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…on the Online Catalog – Once you’re logged in* to your online account, you have the ability to place holds on items you’d like to check out. When your item…

Oil City Aces

Oil City Aces

…all U.S. conflicts. Our veterans have been highly honored for their service and valor. Among the most famous veterans from the city were two residents who ranked as top aerial…

Taking Flight

Taking Flight

…Veedol airplane was eventually sold. The plane and its pilot were reportedly later lost at sea. Only Wolf’s Head Pan American Airlines launched its trans-Atlantic Clipper passenger service in March…

Oil City Trains

Oil City Trains

For decades, Oil City was a railroad hub for both freight trains and passenger trains. The rail service was essential to transport petroleum products, timber, coal, household goods, steel, iron,…

The Case of the Missing Librarian

…- 2:30PM (Clue Help) AGES 9-12 3:00PM – 4:00PM (Activity Help) 3:00PM – 4:00PM (Clue Help) TEENS 3:00PM – 5:00PM ADULTS 5:30PM – 7:30PM DETECTIVE DAYS (ages 3-5) For the…

Contagion

Contagion

…shall be no public or church funeral service of any person that has died of a communicable disease. The family of a deceased member must limit attendance to as few…

Digital Resources

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Local Resources

…Tax Forms? Need a Zip Code? PA Online State Government Services United States House of Representatives United States Postal Service (USPS) United States Senate Venango County, Government Veterans Administration The…

From Oil to Oz

From Oil to Oz

…elder Baum gave his son, Frank, the opportunity to launch a writing career. “His father’s prosperity in the oil business permitted Frank to pursue writing, publishing journals and writing for…

Oil City Library

…the public’s use, the group met weekly to listen to essays, music, readings and to debate. The Institute reorganized in 1871 to form the Oil City Library Association. Many of…