Brown Bag Book Club
You bring your lunch, we'll provide the dessert and beverages! The Brown Bag Book Club meets at 12:30 PM on the third Tuesday of each month in the library Meeting Room. Read the featured book and enjoy a lively discussion.
The Obituary Writer
by Ann Hood
W.W. Norton & Company, 2013
20th CenturySan Francisco
by Lara Hillenbrand
Random House, 2010
1917-presentUnited States & WWII Pacific Theater
The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd
Viking Press, 2014
Early 19th centuryCharleston
Crazy Rich Asians
by Kevin Kwan
by Cristina Baker Kline
William Morrow, 2013
by Lisa See
Random House, 2014
1930s & 1940sUnited States
Book Club in a Bag
Book Club in a Bag is brought to you by the Olean Public Library to encourage recreational reading and the development of book clubs in the community.
Each bag contains:
- 4 or 5 copies of a title
- One set of discussion questions
- A book sign-out sheet
- Some Extra Surprises!
Book Club in a Bag may be delivered to you at any Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System library. Request a bag by contacting Marianne at Olean Public Library, (p) 716 372 0200.
The contents of each bag will be checked out to the Discussion Leader who is responsible for signing out copies to their members.
A bag of books/materials may be checked out for 6 weeks and renewed.
If you require more copies of a title, please ask. Many more copies of these titles are available through our system libraries in a variety of formats.
Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group
The Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group meets at 6:30 PM on the first Thursday of each month in the library Meeting Room or Conference Room.*
Decaf coffee will be provided. Please consider bringing a dessert to share. We will have our regular social meeting and work on our current projects. Visit yarn14760.wordpress.com for more information.
Blizzard of Books Winter Reading
Tuesday Afternoon Craft: Make a Heart Shaped Box out of Duct Tape
- Tuesday February 10, 2015 @ 12:30 PM
Creating items out of duct tape is one of the most popular crafts right now. See what it is all about! Join us to make a heart shaped box using only duct tape and your creativity.
Space is limited. Register by calling 716 372 0200 or stopping by the Circulation Desk.
Doctor Who Celebration
- Saturday February 14, 2015 @ 2-4 PM
Come spend an afternoon with other Whovians. Play Doctor Who trivia, enjoy some Doctor Who themed refreshments, and reminisce about Doctor Who's companions. A Doctor Who themed Photo Booth will be set up, so bring you camera or smartphone.
Doctor Who themed attire is encouraged, but not necessary. For adults age 16 and older.
Who will be your companion this February 14th?
Author Barbara J. Taylor
- Wednesday March 4, 2015 @ 7 PM
Author of Sing In the Morning, Cry At Night, which was as one of the Top Ten Summer Reads by Publisher's Weekly Magazine.
Basic Computer Class
Instruction via videoconference from James Prendergast Library. Funded by New York State Library “Workforce Development at New York Libraries Through Public Library Systems” grant program.
- Monday, Wednesday & Friday, February 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13 2015 @ 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
- Monday, Wednesday & Friday, March 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13 2015 @ 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
Space is limited. Sign up for one of these 6-session workshops at the Information Desk or by calling 716 372 0200.