All ECPL outlets will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. ECPL locations will
resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 31st.

We're always open online to renew or visit our Databases, e-Books and More section for 24/7 access to our digital content.

Great American Book Sale

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The annual Great American Book Sale starts June 12 and runs through June 17 at the Villa Maria Center Gymnasium. Thousands of hardcover, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs and more will be on sale during the Friends of the Erie County Library’s most important fundraiser of the year. Proceeds help us support and strengthen library services and programs at the Erie County Public Library, including: senior days, computer classes, summer reading programs, concert series and more. Full details, including sale hours and volunteer information are available here.


Summer Library Challenge Kick-off at Blasco

science-on-the-road-wild-by-design_1Join us Saturday, June 11th at 2:00 PM in the H.O. Hirt Auditorium for “Wild By Design”  with the Carnegie Science Center and celebrate the launch of our Summer Library Challenge!

Local zookeepers,chemists, and robot designers (and some on-screen zoo animals) will be here for on an interactive adventure to discover technology inspired by the natural world. Recommended for children in grades 1-8. This is a free event for children and families.

Summer Library Challenge – Hello Robo!

CSC_logo-stacked_16002What is a robot and what does it do? Learn about the ‘T’ in STEM (technology) as you interact with some robots!  Preschoolers ages 2-5 join us Saturday, June 11th at the Lincoln Community Center to kick off our Summer Library Challenge at ECPL branches with Hello Robo! through the Carnegie Science Center. Two sessions are available with a limit of 30 children per class – Visit our Events Calendar for times and registration information.