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Olean Public Library Serving the community since 1871

Freaky Fridays

Fridays, July 14th-August 4th @ 3pm

Watch spooky shows/movies, and talk about the paranormal.

Teen Advisory Board

The Olean Public Library is looking for teens who would be interested in joining our Teen Advisory Board (TAB).

If you can commit to coming to one meeting a month and want to have a chance to make the library YOUR library, then pick up an application today.

OverDrive Teen eReading Room

Overdrive Teens image.

An eReading Room for Teens!

Teen Volunteers

Teens in grades 7-12, get a Teen Volunteer application at the Circulation Desk or print one here.

Shelving/Straightening Volunteer
  • Shelves YA hardcovers, YA paperbacks, and YA Displays
  • Straightens all the above sections
  • Reads reviews then suggests titles for purchase
  • Performs other duties as assigned, ie. copying, displays, stamping
Graphic Novel Area Volunteer
  • Shelves Graphic Novels
  • Straightens graphic novels
  • Reads reviews then suggests titles for purchase
  • Evaluates series to see if new volumes are needed


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