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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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Over 1,000 Books Donated to Libraries from the Consulate General of India, New York

Books about India, its people and its rich traditions have been generously donated to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries by the Consulate General of India, New York through Mr. K.

BOOKS FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN KICKOFF OVER 2.8 MILLION BOOKS DISTRIBUTED

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For Release:        March 28, 2018                      

Books for Kids Campaign Kickoff 
Over 2.8 Million Books Distributed

A child who develops a love of books and reading gains a major foundation to success. 
        -Dr. Geraldine Bard and Dr. Elizabeth Cappella, co-founders of Project Flight 

LIBRARY SYSTEM 2018 BOARD OF TRUSTEES OFFICERS ANNOUNCED - Frank Housh, Esq. Re-elected Chairman

Frank Housh, Esq., Library System Board Chair

At the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library’s last Board of Trustees meeting,

Frank Housh, Esq. of Housh Law Offices, PLLC in Buffalo, was re-elected chair for a third,

one-year term.  Mr. Housh is also a writer and member of the National Book Critics Circle.  In 2016, Housh created the Library’s Chairman’s Book Club, an ongoing panel-led discussion on timely books. Mr. Housh resides in West Seneca.

CELEBRATING MARCH AS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH - Betty Jean Grant to Receive “Woman of Courage, Compassion and Commitment” Award

Women's History Month Kickoff @ Library on March 1

Celebrating March as Women’s History Month

Betty Jean Grant to Receive “Woman of Courage, Compassion and Commitment” Award Thursday, March 1 at 4:00 p.m. @ Central Library

For the ninth consecutive year, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library at 1 Lafayette Square will host the local kickoff of March as Women’s History Month on Thursday, March 1 at 4 p.m. The public is urged to attend and the event is free.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. “LEADERS ARE READERS” PROGRAM SCHOOL AWARD FOR LITERACY - PRESENTED TO BUFFALO PUBLIC SCHOOL - BILINGUAL CENTER SCHOOL 33

Martin Luther King Jr. “Leaders Are Readers” Program

School Award for Literacy

To Be Presented to

Buffalo Public School - Bilingual Center School 33

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 9:30 a.m.

Take Your Child to the Library Day - Feb. 3, 2018

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For Immediate Release: January 26, 2018

More information:         Joy Testa Cinquino, Assistant Deputy Director, 716-858-7182,

 

Take Your Child to the Library Day - Saturday, February 3, 2018

Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries Plan Free Family Activities

2018 Winter Reading Challenge Announced

Winter Reading, Justin Falk, Sabres

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For Immediate Release:      January 10, 2018

Stories Can Take You to Amazing Places –Library System Announces Winter Reading 2018

Sabres Defenseman Justin Falk Reads to Second Graders

List of Most Popular Borrowed Materials in 2017 from Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries

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List of Most Popular Borrowed Materials in 2017 from Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries 

For Immediate Release: December 18, 2017

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

100th Anniversary of America’s Entry into World War I & Buffalo’s Involvement is Focus of New Exhibit at Downtown Library

 Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I Opens

For Immediate Release:  November 18, 2017

For More Information: Joy Testa Cinquino, 716-858-7182

 

100th Anniversary of America’s Entry into World War I and Buffalo’s Involvement is Focus of

New Exhibit at Downtown Library

Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I Opens

 

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