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Tickets are on sale now for the Friends of the Oil City Library's LEGO®️ Raffle! Included in this amazing prize:✨Handmade LEGO®️ Building Table✨LEGO®️ Books & Activities✨Several LEGO®️ Building SetsThis is the perfect gift for the LEGO®️ lover in your life! Tickets are available at the Oil City Library for $1 each or 6 for $5. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Oil City Library projects. Winner will be drawn on December 19th! ... See MoreSee Less
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Volume 39 of Hidden Heritage, "Maybe She's Born With It", is up! Read it now at oilregionlibraries.org/maybe-shes-born-with-it or pick up a print copy at the Oil City Library.⁠ The Oil Region’s unique history can come out in bits and pieces. The community can claim one-of-a-kinds, distinguished public servants, music accolades, and much more (including a role in the birth of the cosmetics industry!).Hidden Heritage is currently sponsored by Jack Eckert & Susan Hahn, in memory of Kay Ensle. Thank you for supporting this important project! Want to be a sponsor? Email promotions@oilregionlibraries.org for more details. ... See MoreSee Less
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LOCAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT 🐾ABOUT THE AUTHORSherry F. McRae Sims is a proponent of pet adoption. She hopes children will see the benefits of pet adoption after reading Pongo the Puppy Who Likes Potato Chips. Sherry’s motto is, “Let every puppy who needs a hug or a toy, get one.” Sherry was born in Columbus, Ohio, and currently resides in Pennsylvania with her husband, Kenneth. She is a member of New Life Family Worship Center in Franklin, Pennsylvania.PONGO: THE PUPPY WHO LIKES POTATO CHIPSPongo the puppy loves potato chips. He never lets them fall from his lips. Pongo and his adoptive owner learn that if you work hard, you can earn your own chips. Follow Pongo and Sherry across the delightfully illustrated pages of Pongo the Puppy Who Likes Potato Chips as they enter into a contest and Pongo learns all the tricks he needs to get the chips he wants.Borrow a copy from any ORLA location or purchase yours on Amazon at www.amazon.com/Pongo-Puppy-Likes-Potato-Chips/dp/1480910805/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&q... ... See MoreSee Less
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  • Maybe She’s Born With It
    Maybe She’s Born With It

    Oil City’s unique history can come out in bits and pieces. The community can claim one-of-a-kinds, distinguished public servants, music accolades and a wide assortment of the ‘Did You Know?’ categories. Here’s a quick sampling…

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  • Second Presbyterian Church
    Second Presbyterian Church

    A Milestone in 2022 Second Presbyterian Church, one of Oil City’s most imposing churches, marked its 150th anniversary in 2022. Organized on Jan. 13, 1866, with 29 charter members, church members met in a rented…

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