Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

A guide for attaining a library card and gaining access to resources at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library.


About Buffalo and Erie County Public Library (BECPL)

Your Buffalo & Erie County Public Library opens the door to a world of information and entertainment: books, eBooks, movies, music downloads, CDs, audiobooks, online newspaper and magazine articles, library computers and more.  Library cards are free to residents of Erie County and can be used at any of the 37 libraries and the Library on Wheels Bookmobile. 

Check your email to retrieve your library card number or wait for the physical card to be mailed to you

Buffalo State logo
E. H. Butler Library, SUNY Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878 6300
Fax: (716) 878-3134
Accessibility Policy