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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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Super Hero Saturday

Super Hero Saturday is coming to the downtown Central Library

When:         Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

What:          Programs for all ages.

Music, Buffalo’s Best Batman contest, crafts, games, scavenger hunts, comic books, trivia contests, short films,
featured speakers, artists drawing caricatures, photo opportunities, and more! 

Where:        Downtown Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square (between Washington, Oak, William & Clinton Streets)

 FREE  - FREE - FREE

ENTERTAINER / SATIRIST MARK RUSSELL PERFORMS UPCOMING LIBRARY FUNDRAISER

Entertainer Mark Russell to perform for library fundraiser

MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release:  April 11, 2014                                                                                                                                                          For Information:              Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director Development/Communications, 716-858-7182 

Entertainer / Satirist Mark Russell Performs Upcoming Library Fundraiser

One show only @ Downtown Central Library on Sunday, May 18

Statement from Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Chairman Jack Connors & Lancaster Public Library President Suzanne Jacobs

MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release:  April 10, 2014
For Information:               Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director Development/Communications, 716-858-7182 

“JUDY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES” BEGINS APRIL 2 WITH BUFFALO CHAMBER PLAYERS

For Immediate Release:  March 24, 2014
For More Information:     Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director, Development & Communications, 716-858-7182,

RESEARCH REINFORCES CREATION OF SPECIAL LIBRARY DISTRICT

For Immediate Release:   March 17, 2014 
For More Information:         Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director, Development &  ommunications, 716-858-7182 

Research Reinforces Creation of Special Library District

Libraries Rank High in Value Nationally & At Home

The Judy Summer Concert Series - free noon hour concerts @ downtown Central Library

Five live concerts featuring local musicians and musical groups beginning Wednesday, April 2 at 12 noon at the downtown Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square.

All are free & open to the public.

The Judy Summer Concert Series is named in honor of the late Judy Summer, a dedicated Library System Trustee and volunteer.

Click here to see the full schedule:   http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/links/7/files/concert_series_poster_FINAL.pdf

 

Siena College Research Institute Poll Results Released

Contact:           Anne Conable, Library Foundation,  716-858-8050

Donald Levy, Siena College Research Institute, 518-783-2901 

88% of Erie County Residents Have Favorable Opinion

of Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries

 Siena College Research Institute Poll Results Released

BUFFALO & ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM ANNOUNCES

Logo design winner by Josie LoVallo, Williamsville East High Student

Senior from Williamsville East High School is Overall Winner

More than 130 original artwork submissions were received from Erie County high school students for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library’s logo design contest “Love Your Library – Library Awareness Month.”

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library in Albany to meet with WNY Delegation

For Immediate Release: February 26, 2014

More Information:            Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director, Development & Comm.,  716-858-7182, testaj@buffalolib.org 

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library in Albany to Meet With WNY Delegation

Group to update lawmakers on the Special Library District Initiative and encourage restoration of NY State funding to libraries.

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