Diary of a Desk-less Librarian: Day 24 of an estimated 49


Effective August 31st
The completion of the mezzanine allows us full access to the adult non-fiction and young adult collections. Once reopened, the mezzanine will only be accessible via the elevator until phase 2 is complete in late October.

Adult Services staff and computers will temporarily be relocated upstairs. Circulation Help Desk and Self-Checkouts will relocate near the main entrance. Hold pickup will become self-service.

Faxing services will be unavailable until the completion of the construction project.

Most of the Large Print and Music CD collections will be unavailable. A limited selection will be relocated upstairs. Adult Fiction, Paperbacks, and Audiobooks will move to their new home on the second floor. Adult DVDs will move to a temporary location on the second floor.

The Monday Night Library Book Club has decided on a temporary meeting place: O’Fallon Community Financial Center, 800 South Lincoln Avenue.  They will be at that location from August through November or until renovations are completed.


At the Library Board meeting this week, a Code of Conduct was approved for the library.  You can read more about that here: http://ofpl.info/policies#rules-of-conduct


In movie news, did you hear that The Devil in the White City by Eric Larson is going to be made into a film starring Leo DiCaprio?!  We are freaking out with excitement. Click the title above to order it from the library’s catalog.


Read more about the film adaptation: The Devil in the White City Film

On a personal note, the Desk-less Librarian’s daughter returns to school this week along with many other children in the town of O’Fallon and across the nation.  Our librarians hope that everybody has an awesome and educational school year!  We are here to help with those papers, tests, and other school related issues.  If you can’t come in to see us, use our online resources: here

And until next time, happy reading!

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