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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.

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.*

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

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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

Arm Knitting Class

Arm Knitting.

Learn to make a scarf or infinity cowl! Bring 2 skeins of #6 Super Bulky Weight yarn to class. Sign-up required before Oct. 30th. Under 16 yrs old? Please sign up to attend with an adult.

Thursday, November 6 @ 6:30 PM

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