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All Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries are closed Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.


Following video “The Cathedral,” FinnFest coordinator Catherine Schweitzer updates plans for this cultural convening. Click here for upcoming IMAGINE series programs.

Spread the love! Nominate your librarian for the 2015 “I Love My Librarian” award today! Click here: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/nominate-public-librarian

Click here for more information and application form. http://bit.ly/1MzNks4

Meet your favorite superhero! See the Western New York Superhero Alliance & celebrate Batman Day @ Central Library, Sat., Sept 26 from 12 noon - 3pm. Free!

Visit our NEW Online Store featuring archival reproductions of maps, posters & prints from our Rare & Special Collections! https://buffalo-erie-county-public-library-online-store.myshopify.com

Get involved! For more info: http://tinyurl.com/BufReadAloud

Downtown Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square  

Rare, restored, and one of a kind maps new display @ Central Library’s Rare Book Room.  http://grorarebookroom.wordpress.com/

Visit our new seed station at the Orchard Park Public Library! 
Call for details, 662-9851

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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

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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