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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

Study 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

(Most 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!)


 

 
 
October 17 - Computer Coach 3 pm  Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
October 17 - Homework Helpers 4 pm Need quick help on homework or help on a confusing subject in school? Homework Helpers can work with you to check and/or help with your assignments! For students in grades 1-7. Run by student volunteers from Kenmore-West's International Baccalaureate Program. Please note- this service is not one-on-one tutoring but rather a group homework-helping program. Program dependent on volunteer availability.
 
October 17- What Did the Scarecrow See?  6:30 pm Ages 3-6  Experience all things fall with stories, songs, and activities to celebrate the season! Registration Required.
 
October 18 - Resume Helper Service 10:15 am Are you applying for jobs? Do you need help with your resume? The Kenmore Branch Library is now offering a RESUME HELPER to assist you! Our wonderful volunteer will help you with editing, formatting, or creating your professional resume.   There are 2 session times to choose from: 10:15am-11am or 11:15am- 12pm. Sign up is recommended but drop-in times may be available. Please bring rough draft of resume and have an e-mail account or USB in order to save document.
 
October 18 - Kenmore Library News (Registration Full)
 
October 19 - Preschool Story Time 10:30 am For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from September 28-November 9. Space is limited so registration is necessary.
 
 
October 19 - Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
October  19 - 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. Registration required.
 
October 20 - Toddler Time for 2's 10:15/11:15 am Come to the Kenmore Library and bring your 2-year-old to enjoy a first story time! We'll read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs, and make a craft. For children 2 years of age with a caregiver. Registration is required and space is limited. ***Registration begins Monday, September 18th at 10am*** Sessions run for 7 weeks from 9/28- 11/10
 
October 21 - Kenmore Library Lego Club 11 am Interested in building, design, or just using your imagination? It sounds like the Kenmore Library Lego Club is the place for you! On the 3rd Saturday of every month Lego Club will be open to all kids ages 6-12. Registration required We'll bring the bricks, you bring the fun!
 
October 23Kenmore Library Knit/Crochet Group 12 pm  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.
 
October 24 - Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
October 24 - Homework Helpers 4 pm Need quick help on homework or help on a confusing subject in school? Homework Helpers can work with you to check and/or help with your assignments! For students in grades 1-7. Run by student volunteers from Kenmore-West's International Baccalaureate Program. Please note- this service is not one-on-one tutoring but rather a group homework-helping program. Program dependent on volunteer availability.
 
October 25 - Resume Helper Service 10:15 am Are you applying for jobs? Do you need help with your resume? The Kenmore Branch Library is now offering a RESUME HELPER to assist you! Our wonderful volunteer will help you with editing, formatting, or creating your professional resume.   There are 2 session times to choose from: 10:15am-11am or 11:15am- 12pm. Sign up is recommended but drop-in times may be available. Please bring rough draft of resume and have an e-mail account or USB in order to save document.
 
October 25 - Kenmore Library News (Registration Full)
 
October 26 - Preschool Story Time 10:30 am For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from September 28-November 9. Space is limited so registration is necessary.
 
October 26 - Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
October 26 - 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.
 
October 27 - Toddler Time for 2's 10:15/11:15 am Come to the Kenmore Library and bring your 2-year-old to enjoy a first story time! We'll read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs, and make a craft. For children 2 years of age with a caregiver. Registration is required and space is limited. ***Registration begins Monday, September 18th at 10am*** Sessions run for 7 weeks from 9/28- 11/10.
 
October 30Kenmore Library Knit/Crochet Group 12 pm  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.
 
October 31 - Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
October 31 - Homework Helpers 4 pm Need quick help on homework or help on a confusing subject in school? Homework Helpers can work with you to check and/or help with your assignments! For students in grades 1-7. Run by student volunteers from Kenmore-West's International Baccalaureate Program. Please note- this service is not one-on-one tutoring but rather a group homework-helping program. Program dependent on volunteer availability.
 
October 31 - Teen Gaming 4 pm Drop in after school to play video games on the PlayStation 4, or challenge your friends to board and card games. For teens ages 12-17. Meets the last Tuesday of every month during the school year.
 
 
November 1Resume Helper Service 10:15 am Are you applying for jobs? Do you need help with your resume? The Kenmore Branch Library is now offering a RESUME HELPER to assist you! Our wonderful volunteer will help you with editing, formatting, or creating your professional resume.   There are 2 session times to choose from: 10:15am-11am or 11:15am- 12pm. Sign up is recommended but drop-in times may be available. Please bring rough draft of resume and have an e-mail account or USB in order to save document.
 
November 1 - Book a Technology Trainer 1 pm 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 computproblems or repair hardware. Registration required. 
 
November 1 - Kenmore Library News 4:30 pm (Registration Full)
 
November 2 - Preschool Story Time 10:30 am For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from September 28-November 9. Space is limited so registration is required.
 
November 2Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
November 2 - Sensory Story Time 3 pm 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. Sessions run from 11/2-11/16, Registration required.
 
November 3Toddler Time for 2's 10:15/11:15 am Come to the Kenmore Library and bring your 2-year-old to enjoy a first story time! We'll read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs, and make a craft. For children 2 years of age with a caregiver. Registration is required and space is limited. ***Registration begins Monday, September 18th at 10am*** Sessions run for 7 weeks from 9/28- 11/10.
 
November 3 - Microsoft Word 2016 Basics  2 pm This is an introduction to the basic functions in Microsoft Word, a word processing program. Practice your typing and mouse skills and learn how to save a document. Space is limited and registration is required.
 
November 4 - Crafter Day at Kenmore 10 am The first Saturday of each month is Crafter-day at Kenmore! Come to the Kenmore Library at 10am on the 1st Saturday of each month and make a seasonal craft. Recommended for ages 5-10 (children younger than 5 can attend with a caregiver, children older than 10 can attend if interested). Registration is required and space is limited.
 
November 6Kenmore Library Knit/Crochet Group 12 pm 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.
 
November 7Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
November 7 - Homework Helpers 4 pm Need quick help on homework or help on a confusing subject in school? Homework Helpers can work with you to check and/or help with your assignments! For students in grades 1-7. Run by student volunteers from Kenmore-West's International Baccalaureate Program. Please note- this service is not one-on-one tutoring but rather a group homework-helping program. Program dependent on volunteer availability.
 
November 7 - Adult Journal Group 7 pm A monthly informal meeting designed to enhance your journal writing experience. Learn fun writing techniques and explore your creativity. For beginners as well as seasoned journal keepers. Registration Required.
 
November 8Resume Helper Service 10:15 am Are you applying for jobs? Do you need help with your resume? The Kenmore Branch Library is now offering a RESUME HELPER to assist you! Our wonderful volunteer will help you with editing, formatting, or creating your professional resume.   There are 2 session times to choose from: 10:15am-11am or 11:15am- 12pm. Sign up is recommended but drop-in times may be available. Please bring rough draft of resume and have an e-mail account or USB in order to save document.
 
November 8 - Kenmore Library News (Registration Full) 4:30 pm
 
November 9 - Preschool Story Time 10:30 am  For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from September 28-November 9. Space is limited so registration is necessary.
 
November 9Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
November 9Sensory Story Time 3 pm 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. Sessions run from 11/2-11/16, Registration required.
 
 
November 13Kenmore Library Knit/Crochet Group 12 pm 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.
 
November 14Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
November 14Homework Helpers 4 pm Need quick help on homework or help on a confusing subject in school? Homework Helpers can work with you to check and/or help with your assignments! For students in grades 1-7. Run by student volunteers from Kenmore-West's International Baccalaureate Program. Please note- this service is not one-on-one tutoring but rather a group homework-helping program. Program dependent on volunteer availability.
 
 
November 15Resume Helper Service 10:15 am Are you applying for jobs? Do you need help with your resume? The Kenmore Branch Library is now offering a RESUME HELPER to assist you! Our wonderful volunteer will help you with editing, formatting, or creating your professional resume.   There are 2 session times to choose from: 10:15am-11am or 11:15am- 12pm. Sign up is recommended but drop-in times may be available. Please bring rough draft of resume and have an e-mail account or USB in order to save document.
 
November 15 - Kenmore Library News (Registration Full) 4:30 pm
 
November 15 - Explore & More Presents; Tinkering! 6:30 pm  Ages 6-12 Through collaboration and co-learning, participants develop critical/analytical-thinking skills, foster curiosity, and cultivate problem-solving skills. Making sparks imagination! Registration required
 
 
November 16 -  Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
November 16Sensory Story Time 3 pm 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. Sessions run from 11/2-11/16, Registration required.
 
November 17Toddler Time for 2's 10:15/11:15 am Come to the Kenmore Library and bring your 2-year-old to enjoy a first story time! We'll read stories, do fingerplays, sing songs, and make a craft. For children 2 years of age with a caregiver. Registration is required and space is limited. ***Registration begins Monday, September 18th at 10am*** Sessions run for 7 weeks from 9/28- 11/10.
 
November 18 - Kenmore Library Lego Club. 11 am Interested in building, design, or just using your imagination? It sounds like the Kenmore Library Lego Club is the place for you! On the 3rd Saturday of every month Lego Club will be open to all kids ages 6-12. Registration required We'll bring the bricks, you bring the fun!
 
November 20Kenmore Library Knit/Crochet Group 12 pm 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.
 
November 21Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
November 21Homework Helpers 4 pm Need quick help on homework or help on a confusing subject in school? Homework Helpers can work with you to check and/or help with your assignments! For students in grades 1-7. Run by student volunteers from Kenmore-West's International Baccalaureate Program. Please note- this service is not one-on-one tutoring but rather a group homework-helping program. Program dependent on volunteer availability.
 
November 22Resume Helper Service 10:15 am Are you applying for jobs? Do you need help with your resume? The Kenmore Branch Library is now offering a RESUME HELPER to assist you! Our wonderful volunteer will help you with editing, formatting, or creating your professional resume.   There are 2 session times to choose from: 10:15am-11am or 11:15am- 12pm. Sign up is recommended but drop-in times may be available. Please bring rough draft of resume and have an e-mail account or USB in order to save document.
 
November 22 - Kenmore Library News (Registration Full) 4:30 pm
 
November 23Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
November 23 - 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 Required.
 
November 27Kenmore Library Knit/Crochet Group 12 pm 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.
 
November 28Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
November 28 Homework Helpers 4 pm Need quick help on homework or help on a confusing subject in school? Homework Helpers can work with you to check and/or help with your assignments! For students in grades 1-7. Run by student volunteers from Kenmore-West's International Baccalaureate Program. Please note- this service is not one-on-one tutoring but rather a group homework-helping program. Program dependent on volunteer availability.
 
November 28 - Teen Gaming 4 pm. 4 pm Drop in after school to play video games on the PlayStation 4, or challenge your friends to board and card games. For teens ages 12-17. Meets the last Tuesday of every month during the school year.
 
November 29Resume Helper Service 10:15 am Are you applying for jobs? Do you need help with your resume? The Kenmore Branch Library is now offering a RESUME HELPER to assist you! Our wonderful volunteer will help you with editing, formatting, or creating your professional resume.   There are 2 session times to choose from: 10:15am-11am or 11:15am- 12pm. Sign up is recommended but drop-in times may be available. Please bring rough draft of resume and have an e-mail account or USB in order to save document.
 
November 29 - Kenmore Library News (Registration Full) 4:30 pm
 
November 29 - Take Flight: Airplanes & Rockets 6:30 pm Ages 8-12Build a plane and a rocket to learn about the four forces of flight: lift, weight, thrust, and drag. This program will have activities and experiments to help understand how each force can affect how an object moves through the air.  Registration required. 
 
November 30Computer Coach 3 pm Our wonderful volunteer will be available to help you with email, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, scanning, and more! Make sure to use this great one-on-one service! No appointment needed. Service available based on volunteer availability.
 
 
 

 

 

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Richard Geer, Chair

Annette Della Posta, Co-Chair

Stanley Pustulka, Treasurer

Jeanne Phillips, Secretary

Eileen Crawford

Sheila Ginnane

Kathleen Kanaley


JAN 2017  

FEB 2017 (NO MEETING)  

MAR 2017  

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         For past board meeting minutes refer to the Kenilworth Library Website  and scroll to the bottom of the page.

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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 11/10/2017 (Veteran's Day)

Library Hours
Sun12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
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

*Sunday hours for the remainder of 2017 run from September 10 through December 17.