The library will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd, and Saturday, November 25th, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be open on Friday, November 24th.

The Annual Health Fair will take place on Saturday, November 11th, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Oswayo Valley Elementary School. This is a blood test screening for over 30 blood tests including CBC, comprehensive, coronary risk and liver function profiles. A 12-hour fast is recommended. There are optional tests available (thyroid, prostate and A1C) for an additional cost. To make an appointment visit or call 814-274-8200. Sponsored by the library and Cole Memorial.

Once again this year, the library board is selling That’s My Pan! items to raise operating funds for the library. There are pamphlets available at the library and each board member will also have a supply, but in order to see full offerings visit You can place your order online and items will be shipped to the library, or you can choose to have your items shipped to a different address. The deadline for orders is Friday, Dec. 8th, OR at Candy Cane Lane on Saturday, Dec. 9th.

Candy Cane Lane Festival will take place at the Oswayo Valley Elementary School on Saturday, Dec. 9th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us for your Christmas shopping, visit with Santa, food and more! Admission is $3 for adults; $2 for senior citizens, students and children. Children 5 and under are free.

Ongoing Programming: The following ongoing monthly program events are open to everyone. For more information, call the library at 814-697-6691.


  • Stitch Together Knit and Crochet Group: every Thursday afternoon 1-3
  • Book discussion: 2nd Thursday of the month, 10:00 a.m.
  • Writer’s Guild: 3rd  Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m.


The Oswayo Valley Historical Society is open for research every Friday afternoon 1-4.

Memorials & Donations:

  • Ruth Grimes in memory of Caroline Neal
  • Terry & Teresa Chisholm in memory of Erma Hyde

The following donated through the library’s fund drive:

  • George Daly
  • Richard & Dawn Demmon
  • Cressence Nolan
  • Chris & Ann Bell
  • Tom & Nancy Kemp
  • Danny & Angela Wood
  • Richard & Liselle Esposito
  • Edith Walker
  • William & Theo Dickerson
  • West Disposal
  • Beatrice West
  • Robert & Ruth Worden
  • Helen Payne
  • Dick & Gladys Martin
  • John & Joan Bradley
  • Howard’s Home Furnishings
  • Carolyn Partridge
  • Darling Family of Services on behalf of Sprout’s Drug Store
  • Steve & Jeanne Matthews
  • Dale & Carol Hoffman
  • Tami & Larry Adams
  • Eureka Chapter 52
  • Joyce Bell
  • Robert & Constance Stone
  • Brian & Elizabeth Clark
  • Northwest Savings Bank
  • Anonymous

Thank you for supporting your local public library!

Website: You can see what events are happening at the library and search the card catalog by visiting our website at You can also log into your account and renew books you have out or put a book on reserve.

Board of Trustees Meeting: The library board meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.