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The 2020 Census will officially begin Jan. 21st, 2020 in the Alaska Native village of Toksook Bay, Alaska, on the Bering Sea! Libraries in Pennsylvania have been preparing for months.  Read how Blasco Library in Erie hosted a Census Ambassador Training! One of the best ways to...

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The Erie County Public Library (ECPL) is embracing PA Forward as the framework by which they are building partnerships to enhance services for patrons and to reach non-traditional library users. Their efforts focus on bridging the gaps in Basic, Information, Civic and Social, Health...

Pennsylvania Library Association recognizes libraries for PA ForwardTM Star achievements earned between April 1 and June 30, 2019 Mechanicsburg, PA (July 22, 2019) – The Pennsylvania Library Association just announced the 2019 second quarter PA ForwardTM Star Library awardees....

Blane Dessy will be the new director at the Erie County Public Library.  Read the the article on GoErie.com. ...

Robert M. Gallivan

Robert Gallivan, PhD,  is a lay member the Governor’s Advisory Council from Erie. He is on the bylaw committee and has served on the legislative committee, as well as others. Gallivan is a retired Organic Chemist. He earned a PhD in organic chemistry from Purdue University...

Erin Wincek, Executive Director of the Erie County Public Library, and staff members Jude Shingle, Andrew Miller, and Chanel Cook, will present Public Libraries: Breaking Barriers, Building Connections on September 11 as part of the Jefferson Educational Foundation lecture series. ...

Erie County Launches Idea Lab In October 2017, I was very happy to attend the grand opening of the Erie County Public Library’s Idea Lab at the Blasco Library.  Begun under the leadership of former library director Mary Rennie and completed by her successor, Erin Wincek, the...

Erin Wincek is the new Director of the Erie County Public Library.  Read more on YourErie.com. ...

Erie Times editorial praises Erie County Public Library Executive Director, Mary Rennie, who is retiring in June. Read more about Rennie and the $1 million in renovations at the library.   ...

The Atlantic featured the Raymond M. Blasco, M. D. Memorial Library in Erie! ...