A Center for Arts and Entertainment

Belles Lettres Club

Interested in membership?

Who We Are 
Founded in 1888 by women, for women, we have evolved into a gathering place for active, interesting women of all ages.

What We Do 
We are a social club whose underlying historic mission has been to foster the appreciation of the arts and literature, to assist the Oil City Library, to promote civic improvement, and to sponsor those things which support the advancement of public welfare. 

Our Members
Our members are working women, retirees, community leaders, professionals, business owners and life-long volunteers, united in one purpose – to connect with other women

Reason To Join 

* If you are looking for a place to relax and fellowship with like-minded women for good conversation, great food and a wonderful ambiance, join us.
* If you are looking for a chance to contribute to the community in a variety of ways, join us.
* If you are a working or non-working woman, at home, in business or work as a professional join us to network and make connections.
* If you are looking for leadership development opportunities, join us.

What The  Club Can Offer You

Volunteer with friends to help our community grow stronger.  One-time or long-term opportunities abound at the Belles Lettres Club.


Leadership development and nonprofit Board opportunities are available through Club committees and charitable fundraising events. 


Our beautiful Clubhouse, located on West First Street in Oil City, offers free parking and meeting rooms.

If interested in joining us, please download the application below, complete, and return to:
     Mrs. Sandy Shaffer
     617 Rockland-Nickleville Road
     Kennerdell, PA  16374

Application for New Members
(click to upload and print.  Mail to the above address)