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Frozen Friday

August 1st, 7pm at Barnes & Noble, 5909 Peach St. – 814.864.6300 Join our free Frozen Friday “Cool Off With Olaf!” Party for crafts, sing-a-longs, and tons of “Frozen” fun! Show this flyer at checkout to benefit the Friends of … Continue reading


Qigong Classes

Every Tuesday in July: 6:00pm – 7:00pm – Iroquois Avenue Branch Library, 4212 Iroquois Ave. Call 451-7082 to register for classes at the Iroquois Branch. Every Thursday in July: 10:30am – 11:30am – Blasco Library, 160 E Front St. Call … Continue reading


Family Art Night

Blasco Library – Wednesday, July 30, 6:30pm – 8:00pm Families are invited to sign up together to paint a family portrait together. Materials provided! Please call 451-6927 to register.


Mango Premiere

Have you ever watched a foreign film and thought that might be an interesting way to learn a new language? Well, that option is now available on the library’s database: Mango Languages. There is a small selection of foreign language … Continue reading


Senior Days

Thursday, August 14, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Come take a basic drawing lesson from Peggy Brace. Supplies will be provided. All Senior Day events take place at the Blasco Library and are free and open to the public.


Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program June 9-August 9, 2014 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library Printable Schedule Early Readers: ages birth through 9 — Pick up your reading folder and prize bag at any library outlet. Achieve your reading goals and … Continue reading


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