New eBook Additions

A Curable Romantic by Joseph Skibell (fiction)

The Replacement by Brenda Yovanoff  (young adult)

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen (young adult)

To Have and to Kill by Mary Jane Clark (mystery)

Acceleration by Graham McNamee (young adult mystery)

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan (young adult)

14 by J.T. Ellison (thriller)

All the Pretty Girls by J.T. Ellison (thriller)

Clear and Convincing Proof by Kate Wilhelm (thriller)

The Deadliest Strain by Jan Coffey (thriller)

See Jane Die by Erica Spindler (thriller)

Crime Stories by J.A. Konrath (mystery, thriller)

Dead Sleep by Greg Iles (suspense)

Deadly Harvest by Heather Graham (paranormal romance)

A Matter of Size by Robert Jeschonek (fantasy, murder, humor)

Navy Husband by Debbie Macomber (Romance)

Presumed Guilty/Keeper of the Bride by Tess Gerritsen (suspense)

Simple Truth by David Baldacci (fiction)




Vampires vs. Werewolves: A Presentation by Andrea Heimbrock

On April 9, 2011 at 1:30 PM in the Art Gallery the Olean Public Library will host a presentation featuring the vampire/ werewolf battles throughout modern literature. Also to be discussed is the epic fight between protagonists Edward and Jacob in the Stephenie Meyer Twilight book and series.

There will be a PowerPoint presentation with facts and circumstances on the age old battle between vampires and werewolves. The talk will include the history of these two supernatural creatures in other literary works and the impact on humans within the scope of these works of fiction. There will be a discussion period and refreshments will also be provided.

Andrea Heimbrock has a B.A. in English from theState University of New York at Buffalo and is currently a Library Science graduate student at SUNY Buffalo. Ms. Heimbrock will be graduating in December 2011. This presentation will be in conjunction with her class Resources and Services for Young Adults. In the past, Andrea has worked at Friedsam Memorial Library, Bonaventure NY, as well as the Music Library at UB. Andrea discovered her love for libraries when she worked as a page at the Torrington, Connecticut library. Andrea originally hails from Allegany, NY.

This event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Olean Public Library Art Gallery. The Olean Public Library is located at 134 North Second Street, Olean, New York. For more information please call the Reference Desk at (716) 372-0200 or visit the website at