ORLA is proud to offer many diverse programs for a variety of ages. All programs are free to attend & do not require a library card. Check out our Events & Programs Calendar for more featured adult programs.
The Bookmarkers Book Club
Free and open to any adult. You may pick & choose which books & meetings you attend, read what you like & come when you can! The Bookmarkers Book Club regularly meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 - 2:00pm at the Franklin Public Library.
Join us on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 5:00 - 6:00 PM for mindfulness & meditation. This time provides an opportunity to practice turning inward & focusing your mind in a group. Group meditation can support concentration, awareness, and deepening of experience. The hour will be divided between guided and silent meditation with a short break between sessions. Free, no registration required & no experience necessary.
The Oil City Library Book Club
Join us at the Oil City Library for a monthly Adult Book Club! This Book Club meets on the first Thursday of each month at 10:30AM at the Oil City Library.
Come craft with us! Adult Craft Club is held on the last Wednesday of each month at 5:30PM. Participating is always free & all materials will be provided. We create a different project each month & always have a fun time! Registration is required for this program so that enough supplies can be provided. To register for the next Adult Craft Club night, please call (814) 678-3072 or stop in to the Oil City Library!
The Thursday Evening Book Club
Free and open to any adult. You may pick & choose which books & meetings you attend, read what you like & come when you can! The Thursday Evening Book Club regularly meets on the third Thursday of the month from 5:00 - 6:00PM at the Franklin Public Library.
A group specifically for writers! Discuss & explore writing ideas with fellow writers to strengthen your writing skills & refresh your perspective. This group also offers the opportunity to both give AND receive feedback on each members’ writings on a consistent basis. The group meets every 1st & 3rd Monday of each month at the Oil City Library from 6:30 – 8:00 PM in the small Conference Room downstairs.