Buffalo and Erie County Public Library (B&ECPL)


The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (B&ECPL) consists of a Central Library, 8 branches in the City of Buffalo and 22 contract member libraries which operate 28 facilities outside the City of Buffalo.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Research

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Makerspace / Hackerspace

Regulatory Compliance

  • Patent Information
  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
Contact Information
Carol Kowalik-Happy
1 Lafayette Sq
Buffalo, NY 14203