UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS...

All programs are free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Click on a category to jump to programs for:

Children Teens Adults

Children's Programs

Stay tuned - our fall program schedule for children will be posted soon!

Teen Programs

Teen Club
Want something different to do after school? Interested in making new friends? Like trying new things?

Main Library
Every Wednesday
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Here's what's coming up...

September 24: Glow in the Dark Party!
October 1: Game day...get your game on with our Wii U system.
October 15: Let the words flow...make your own magnetic poetry.
October 22: Learn how to use Scratch...make your own animations.
October 29: Halloween Party!! Join  us for food, crafts, and games...wear a costume and get an extra treat!

Programs are free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library. To register, call 286-4906 or email dburns@nioga.org

Teen Movie Series

Main Library - 2nd floor auditorium.
All films begin at 6:30 pm.

September 22 - The Hunger Games
October 14 - Divergent
November 12 - The Amazing Spiderman 2
December 9 - Pitch Perfect

Free. Questions? Call 286-4906

Adult Programs

Fall Film Series - Dark Humor (with a British slant)

Main Library Auditorium - 1425 Main Street
Wednesdays @ 2:30 pm

Oct. 1 Our Man in Havana (1959)
Oct. 8 Lolita (1962)
Oct. 15 Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Oct. 22 Catch-22 (1970)
Oct. 29 Harold and Maude (1971)
Nov. 5 Wicker Man (1975)
Nov. 12 Big Lebowski (1997)I
Nov. 19 Being There (1979)
Nov. 26 Death at a Funeral (2007)
Dec. 3 Man in the White Suit (1951)

Film series is free and open to the public.

Free Craft Classes for Adults and Teens

All classes will be held at the Niagara Falls Public Library - 1425 Main St.

Holiday Napkin Origami
Learn to fold paper napkins into fancy shapes to decorate your holiday table (or to entertain yourself at dinner time.)

This class will be offered on three dates - choose the one that suits your schedule...

Wednesday, September 17 from 6 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, September 23 from 6 - 7:30pm
Thursday, September 25 from 11am - Noon

All supplies provided. Registration required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org

Watercolor and Zentangle
Experiment with watercolors and finish off with zentangle. Make a greeting card with your best effort.

This class will be offered on three dates - choose the one that suits your schedule...

Wednesday, October 1 from 6 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, October 7 from 6 - 7:30pm
Thursday, October 9 from 11am - Noon

All supplies provided. Registration required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org

Fun with Glue, Paper Plates and Felt Scraps
Why let the kids have all the fun? Make glue snowflakes and snowmen, felt Christmas mice and paper plate angels.

This class will be offered on three dates - choose the one that suits your schedule...

Wednesday, October 15 from 6 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, October 21 from 6 - 7:30pm
Thursday, October 23 from 11am - Noon

All supplies provided. Registration required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org

Sharpie Mugs and Dot Painting on Glass
Bring a plain white ceramic mug and/or clean glass jar or other glass item. (Dollar Store is a great place to get them.) We will decorate with sharpie markers and glass paint. Then you will take them home to bake.

Wednesday, October 29 from 6 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, November 4 from 6 - 7:30pm
Thursday, November 6 from 11am - Noon

All supplies provided. Registration required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org

Classes are sponsored by the Friends of the Niagara Falls Public Library.

Computer Classes with BTOP (Better Technology, Online and Personal)

BTOP instructor Sara will be back at the Main Library (1425 Main Street) this fall. Sharpen your skills with these free computer training classes!

Tuesday, September 30
Internet Basic: Open up your world - 10am - 1pm
Word Intermediate - 1pm - 4pm

Thursday, October 2
Gaga for Google! - 10am - 1pm
Publisher Basic - 1pm - 4pm

Floral Arranging Demonstration at the LaSalle Library

Join us to learn how to create beautiful arrangements for the upcoming season and holidays. Demonstration will feature arrangements for: Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Everyone who attends will receive a free raffle ticket and the arrangements will be raffled off at the end of the demonstration!

Saturday, October 4 - 11:00 am - Noon
LaSalle Branch Library - 8728 Buffalo Avenue

Craft Classes for Adults and Teens at the LaSalle Library

Holiday Napkin Origami
Learn to fold paper napkins into fancy shapes to decorate your holiday table. Shapes include a bat, a turkey, a Christmas tree and an elf hat.

Monday, October 20 - 6:00 - 7:30pm

Watercolor and Zentangle
Experiment with watercolors and finish off with zentangle. Make a greeting card with your best effort. New to zentangle? Come a half hour early and learn how.

Monday, November 10 - 6:00 - 7:30pm
(5:30pm for zentangle instruction.)

Free. All supplies provided. Registration is required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org to register. A minimum of 8 people is necessary to hold class. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

One Book, One County

Image of cover of The Painted GirlsThis fall, the libraries of Niagara County are sponsoring discussions and events featuring the novel The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan. Read the book, then make plans to attend one or more of the programs planned! We are featuring a discussion of the book here at the Main Library, and you can also to travel to the Lockport Library to meet the author as well as learn more about Degas

To learn more about the book and reserve your copy, click here.

EVENTS AND LOCATIONS:

Niagara Falls Public Library:
Book Discussion
Monday, October 6 - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Department - 3rd Floor
1425 Main Street, Niagara Falls NY 14305
Space is limited to 15 participants. Registration required. Call 286-4881.

Lockport Public Library:
Degas: Behind the Paris Opera House
Tuesday, October 7 - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Lockport Public Library Community Meeting Room
23 East Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094

An Evening with the Author at the Lockport Public Library
Tuesday, October 21 - 6:30 - 8:00pm
Lockport Public Library Wheeler Room
23 East Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094

All programs are free and open to the public. Presented by The Libraries of Niagara County.