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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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STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES $24 MILLION IN STATE AID FOR 230 PUBLIC LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS STATEWIDE

 

New York State Board of Regents

MaryEllen Elia

Commissioner of Education

The State Education Department

The University of the State of New York / Albany, NY 12234
Office of Communications

 

 

Indie Authors Unite! Central Library Celebrates DIY Spirit of Local Writers Third Indie Author Day is Saturday, October 13, 2018

Indie Author Day logo, October 13, 2018

For Immediate Release: August 9, 2018

Information: Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director,

Development & Communications, 716-858-7182

 

Indie Authors Unite!

Central Library Celebrates DIY Spirit of Local Writers

Third Indie Author Day is Saturday, October 13, 2018

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Announces the Winner of the 20th annual Battle of the Books, teen reading competition. Congratulations to Clarence Public Library!

Clarence Public Library photo of Battle of the Books winning team

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Announces the winner of the 20th annual Battle of the Books, teen reading competition.

Congratulations to Clarence Public Library!

Winning team members from the Clarence Public Library were:
William Wisnoski
Samuel Wisnoski
Ruthie Bassarath
Ethan Gay
Rachel Gay
Riley Saxton,
Sophie Duquette 
Ryan Davidson
Clarence was coached by Sarah McLean-Plunkett. 

FOURTH ANNUAL BUFFALO ROTARY DUCK DERBY - Sun, Aug. 26, 2018 @ Canalside Buffalo

Rotary Club of Buffalo Duck Derby, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 @ Canalside

Buffalo Rotary is holding the “quazyiest” race ever: its 4th annual Duck Derby on Sunday, August 26 at Canalside

Buffalo.  Free, family-friendly feathered festivities commence at 11:30 AM; race time is 2:00 PM.

LIBRARIES GEAR UP FOR 20TH ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BOOKS - Aug 4, 2018

Battle of the Books 2018, logo

Libraries Gear Up for 20th Annual Battle of the Books

Free, Family Friendly, Teen Reading Competition

Local teens and pre-teens are gearing up for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library’s 20th Annual Battle of the Books, an exciting reading trivia competition featuring more than 149 participants on 24 teams representing 16 area libraries.

SUMMER READING 2018 @ BUFFALO & ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Libraries Rock Summer Reading Logo

Summer Reading 2018 @ Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries

Passport to Reading Program, Read Down Your Fines & More

ROTARY CLUB OF BUFFALO ANNOUNCES MAJOR GRANT WINNER - Buffalo Branch Libraries

Rotary Club of Buffalo Announces Major Grant Winner

City of Buffalo Public Library Branches Are Recipients

(Buffalo, NY), June 27, 2018 – Children and families who use public library branches located in the City of Buffalo will benefit from a $116,675 grant awarded today by the Rotary Club of Buffalo for Rotary Reads – Kids Club projects.  The announcement was made at the Niagara Branch Library on Porter Avenue in Buffalo.

FREE PERFORMANCE BY JAPANESE PUPPET MASTER AT THE DOWNTOWN CENTRAL LIBRARY

Puppet Master to perform @ the Library on June 23, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2018
More Info: Joy Testa Cinquino, testaj@buffalolib.org. 716-858-7182

 

Free Performance by Japanese Puppet Master

at the Downtown Central Library

Saturday, June 23

 

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