Career Assistance Event

Image of keyboard with "career" as one of the keysAre you looking for a job or some career help? Several organizations will be available to offer free and helpful career advice at this event! Different organizations will be on hand to tell you more about their services and how you can use them to help you finally find the career you're looking for. Come find out more about how to dress for your interview, where you can take free classes, how to build a resume and more!


Friday, September 11th - 10am-4pm 
Main Floor of the Niagara Falls Public Library
1425 Main Street

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Free Craft Classes for Adults and Teens @ the Main Library

Image of craft class paintingsYou Don’t Have to Drink to Paint Night
Join us for our version of the popular Paint Nite. At the first class, we will paint two small acrylic paintings,  “Fat Cat” and “Red Flower.”  At the second class we will try our hand at “Northern Lights”, a larger work.


Click here for dates, times and registration information, or visit our programs and events page. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Healthy Living Series - Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension

Image of people waiting at fast food restaurant counterThursday, September 24th, 1:00pm
Main Library

Blubber Burger:

What's in your fast food? What are some healthy alternatives?

To register or for more information, please see the librarians at the information desk, call 286-4881 or email nflref@nioga.org

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Banned Books Week - Celebrating the Freedom to Read
September 27 - October 3, 2015

The library is marking Banned Books Week with several special events featuring one of the country's most frequently challenged novels, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.

Image of ad for film To Kill a MockingbirdMovie Day
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 @ 2:30pm

Main Library Auditorium
The Library will be showing the 1962 classic film version of To Kill a Mockingbird starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch.

Book Discussion
Friday, October 2, 2015
 @ 3:00pm
Main Library
The Library will hold a book club discussion. We will read and discuss the banned book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Everyone is welcome to join us. Please register at the reference desk by calling 716-286-4881 or email us at nflref@nioga.org.


Free Hands-On Computer Training @ The LaSalle Branch Library

Image of person's hand and computerJoin us in October for a series of free classes. Topics include: E-Mail: From Start To Finish, Facebook Training, Microsoft Word - Basic, and Job Searching - JobsNow & JobZone. Click here or visit our Programs and Events page for a complete class schedule.



*Registration is required for all programs. Call 283-8309 or stop by the Circulation Desk to sign up.*

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Art Exhibit

"This Is Why I'm Black", an exhibit of the art of Dejuan Hunt II, is now on display in the main floor display cases of the Main Library. Dejuan's edgy work features his new technique which he calls New Persuasive Art and contains "intense messages, actions and feelings with stories to tell from all ages."   Some of the works are done with spray paint and contain graffiti, blood and burnt ashes. This exhibit is free and will last through September.

Friends of the Library Seek Donations

Clearing out the clutter? Have books or DVDs for which you'd like to find a new "home"? Consider donating your items to the Friends of the Library Book Sale. Proceeds from the book sale support the Niagara Falls Public Library and its programs.

IMPORTANT: Before you bring your donation to the library, please read over the guidelines for donations, located here and on our Book Sale page, to learn what types of items the Friends are collecting for the sale at this time.

Local History Department Hours - August 2015

The Local History Department will be closed on August 4 and 6. The department will be open from 2pm until 5pm on the remaining Tuesdays and Thursdays in August.

There will be no Monday evening hours during the month of August.