Dark Humor (With A British Slant) Fall Film Series


Please join us on Wednesday, November 19 at 2:30 pm at the Earl Brydges Building auditorium for a big screen viewing of Being There.

Celebrate Native American History Month at the Niagara Falls Public Library.

During the month of November, the library is offering a number of programs and exhibits that explore Native American history and culture.

Wampum Belt Exhibit:
Wampum belts will be on display on the first floor of the Earl W. Brydges building through November 30.  These reproduction belts are based on the original belts of the six nations and are a record of agreements made between native nations and non-native nations.


Wednesday, November 19 - 3:30 pm - Teen program
Learn about the many uses of Buffalo Hide. Make your own dreamcatcher. Register by emailing dburns@nioga.org

Saturday, November 22 - 2:30pm - Children's program
Story and Craft Time.
Join us in the children’s room to hear the legend of the dreamcatcher.  After the story, you can make your own dreamcatcher to take home with you!

Monday, November 24 - 6:00pm - All ages program.
Storyteller Perry Ground will tell Native American stories.

Tuesday, November 25 - 6:00pm - All ages program.
Join us for a screening of the film Gustwenta, Renewing the Two Row Wampum in the library auditorium. It includes footage of the 28 day paddling journey from the Onondaga nation to the United Nations in New York City during the summer of 2013. The movie will be followed by speakers who were on the paddle including Neil Patterson, Jr.

All programs are free and will be held at the Earl W. Brydges Building, 1425 Main Street.

Please join us for the 3rd Annual Holiday Wonderfest!

Saturday, December 6 - 11:00am - 3:00pm - at the Earl W. Brydges Building

Image of blue ornamentDon’t forget to stop and see SANTA CLAUS while you are here!

FREE REFRESHMENTS will be provided by Tim Horton's and DiCamillo's Bakery!!

HOLIDAY MARKET: featuring art, jewelry, crocheted and knitted items, embellished hats and headbands, Christmas ornaments, beauty products and more!!



11:00 - 11:30: Lewiston and Grand Island Dance Center's
11:40 - 12:30: Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas 
1:00 - 1:45: The Magic of Mr. J
2:15 - 3:00: The Gift of Winter (an animated production by NF's very own Jonathan Rogers)

LOCAL AUTHOR SHOWCASE: take advantage of a unique opportunity to meet the authors and have your book signed!!

COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR: stop by all of the local agencies tables to find out about all of the great services offered to our community!!

There will be plenty of ACTIVTIES FOR ALL AGES including a crafts and a scavenger hunt! 

The grand prize for our raffle will be a KINDLE FIRE and there will be other items raffled off as well. Raffle tickets will be available for sale and won through participation in a scavenger hunt!!!

We are very excited to be hosting the Girl Scout Festival of Trees this year. There will be approximately 20 trees that have been decorated by local Girl Scout Troops all around our building. After our event the trees will be taken down and donated to local families so that they can put them back up to decorate their homes for the holidays!!

We are still looking for vendors for the Holiday Market, if you or someone you know are interested, please contact Jillian Onesi at 716-286-4911 or jonesi@nioga.org.

We are also welcoming any community service agencies to register for a table where they can display information about the services provided by their organization. If you or someone you know represents an agency that might be interested in participating, please contact Jillian at 716-286-4911 or jonesi@nioga.org.

We are also looking for more Local Authors to come display, sell and sign their works. If you or someone you know are interested, contact Cecilia at 716-286-4881 or cdriscoll@nioga.org.

We are also looking for donations for our raffle this year. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase the day of the event! Please contact Jillian if you are able to make a donation. Thank you!!

Here's the link to the Wonderfest Event Page on Facebook: