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2021 Media Releases 

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Director To Retire in June 2021

Buffalo Native Donates Portrait of Harriet Tubman to the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Branch Library in Buffalo 

April is National Library Week & Love Your Library Month @ Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries! 

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library wins 2021 ALA Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation

List of Libraries Assisting Patrons with COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

Mass Email - Take Action - sent on March 5, 2021

Antiques Roadshow Book Appraiser Featured in Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Virtual Program on March 24

Women's History Month - Picturing Women Inventors Central Library Poster Display from the Smithsonian Institute 

Crane Branch Closed for Construction March 8 - 12, 2021

Project Flight's Leaders are Readers Award to Buffalo Academy of Science Charter Elementary School 

Women's History Month Calendar - March 2021

Erie County Legislature Chairwoman April Baskin's -The Black Doll Exhibit @ Central Library -posted February 25, 2021

February 17, 2021 _ Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski

Buffalo & Erie County Libraries Team Up with Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Schools to Expand Access to eResources -posted February 15, 2021

Neighborhood Update Meeting for the Crane Branch Library 

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Announces 2021 Board of Trustees-  Kathleen Berens Bucki to Serve Third Term as Board Chair

Library by Mail Program for the Homebound Announced - posted January 28, 2021

Take Your Child to the Library Day is February 6, 2021

One Million eBooks Downloaded by Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Patrons in 2020

Virtual Job Fair flyer

Virtual Job Fair - posted January 8, 2021

Imagine Buffalo Speaker Series January & February 2021

 

2020 Media Releases

List of Most Popular Materials Borrowed in 2020

December 23, 2020- Seasons Greetings Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski

Russell J. Salvatore Donates New Buffalo Baseball Books to Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries 

November 20, 2020 Update

Indie Author Day 2020 Announced - all are invited to participate via Zoom, Free - posted 10/20/2020

NY Assemblyman Sean Ryan Announces State Aid for Library Construction @ the Crane Branch Library in Buffalo - posted 10/16/2020

Dictionary Day - Free Pocketsize Dictionary for all - posted 10/12/2020

Rotary Reads-Kids Clubs Unveiled @ Dudley Branch Library - September 30, 2020

B is for Book - New Exhibit @ the Downtown Central Library  -posted 9/24/2020

Fall 2020 IMAGINE Buffalo Lecture Series in Live Zoom Format Begins Tuesday, September 22, 2020

September 3, 2020 Library Card Sign-Up Promotions 

September 1, 2020 Media Event for Library Card Sign-Up 

August 21, 2020 Update- All Libraries are Open! Stop in Today!

July 1 Update - Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski as of 7/1/2020

Get Counted in the 2020 Census - A message from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System 6/22/2020

Libraries are reopening! Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski as of 6/5/2020

Open Drop Boxes as of 6/10/2020

Book Sale Postponed Elaine M. Panty Library

Updated Message Message Walk-up/Curbside and Open Drop Boxes as of 6/2/2020

Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski - updated 6/1/2020

Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski 5/29/2020

Reopening Walk-up, Curbside and Drive-Through Details beginning 6/1/2020

Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski 5-14-2020

Dr. Gale Burstein, Erie County Commissioner of Health reads children's book about COVID-19 

Find the Library at Your Place- National Library Week 4-18-2020 

Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski 4-7-2020

Message from Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski 4-6-2020

Statement on 3-27-2020 Re: City of Buffalo Public Library Update

Shape the Future of Our Community - Take the 2020 Census

Virtual (online) Programs for all Ages  as of 4/1/2020

Statement on 3-24-2020 Re: Plenty to do @ Your Library

Statement on 3-17-2020 Re: Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries Closed Through March 31, 2020

Statement on 3-16-2020 Re: Single Day Closure on 3-17-2020 Central Library and City of Buffalo Branches

Statement from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Re: Public Meeting Rooms & Social Distancing 

New V.I.P. program - Library cards get you great discounts at 20 + local cultural venues 

Census invitations are arriving soon!

NY State Assemblyman Sean Ryan Calls for Additional Funding for Libraries in 2020-2021 NY State Budget

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Announces 2020 Board of Trustees. Kathleen Berens Bucki to Serve Second Term as Board Chair  

Leaders are Readers 2020 Award

Winter Reading 2020 From A to Z, Come Read with Me! 

02-16-2020 Sportsmen’s Americana Music Foundation New Music Series featuring the band Ten Cent Howl

01-08-01-17-2020 Job Fair @ Central Library on January 27, 2020

2020 42nd Annual Community Celebration @ Central Library Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To Be Held January 16

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