Banned Books- More Than a Tempest in a Teapot. Here’s what they are and why they continue to matter.

This article describes what banned books are, why they have been banned in the past, and why O'Fallon Public Library believes they are integral to the future of our local community and the world. Note: The majority of this article was originally written by Eleka and posted on the O'Fallon Public Library blog on September … Continue reading Banned Books- More Than a Tempest in a Teapot. Here’s what they are and why they continue to matter.

Read to Therapy Dogs and play ‘Match the Pets’ at the O’Fallon Public Library

https://youtu.be/yhe_EeBqL_o What You Need To Know O'Fallon Public Library hosts the therapy dogs at 4pm (16:00) on the second Tuesday of each month. The next session will take place on November 9, 2021. Families are encouraged to sign-up for ten minutes of one-on-one time with a furry friend. One session allowed per family. After signing … Continue reading Read to Therapy Dogs and play ‘Match the Pets’ at the O’Fallon Public Library

Library News & Notes: Book Sale, Contest Winners and More

This article was originally featured in the October 13, 2021 O'Fallon Weekly. Teri Rankin, Youth Manager at the O'Fallon Public Library shares some current library news. Libraries‚Ķthe final public frontier. I can feel my heart swell with pride as I hear William Shatner uttering these words about our hallowed halls of information! Although Shatner has … Continue reading Library News & Notes: Book Sale, Contest Winners and More

National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, a Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

October has been declared National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. If you or anyone you know needs help with this issue, or if you would like to learn more about it, please see the book lists and resources listed below for more information. Book Lists From the Women's Center for Advancement: https://wcaomaha.org/dvam-2020-booklist/ From Five … Continue reading National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, a Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

Free SIUE tutoring for Students K-8 returns to O’Fallon Public Library

The O'Fallon Public Library is once again offering free learning sessions with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville America Reads tutors! Students in kindergarten through eighth grade are eligible for this free service. Registrations are required and can be made by going to https://ofpl.info/homework. Appointments may be made up to four weeks in advance and last for … Continue reading Free SIUE tutoring for Students K-8 returns to O’Fallon Public Library

Halloween! Horror Reads and Scary Movies, A Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

In the mood for thrills and chills? The librarians of O'Fallon Public Library have some suggestions for you! Photo by Monstera on Pexels.com Scary Movies Kasey did an epic watch-through of Halloween movies last year in a hilarious series of blog posts. If you haven't had a chance to read (or view) them yet, here … Continue reading Halloween! Horror Reads and Scary Movies, A Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library