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Erie 9/11 Memorial

The Erie 9/11 Memorial Committee invites the Erie Community to an Honor and Remembrance Ceremony to be held September 11th, 2014 at the Raymond Blasco MD Library. Please join us as we unveil and dedicate the Erie 9/11 Memorial on … Continue reading

Iroquois Branch Closed

The Iroquois Branch of the Erie County Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 due to continuing sewer line issues. It is uncertain at this time as to whether the Branch, located at 4212 Iroquois Avenue in … Continue reading

September Computer Classes

Tuesday, September 9th: 9:00am – 12:00pm – Intro to PC’s/Internet Thursday, September 11th: 5:00pm – 8:00pm – Intro to Laptops Tuesday, September 16th: 9:00am – 12:00pm – Intro to Files and Folders Thursday, September 18th: 5:00pm – 8:00pm – Intro … 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

Another Way to Search for Jobs

The ReferenceUSA database has a new module which enables you to search for a job and prepare for a new career. You can search by job type, keywords, geography, and estimated salary in the U.S. Jobs and Internships module. The … Continue reading

Be Social At The Library

Just in time for summer reading for kids: BookFlix

A new database has been added to our  Power Library suite of resources, which is funded by the State Library of Pennsylvania.  It is “BookFlix” produced by Scholastic. BookFlix is geared towards children, ages PreK- grade 3.   It is an … Continue reading