Blasco Film Series

Join us in the H.O. Hirt Auditorium, Sunday,  July 31st at 1:30  for our July Blasco Film Series Selection: Life of Pi, based on Yann Martel’s the international best-selling book of the same title. Find the full description on our Events Calendar.

Meet Pete the Cat!

Even Groovier – Pete the Cat is coming to visit Blasco! Meet Pete the Cat on Thursday, July 28  from 10am – 1pm.  Families will enjoy storytimes and activities as well as have a chance to meet Pete and take pictures with him. Visit our Events Calendar and take a sneak-peak at Pete’s rockin’ day at Blasco Library!

Pete the Cat Storytimes

Grab your white shoes and magic sunglasses and head down to the library for Pete the Cat storytimes and activities that the whole family will enjoy. Groovy! Pete the Cat Storytimes: Edinboro Branch: Monday, July 25 from 10 – 10:30am Iroquois Branch: Tuesday, July 26 from 10 – 10:30am Millcreek Branch: Wednesday, July 27 from 10 – 10:30am

Bayfront Bookshelf

Visit the Friends of the Erie County Public Library’s Bayfront Bookshelf Gift Shop, located in the lobby of the Blasco Library. The Bayfront Bookshelf Gift Shop is a venture of the Friends of the Erie County Public Library. All proceeds from the shop help fund library programs. The hours of operation are: Monday through Thursday … Continue reading Bayfront Bookshelf


The Teen Space is your Space to Create! Erie is the place to be for teens and the Teen Space at the Blasco Library is the place to be this summer! If you’re a teenager in grades 6 – 12, Teen Services at the Erie County Library has you covered.  All summer we will have … Continue reading Teens

2016 Summer Artist In Residence

This summer, residents will have the opportunity to take a free, all-day metalworking classes with Ms. Jacobs at one of the Library’s five locations. In the class, Electro Etching and Cold Connection Jewelry, participants will learn how to create copper jewelry through an introduction to basic metalsmithing techniques they can easily repeat at home. Participants … Continue reading 2016 Summer Artist In Residence

Summer Library Challenge 2016

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! June 11 – August 15 You’re Invited: Participate in a mind-expanding summer reading challenge at the Erie County Public Library! Everyone Can Participate: The challenge is open to children, teens, and adults. Register and Join in the Fun: Registration begins on June 11th at the Blasco Memorial Library, Bookmobile, … Continue reading Summer Library Challenge 2016