Library

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Niagara Branch

280 Porter Ave.
Buffalo , NY 14201 Map
716-882-1537

Click here for a map!


The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/28/2018 (Memorial Day)

Library Hours
SunClosed
Mon12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tue12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Wed12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Thu12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fri09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Located on the corner of Porter Ave. and Prospect Ave.

Public Access Computers:  26 computers, networked (Color prints are 25 cents. B&W prints are 10 cents) Microsoft Office Applications, and Internet Access.

A new laptop that can be used to access Skype!  Visit with out of town family and friends!  Conduct interviews over Skype.  See staff for details.

"What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"


Upcoming Events:

 

FREE ESL and Citizenship classes, every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm! More information is available HERE

 

ESL Cafe and English Talking Club: Saturday May 5th and May 19th, 1:30-4:30pm - practice conversation and speaking English with native speakers, new learners, and people from all over the world! 

 

See what's happening in May!

 

LEGO Night at Niagara: Every Tuesday at 6pm!

Totally Terrific Thursday Craft Time: Every Thursday at 6pm!

Special Events In May:

 

Yu Gi Oh Tournament: Saturday, May 12, 1-4pm

Fairy Tale Engineering: Monday, May 14th, 6pm

Game Night!: Wednesday, May 16th, 6pm

Sing Me a Story with Susan King: Wednesday, May 23rd, 6pm

 

MAY 21st, 5:30pm: Small Business Legal Clinic presented by the Western New York Legal Center! Further information here

 

 

Meeting Room, capacity 75.  Download the policies associated with using our Meeting Room:

Facility Use Policy

This document must be read by everyone planning to use a space in a library for a meeting.

Rules of Conduct

This document must be read by everyone planning to use a space in a library for a meeting.

Application and Fee Structure


Get a Library card!

Adult Library Card Application (Arabic language)   

Adult Library Card Application (Burmese language)

Adult Library Card Application (Karen language)

Adult Library Card Application (Somali language)

Adult Library Card Application (Spanish language)

Youth Library Card Application

Agency Card Application


What's Special About the Niagara Library?


Library System Information on the Board of Trustees

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Board of Trustees is the governing body for the downtown Central Library, and the eight branch libraries located in the city of Buffalo. These include: Crane, Dudley, East Clinton, East Delavan, Frank E. Merriweather, Jr., Niagara, North Park and the Riverside Branch Libraries. 

All System Board of Trustee meetings and committee meetings are open to the public

To see monthly board meeting schedules, agendas and minutes, click here.