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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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Logo Design Contest for High School Students in Erie County


The Library’s “Love Your Library” Logo design contest has ended as of February 14, 2014.

You are unable to submit an entry.

Thank you for your interest!


JOB FAIR- Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Downtown Central Library, (1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, 14203)  Located between Broadway, Clinton, Washington and Oak Streets in downtown Buffalo.) More than 25 local companies will be on location @ the Library.  Bring your resumes. All free & open to the public. Training on resume writing, interviewing, online job posting and more!

Upcoming Community Focus Groups

For Immediate Release:    January 3, 2014                                                                                                                                                            For Information:                  Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director, Development & Communications,   716-858-7182 

 Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries Invite Community Input

“Community Perspectives” Focus Groups Planned in January & February 2014

Buffalo Sabres Center Cody Hodgson & Sabretooth Join the Library for Winter Reading 2014 Kick-off

The Wonderful World of Reading Announced

Today, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries, Buffalo Sabres Center Cody Hodgson and Sabretooth announced plans for the 3rd annual Winter Reading competition – The Wonderful World of Reading.


For Immediate Release: December 27, 2013
For Information:   Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director, Development & Communications,  716-858-7182 

Wizard of Oz Exhibit

Wizardry of Baum

Come see the Wizardry of Baum exhibit at the downtown Central Library now - through April 2014.

AIDS Memorial Quilt at Central Library - Nov. 29 - Dec. 8, 2013

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In recognition of December 1 as World AIDS Day, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library at 1 Lafayette Square, downtown Buffalo, is hosting a display of two large sections of the NAMES Project National AIDS Memorial Quilt, as well as local AIDS quilts from Friday, November 29 through Sunday, December 8. The display, along with informational materials and resource tables by a coalition of local AIDS service groups, will be available for viewing during regular open hours.

Nickel City Professionals Best Sellers Fundraiser


For Immediate Release:  October 25, 2013 

For More Information:    Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director Development & Communications testaj@buffalolib.org

 Introducing the Nickel City Professionals

Western New York Genealogical Society, Inc. Presentation

Learn about this special free event

Saturday, November 16 @ the downtown Central Library.  10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.