Category Archives: Archive

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


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


Android App

Download our app for your Android device from: erie.boopsie.com Download the Erie Library mobile app and access the library website, catalog and events anytime, anywhere. Search for books, movies, music and more. With “My Account”, renew checked out items and … Continue reading