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Tuesday, August 1, 10:00 a.m., Knit/Crochet for Charity

Wednesday, August 2nd, 6 p.m., Tween/Teen Pottery Class

For ages 10-14. Preregistration is required. Call the library or email: There is a $10.00 fee for this class.

Thursday, August 3rd, 6:00 p.m., Fiction Workshop for Teens

Preregistration is required for this event. Call the library or email: There is a $10.00 fee for this workshop.

Thursday night Movie Series! August 3, 6:00pm. Zookeeper’s Wife (PG-13)

$2.00 suggested donation for all movies.

The time is 1939 and the place is Poland, homeland of Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski. The Warsaw Zoo flourishes under Jan’s stewardship and Antonina’s care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. The Zabinskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put into action plans to save the lives of hundreds from what has become the Warsaw Ghetto.


Saturday, Aug. 5, 11:00 a.m., Reptiles & Amphibians of the Catskills

Great for families! Preregistration is required for this FREE event. Call the library or email:

Monday, Aug. 7, 6:00 p.m., Vegan Potluck!

All ages (and non-vegans!) welcome! Preregistration is required for this FREE event. Call the library or email:

Thursday, Aug. 10, 6:00 p.m., Matchmaking Revealed!

Come listen to renown author, matchmaker and relationship expert Lisa Clampitt reveal her secrets!

Saturday Aug. 12, 1:00 p.m., Summer Reading Closing Ice Cream Party!

Come celebrate all the reading of the summer! Ice Cream Party!! We will also be drawing the raffle winners. Preregistration is required. Call the library or email:

New Databases Available: Qello Concerts and Comics Plus

Qello Concerts is an online database now available for free! All patrons with a library card will be able to search over 1,700 full-length concerts and music documentaries.  From iconic stars to today’s most popular artists Qello has the world’s largest collection of live performances.

Comics Plus is an online database that provides access to over 17,000 comic books, manga and graphic novels for all age groups.  Titles are available instantly, no waiting for holds, and are accessible with your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Please contact the library if you need help.  You must set up an account using your library card to use the online services.

Book Group Selections for 2017

2017 Olive Free Library Book Group Selections

Saturday June 17th 4pm – The Readers of the Broken Wheel Recommend by Katrin Brivald
Saturday July 15th 4pm – The Summer before the War by Helen Simonson
Saturday August 19th 4pm – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
Saturday September 16th 4pm – Commonwealth by Ann Patchet
Saturday October 21st 4pm – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Saturday November 18th – A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman
Saturday December 16th – The Mothers by Brit Bennett