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.
by Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014
Mid 20th CenturyMidwest
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
by Therese Anne Fowler
St. Martinís Press, 2013
Jazz AgetUnited States & France
The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins
Penguin Group, 2015
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
by Gabrielle Zevin
Algonquin Books, 2014
Present dayNew England
by Erik Larson
Crown Publishers, 2015
May 1915Atlantic Ocean
A Touch of Stardust
by Kate Alcott
Late 1930sHollywood, United States
Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes
All the Single Ladies
by Dorothea Benton Frank
William Morrow, 2015
Present DaySouth Carolina Low Country
by Kristin Hannah
St. Martinís Press, 2015
And the Dark Sacred Night
by Julia Glass
Pantheon Books, 2014
1950s - Present DayNew Jersey & New England
The Hundred-Foot Journey
by Richard Morais
20th CenturyIndia, England, France
A Spool of Blue Thread
by Anne Tyler
Alfred A. Knopf, 2015
1930s - Present DayBaltimore, Maryland
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 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.
Adult Winter Reading 2016
January 25 - March 25, 2016
This year we will be playing Tic Tac Toe
- Visit the Library to sign up for the Winter Reading Program or CLICK HERE to sign up online.
- Pick up or print out (download pdf) one of the tic tac toe boards.
- Fill in three of the spots with the name and author of the books which fulfill each square.
- Hand in your tic tac toe board with three in a row filled in by March 5th to receive your participation gift. Be sure to mark you name on it in order to receive credit!
Your 2016 Health & Fitness Resolutions Made Easier With Technology
Monday January 25 @ 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
Have you decided to get healthier in 2016? Do you feel like it is impossible?
This class is for any age and any fitness levelall you need is basic computer skills! Learn how to use Microsoft Word to keep a food and exercise journal. Discover websites that are chocked full of great information about health and exercise but are also “user friendly”.
We promise that you won't have to do push-ups in this class but you will learn the proper way to do them using the internet!
Space is limited. Please call 716 372 0200 or stop at the Information Desk to sign up.
Free Blood Pressure and Body Fat Analysis Screenings
Tuesday January 26 @ 12-1 PM
An employee of Olean General Hospital will be here to offer free blood pressure and body fat analysis screenings from noon to 1pm. Get your blood pressure checked for free before you come relax at Coloring and Coffee!
Coloring and Coffee
Tuesday January 26 @ 12:30-1:30 PM
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.