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...the place for TECHNOLOGY,

...the place for ENTERTAINMENT,

...the place for GROWTH.




We Say Goodbye to Long-time Friend of Brighton Place, Vito Rizzo.

We are saddened by the passing of Vito Rizzo on May 11, 2014. Mr. Rizzo and the Rizzo Family have been instrumental in keeping Brighton Place Library open for the community.

A service was held at St. Amelia Church. Please see the link below for details about the service and Mr. Rizzo's life and work.



Welcome to Brighton Place!

August Event Highlights At Brighton Place 



Superfun Summertime Science

Tuesday, August 5, 19, and 26 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

The first in a new kids' series! School age children will enjoy doing fun and amazing experiments in the library! Ages 5+

August 5 - Acids & Bases

August 19 - Miss Emma's Choice

August 26 SPECIAL - Sticky, Slimey, Gooey is a special Family Storytime with fun science activities. We will be making slime! 

This program is limited to 20 participants and fills quickly. Please call 332-3475.


Tuesdays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 10:30 a.m.

Join Children's Librarian Miss Emma for story reading, games, and themed activities. Suitable for children between the ages of 1 - 5 years old.

Family Story Time is limited to 20 participants. Please RSVP by calling 332-4375.

Wednesdays, August 6, 13, and 20 at 10:30 a.m.

Toddler Time is a fun, weekly series featuring storyreading, song and dance, followed by a craft. Suitable for children between the ages of 2 - 4 years old.

Toddler Time is limited to 15 participants. Please RSVP by calling 332-4375.

Clean Air Coalition Presents:

Combatting Climate Change Film Series

The 11th Hour

Tuesday, August 5 at 6:00 pm

Stephen Hawking, Mikhail Gorbachev, and sustainable design expert William McDonough reveal the critical state of life on our planet.

The Island President

Tuesday, August 12 at 6:00 pm

This film chronicles the work of the first democratically elected president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed. During his first year in office, he was devoted to battling climate change, a life-and-death issue for people inhabitting the islands.

Everything's Cool

Tuesday, August 19 at 6:00 pm

For the past twenty years, researchers, activists, scientists, and progressive politicians have struggled to rouse the public and federal government to take action on global warming. Everything's Cool tells the harrowing story to communicate the urgency of the crisis to an indifferent public and the collective denial of the US government.

These events are limited to 50 participants each night. Please RSVP by calling 332-4375.

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.






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





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









999 Brighton Road
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Library Hours

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - 10:00AM - 8:00PM

Wednesday - 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Thursday - 11:00AM - 8:00PM

Friday - 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Saturday - 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Sunday - Closed




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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.......$.10/day


Audio Book (Adult).......$.25/day

Audio Book (Children's).............$.10/day

Loan Periods

New Book ..........7 days

Other Book ........21 days

CD/Video/DVD....7 days

Audio Books (Adult & Children's).......7 days

Checkout Limits:

DVD/VIDEO.......5 per card

Total Items Per Card.....12