Speaker Series

The Speaker Series at Niagara Falls Public Library features educational talks from guest speakers about Niagara Falls history from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. 
Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Niagara Falls Public Library.

The following speakers were previously hosted in the 2023-2024 season.    

  • Luella Kenny - "Love Canal: An Awakening of the Dangers of Exposure to Toxic Waste"
  • Kelly Sieman - "Deep Dive: A Look into the Creation of the New York State Parks" 
  • Dr. James Ponzo & Joshua Poole - "Niagara Falls Underground Railroad"
  • Edward Y.J. Millar - "Armenian Heritage in the Niagara Falls Areas" 
  • Mary Helen Miskuly - "Conserving Niagara"
  • Michael Boston - "Historical Testimonies of Black Niagarans" 
The talks in the Speaker Series can be viewed here.

Stay tuned for a listing of speakers for the 2024-2025 season.