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.