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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

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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

Fishing Tackle Loaner Program

Did you know you can borrow a fishing pole and tackle box from the Blasco Library? All you need is a library card (adults are responsible for obtaining a fishing license). Many thanks to the donors who make this program … Continue reading

Perry 200 Parade Reprise

The Perry 200 Parade was a success from our viewpoint aboard the library version of the “Book-Ship Niagara”. It was great to see so many of our loyal library supporters waving and cheering from the crowd. Many thanks to our … Continue reading

Debut of new library catalog and parent/child Internet area

Thanks to a generous grant from Dr. John M. Ferretti and Dr. Silvia M. Ferretti, we have updated the library catalog and established a Parent with Child Internet area. The Parent/Child Internet area is made of 3 parent computers with … Continue reading

Find Your Ancestors At The Blasco Library

Do you need something to do with your free time this summer? Why not search for your family roots? Genealogy research is one of the most popular hobbies in America today. The Blasco Library Heritage room has a large amount … Continue reading

Stuffed Animal Sleepover At Blasco Library

A Stuffed Animal Sleepover was held in the Children’s Library on Monday, June 18th. Children brought their favorite stuffed animals to the Blasco Library on Monday night for stories and lullabies. The children went home to sleep and the stuffed … Continue reading

Playaway View

It’s new! Several Playaway Views have been added to the Children’s library at the Blasco Memorial Library. A View is a self-playing, hand-held, all-in-one media player. Each View is preloaded with multiple videos. The Playaways check out for one week. … Continue reading

Hot Wheels Display at Iroquois Avenue Branch

This Hot Wheels display comes courtesy of a long time Iroquois Branch Library user who has been collecting (and playing with) Hot Wheels toys and accessories since he was a child. He remembers especially having fun with the loop the … Continue reading