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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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Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Tribute Flyer

39th Annual Tribute 

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Downtown Central Library

Ring of Knowledge

12 – 1 p.m.

Buffalo Bandits Ryan Benesch & Mitch Jones @ the Library Today Winter Reading 2017 Announced

Ryan Benesch and Mitch Jones @ Central Library

For Immediate Release:      January 26, 2017
Information:                        Joy Testa Cinquino, 716-858-7182, testaj@buffalolib.org 


For Immediate Release: January 2017
Information:                   Joy Testa Cinquino, 716-858-7182, testaj@buffalolib.org 

Buffalo Sabres & Library Partner on Winter Reading & One Buffalo Library Day

Buffalo Sabres

For Immediate Release:            January 4, 2017


Marcus Foligno, Buffalo Sabres player to read to school children


Friday, January 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Downtown Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo


Most Popular Books of 2016 at Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries

Library Choice Awards Covers

For Immediate Release:  December 29, 2016
Information: Joy Testa Cinquino, testaj@buffalolib.org, 716-858-7182

Most Popular Borrowed Materials in 2016 from Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries

Wanted World War I Memorabilia for Upcoming Library Exhibition

Buffalo WWI Poster

WANTED! World War I Memorabilia

Letters, photos, uniforms, medals, war-related artifacts, and scrapbooks from your family’s collection that document the experiences and stories of WNYers before and during World War I (1914-1918)

We are looking for stories, items and memories for possible inclusion in an upcoming free exhibition at the Library.

Would you be willing to share them for a late 2017 exhibition at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library?

Show Us What You’ve Got at World War I Memory Day

CELEBRATING 180 YEARS OF LIBRARY SERVICES FUNDRAISING GALA Community Leader Wayne D. Wisbaum Honored with Inaugural Grosvenor Award

Gala details

For Immediate Release:     November 23, 2016

More Information:             Joy Testa Cinquino, 716-858-7182, testaj@buffalolib.org

Celebrating 180 Years of Library Services Fundraising Gala

The History of the Right Sector in the Ukraine: A Documentary Film

Right Sector. Ukraine,

On Saturday, November 19th, 2016, a documentary film on the history of the Right Sector in the Ukraine will be shown at the Main Library of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Libraries off of Lafayette Square in downtown Buffalo, New York.  The film will be followed by a general discussion.  The event will be held in the West Room of the Library from 2:00-4:00 PM.  Attendance is free and open to the adult public.  It is being sponsored by U. S. Friends of the Soviet People, Buffalo, New York, Branch.  All are welcome.