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Small Painting Paint Night for Adults and Teens – November Classes

Main Library, 1425 Main Street.

Paint two 9 x 12 inch pictures of dandelions using sponges and toilet paper tubes. Free. Registration required. Call 286-4892, email or sign up online through our Events Calendar.
Tuesday, November 13 from 6 to 7 pm.

Tiny Tot Time @ LaSalle Library - November/December Schedule

For 2 and 3 year old children. Join us for early literacy fun: stories, music, movement and more.

Thursdays at 10:30am
November 8 through December 20
LaSalle Library, 8728 Buffalo Ave.

Registration required. Sign up online through our events calendar or call 283-8309,

A.T.L.A.S - (At the Library After School) November/December Schedule

For children ages 5 to 12

Tuesdays @ 2:30pm
November 13 - December 18
Niagara Falls Public Library, 1425 Main Street

Join us for fun activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art, math and more. 

Registration required. Sign up online through our events calendar or call 286-4902.

Friday, November 11
Main Library Book Club for Adults

Enjoy reading? Join us!

Main Library, 1425 Main Street. 
Friday, November 11 from 2 pm to 3 pm. 

The book selection for the month is My Antonia by Willa Cather. Copies available at the library.

Thursday, November 15
Niagara Falls Small Business Matchmaker

The U.S. Small Business Administration Buffalo District Office is pleased to present: Niagara Falls Small Business Matchmaker. Meet with Buyers from Federal, State and Local Agencies to learn about Contracting opportunities for your Small Business including:

  • Construction
  • HVAC and Plumbing
  • Architecture/Engineering
  • Custodial
  • Office Supplies
  • Furniture
  • Passenger and Commercial Vehicles
  • Technology Equipment and Supplies
  • Food Service

U.S. Air Force Reserves - 914th Airlift Wing, 107th Attack Wing
City of Niagara Falls
Niagara County
Niagara Falls Schools

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
For questions please contact Jennifer Talarico by email:

Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact SBA, 130 S. Elmwood, Ste. 100, Buffalo, NY 14202. (716) 551-4301

Planning to attend? Read on to learn how to prepare...

Thursday, November 8
Free Webinar: How to Prepare for a Matchmaker

Thursday, November 8 - 10:00am - 11:00am

If you are planning to attend the Niagara Falls Spotlight Matchmaker on November 15th or any other Matchmaking Event, this session will guide you through the steps necessary to prepare including:

  • Preparing your Materials
  • Doing your Market Research
  • Creating your Capability Statement

Webinar Registration:

Webinar Access:

Access the webinar 5-10 minutes prior to the start time.
Click or copy the link above into your browser to attend.
Dial ( 929)341-4269 & enter Conference ID  2383725  to connect by phone only.

Free Computer Classes at the Library for Adults - November Schedule

Registration required. Call 286-4881 for more information or to register.
Niagara Falls Public Library – 1425 Main Street

Monday, November 19 from 10 am to 1 pm PowerPoint and Publisher
Monday, November 19 from 1 pm to 4 pm Facebook
Tuesday, November 20 from 10 am to 1 pm Windows 10
Tuesday, November 20 from 1 pm to 4 pm Flashdrives/File Management 

Monday, November 19
Sewing Circle at the Main Library

Niagara Falls Public Library – 1425 Main Street
Monday, November 19 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Free. For adults and teens.

Make Drafty Dog, a fun draft blocker for door or window. All materials supplied. Registration is required. Call 286-4881 or sign up online through our Events Calendar.

Tuesday Evenings - Ongoing
Crochet & Knit Club at the LaSalle Library

Ongoing. Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.
LaSalle Library - 8728 Buffalo Avenue

Whether you would like to learn to crochet, or are an experienced knitter or crocheter, come join us for an informal hour of creating together!  Please bring # 7, 8, or 9 needles for knitting, or a size H or J hook for crocheting and a skein of any color worsted weight yarn to start!

Important Announcement: Effective October 1, 2018
To view any items in our archives, requests must be made 2 business days in advance.  
Please note: Requests will be processed during local history department operating hours only (Monday: 5pm - 8pm; Tuesday: 9am - 4pm Wednesday: 1pm - 4pm; Thursday: 9am - 4pm).  For example, a request submitted on Friday would be fulfilled by end of Tuesday.)

 Please place all requests with the Local History Department: 716-286-4899 or email:
*Items in the Main Reading Room are not subject to this policy at this time.*