Rizzo’s 19th Annual Golf Tournament

Benefiting The Franciscan Center & Brighton Place

Tuesday, August 4th
$90 person

Rothland Golf Course
12089 Clarence Center Rd.

Registration at 9:30 a.m. sharp!
Shotgun start at 10:30 a.m.

Price includes: golf, cart, beer & pop on the course, lunch at the turn, prizes, raffles, plus a fantastic dinner at Rizzo’s at Rothland, official caterer at Rothland Golf Course! Enjoy Strip Steak, BBQ Chicken, Corn, Potatoes, Pasta, Salad plus 3 Hours of Open Bar!

For more information call 716-691-4045

July Event Highlights At Brighton Place

Superfun Summertime Science

Tuesdays, July 7 – August 11 at 2:30 pm

It's Back! One of Brighton Place Library's most popular children's programs. Miss Emma helps kids explore science with fun projects. This summer we will alternate between weekly programs for older and younger children.
  • Tuesday July 7, For Toddlers age 2 – 5 years old – Bubbles
  • Tuesday July 14, For School Age 6 – 12 years old – Catapults
  • Tuesday July 21 For Toddlers age 2 – 5 years old – Chemistry/Mixing
  • Tuesday July 28, For School Age 6 – 12 years old – Rockets
  • Tuesday August 4, For Toddlers age 2 – 5 years old – Ice and Snow
  • Tuesday August 11, For School Age 6 – 12 years old – Miss Emma's Choice

Call 332-4375 to register.

Art All Over the Place and Steelbellow Press Present: A Poetry Reading

Friday, July 17 at 7pm

Steelbellow is a Buffalo-based literary magazine that publishes local poets, fiction writers, and artists. Featured readers for this issue are Geoffrey Gatza, Josh Smith, and John Marvin.

Limited to 45 seats. Call 332-4375 to register.

Univera Q&A

Tuesday, July 21, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

A representative from Univera will be here to answer your questions about Medicare.

Call 332-4375 to register.

"Contemporary Chinese Art" with Donna White

Lunchtime Lecture Series

Wednesday, July 22, 12:30 pm

Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy while you watch an interesting presentation by art instructor Donna White. In this talk you will see the work of some of the most important Chinese artists working today, plus learn a bit about how art museums put together a large show,

Limited to 30. Call 332-4375 to register.

Knitting Club

Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Fridays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The club is for the most experienced knitter or a beginner. They sit, talk, knit, sew, or come with questions and materials. You do not need to attend every meeting; we are very informal.

Call 332-4375 for more information.

Cardcrafter's Club

Thursdays 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Do you love to make your own greeting cards and invitations? Meet with other card crafters to share materials, ideas, and conversation. No experience required.

Call 332-4375 for more information.

Gentle Yoga For Seniors

Thursdays at 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This class is designed with the senior in mind. There will be some chair yoga, and simple poses meant to develop flexibility and strength. Although the poses are not rigorous, you must be in good physical condition to participate. Bring a yoga mat with you to class. This program is ongoing.

Call 332-4375 to register.


Thursdays at 7:00 pm – 8:00

This is not an introductory class, You must know the basic yoga poses, and be in good physical condition to participate. Bring a yoga mat with you to class. This program is ongoing.

Call 332-4375 to register.

The Optelec ClearView

Brighton Place Library now has a working Optelec ClearView electronic desktop magnifier for the visually impaired!

A Word of Thanks

We want to thank the following sponsors who provide continuous support to Brighton Place. Their generosity allows us to provide children and adult programming as well as our newspaper and portions of our magazine collection.

We greatly appreciate our sponsors' support. Our sponsors greatly appreciate your business.

C.H.A.T. of WNY

Raymond T, Miles III, Attorney

New Books

Emma recently returned from the American Library Association's annual conference with bunches of new books for our children's and Young Adult collections:

  • Early Readers
  • Non-Fiction
  • Middle Grade Fiction
  • Young Adult Fiction

Many titles have been generously donated by publishers. Please check our Facebook page for updates.

Brighton Place

999 Brighton Road
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Library Hours

10:00AM - 8:00PM
10:00AM - 4:00PM
11:00AM - 8:00PM
10:00AM - 2:00PM
10:00AM - 1:00PM

Wondering how you can support your local library? Become a donor! Every little bit helps!

Brighton Place now has free wireless Internet capabilities! Bring your laptop to do homework and research, or just sit and relax while surfing the net in our cafe!

Brighton Place Fines
(Due at time of check-in)

Children's Books
Audio Book (Adult)
Audio Book (Children's)

Loan Periods

21 Days
7 Days
Audio Books
(Adult & Children's)
7 Days

Checkout Limits

5 per card
Total Items Per Card


For your convenience, there is a dropbox outside of the library. To prevent damage to books and magazines, please place all print material in a plastic bag before placing it in the dropbox.