...the place for READING,

...the place for TECHNOLOGY,

...the place for ENTERTAINMENT,

...the place for GROWTH.




We have the new 2015 Entertainment Coupon Book. Save $ on restaurants, clothing, travel, retail goods, services, and much, much more! Thousands of dollars in savings inside. Coupons can be used now! On sale at Brighton Place for $25! Makes a great gift too!


Stop in and pick yours up today!


Help Out Brighton Place and See a Great Band!

Chicago cover band, The Chicago Authority is performing November 8th at The Forvm in Amherst. They've donated a block of tickets to Brighton Place Library, a non-profit community center and library in the Town of Tonawanda. They'd love to hear that these tickets sold out. To purchase yours ($12 advance), please send a private message to Daniel J. Herbeck or call Brighton Place Library at 332-4375. All of the money from this block of tickets goes directly to Brighton Place. Thank you to The Chicago Authority for their generosity!


Cooks For Books

We would like to thank all of our guests, donors, and sponsors for making our fourth annual Cooks for Books the most successful ever!
Click here to see more pictures and a list of donors and sponsors.


November Event Highlights At Brighton Place 

 We Got the Ol' Construction Blues

The road work on Brighton between Fries and Niagara Falls Boulevard is scheduled to run through November. Don't let road closures keep you from all the great Brighton Place events.

You can take Eggert or Sheridan to Parker, then take a right onto Brighton. Despite the no thru traffic sign, you CAN drive around the barrier to access our parking lot.




Tuesdays,November 4, 11, 18, and 25 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 25 participants. Please RSVP by calling 332-4375.




Wednesdays, November 5, 12, and 26 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 25 participants. Please RSVP by calling 332-4375.



Author Talk with Brian Castner

Thursday, October 30 at 7:00 pm

The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows”

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in Iraq. In his book, “The Long Walk,” he addresses his wartime duty, but also the toll war exacts on the men and women fighting it. Join us for this extremely important and timely book talk.

Limited to 50. Call 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