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ICYMI Library News & Notes August 16, 2017

In case you missed the latest issue of the O’Fallon Weekly, this week’s column by Youth Services Manager Teri Rankin tells us that we get a bonus visit from the adorable therapy dogs this month.  Children will have another opportunity to read to these big-hearted service animals in the Fun and Furry Reading Club Tuesday, August 22, at… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes August 16, 2017

5 Star Fridays · Uncategorized

Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

This week’s Five Star Friday recommendation is Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko, a must-read in modern American literature. Critically acclaimed author, Sherman Alexie, author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, says, “Ceremony is the greatest novel in Native American literature. It is one of the greatest novels of any time and place.… Continue reading Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, New Title Tuesday

When I first heard of No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, I knew I wanted to read this debut novel and I was not disappointed by the honest and resonant tale. Publisher’s Summary: JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina, to build his dream house and to pursue his high… Continue reading No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, New Title Tuesday

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ICYMI Library News & Notes August 9, 2017

This week’s O’Fallon Weekly column “O’Fallon Library News & Notes” reminds readers of some of our regular events such as the Fun and Furry program for kids to read to the delightful service dogs.  Library Director Molly Scanlan also invites community members to other ongoing wellness programs such as yoga, t’ai chi, or fusion fit.  Check out… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes August 9, 2017

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

The Late Show by Michael Connelly, New Title Tuesday

http://search.illinoisheartland.org/search/title.aspx?ctx=263.1033.0.0.3&cn=3530403 This week’s New Title Tuesday recommendation, The Late Show will not disappoint fans of Bosch and Lincoln Lawyer author Michael Connelly.  This time, the detective is an uncompromising female. Publisher’s Summary: Renee Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood–also known as the Late Show–beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns everything over to the day… Continue reading The Late Show by Michael Connelly, New Title Tuesday

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes August 2, 2017

This marks the debut column by our new Adult Services Manager, Renny McBride, for the O’Fallon Weekly.   As many of you know, she replaced Ryan Johnson who is now the Assistant Director. One of Renny’s favorite activities in working in Adult Services at OFPL and at the Bloomington and the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Libraries… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes August 2, 2017