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From the Bookshelf: “Pilgrim’s Wilderness”

“Pilgrim’s Wilderness” by Tom Kizzia Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness – and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch. When Papa Pilgrim appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy with his wife and 15 children in tow, his ... Read More »

FREE Enrollment Help – Affordable Health Care Act

Frustrated and confused by all the new health insurance regulations? Don’t have computer access to sign up through Affordable Health Care Act? Need help in exploring options and signing up? Well, FREE help is available!! The Ellicottville Memorial Library at 499 Maples Rd. is one of the convenient sites you can visit to get personalized help from a certified navigator ... Read More »

From the Bookshelf: “The Goldfinch”

“The Goldfinch” by Donna Tart It begins with a boy. Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don’t know how to talk to him, and ... Read More »

From the Bookshelf: Recommended Reading from the Ellicottville Memorial Library

“The King and Maxwell” by David Baldacci It seems at first like a simple, tragic story. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan. Then the extraordinary happens: Tyler receives a communication from his father . . . after his supposed death. Tyler hires Sean and Michelle to ... Read More »

Build It and They Will Come And That’s Just What Happened Ellicottville Library to Turn 53

By Joanne Duke The Ellicottville Memorial Library will be 53 years old this June 2014. The library has been located in many places in the village, and as the village grew bigger, the library grew smaller. So a fundraising project began, and in November of 2006, the Ellicottville Library had a brand new building, now located at 6499 Maples Rd., directly ... Read More »

Library and OCT Present ‘Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings’ Celebrate the Season with Live Theater

The Ellicottville Memorial Library and the Olean Community Theatre are proud to present a special Christmas edition of “Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings,” a brand new show that offers the best of “Forever Plaid” tied up in a nifty package with a big Christmas bow on top, including veteran area performers in the lead roles! Filled with Christmas standards that have ... Read More »

Aidan Wilson Wins Poster Contest

Forever Plain, Plaid Tidings Congratulations to Aidan Wilson (ECS Grade 11) for winning the “Forever Plaid, Plaid Tidings” poster contest conducted by the Ellicottville Memorial Library.  His design will be used on posters and flyers to promote our upcoming show. He designed the artwork by looking at images of the original performances on a drawing tablet using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro ... Read More »

Ellicottville Library Offers Class – Naked Eye Objects in the Night Sky

When you look up at the clear night sky can you make any sense out of the beautiful randomness? Do you see anything you recognize beyond possibly the moon and the Big Dipper? If not, possibly this class is for you. We’ll survey the night sky for objects that are easily recognized with the greatest optical instruments known to man; ... Read More »

Ellicottville Memorial Library Announces Featured Artist

Ellicottville Memorial Library Announces Featured Artist Betty Meierjurgen of Little Valley, N.Y., is the featured artist at the Ellicottville Memorial Library through Oct. 15. Betty’s love of nature shines through in her beautiful landscape paintings featuring the scenery near her country home in Little Valley and her winter retreat in Florida. Betty is young at heart, always learning, experimenting and ... Read More »

Ellicottville Library Pro AM Results

The Ellicottville Library Pro AM golf tournament was played on Monday, Aug. 26. Eighty people played in the best ball format and the winning team was led by PGA professional Tom Keenan from Erie, Pa. Rounding out the winning team were Chad Bednarski, Bill Vitron and Levi Marsh. The low professional for the event was Ryan Swanson from Pinehurst Golf ... Read More »

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