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Olean Public Library Serving the community since 1871

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.

Book Club in a Bag

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.

Titles avaliable as of October 2014 # of books in bag
FICTION    
The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey 4
I Am Forbidden by Anouk Markovits 4
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson 4
The Rules of Civility by Amor Towles 4
The Seamstress by Frances de Pontes Peebles 5
A Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna Raybourn 4
When She Woke by Hillary Jordan 5
NONFICTION    
Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard 4
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot 4
The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan 4

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.*

Knit baby hats image.

New members, all ages, and all types of crafters welcome! Bring your current project to work on. Visit yarn14760.wordpress.com for more information.

Knit scarves image.

Special Events

Basic Computer Class

Computer Learning.

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, October 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31 @ 10:15 AM-12:15 PM

Origami: The Art of Paper Folding

Origami.

Learn origami with Robert Taylor. Free and open to ages 14 and over. Sign up at the Circulation Desk. You do not need to attend all classes.

Tuesdays, November 4 & 18 and December 2 & 9 @ 6:45 PM
Saturdays, November 8 & 22 and December 6 @ 10:15 AM

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