Display Case/Exhibit Case Application must be completed.
Display Case/Exhibit Case Application and 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
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 KIDS AT HEART
Read one book from 15 challenge categories and be eligible to win some great prizes. Pick up your entry form at the Circulation Desk!
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)
May 3 - Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
June 7 - Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
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
Curious about the coloring craze, but not crazy about spending money on coloring supplies?
Every Monday from 5pm until 8pm!
we will have an assortment of coloring projects and colored pens, pencils, markers & crayons set out in the main reading room. No registration required, just drop in any time for as long as you like. Bring the kids and color together, or just spend some time away from it all as you color yourself calm!
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.
For every 5 items you check out you qualify for a raffle ticket for our montly theme basket! Come in during the month of April and qualify to win one of two fun/useful baskets!
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 :
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)
High School Equivalency Information (HSE)
To see what providers will be there each date contact
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THIS EXCITING COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN KENMORE-TOWN OF TONAWANDA !
FOR MORE INFORMATION
We are working on turning 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!
Don't have a green thumb but still want to help?
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.
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Proceeds benefit the Town of Tonawanda Public Library -- Kenilworth and Kenmore Branches.
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