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

339 Main Street
Oley, PA 19547


What is a Library of Things (LOT)?

December 23, 2022

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 […]

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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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We appreciate it when you think of the Oley Valley Community Library for your book donations, but due to limited storage space, we can only accept donations that meet our guidelines below. Your donation will be added to our library collection or will be sold at our book sales or through an online program that […]

Book Donation Guidelines

September 17, 2022

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“Reading Magic” and 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

August 31, 2022

Written by Miriam Stone, Director We have a book in our collection that has become a classic for both parents and educators alike. Written by Mem Fox, Reading Magic gives us complete information about how children learn to read and how we can instill in them a lifelong love of books. Fox contends that “if […]

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We listened to promises and believed the promises we wanted to hear. We thought that by now, June 2022, Covid-19 would be a fading memory of a time gone by. We first started hearing about Covid in 2020, and by March of that year, we were in quarantine. We would get flashes of things such […]

Covid-19 Update: June 2022

June 18, 2022

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June is Pride Month: Do we need it?

June 6, 2022

June is pride month across America and rarely does any month dedicated to a cause evoke such controversy. Corporate America is behind the LBGTQ community. For an entire month, rainbow is the word and it sells well. There are the flags of course, but so much more. Every age group is bombarded with things such […]

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The Oley Valley Community Library has Hot Spots you can rent! The library mobile hot spot program allows library card holders to access unlimited, high-speed internet service anywhere T-Mobile signal can be received. Each unit can offer up to 4G LTE service, and they are perfect for travel, schoolwork, job hunting and more. Rental fees: […]

Going on Vacation? Don’t forget a Hot Spot!

June 5, 2022

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Infant Formula Shortage FAQs

June 2, 2022

Answers by: Steven A. Abrams, MD, FAAP I have a 3-month-old infant and can’t find my usual baby formula. What should I do?This is a very difficult problem. If you can find another similar formula, it’s OK to make the switch. If you use a special formula for allergies or other special health needs, the […]

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Homelessness has been on the increase in America and the numbers are now exploding. On aa single night in January 2020, there were more than 580,000 individuals who were without a home.There are many reasons for the increase in homelessness and one of the leading causes is a lack ofaffordable housing across the country. We see […]

The Homeless: One Small Way We can Help

May 25, 2022

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