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Events Cancelled

The following events at the Blasco Library have been cancelled: Baby Bounce story time for Monday, March 2, 2015 and Toddler story time for Tuesday, March 3, 2015


March Computer Classes

Cost is $5. Call 451-6900 to register. Classes held at the Blasco Library. All Tuesday classes 9:00am to 12:00pm. All Thursday classes 5:00pm to 8:00pm. 3-Mar Tuesday Intro to Laptops 5-Mar Thursday Intro to PCs/Internet 10-Mar Tuesday Intro to Word … Continue reading


UNIVERSAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATIVE COMPANY SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES PROGRAM Category 2 FOR THE ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

17 Aerohive Wireless Access Points AP230 or equivalent between main library, 4 branches and 6 independent libraries. 17 Power Over Ethernet injectors for Access Points at main library, 4 branches and 6 independent libraries. 17 Hive manager cloud management software … Continue reading


Tax Forms

The Library will have a limited quantity of 2014 tax forms. Please call 451-6900 for more information. Tax forms can be downloaded from the Internet at the following sites: irs.gov www.revenue.state.pa.us You can use the public computer to download forms … Continue reading


IdeaLab – ignite.excite.inspire.

Visit our new IdeaLab website. At IdeaLab  you can learn more about the Blasco Memorial Library’s Business, Technology and IdeaLab proposal, and sign up to participate in our upcoming community conversations!


ILL Form

Please submit only 2 requests at a time. If you have questions please contact us at (814) 451-6922 or ill@erielibrary.org


National Library Week

In Erie’s Vital Signs for 2014, the Times News identified early learning as the “linchpin” for Erie’s long term success. The analysis is right on the mark, but I would even take that one step further. What is the one … Continue reading


Learning Express Database Updated

The GED test is brand new, effective January 2, 2014.  And, we have just the thing to help people who want to take the test. Our Learning Express Library database was recently updated to version 3.0, which features the brand … Continue reading


Erie County Public Library Welcomes Jude Shingle as Artist in Residence Program’s Inaugural Artist

The Erie County Public Library, with generous support from the Friends of the Erie County Library, welcomes Fine Artist, Videographer and Director of Box of Light Studios, Jude Shingle as its very first Artist in Residence. Jude’s residency will begin … Continue reading


Art Display Space at the Blasco Library

January marks the beginning of a new Art Display Space at the Blasco Library. Our first exhibit comes to us from McDowell High School’s Digital Arts Classes taught by Bethany Krowsoski and Mike Prather.  The students’ art is illustrative of … Continue reading