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.
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.
One by one, the bright blue Library bags line up inside the work areas at each one of the four Library locations. They are organized and filled with favourite authors, great movies that someone may have missed, biographies and many other interesting items that have been requested. All these bags are for the Visiting Library Service.
Power your discovery this February at the Niagara Falls Public Library!
Family Day is Monday, February 18, and the Community Centre and Victoria Avenue Libraries will be open from 11:00am - 3:00pm, with a special family drop-in program from 11:30am - 1:30pm. We will also have a 3D Design and Print Drop-in program running at the Victoria Avenue Library from 11:30am - 2:30pm. The Stamford Centre and Chippawa Libraries will be closed on Family Day.
81 years ago, the city of Niagara Falls experienced one of its greatest fires in history when disaster struck at Loretto Academy on the evening of January 10th, 1
We have new hours for a new year!
The holiday season is well and truly upon us.
Daredevils have fascinated and thrilled audiences with their death-defying antics in Niagara Falls for decades.