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14th Annual Romance Paperback Book Sale In Honor of Isabel Wiley

The Bay Front Book Shelf, the gift store of the Friends of the Erie County Library are having their 14th Annual Romance Paperback Book Sale In Honor of Isabel Wiley in the Admiral Room at the Blasco Library. Thursday, 2/12 … Continue reading

“The Unholy Murder of Ash Wednesday”

Saturday, January 31, meet local authors Dominick DiPaolo and Jeff Pinski as they discuss their new book “The Unholy Murder of Ash Wednesday.” They will be speaking at Iroquois Branch Library from 2 to 3pm. Call 451-7082 to sign up.

February Computer Classes

Cost is $5. Call 451-6900 to register. Classes held at the Blasco Library. 3-Feb Tuesday Intro to Access 5-Feb Thursday Intro to Laptops 10-Feb Tuesday Intro to PCs/Internet 12-Feb Thursday Intro to Word 17-Feb Tuesday Files and Folders 24-Feb Tuesday … Continue reading

Shakespeare For All

Shakespeare For All returns to the Millcreek Mall library branch on three consecutive Monday evenings. Jan. 26th Henry IV Part 1 Feb. 2nd Othello Feb. 9th The Merry Wives of Windsor Each will start at 6:30 p.m. The get-togethers are … 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: 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

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