HOURS:                        Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: 10am-4pm        Tuesday: 1pm-7pm
Wednesday: 1pm-7pm     Thursday: 1pm-7pm
Friday: 10am-4pm           Saturday: 10am-4pm

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Oley, PA 19547


Book Review: Mad Honey

February 1, 2023

Review by: Denice DeAntonio Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan collaborated to write this novel. This is a moving story about family, young adults, and sexuality. Asher and his Mom, a beekeeper, live in a small New Hampshire town. Asher is in high school and plays hockey. Lily is new to the school. Lily is […]

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It’s actually just what it sounds like. It’s a collection of various items that we have available for you to borrow from the library, and these “things” are not your usual books and DVDs. Thanks to the support of many local businesses, our Library of Things is really growing! Take a look at the items […]

What is a Library of Things (LOT)?

December 23, 2022

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Liked “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo”? Try these Books!

December 17, 2022

From Amazon: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is an entrancing and “wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet” (PopSugar) as she reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. If you read that book and […]

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We’re adding to the services you can find at the library by now providing laminating services! Maximum size: 8.5″ x 11″ (regular sheet of paper) Full page: $1.00/pageHalf page: $0.50/page What can you laminate? Membership Cards Children’s Artwork Certificates and Awards Flash Cards Worksheets (give kids a dry-erase marker to practice those math problems over […]

Laminating Services Now Available!

November 16, 2022

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Holiday Ornament Competition

November 11, 2022

Second Annual Ornament Competition at John Updike Childhood Home Calling all Berks County students in grades K-12 (public, private, virtual & home schooled): Create a holiday ornament for our museum tree. Be creative using one or more of these Updike symbols: Centaur Rabbit Books Typewriter Art/Palette Church Steeple Pigeon Basketball AWARDS Elementary (K-8): $50 Secondary […]

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November 7, 2022 New to the Oley Valley Community Library this week: Books It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Starts with Us and All Your Perfects, a “brave and heartbreaking novel that digs its claws into you and doesn’t let go, long after you’ve […]

New This Week at the Library

November 7, 2022

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Book Review: “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave

October 11, 2022

Review by Jennifer Schorr The first shelf I browse when I visit the Oley Library is the new book shelf at the circulation desk, and when I saw “The Last Thing He Told Me,” saw it was a Reese’s Book Club book, and read the synopsis, it had me hooked. The book easily captivated my […]

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Written by Miriam Stone I once met a 5-year-old child who was a bully. My son brought him home one day and I hoped he would soon be gone. But, they became friends. I learned that his father taught him to be a bully. His father had been bullied as a child and delighted in […]

October is Anti-Bullying Month

October 2, 2022

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October: Let’s Talk Month

October 1, 2022

Parents! October is “Let’s Talk” Month, a national campaign encouraging parents to talk to their children about sexual and reproductive health. Talking about sex is more than just a one-time conversation – it’s an ongoing dialogue you have throughout your child’s life. WHY?Parents and trusted adults play an important role in sexual health decision-making. Adults […]

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Families will be able to spend the morning at the Reading Science Center for FREE simply by showing their library card on these two special dates: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Kick-off your visit with a story from one of the Berks County librarians, then explore over 45 interactive STEM exhibits, including […]

FREE Library Days at the Reading Science Center

September 29, 2022

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