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Victoria Avenue Public Library

The City of Niagara Falls boasts a contemporary public library system with four libraries visited in person by more than 10,000 people per week and 6,000 visits per week to the library's website and on-line databases. The library system has 5,000 square metres of space, four meeting rooms seating up to 150 people, 300,000 volumes of print and audio-visual resources borrowed annually 600,000 times and a full range of information services including an electronic index of the local newspaper and Historic Niagara Digital Collections. Public access to internet computers and WiFi is available at all four branches. All libraries are accessible for the disabled and accept after-hours return of library books and other materials.

Note: Hours of operation are subject to change, please refer to the Niagara Falls Library website for further details.

Niagara Falls Library Locations  

Victoria Avenue Library: 4848 Victoria Avenue
Community Centre Library: 7150 Montrose Road
Stamford Centre Library: Town and Country Plaza, 2643 Portage Road
Chippawa Library: 3763 Main Street 

Library Databases

Virtual Sports Wall of Fame

Recreation and Culture Sports Wall of Fame
Virtual Sports Wall of Fame

Historic Niagara Digital Collections

This database has an index of the Review newspaper from 1905 to the present (ongoing indexing project); an Image database with over 13,000 historic photographs of Niagara Falls which are fully indexed; the library's catalogue of local history books and materials; and much more.
Historic Niagara Digital Collection

Reference Databases

Niagara Falls library cardholders can access, free of charge, numerous databases including "eLibrary", "Canadian Reference Centre" with hundreds of full-text magazines, newspapers, newswires, etc., "Consumer Health Complete" with authoritative health information and "Career Cruising" an interactive career reference guide.
Reference Databases

Hours of Operation

 For hours of operations, visit the Niagara Falls Library Hours page