OUR MISSION:
To provide the citizens of Niagara Falls with quality service, access to excellent collections, assistance in using emerging technologies, and a pleasing, safe environment.

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE LIBRARY...

eReader & Tablet Drop-In. Stop in for help using our online collections with your digital device! A librarian will be available to assist with questions about Overdrive, RB Digital and Hoopla for your smartphone, eReader or tablet (including Kindle and iPad). Click here for more information. Wednesday, November 1: 2pm-4pm. Tuesday, November 14: 2pm-4pm. Thursday, November 30: 10am-12pm. Main Library - 1425 Main St. No registration required - call 286-4881 for more information.

Preparing to get your driver's permit? We've got you covered! Click below to get started! Free DMV Practice Tests. Start now.

Hauntingly Good Deals. This month at the Friends of the Library Book Sale... Spook-tacular new items for your reading and viewing pleasure. Stop by today and stock up on spine-tiinglers! Main Libray - 1425 Main Street.

What would you like to learn today? Lynda.com - a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,000 coursescovering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more - is now available onsite at the Niagara Falls Public Library and LaSalle Library. Click here to get started! Basic PC Skills. Microsoft Office Suite. Adobe Creative Suite. Digital Photography. 3D Design & Printing. Movie & Audio Editing. Cloud computing and much more...

Evening Book Club. LaSalle Library - 8728 Buffalo Avenue. First meeting Wed. October 18th, 2017. 6:00pm. We're reading Brooklyn by Colm Toibin. Set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950's when one young woman crosses the ocean to make a new life for herself. Interested in joining? Call us at 283-8309 to register!

Books, Balls and Blocks @ LaSalle. If you have a child between the ages of 4 months and 6 years, join us for this wonderful FREE event! Fun activities for children: Halloween games and art activities, interactive stories, and more! Parents will be provided with fun activities to do at home.  Children will be provided with early childhood development and early literacy screenings.  Book giveaways.  Light refreshments will be provided. Thursday, October 19. 11:00am - 1:00pm LaSalle Library - 8728 Buffalo Avenue.Registration: To register, please visit www.niagara.edu/booksballsandblocks or call 286-8309. Presented through a partnership with Help Me Grow Western New York, Niagara University’s College of Education’s Family Literacy Center, and the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project, all housed in Niagara University’s Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement. Books, Balls & Blocks is funded by the United Way of Greater Niagara.

Pumpkin Decorating Class for Adults @ LaSalle Library. Bring your own small sized pumpkin (real or faux) and decorate it with (provided) - paint, ribbon, flowers, leaves, and more! Saturday, October 21st. 2:00 PM. Program space is limited to 15 participants. Registration required. Call 283-8309 to register today!

Computer Classes for Adults - October. Main Library 1425 Main Sreet. Friday, October 13: 10am - 1pm: Windows 10 and Windows 8 Discussion. 1pm - 4pm: Power Point and Publisher Basic. Monday, October 23: 10am - 1pm: Computer Basic / Internet Basic. 1pm - 4pm: Gaga for Google. Registration required. Call 286-4881. BTOP Classes sponsored by Nioga Library System.

Learn About Ghosthunting From the Pros! Join us for a visit from Niagara Falls Paranormal. Tuesday, October 24 @ 7:00 pm. Main Library Auditorium. Visit Niagara Falls Paranormal at http://www.nfparanormal.com/

Healthy Eating Workshops @ Main Library. Learn how to make healthy choices on the go! Quick meals...On the go snacks...Better Beverages... Label reading. Thursdays @ 3:00pm. 9/28, 10.26, 11/30, 12/28. Presented by Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Call 299-0905 ext. 287 for more information.

Votes for Women. Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial. October 1 - 31, 2017. A traveling exhibit hosted by the Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Department. Follow the struggle for equal rights in New York State from the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention through 1917 when New York State finally granted women the right to vote. Visit the exhibit during Local History Department Hours: Mon 5-8pm, Tues 9am - 4pm, Wed 1pm - 4pm, Thurs 9am - 4pm.

Craft Class For Adults. Stamping With Leaves On Fabric. Classes held at Main Library. 1425 Main Street. Bring a sweatshirt, t-shirt or any other fabric item to turn into a work of art. Or, make a leaf-stamped picture on card stock suitable for framing. Click here for schedule and registration information.

Putting your lawn and garden to bed. Havefalllawn and garden questions? DO I... Cut it? Mulch it? Trim it? Plant it? Join our rond table garden discussion group with a Master Gardener and find out! LaSalle Library. Saturday, November 4 @ 11:00am. Registration required. Call 283-8309.

Craft Class For Adults. Reverse Glass Painting. Classes held at Main Library. 1425 Main Street. Bring in a small glass item of your choice and paint a design using reverse glass painting techniques. Click here for schedule and registration information.

New Local History Hours! Starting October 2, 2017. Mondays 5pm - 8pm; Tuesdays 9am - 4pm; Wednesdays: 1pm - 4pm; Thursdays 9am - 4pm

You CAN help the library! Help the Friends of the Library support library programs. Return your empty deposit bottles and cans to: Empower, 4701 Military Rd. Containers must be in plastic bags clearly labeled #36. The Friends receive 5 cents for each container.

Free Notary Public Service. Mondays 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Main Library - 1425 Main Street. What to bring: unsigned completed documents and 2 proofs of identity, including a photo ID.