Spencer Animal Shelter Food Drive & Other Library News and Notes

Hello O'Fallonites and Friends of the Library: It’s time for the city's 13th annual food drive! Please help out our furry friends during this special time of the year. Times are hard, but if you can spare a few dollars, it could really help out the Spencer Animal Shelter, a non-profit no kill dog and cat rescue … Continue reading Spencer Animal Shelter Food Drive & Other Library News and Notes

Library News & Notes: the Development of the English Language

O'Fallon Public Library Director, Ryan Johnson, gives us some insight into the English language from the  October 27, 2021, edition of the O’Fallon Weekly. A recent episode of the podcast 99% Invisible had me both laughing out loud on a desolate stretch of I-64, and amazed that anyone ever becomes proficient in the English language. The episode … Continue reading Library News & Notes: the Development of the English Language

Meet the Staff: Stephanie, O’Fallon Public Library’s Adult Services Lead

Meet Stephanie, a public service leader at the library, mother of four and wife to an Air Force 20-year veteran (now retired). Attentive readers of the O'Fallon Public Library blog know in addition to streamlining digital processes for library patrons, she is also a cookbook aficionado. Need help scanning, faxing, formatting a document? Stephanie is … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Stephanie, O’Fallon Public Library’s Adult Services Lead

Depression Awareness Month, a Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

Even though Depression Awareness Month is almost over, mental health issues and disorders have no season. Please share these curated book lists and resources about depression with anyone in your life who may need them. And don't forget to practice your own self care. It's like the oxygen masks on airplanes- you can be the … Continue reading Depression Awareness Month, a Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

Where the Wild ‘Things’ Are, a New Display at O’Fallon Public Library

Visitors to the O'Fallon Public Library may notice a new display when they take a hard left from the elevator on the second floor. It is a lovely glass case with a selection of various 'things' that can be borrowed from the library. Our librarians have nicknamed it, "The Library of Things." The Library of … Continue reading Where the Wild ‘Things’ Are, a New Display at O’Fallon Public Library

Meet the Staff: Heidi

https://youtu.be/C6JgtXqQghk Meet Heidi Wiechert, who recently took up the mantle of Social Media and Adult Programming Director for O'Fallon Public Library of O'Fallon, IL. If you have a suggestion for a library program, please send her an email: heidi@ofpl.info Connect with the O'Fallon Public Library on our webpage: ofpl.info Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ofallonlibrary Blog: https://ofplblog.info/ Information from … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Heidi