Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

1 Lafayette Sq
Buffalo NY  14203-1887

Phone: (716) 858-8900

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

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Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Extending two city blocks in length, encompassing more than 400,000 square feet of floor space and more than 58 miles of shelving, the Central Library in Lafayette Square in the heart of downtown Buf

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Mon: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thu: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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Events

Job Fair

Job Fair
10:00 am - 01/24/2018

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Job Fair, featuring nearly 30 local companies. Dress for success and bring your resume. Free & open to the public. Employers, with openings, interested in participating...

Past Events

Starting & Managing Your Own Business

Starting & Managing Your Own Business
08:30 am - 01/12/2018

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Join us for this full-day workshop featuring SCORE and local expert speakers, covering business topics critical to every start-up business. Sign up today ($30):...

Tribute Celebration to Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr.

Tribute Celebration to Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr.
12:00 pm - 01/11/2018

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Free community celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Music, dance, poetry and readings. Hosted by the honorable Clifford Bell with 93.7 WBLK - The...

Business of Music Workshop

Business of Music Workshop
06:00 pm - 11/16/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

If you're a songwriter, a musician, a band leader.... If you are a beginner just stepping into the music life, or feel you've been around the block more than a few...

Out of the Shadows: John Edmonston Brent, Architect

Out of the Shadows: John Edmonston Brent, Architect
05:30 pm - 11/02/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

During November, PBN will partner with curator Christine Parker, MA, local historian and Brent scholar, to have a special exhibition in the Buffalo and Erie County...

Lights On After School Celebration 2017

Lights On After School Celebration 2017
05:30 pm - 10/26/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Celebrate the 18th annual Lights On Afterschool Oct. 26, 2017! Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool...

Fall Diversity Career Fair

Fall Diversity Career Fair
10:30 am - 10/26/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Looking forward to seeing you at our Fall Diversity Career Fair, held in honor of National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! This career fair is open...

Indie Author Day 2017

Indie Author Day 2017
11:00 am - 10/14/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

CALLING ALL WRITERS! Downtown Central Library Hosts Showcase for Independent Authors Second Indie Author Day is Saturday, October 14, 2017 The Buffalo & Erie County...

Solarize SBR Lunch and Learn

Solarize SBR Lunch and Learn
12:00 pm - 09/15/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Learn about the Solarize Sustainable Business Roundtable campaign and how Erie County employees will recieve special pricing on residential solar installations....

Eclipse-O-Rama

Eclipse-O-Rama
11:00 am - 08/19/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Free and Open to the Public! Family friendly All about Eclipses and other astronomical wonders! Solar System games and technology demos! Displays and Out of...

Annual Used Book Sale

Annual Used Book Sale
08:30 am - 08/17/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Used books - fiction and nonfiction! Books on CDs and more. All items 50 cents each. Cash, checks, Visa, Discover & Mastercard accepted. Hours: Thursday, August...

National Grid Light Bill Hike Sessions

National Grid Light Bill Hike Sessions
02:00 pm - 08/01/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

National Grid, the utility that covers the power and electricity for most people living in the #Buffalo area has requested a rate hike. The Public Service Commission...

Meet The Mayoral Candidates Forum

Meet The Mayoral Candidates Forum
04:00 pm - 07/13/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Buffalo Niagara Deaf Events LLC, an deaf owned event promotion company based in Buffalo, NY will be hosting the “Meet The Mayoral Candidates...

Mental Health Awareness Informational Fair &5th Annual Flash Mob

Mental Health Awareness Informational Fair &5th Annual Flash Mob
10:00 am - 05/04/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Join Us! As many Mental Health agencies throughout Western New York come together to set up tables at a Informational Fair. At noon we will be doing our 5th Annual...

ScrabbleFest Finals

ScrabbleFest Finals
05:00 pm - 04/27/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Please join us for the final round of our 12th Annual ScrabbleFest Competition as we determine one overall winner from all of this year's public and private Scrabble...

UB Scholars on the Road Lecture Series | Buffalo

UB Scholars on the Road Lecture Series | Buffalo
05:30 pm - 03/09/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Join us as we delve into the relationship between the media and our own realities with professor David Castillo, co-author of Medialogies: Reading Reality in the...

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
12:00 pm - 01/12/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Thursday, January 12 12 noon — 1 p.m. Downtown Central Library 1 Lafayette Square in the Ring of Knowledge Featuring Master of Ceremonies Community Leader...

Wanted ! World War I Memorabilia

Wanted ! World War I Memorabilia
01:00 pm - 01/07/2017

At Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Library

Show us your WWI letters, photos, uniforms, medals, war-related artifacts, and scrapbooks from your family’s collection that document the experiences and stories...

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