Music Concerts and More at the Library

As the weather is becoming a bit frightful you may find it difficult to get over to your favourite Library location for a good read. Have no fear, cloudLibrary is here! CloudLibrary is NFPL’s new eBook & eAudiobook platform. All you have to do is download the app from yourcloudlibrary.com. Sign-up is quick and easy. A simple to use way to get your favourite books and no more late fees! For our faithful customers who are currently using the Overdrive platform, please make note that you will want to transfer your reserved titles over to cloudLibrary by December 17th as you will no longer have access to it after this date.

If you’re itchin’ to get moving you’ll want to check out some of the great weekend activities and programs going on at the Library in December. Dancing to the Beat Kids’ Dance Party is a great time for kids of all ages to let loose. Don’t forget your dancing shoes on Sunday, December 9 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Victoria Avenue Library. Kids of all ages can come and get some slippery, sticky, hands-on-experience at the Victoria Avenue Library on Sunday, December 2nd from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Sensory Play Sunday. Warning: dress to get messy!

Who let the dogs out at the Library? All ages are invited to our December Therapy Tails visits. Read to a dog, hang out with a dog and hug a dog. Therapy Tails dogs are great for relaxation and can encourage children to read to the dogs. Join the dogs and their owners at the Community Centre Library on Saturday, December 8 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m and at the Victoria Avenue Library on Saturday, December 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 The final concert in our Indigenous Concert Series features Nigel Irwin, singer-songwriter of the Cree nation. Nigel grew up in Niagara and has been releasing music since 2015 with a collection of sounds ranging from jazz, electronic, low-fi hip hop to sixties rock. Nigel performs at the Victoria Avenue Library on Friday, December 14 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Fans of our chamber concerts won’t want to miss a final concert of the year featuring Gerardo Molina, concert pianist and Marcela Lagunas, cellist. This duo along with their students will delight their audience in a concert titled: Christmas music and something more. This duo and friends will perform at the Victoria Avenue Library on Saturday, December 15 at 3 p.m. No registration is required for these concerts but space is limited.

Carrie Bosco is the Customer Service Librarian.

Library Notes

2019-04-12

Since the mid-20th century, human beings have wrought unprecedented changes to the Earth, bringing us into a new epoch of geologic time: the Anthropocene.

2019-03-31

You’re invited to help us at the Library. On April 1, 2019 we are embarking on a year-long project called Bridge to understand how libraries use technology.

2019-03-26

When we think about sports excellence in the City of Niagara Falls, we can include both team sports and individual activities. Although it may not be the first sport that pops into to your mind, one such sport has a long history in the City of Niagara Falls!

2019-03-18

Membership has its privileges. For those of you with your very own Library card, you know what a fabulous treasure trove of materials, digital resources, programs and space your Library has to offer. This brings me to highlight even more great things Library cardholders can receive through our reciprocal borrowing.

2019-03-11

On Monday Niagara Falls Public Library will be unveiling two new collections.

These collections are both aimed at children and their inauguration coincides serendipitously with the beginning of March break.

2019-03-05

On an easel in Niagara Falls Public Library's art gallery, there's a painting of a lighthouse and a boat that is careful to avoid the danger the lighthouse hails.

2019-02-25

There's a lot more to modern public libraries than books and technology. Our motto at Niagara Falls Public Library is, "We power community!" Which is why we're always working to identify community needs that we can find a way to help address.

2019-02-19

With an estimated 30 million visitors a year, the city of Niagara Falls has certainly enjoyed a long and prosperous relationship with the tourist industry. Other than the mighty cataracts themselves, one of the oldest and perhaps longest running tourist attraction in the city was known as the Burning Spring. 

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