Achievement Award Program

Erie County Library by Mail

  • Achievement Award Program

    Erie County Library by Mail

    At the end of 2020, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library launched the free “Library by Mail,” a program that provides library materials to homebound patrons. The initial goal was to provide this service to 50 patrons. Within the last year and a half, demand for this program has grown and there are now 200 individuals participating and borrowing materials. The Library hopes to provide services to as many Erie County Residents as budgeting will allow. Any Erie County, NY resident who meets the predetermined homebound criteria is eligible to participate. Library staff connect with each patron to learn their interests to ensure ideal reading/listening material selection. Library materials are mailed with a checkout period of six weeks and can be returned in a postage-paid mailer. Patrons must have/obtain a free Buffalo & Erie County Public Library card and keep their account in good standing while participating in the program. County Erie County, N.Y. Featured Resources Announcing 2022 Achievement Award Winners Achievement Award Category Libraries
    Erie County Library by Mail
    May 1, 2022
    May 1, 2022, 12:00 am
2022 NACo Achievement Award Winner
Erie County Library by Mail
Erie County, N.Y.

About the Program

CATEGORY: Libraries
YEAR: 2022
At the end of 2020, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library launched the free “Library by Mail,” a program that provides library materials to homebound patrons. The initial goal was to provide this service to 50 patrons. Within the last year and a half, demand for this program has grown and there are now 200 individuals participating and borrowing materials. The Library hopes to provide services to as many Erie County Residents as budgeting will allow. Any Erie County, NY resident who meets the predetermined homebound criteria is eligible to participate. Library staff connect with each patron to learn their interests to ensure ideal reading/listening material selection. Library materials are mailed with a checkout period of six weeks and can be returned in a postage-paid mailer. Patrons must have/obtain a free Buffalo & Erie County Public Library card and keep their account in good standing while participating in the program.
At the end of 2020, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library launched the free “Library by Mail,” a program that provides library materials to homebound patrons. The initial goal was to provide this service to 50 patrons. Within the last year and a half, demand for this program has grown and there are now 200 individuals participating and borrowing materials. The Library hopes to provide services to as many Erie County Residents as budgeting will allow. Any Erie County, NY resident who meets the predetermined homebound criteria is eligible to participate. Library staff connect with each patron to learn their interests to ensure ideal reading/listening material selection. Library materials are mailed with a checkout period of six weeks and can be returned in a postage-paid mailer. Patrons must have/obtain a free Buffalo & Erie County Public Library card and keep their account in good standing while participating in the program. County Erie County, N.Y. Featured Resources Announcing 2022 Achievement Award Winners Achievement Award Category Libraries
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