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.
Needle Tatting Class
- Thursday April 2, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Once you have learned the basic stitch for needle tatting you are able to create almost anything you can think of.
Learn how to make this flower pattern that can be used as a pendant, brooch, barrette or anything else you can think of. From this beginning project you can adjust the pattern or learn new patterns. The stitch is so simple you will be amazed at how versatile it can be.
So stitch your way to flowers and the world beyond.
Registration required. Bring your own supplies. Supply list given at sign-up. Register now at the Check-Out desk at the library.
Blizzard of Books Winter Reading
Tuesday Afternoon Craft: Make a Spring Tray
- Tuesday March 10, 2015 @ 12:30 PM
Space is limited. Register by calling 716 372 0200 or stopping by the Circulation Desk.
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, 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.