Notary Public


The Olney Public Library is pleased to announce that a Notary Public is available to serve the community. The Notary is available during hours of library operation. The fee for this service is $1 per document.

Free DMV Driving Test


The Olney Public Library would like to announce a partnership with, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests specifically based on the state’s DMV materials. It is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask portions of the screen for greater visibility on the practice tests.

This partnership allows the Olney Public Library to harness the power of’s specialized practice exams to turn new drivers into safer drivers. The new program will work as an outreach to several valued groups of patrons, including teens, those with disabilities, and seniors who need to take a renewal exam, as well as patrons at every other stage of life. is a part of Elegant E-Learning, Inc., an eight-year-old company with a proven track record of revolutionizing online resources for learner drivers. is part of a plan to improve global driver safety by providing free practice tests written by experts to anyone who wants to study, along with online copies of official study guides. To help achieve this goal, the company has also created driving practice sites for the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and India.

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Special Meeting

RE: Special Meeting
Thursday, May 17, 2018
5:30 pm
Olney Public Library

A special meeting of the Olney Public Library Board of Trustees will be held Thursday, May 17 at 5:30 pm in the meeting room of the library.

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the hiring of a Library Director.

Olney Public Library
Board of Trustees

Summer Reading Program

Our staff would like to remind everyone that it is about time for our Summer Reading Program to begin. The theme this year is “Reading Takes You Everywhere” and we will be donating to our local “Meals on Wheels” program. Pre-registration starts Monday, May 21st, with our first story-time set for Wednesday, June 6. Hope to see everyone here.

Meeting Agenda

May 8, 2018 AGENDA

I. Call to Order-Roll Call
II. Recognition of visitors and public comments
III. Secretary’s report, approval of previous meeting’s minutes
_____Approval of April 10, 2018 minutes
IV. Treasurer’s Report
_____• Approval of April Treasurer’s report
_____• Approval of bills payable
V. Committee Reports
_____A. Finance Committee
_____B. Personnel Committee
__________Update on search for Library Director
_____C. Policy/Bylaws Committee
__________• Distribute Revised Personnel Manual, By-Laws, and Personnel Records Policy
__________• Distribution of Revised Policy Manual – June meeting
_____D. Building/Grounds Committee
__________• Outside benches
__________• Exterior lighting project
_____E. Public Relations/Marketing Committee
_____F. Technology Committee
_____G. Planning Committee
VI. Friends of the Library
_____Report from April 23 Friends meeting
VII. Librarian’s Report
VIII. Correspondence, Communication and Public Relations
IX. Old Business
_____• Status of Memorandum of Understanding with Friends of the Library
_____• Board Terms
_____• Board Officers for 2018-2019
X. New Business
_____• Bookkeeper position
_____• Proposed budget amendment
XI. Executive Session.
XII. Adjournment