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175 Years of Libraries in Buffalo & Erie County

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175 Years of Libraries in Buffalo & Erie County

Over its long and distinguished history of supporting, educating and entertaining the citizens of our community, the Library has remained a resilient anchor throughout explosive growth, wars, industrial decline, and economic uncertainty. Anne Conable of the Library’s Development & Communications Department discusses the stories behind the Library as Buffalo’s first cultural organization and “mother of culturals,” a tradition of entrepreneurial innovation, devoted staff and generous donors, and several of the Library’s “heroes.”  

Recorded on: April 4, 2012
Playing Time: 55:15