Buffalo and Erie County Library System

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

School is out for the summer. However, school is not out forever. This is the time when kids want to be as far away from school-related activities as possible. But reading during the summer remains an integral part of increasing a child’s literacy aptitude.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

New York is one of several states now suing the federal government and the founder of a Texas company that offers blueprints to produce 3D printed guns. While the long-running dispute over gun rights takes a new twist, a Buffalo institution that provides access to 3D printers makes clear you'll not be allowed to try it in their space.

It will be oppressively hot and humid again Monday, with heat index values reaching 105 degrees. That has prompted the National Weather Service to post a rare excessive heat warning for our region. It runs through 10 p.m.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library is currently showcasing relics from that era, and will do so through the year 2020, at its downtown branch on Lafayette Square.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Buffalo and Erie County’s Central Library is putting itself on the map as part of the up-and-coming downtown scene.

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Multi-language pamphlets are among the tools the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library is using as it tries reach the area's new immigrants.