Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203-1887

Phone: (716) 858-8900
Fax: (716) 858-6211

Description of Library:

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (B&ECPL) consists of a Central Library, eight branches in the City of Buffalo and twenty-two contracting member libraries which operate twenty-eight facilities outside the City of Buffalo. The libraries serve as centers of information, education, culture and entertainment for the residents of Erie County. Serves a population of 919,040.

Institution URL: http://www.buffalolib.org/
Catalog URL: http://web2.buffalolib.org/
Member ID# (OCLC): VHB
Library Type: Public
Member Type: Governing
InfoPass Participant: No
NY Heritage Participant: Yes
Ask Us 24/7 Participant: No

Subject Strengths:

Patents; genealogy; local history; music including sheet music; science and technology; business; literature; art; history; and more.

Special Collections:

Rare books, local history, government documents, Mark Twain Collection, Milestones of Science Collection, Niagara Fall prints, World War I and World War II posters.

NYS Senate: Timothy Kennedy - 63
NYS Assembly: Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes - 141

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