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Naming the Professor Contest

NY Times bestselling author Amor Towles talks about his book in the Library’s Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Book signing afterward.

FISH ON FRIDAYS Series Begins: Tifft Nature Preserve
A local gem where you can see, hear, learn about and experience nature – and fish there too! Meghan Dye speaks about Tifft Nature Preserve yesterday and today at the first “Fish on Fridays” talk Friday, April 20, 12 noon-1 p.m. Please join us!

So What is Occupy Buffalo All About?
The Social Justice Series of talks continues with “Inform, Reform, Transform: Occupy Buffalo and the Movement Toward a Just Society” on Thursday, April 19, 12 noon-1 p.m., at the downtown Library. Speakers for this free program include Linda Abrams and Albert Brown.

Another Perspective on “Why Do the Arts Matter?”
Joanna Angie, founder of the Buffalo Arts Studio, addresses this Imagine Buffalo question on Tuesday, April 17 at the downtown Library. Free program starts at 12 noon with the Great Courses video “Feeling with Our Eyes: Texture & Light” followed by Joanna’s remarks. Please join us!

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Exploring the Central Library: Tours April 12 & 14
As part of celebrating National Library Week, take a peek behind the scenes at the downtown Library! One-hour free overview tours on Thursday, April 12, 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, April 14, 12 noon. (We bet there will be a few things you didn’t already know…)

Computer Training

Computer Training The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library offers you a helping hand while you learn to navigate the networked, electronic world.

Freegal Music

Download songs from Freegal Music Download songs from Freegal Music at any library or from home with a valid Buffalo and Erie County Public Library card and a PIN

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