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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.

Meeting Room Application and Rules of Use 

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.

Display Case/Exhibit Case Application and 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.


About the Kenmore - Town of Tonawanda Friends of the Library.

Become a member of the Kenmore - Town of Tonawanda Friends of the Library.

 


 


 

Read all about the Kenmore Library, get book reviews, tips, puzzles & all the news that's fit to print  from our intrepid all kid reporting staff!

ISSUE #9 APR/MAY 2017

ISSUE # 8 FEB/MAR 2017

ISSUE #7 NOV/DEC 2016

ISSUE #6 SEPT/OCT 2016

ISSUE #5 JULY/AUG 2016

ISSUE #4  MAY/JUN 2016

ISSUE #3 MAR/ APR 2016

ISSUE #2  JAN/FEB 2016

ISSUE #1 NOV 2015


Upcoming Events

 

WIN with the Kenmore Library Reading Challenge!

Read one book from 15 challenge categories and be eligible to win some great prizes. Pick up your entry form at the Circulation Desk!


 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!


Upcoming Hub Dates & Participating Agencies

 

NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE?

CALL 211 WNY at 2-1-1 or 1-888-696-9211

 


To see what providers will be there each date contact 

ToTCommunityHub@gmail.com

(716) 710-9098

www.facebook.com/ToTCoalition 


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THIS  COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN KENMORE-TOWN OF TONAWANDA ! 

CLICK HERE 

FOR MORE INFORMATION 


 


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!


April 2017 

 
April 27- Preschool Storytime 10:30 am 10:30 am.For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from April 6-May 18. Space is limited so registration is necessary.
 
April 27 - Sensory Story Time 6:30 pm Please Join us for a storytime designed for children with sensory issues, or who are on the Autism spectrum! Sensory storytime 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.
 
April 27 - Adult Coloring Group 7 pm.
 
April 28 - Toddler time for 2's 10:15/11:15 am
 
MAY 2017
 
 
May 1 - Kenmore Knitting/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. 
 
May 2 - 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.
 
May 4 - Preschool Story Time 10:30 am.  For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from April 6-May 18. Space is limited so registration is necessary
 
May 4 - Sensory Story Time 6:30 pm. Please Join us for a storytime designed for children with sensory issues, or who are on the Autism spectrum! Sensory storytime 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.
 
May 6 - Crafter Day at Kenmore 10 am. 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 necessary and space is limited
 
May 8Kenmore Knitting/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. 
 
May 9Teen Gaming 4 pm  Drop in after school to play video games on the Nintendo Wii, or challenge your friends to board and card games. For teens ages 12-17. Meets the last Tuesday of every month.
 
May 9- Town of Tonawanda Public Library Board Meeting 7pm
 
May 11Preschool Story Time 10:30 am.  For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from April 6-May 18. Space is limited so registration is necessary
 
May 11Sensory Story Time 6:30 pm. Please Join us for a storytime designed for children with sensory issues, or who are on the Autism spectrum! Sensory storytime 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.
 
May 13 - Books & Barks 10:30 am. Do you want your child to improve their literacy skills and reading confidence? Reading to a dog can help! Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to VIOLET, a licensed therapy dog! Meets the second Saturday of every month. For children age 5-12. Registration required.
 
May 15Kenmore Knitting/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. 
 
May 16 - Battle of the Books Informational Meeting 4-6 pm.   Are you a 5th- 8th grader who loves to read? Do you have a competitive spirit and love trivia? Then come hear about the greatest reading challenge of the summer- The 19th Annual Battle of the Books! Join us on Tuesday, May 16 at 4 PM at the Kenmore library and get information about the event and how to participate in the Kenmore teams. Regular meeting will take place each Tuesday from 4 - 6 pm.  For current 5th-8th graders. Call 873-2842 or stop by the library for more information.
 
May 18Preschool Story Time 10:30 am.  For children 3-5. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts & more. Thursday mornings at 10:30 from April 6-May 18. Space is limited so registration is necessary
 
 
May 18Sensory Story Time 6:30 pm. Please Join us for a storytime designed for children with sensory issues, or who are on the Autism spectrum! Sensory storytime 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.
 
May 20 - Kenmore Lego Club 11am . Ages 6-12.  Come build with us every third Saturday of the  month! All the supplies are provided, YOU provide the imagination! Registration required.
 
May 23 - Battle of the Books Regular Meeting Kenmore Teams 4 - 6 pm
 
May 25 - Adult Coloring Group 7 pm
 
May 30 - Battle of the Books Regular Meeting Kenmore Teams 4-6 pm
 
June 2017
 
June 3 -Crafter Day at Kenmore 10 am. 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 necessary and space is limited
 
June 6 Battle of the Books Regular Meeting Kenmore Teams 4-6 pm
 
June 6Adult 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.
 
June 10Books & Barks 10:30 am. Do you want your child to improve their literacy skills and reading confidence? Reading to a dog can help! Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to VIOLET, a licensed therapy dog! Meets the second Saturday of every month. For children age 5-12. Registration required.
 
June 13Battle of the Books Regular Meeting Kenmore Teams 4-6 pm
 
June 13Town of Tonawanda Public Library Board Meeting 7pm
 
June 17Kenmore Lego Club 11am . Ages 6-12.  Come build with us every third Saturday of the  month! All the supplies are provided, YOU provide the imagination! Registration required.
 
June 20 - Battle of the Books Regular Meeting Kenmore Teams 4-6 pm
 
June 22 - Adult Coloring Group 7 pm
 


 


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    The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/29/2017 (Memorial 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

    *Winter/Spring Sunday hours run from January 8, 2017 through June 11, 2017 with the exceptions of April 16 (Easter) and May 28 (Sunday before Memorial Day).