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See the Library Tuesdays, now - Aug. 30 @ Canalside Buffalo from 11 a.m. - 1p.m. Free, family reading activities.  

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The public is invited to participate in the creation of Amanda Browder’s fabric art “Spectral Locus” to adorn three city buildings. All ages and abilities welcome to sort, arrange, pin, stitch, and assist! Click here for details

Dozens of Library teams, Challenging book trivia, Free & open to the public. Sat., Aug 6 @ E.C.C. South, Details: 858-8900

Thousands of books & more! Everything is 50 cents!  Info: 716-858-8900.

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Summer Reading Contest http://bit.ly/29tGdVZ


Free & Open to the public. Click for more information.

Make a request for the new bookmobile by clicking here: http://www.buffalolib.org/content/bookmobile-visit-request-form

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Library On Wheels - Bookmobile


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B&ECPL Online Store

Purchase a beautiful archival reproduction print from our collections.

Freegal Music

Freegal Music Download songs from Freegal Music at any library or from home with a valid Buffalo and Erie County Public Library card and a PIN

EBL Ebook

EBL Ebook

EBL Ebook Library provides 24/7 access to an online collection of Ebooks in a wide range of nonfiction subject areas.  Titles can be browsed, read online, downloaded to a computer, or transferred to a variety of devices. Click here to access the EBL Book Library

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Computer Training

Computer Training The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library offers you a helping hand while you learn to navigate the networked, electronic world.

Downloads 2GO

Downloads 2GO Browse, checkout and download titles in OverDrive eBook, Audiobook and Video format anywhere, anytime.

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