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About Us
The purpose of the Orange Library Association (OLA) is to promote the 17 public libraries in Orange County, New York.
  • Promote library service in Orange County.
  • Encourage access to materials among all libraries in the county through cooperative library service.
  • Promote local and national guidelines and best practices for library services.
  • Educate the public about library services and funding concerns.
  • Provide regular programs, meetings and publications for the education and enjoyment of our members.
  • Oppose censorship with a pledge of active support in local areas where freedoms are attacked.
OLA By-Laws
Click here for a printable copy of our by-laws

Effective October 25, 2016,  the by-laws were changed as follows: Membership voted to change Article VIII, Section 4 meeting times from 3 to 2. Article 9, Section 3 change quorum from 20 percent to 5 percent for required votes to pass.

We invite you to join us.
OLA isn't just for librarians!
Anyone with a love of libraries us welcome!
Contact us today for membership information,
in care of Diane Loomis at
Or, fill out this form.