Thursday, October 2, 6-8 p.m. Rainbow Loom Club

We will be making a ghost charm and a pumpkin charm at the October meeting.

Join the fun, make a project and share your ideas with the club.

Bring your loom and some bands the first Thursday of each month.  The library also has looms to borrow, please call the library in advance to reserve one.


Friday, October 10, 4-5 p.m., Nature Club

Learn and play outside at the library!

The Nature Club will meet every other Friday at 4 p.m.  We will provide you with ideas for places, resources, and activities your family can enjoy in the great outdoors.  Kids are welcome to come to each meeting or whenever their schedule permits.  We will spend a portion of each meeting outside regardless of weather, please dress for outdoor play.

October 10: Make a Nature Journal: Collect items to make a journal to be used at meetings.

October 24:  Leaf/Tree Identification: Identify trees around the library, make crafts with fallen leaves and play a game.


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Saturday, October 11, 1 p.m. Medicinal & Edible Plant Walk with Dina Falconi

Join herbalist Dina Falconi and explore the wild plants surrounding Olive Free Library. Learn to identify these plants using basic sensory skills and discover how they are used for food, medicine, and pleasure. This walk will include practical information on harvest and preparation. bring a notepad, camera, and water bottle.

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Monday, October 13, 10:00 a.m., Breakfast and a Movie

This movie is a true life adventure of a mother and her cubs journey through a year living in the wilderness of Alaska. Call the library for the movie title.

Rated G

The library will have breakfast available before the movie.

Saturday, October 18, 10:30 a.m. Tree Identification Walk

Join local field biologist Leah Ceperley for a walk near Olive Library and learn how to identify the many different trees in the woods. Wear good walking shoes. Open to all ages!


Seeds of change

Please help use expand our pollinator garden. As you deadhead your rudbeckia and echninacea flowers, save them for the library. They are full of seeds that we can use to spread in the hillside next to the road. We can also use milkweed seeds.

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Children’s Story Hour, Tuesdays 10 a.m.

Join us for our rollicking children’s story hour of books, crafts, singing, music and movement.

Groups at Olive Library

Children’s Story Hour: Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m

MMM Craft Group:  Meets downstairs on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. from September-June.

Homeschoolers Study Group: Meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m

Ukelele Group:  Every Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

Scrabble Group:  Meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 1 p.m.

Knitting: Every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.

Yoga: Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m., Thursday evenings at 7 p.m, Saturdays at 10 a.m.

AA:  Every Friday evening downstairs at 7:30 p.m.

Tongore Garden Club: Meets monthly on the second Thursday from April through December.

2014 Holiday Closing Schedule

Wednesday, January 1, New Year’s Day

Monday, May 26,  Memorial Day

Friday, July 4, Independence Day

Monday, September 1, Labor Day

Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, December 25, Christmas Day