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.
A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman
Washington Square Press, 2015
by Aline Ohanesian
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2015
1915 & 1990sTurkey & Los Angeles, California
The Little Paris Bookshop
by Nina George
Crown Publishers, 2015
Everything I Never Told You
by Celeste Ng
Penguin Press, 2014
The Japanese Lover
by Isabel Allende
Atria Books, 2015
1939-PresentPoland & San Francisco
by Laura Harrington
Present DayUnited States
by Kristin Hannah
St. Martin's Press, 2008
Present DayUnited States
The German Girl
by Armando Lucas Correa
Atria Books, 2016
Present DayGermany, Cuba, & the United States
by Emma Donoghue
Little, Brown, and Co., 2016
The Underground Railroad
by Colin Whitehead
Knopf Doubleday, 2016
Pre-Civil War PeriodGeorgia & other parts of the South and North
Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
by JD Vance
Postwar America to present timeKentucky & Ohio
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
First two decades of the 20th CenturyBrooklyn, NY
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:
- Multiple 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 and Crafting Group
The Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group meets at 6:30 PM on the first Thursday of each month in the library.
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.
Second Tuesday of Every Month @ 12:30-2:00 PM
A different craft every month!
Space is limited. Please call 716 372 0200 or stop at the Circulation Desk to sign up.
Coloring and Coffee
Be a part of the adult coloring craze sweeping the nation. Bring your own book and crayons or colored pencils or use the pages and crayons we provide. Coffee and tea will be provided.
Proven benefits of coloring are
- Fine motor skills
Come, relax, and socialize.