ORLA Newsletter Archive

2021 Issues January 2021 – Last year may have been a complete dumpster fire, but we’ve picked out the best bookish parts for you to start out 2021 with some…

COVID-19 Updates

…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…

Music, Literature and Faith

Music, Literature and Faith

…owned by Pittsburgh investors. Columbia Oil owned the Story farm property which quickly became a small but thriving community of employees and their families. In that community, the Crouches opened…

Local Resources

…Daugherty Brothers Real Estate Gates & Burns Realty 1st Rate Realty Howard Hanna – Rosewood Real Estate Local Real Estate Information Oil Region Realty Shawgo Real Estate Wilson Real Estate…

Hasson Park

…park could never be commercialized in any way and must remain a free and natural recreation area for everyone in the community. He had another stipulation, too, and that involved…

Orchestras

Orchestras

…brass as “the best orchestra in the American Expeditionary Forces” in World War I. Just before returning to the U.S., the 112th Regiment Band competed against eight other military bands…

An Eventful Year

An Eventful Year

…on April 11. (Photo by Kelly Malek) A number of fireworks displays highlighted Oil City’s sesquicentennial celebration. Oil City’s sesquicentennial celebration in 2021 featured a variety of events, commemoration of…

Save Our Summer

…the younger sleuths! Practice your puzzle-solving skills with Spot the Difference puzzles, I Spy searches, and more! Each completed activity comes with a reward. Track your reading using your Library’s…

Events & Programs

…Public Library 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Community Conversation Series Franklin Public Library Events for August 12th 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Friends of the Franklin Public Library Book Sale…

Join the Club

Join the Club

…floor of the Reynolds, Lamberton and Company building on Seneca Street. It had been a gymnasium club that had gone out of business. Club members ponied up money to buy…