Friends of the Library April Book Sale

The Friends of the Library April book sale has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in the fall. If you had already gathered books for the sale, you are welcome to bring them to the library anytime. These books will then be made available to the public through the library’s donation carts.

Who Grew My Soup?

Celebrate National Ag Week!

Saturday, March 25th at 2 p.m.

Children grades Pre-K through 5 are invited to join Richland County Ag in the Classroom Coordinator, Donna Zwilling, for a “soupendous” afternoon at the Olney Public Library. Actvities will include reading Who Grew My Soup, starting your own “soup” seeds, and more!

Please register by signing up at the Olney Public Library or by email:

Illinois or Maryland?


Due to reoccurring contact from the residents of Maryland, the Olney Public Library would like to post information regarding the contact phone number and website of the Olney Library of Olney, Maryland.

If you are a resident of Montgomery County, Maryland,
the contact information for the Olney Library is….


Though we do enjoy hearing from other Olneys of the US, this information will hopefully prevent any future confusion or misunderstanding.

3M Cloud Update

Public Library Merges eBook Collection

The Olney Public Library is happy to announce that we have chosen the 3M Cloud Library as our exclusive platform for eBooks and downloadable audiobooks! If you are already using the 3M Cloud Library, you know that it is very easy to use. For those of you who are new to the 3M Cloud Library, please visit to get set up or grab our general how-to brochure. We think you will love it.

3M Cloud Apps Update

Over the next few days, readers who have previously installed the 3M Cloud Library will receive notifications to update their apps. The older apps will still work, but the changes in the new apps will allow readers to use the new domain. If you encounter errors while attempting to use the 3M Cloud Library, it is recommended that you update the application through your device’s app store (iTunes Apps or Google Play). As a reminder, if you are using a Kindle Fire, you will need to update your app by downloading the new app from

It’s very easy to sign up for and use the 3M Cloud Library, but if you find that you need a little help, simply stop in or contact us for one-on-one assistance.

Olney Public Library

You can look forward to an expanded selection of eBooks and downloadable audiobooks all in one easy-to-use place!

Happy reading and listening!