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Offbeat Travel Guides for an Adventurous 2018

Epic Drives of the World : Explore the Planet’s Most Thrilling Road Trips Do you prefer to make your own way instead of being shuttled around on a tour? Consider this guidebook. Find your next road trip by choosing from some of the best drives. “With tales of 50 classic driving routes across the world… Continue reading Offbeat Travel Guides for an Adventurous 2018

From the Director · In Case You Missed It · o'fallon public library · Upcoming Events

ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Feb. 21, 2018

Molly Scanlan Library Director penned this week’s column in the O’Fallon Weekly and she highlighted the hard working volunteers of AARP who have been helping people complete and file their taxes again this year – free of charge.  Last year, they helped over 600 people “Organized by Mike Day, they receive no compensation for this great service… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Feb. 21, 2018

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory · YA

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson – New Title Tuesday

I didn’t know that Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson Young Adult was part one of a planned trilogy when I first picked it up, but it makes sense that it would be.  The tent-pole mystery is a decades old cold case with no leads, and then there is another crime to solve.  A lot for one… Continue reading Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson – New Title Tuesday

Meet the Staff · o'fallon public library · Spotlight

Meet the Staff Monday – Teri Rankin

Each month we will take the opportunity to introduce you to a Library employee.  This month, Youth Services Director Teri Rankin shares a bit about her background and interests. I started working at the library in 1989, when we were still in the old bank building (now the O’Fallon Historical Society.)  We used a card… Continue reading Meet the Staff Monday – Teri Rankin

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Children’s Books for Black History Month

  Celebrate Black History Month by reading these children’s books! “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” by Vashti Harrison Ages 8-12 In this beautifully illustrated book, Vashti Harrison shares 40 different stories of amazing black women portrayed by little little girls in order for children to be able to see themselves doing great things. The… Continue reading Children’s Books for Black History Month

Featured Content · In Case You Missed It · o'fallon public library

ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Feb. 14, 2018

We’re just past the half-way point in February and we’ve already enjoyed so many fun events here at the library.   In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly column, Adult Services Manager Renny McBride said, “We’ve arm-knitted, toned our muscles in Zumba, burned calories, meditated, stretched in yoga poses, learned how to use our phone cameras, and hosted… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Feb. 14, 2018

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff – New Title Tuesday

This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff, this week’s New Title Tuesday, could seem like a risky topic.  Set during the economic and employment aftermath of the 2008 financial meltdown, there’s a chance it could trigger that familiar pit-of-the-stomach-loss that infected businesses and households across the country.  But in Medoff’s hands, the harsh reality is tempered… Continue reading This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff – New Title Tuesday