Library Board

Nominating Petitions Available: 

Nominating petitions for election to the Olean Public Library Board of Trustees are available at the library.  There is one position open on the Board due to the expiration of the term of office of Michael Kasperski.  Interested candidates must be qualified voters of the Olean City School District and have resided in the district for a period of at least one year immediately preceding May 7, 2019, the scheduled date of the election.  Nominating petitions must have a minimum of twenty-five (25) legal signatures of registered voters within the School District.  Completed petitions must be returned to the Olean Public Library on or before Monday, April 8, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.  The Library Board of Trustees meets a minimum of ten times during the year on the third Wednesday of the month.


Name Role Term Expires
Lanna Waterman President 2022
Earl McElfresh Vice President 2020
Ann Tenglund Secretary 2021
Michael D. Kasperski Treasurer 2024
Edward Wagner Trustee 2021
Linda Edstrom Trustee 2022
Larry Sorokes Trustee 2023



Ed Wagner
Lanna Waterman
Larry Sorokes


Mike Kasperski
Ed Wagner
Ann Tenglund

Buildings and Grounds Committee

Mike Kasperski
Linda Edstrom
Ed Wagner


The Olean Public Library Board meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM in the library conference room. All meetings are open to the public.

Bylaws of the Olean Public Library Board of Trustees

Strategic Plan

–Adopted Jan. 17, 2018.