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Erie County Public Library

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Great children's programs

I had the privilege of taking my granddaughter to a children's program at the Erie County Public... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Monaca, Pennsylvania
Family History research

This library has 4 Ancestry Accounts to be accessed by anyone holding a current library membership... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Douglas A. T
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Jul 30, 2018
“Great children's programs”
Jul 27, 2018
“Family History research”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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160 E Front St, Erie, PA 16507-1554
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

I had the privilege of taking my granddaughter to a children's program at the Erie County Public Library. The children's section is as big as entire libraries that I have visited. The program was excellent and they have several. The building and decor is beautiful!...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

This library has 4 Ancestry Accounts to be accessed by anyone holding a current library membership, that can be used for 2 hours per day for free, that is wonderful!

Thank Douglas A. T
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Stopped at the Library several times while on vacation in July. The weather was so hot and while the kids were at the beach, I enjoyed the peace and cool of the Library. Seating available for just relaxing and enjoying a book. Computers available for...More

1  Thank darBelleVernon_Pa
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have family who live in several large cities, and their libraries pale in comparison to the Erie County Public Library. From traditional checkouts, such as books, DVDs, and CDs, to the less conventional makerspaces, this library system has it all. Their genealogy resources are...More

Thank Globe-Girdler
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Library is in the same building with the marine museum. grate views of the habor from the 2nd floor. Library is relatively new and has many activities for children and adults. a very busy place with a fantastic location.

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great selection, pleasant atmosphere and very helpful staff. I love this place. I have been going here all summer, at least once a week.

Thank tenismagic
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Every visit has been enjoyable. One of my favorite quiet places. Wide selection of reading material.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I grew up in Erie and visits to the library were frequent as a child. This one was built while I was still fairly young, replacing the much more dated building downtown, and sadly, I never really liked this new library. It has a very...More

Thank MShuffit
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Visited on a blustery, cold spring day. Building is well lit and has a great, waterfront location, so there are nice views. Magazine selection was OK, nothing special. Everything was neat and clean.

Thank dsjump
Reviewed 14 March 2017

When my wife and I entered the library, we noticed how huge it was. Everything was well organized: books, magazines, videos. The librarians were working hard to have everything well organized. On the left wall, we saw a collage about women who changed history. There...More

Thank Robby G C
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