I was grateful I had a couple of days off work so I could read Our Little Secret by Roz Nay with very few breaks. This New Title Tuesday selection kept me guessing right up to the last three pages – that is if I actually trust the narrator. Publisher’s Summary: THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE… Continue reading Our Little Secret by Roz Nay – New Title Tuesday
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed voters can change the world. It is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead Election Day is November 6, and the O’Fallon Public Library has many resources to support and help inform voters. First, there is still time to register to vote if… Continue reading Spotlight on Voter Registration and Election Resources at OFPL
Library Director Molly Scanlan reminded community members they can register to vote at the library until October 9, in this week’s edition of the O’Fallon Weekly. “Early voting begins September 27th!” she said. Even if you miss the library deadline, Molly said, you will still be able to register and vote the same day at the… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Sept. 12, 2018
The New Title Tuesday pick this week is a mystery that involves medieval medicine, family secrets, and the historical conflict between the Catholic Church and the Protestant movement. Throw in stained glass artistry and man’s inhumanity to man and voila! The Angel in the Glass a Gabriel Taverner Mystery by Alys Clare. Publisher’s Summary: 1604. When… Continue reading The Angel in the Glass by Alys Clare – New Title Tuesday
If you find yourself passing by the bookshelf next to our cafe area here at O’Fallon Library, you’ll find our newest display that marks the celebration of Banned Books Month. While I worked to put up the display, a lot of patrons asked me, “What is a banned book?” Here you can discover what banned… Continue reading It’s Banned Books Month. But What are Banned Books? Why do They Matter?
“September is a busy month for libraries nationwide,” said Assistant Director Ryan Johnson in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly. “For starters, it’s Library Card Sign-Up Month.” The American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country remind community members that getting a library card is the first step toward success in school, becoming a lifelong learner and… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes September 5, 2018
While it is no surprise that in the early 1800’s women were not supposed to hold political views, it is equally no surprise that some women didn’t particularly care about that gender social code explained Marianne Monson in Women of the Blue & Gray: True Civil War Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies. “The book covers women… Continue reading Women of the Blue & Gray – New Title Tuesday
In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Library Director Molly Scanlan reminds patrons that they can access Homework Help resources from their home computer with their library card number. Students who need to do some serious school work can access full-text articles, complete with citation tools through the Biography, History, Points of View, or Reference Centers. The Learning Express School Center provides the option… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Aug 29, 2018