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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.
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.
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!”
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 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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