Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Posted Monday, November 23, 2015
New Chippawa Library Hours
Chippawa Library photo

As of Monday, January 4, 2016 the Chippawa Library will have new operating hours:

Mondays 1:30-8:00 p.m.

Tuesdays Closed

Wednesdays 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Thursdays Closed

Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

We thank those who participated in the recent survey regarding Chippawa’s hours. We are happy to now offer the Library’s resources and services to you on Fridays!

A new day for the Chippawa Library’s Box Office Tuesdays and Cocoa Club Jr. programs will be announced soon.

Posted Friday, November 06, 2015
StoryWalk at Heartland Forest
Heartland Forest

Children and families are invited to enjoy reading a story while going for a stroll in the woods from November 20 to December 20 at Heartland Forest in Niagara Falls.
The featured story, which will be displayed in both English and French, is Picture a Tree/Imagine un Arbre by Barbara Reid.
Join us for the launch of the StoryWalk at Heartland Forest on national Child Day!
November 20, 2015 - 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Visitors will enjoy a snack, creative activity, and campfire after the walk.

Posted Friday, November 06, 2015
A Winter Wonderland
Winter wonderland poster
Join us for an afternoon of music by talented local musicians, sweet treats and apple cider as we celebrate the holiday season. All crafts are free and registration is required for adult crafts only.

Saturday, November 28, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Stamford Library - Take part in adult and children's crafts.
Community Centre Library - Listen to local musicians and take part in children's crafts.

Saturday, December 5, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chippawa Library - Take part in adult and children's crafts.
Victoria Library - Listen to local musicians and take part in children's crafts.

Registration for adult crafts is required in advance. FREE!

Click Here for flyer. 

Posted Thursday, November 19, 2015
Book Launch and Signing
zavitz book launch dec 11

Join Sherman Zavitz, City Historian, at the launch of his latest book, "It Seemed As If 100 Men Were Pounding My Head". 
Friday, December 11th, 2015 @ Savoury and Sweet Restaurant
3770 Bridgewater Street
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Copies of the book will be available to borrow or purchase at all library locations.
Posted Friday, November 06, 2015
Winter Programs January 11 - March 7
Winter programs

January 11 - March 7, 2016

Register in person at any library location.

Click Here for more information. 
Posted Tuesday, November 03, 2015
What's ON @ Niagara Falls Public Library November - December 2015
Nov Dec 2015 newsletter

Click Here to read the November - December newsletter.
Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015
Writers Wanted
Writers' Circle

Join our brand new monthly meet-up for local writers! Looking for inspiration, want to work on your craft or looking to whip your work into shape for publication? Writers of all genres are welcome. Come to your first meeting prepared to talk about what you write and what you would like to get out of the writers' circle. Adults 18 and over. Free. Registration encouraged as space is limited. 

Third Thursday of every month in the Sir Harry Oakes Room at the Victoria Avenue Library.
Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015
A Good Yarn
Sewing circle
Love to knit and crochet? Bring your yarn and a friend. No registration required.
Every Wednesday afternoon @ Stamford Library 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

For more information please call 905-356-8080 or email
Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Visiting Library Service Program (VLS)
Finding it hard to get to the library because of age, injury or disability? Going to be laid up for a while after surgery? Let us know and we'll bring the library to you.

Interested in bringing the library to others? Ask how you can help us bring the library to the community.

For more information please contact us at 905-356-8080 ext. 250, or email us at

Click Here for Guidelines.
Click Here for Application Form
Libraries getting ready for the festival season
Thu, 19 Nov 2015
Carrie Bosco
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the library. Lights on the trees and symbols of a festive holiday season are going up all over each of our four library locations. Join us to celebrate by coming to one of our Christmas open houses. First up on Saturday, November 28 from 2 - 4 p.m. are great sounds of the season by local musicians at the Community Centre Library and crafts for the kids. ... [more...]
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A Good Yarn
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 1:30 PM
Meeting Room Stamford Centre Branch Library
A free drop-in time for knitters and crocheters novice and experienced. All levels welcome. Come and... [More]

eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:00 PM
Victoria Avenue Library
Bring in a laptop, iPad, tablet, smartphone, or e-reader to learn how to set it up to work with the ... [More]


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