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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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eReader Open Labs Coming to a Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Near You

 

For Immediate Release:   October 15, 2012

For More Information:      Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director Development & Communications

  testaj@buffalolib.org,   716- 858-7182

 

eReader Open Labs Coming to a Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Near You

5,200 Signed Library Postcards Delivered to Erie County Executive

5,200 Signed Library Postcards Delivered to Erie County Executive After Rally at Central Library

 

The following information was distributed by Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Director, Mary Jean Jakubowski earlier this afternoon during a “Turn the Lights Back On - Flip the Switch for Library Funding” rally at the downtown Central Library.  The event was covered by all 3 TV stations, YNN News, The Buffalo News, Tonawanda News and WBEN Radio.

 

ANTI-BULLYING KICK-OFF AT DOWNTOWN LIBRARY

 

Bullying Stops Here” Campaign Announced

More than a dozen human service organizations joined forces with the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System today to announce a community wide anti-bullying initiative for the month of October.  The “Bullying Stops Here” campaign includes a pledge not to bully as well as a calendar of upcoming events.   

DOWNTOWN LIBRARY HOSTS 4TH ANNUAL COMICS FEST ON OCTOBER 6; DRAWING CONTEST SUBMISSIONS SOUGHT

Best-selling illustrators Kyle Kaczmarczyk and Graham Nolan featured guests at the Library’s Comics Fest

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month--a time to remind everyone that a library card provides access to invaluable services from one of the most important resources in our local communities: your neighborhood library. “We believe a library card is the smartest card in your wallet,” said Mary Jean Jakubowski, director of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System. “A library card can open the door to a world of discovery through books, computers and more and, best of all, it’s free!”

WAR OF 1812 EXHIBIT AT DOWNTOWN CENTRAL LIBRARY

FEATURES LETTERS, RARE BOOKS AND DOCUMENTS
Fall Programs on through January

Huge Book Sale, Downtown Central Library, August 9 - 11

IT ONLY HAPPENS ONCE A YEAR

Select from a wide variety of
Used Books, Periodicals, VHS Tapes, Audio Books on Cassettes & CDs
ALL ITEMS ONLY 25 CENTS

Thursday, August 9
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Friday, August 10
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

THE BEST VALUE IN TOWN – YOUR BUFFALO & ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Library Users Can Save Big Bucks

When someone wants to save money they can clip coupons and look for sales or they can come to any of the 37 libraries in the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

The numbers explain it all. The more than 16,500 people who daily use any of the libraries throughout the County can save their hard-earned cash by taking out books, DVDs, or CDs, using our public computers or attending one of many programs for free.

YOUNG AUDIENCES SECOND SATURDAYS ENRICH SUMMER 2012 WITH FREE PROGRAMS AT THE DOWNTOWN LIBRARY

Young Audiences of Western New York is continuing its Second Saturdays series of free all-ages programming at the downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square, through the summer with the following activities:

This Saturday, July 14 at 1:00 p.m. Erie Canal Traveling Museum

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