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Library Board Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Niagara Falls Public Library Board is scheduled for January 29, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Dolores Marino Conference Room, 2nd Floor of the the Main Library, 1425 Main Street. The public is welcome to attend.

Libraries Mean Business! Initiative

Libraries Mean Business! is part of the Niagara Falls Downtown Revitalization Initiative, a generous grant offered by the State of  New York to improve the economic climate of the Downtown/North End corridor of Niagara Falls, NY. It is intended to support small businesses and entrepreneurs through public programs at the Niagara Falls Public Library (both Main and Lasalle Branches), funding to train Notary Publics for both library locations and a collection of business-related e-books, e-audio books as well as traditional book format items.

Click here or on the tab at left to visit our page dedicated to Libraries Mean Business! resources and information.

Niagara Falls Public Library Executive Director Sara Potwin is pictured below with Board Members from the Town of Niagara, who presented a donation check to the library!

Image of Sarah Potwin accepting check from Town of Niagara Board members.

Did You Know?

Children's materials do not accrue late fees!

Morinello Announces Critical Library Funding
Niagara Falls Public Library to receive major construction/renovation funding.

Photograph of Angelo MorinelloRecently, the Niagara Falls Public Library was awarded major construction and renovation funding as part of a state wide $34 million capital funding appropriation in the 2018-19 State Budget. The Niagara Falls Public Library (Main Branch) will receive $166,474 for the replacement of the boiler system and controls. The Niagara Falls Public Library (LaSalle Branch) will receive $14,000 earmarked for the cost of boiler replacement. These grants are part of the NY State Library Construction fund. Statewide, 251 libraries will receive funding for approved construction projects. Niagara Falls Public Library thanks NYS Assemblyman Angelo Morinello for his support.

Niagara Falls Public Library Receives Grant: 2019 RBDB Grant from the WNYLRC 

Image of Library Director Sarah Potwin (second from right), and Local History Librarian Courtney Geerhart (far left) accepting a grant from the Western New York Library Recources Council for $9,310.00.

Niagara Falls, NY, Aug 5, 2019. Library Director Sarah Potwin (second from right), and Local History Librarian Courtney Geerhart (far left) accept a grant from the Western New York Library Recources Council for $9,310.00.