Erie County Libraries collects and stores documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public. Libraries operate at the Erie County local level, or they may be part of an university, a private organization, or a government agency. Erie County libraries contain books, magazines, movies, music, and online and digital documents, including ebooks. They may also provide a searchable database to locate government documents such as Erie County vital records, government agency reports, and records on individuals and businesses. Libraries also offer events and services, including story times, book clubs, and classes, as well as reference services. Some library services may be restricted to residents of Erie County, New York, who may be required to apply for a library card. County libraries provide information about their records and services online.
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Buffalo NY 1 Lafayette Square 14203 716-858-8900
Buffalo History Museum (formerly the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society) Buffalo NY 1 Museum Court 14216 716-873-9644
Canisius College - Library Buffalo NY 2001 Main Street 14208 716-883-7000
Charles B. Sears Law Library Buffalo NY 211 Putnam Way 14260 716-645-6765
E. H. Butler Library Buffalo NY 1300 Elmwood Avenue 14222 716-878-6300