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If you have yet to experience an afternoon with Sundays on Stage , you’re really missing out! One of the Free Library’s longest-running programs, this free-to-the-public event series…
continue reading Come Out for Sundays on Stage this Winter Season!
written by Emily S.
February 3, 2020
A figure in red slowly lifts her arms. She sweeps them out to either side of her body, continuing to lift them until they form a straight line with her shoulders. For a moment, the figure is…
continue reading Dancing on the Rooftops: Trisha Brown Dance Company Comes to the Parkway Central Library
written by Clare F.
September 19, 2019
Thanks to the Free Library’s huge selection of digital media , most of our patrons know that their library cards gain them access to books, music, movies, and more that travel with…
continue reading A Library Card Keeps You Movin’ and Groovin’
written by Clare F.
September 9, 2019
When you hear the dance music playing at the library, you know summer has begun in Olney! For the past four summers, the North 5th Street Revitalization Project and Greater Olney Library have…
continue reading Do the Bop and Cha-Cha at Olney Library!
written by Joy K.
July 29, 2019
October 24 marks the birthday of the Roaring Twenties icon Gilda Gray. Born on October 24, 1901 as Marianna Michalska in Krakow, Poland, Gray didn’t get off to the easiest start in life. She…
continue reading A Dance and a Headdress: All About Gilda Gray
written by Grace D.
October 24, 2017
Social dancing is back in a big way! The popularity of line dancing in recent years has renewed interest in choreographed dance and ushered in a renaissance of partner dancing. Did you know that…
continue reading Can You Bop? Join Us for New Dance Classes!
written by Jennifer W.
May 24, 2017