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Images courtesy Cecelia Driscoll

Tesla & Vivekananda: Bridging Western Science with Eastern Philosophy

Learn about the famous inventor Nikola Tesla and his interest in and meeting with Swami Vivekananda, the first known Yogi to bring Eastern traditions to the West, at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1895. Tesla attended that lecture and is pictured with Swami Vivekananda on the far right of the picture below. Joan Johnson, President of the Board of Trustees of Tesla at Niagara Museum, will present the lecture.

Image of Tesla & VivekanandaWednesday, June 3rd, 2015
6 to 8 p.m.
2nd Floor Auditorium
Niagara Falls Public Library
1425 Main Street

Free and Open to the Public. Sponsored by  Tesla at Niagara Museum.

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.

Art Exhibit

Image of Polly King artworkThe Art of Polly King will be featured in the main floor display cases of the Niagara Falls Public Library, 1425 Main Street, through May 30, 2015.   Done in a variety of mediums, Polly King's "Art to Enjoy" includes flowers, boats and ships, places of the world, portraits, still lifes and abstracts. Images courtesy Cecelia Driscoll

Local History Department Hours Update

Monday evening hours for the Local History Department will resume on June 1. Beginning on that date, the department will be open from 5pm until 8pm.

During the month of May, the Local History Department will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2pm until 5pm.