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ICYMI – Library News and Notes Feb 22

ofallon-weeklyIn this week’s edition of the O’Fallon Weekly, Circulation Manager, Michael King reported on our collection of Oscar Nominated films including:

These are currently available a first-come-first-serve basis on our express shelf.  You may also place a hold though your library account from our website or in person at the library.

We will add the following nominated films once they have been released:fences

An advanced hold can be placed on these or other soon-to-be released books, DVD’s, or CD’s.

As always, we are proud of the wide variety of programs and events offered here.

Sundays in March, there are two new crochet classes both held in the Children’s crochetActivity Room.

Adult Crochet Class meets Sundays in March from 3:30-4:30pm.  Learn more and register here.

Student Crochet Class (grades 5-11) will meet  Sundays in March from 2:30 – 3:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

There are no fees but participants must bring their own supplies (yarn – 1 skein, Red Heart brand 100% acrylic, any color) plus H and J size crochet hooks. If you cannot register online, you may call, (618) 632-3783.  

We are proud once again to host AARP’s free tax preparation service through April 18.  Call the library to book an appointment (618) 632-3783.

  • Tuesdays: 9am – 2pm
  • Wednesdays: 9am – 2pm
  • Thursdays: 9am – 1:45pm
  • Fridays: 9am – 2pm

Priority given to seniors and individuals making less than $80,000/year. Must bring a Valid Photo ID, Social Security card for themselves and each dependent, and last year’s completed Tax Returns, and proof of health insurance.

For links to IRS forms and instructions visit our website.

We all know that the renovation of O’Fallon Public Library is terrific, now others know too. Michael reports that the Illinois Library Association recognizes OFPL as one of seven that new or expanded libraries that “made great use of architectural design and planning in creating new spaces – and new services for their users.”

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