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Library Board


NameRoleTerm Expires
Lanna WatermanPresident2027
Larry SorokesVice President2023
Ann TenglundSecretary2025
Patty ShumwayFinance Officer2027
Jennifer MaharTrustee2026
Reed McElfreshTrustee2026



Larry Sorokes(Chair)
Jennifer Mahar

Finance *

Patty Shumway
Reed McElfresh
Ann Tenglund

Buildings and Grounds Committee *

Jen Mahar (Chair)
Larry Sorokes
*Lanna Waterman, Board President is an ex officio member of all board committees


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 rev. 11-10-21

Strategic Plan

–Adopted Jan. 17, 2018.