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The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library's Development and Communications Office works to ensure the timely release of information about library programs and services. Our online news room is your one stop source for information about the Library System.  For more details, call 716-858-7182 or email testaj@buffalolib.org.

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LIBRARIES GEAR UP FOR 20TH ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BOOKS - Aug 4, 2018

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Libraries Gear Up for 20th Annual Battle of the Books

Free, Family Friendly, Teen Reading Competition

Local teens and pre-teens are gearing up for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library’s 20th Annual Battle of the Books, an exciting reading trivia competition featuring more than 149 participants on 24 teams representing 16 area libraries.

SUMMER READING 2018 @ BUFFALO & ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES

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Summer Reading 2018 @ Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries

Passport to Reading Program, Read Down Your Fines & More

ROTARY CLUB OF BUFFALO ANNOUNCES MAJOR GRANT WINNER - Buffalo Branch Libraries

Rotary Club of Buffalo Announces Major Grant Winner

City of Buffalo Public Library Branches Are Recipients

(Buffalo, NY), June 27, 2018 – Children and families who use public library branches located in the City of Buffalo will benefit from a $116,675 grant awarded today by the Rotary Club of Buffalo for Rotary Reads – Kids Club projects.  The announcement was made at the Niagara Branch Library on Porter Avenue in Buffalo.

FREE PERFORMANCE BY JAPANESE PUPPET MASTER AT THE DOWNTOWN CENTRAL LIBRARY

Puppet Master to perform @ the Library on June 23, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2018
More Info: Joy Testa Cinquino, testaj@buffalolib.org. 716-858-7182

 

Free Performance by Japanese Puppet Master

at the Downtown Central Library

Saturday, June 23

 

“You Are the Library” Outdoor Installation @ Central Library

Inside Out Wall Mural @ downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

“You Are the Library” Outdoor Installation @ Central Library
Hundreds of portraits line the outside walls of downtown Library

 

For Immediate Release: June 5, 2018
 

The Great American Read Launches in WNY & Southern Ontario

Great American Read poster

May 22, 2018

 

WNED ǀ WBFO Media Contact: Heather Hare

Director, Corporate Communications

(716) 845.7155 • hhare@wned.org

 

 

Over 1,000 Books Donated to Libraries from the Consulate General of India, New York

Books about India, its people and its rich traditions have been generously donated to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries by the Consulate General of India, New York through Mr. K.

BOOKS FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN KICKOFF OVER 2.8 MILLION BOOKS DISTRIBUTED

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For Release:        March 28, 2018                      

Books for Kids Campaign Kickoff 
Over 2.8 Million Books Distributed

A child who develops a love of books and reading gains a major foundation to success. 
        -Dr. Geraldine Bard and Dr. Elizabeth Cappella, co-founders of Project Flight 

CELEBRATING MARCH AS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH - Betty Jean Grant to Receive “Woman of Courage, Compassion and Commitment” Award

Women's History Month Kickoff @ Library on March 1

Celebrating March as Women’s History Month

Betty Jean Grant to Receive “Woman of Courage, Compassion and Commitment” Award Thursday, March 1 at 4:00 p.m. @ Central Library

For the ninth consecutive year, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library at 1 Lafayette Square will host the local kickoff of March as Women’s History Month on Thursday, March 1 at 4 p.m. The public is urged to attend and the event is free.

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