Live Presentation by the History Guy and More Events in Library News & Notes

One of the extraordinary things about a library, ours in particular, is its connection to the community. For example, we provide outreach such as Homebound Delivery of library materials and free K-8 tutoring. Another example is the live presentation by The History Guy, May 14, 6-7:30pm, at O’Fallon Station, (105 South Vine St.) hosted by … Continue reading Live Presentation by the History Guy and More Events in Library News & Notes

21 Books to Read for Mental Health Awareness Month, a Reader’s Advisory

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to hold a spotlight up to various mental health issues and to provide community awareness so sufferers know they aren't alone in their struggles. No list could be exhaustive, but here are 21 books on different mental health topics and for different reading levels. Click on the … Continue reading 21 Books to Read for Mental Health Awareness Month, a Reader’s Advisory

Friends of the O’Fallon Public Library presents Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

What is Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library? Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth to age five, no matter their family’s income. After launching in 1995, the program grew quickly. First books were only distributed to children living in Sevier County, Tennessee where Dolly grew … Continue reading Friends of the O’Fallon Public Library presents Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Early Literacy Initiative and More Library News from Director Ryan Johnson

Spring has sprung (at least as of this writing). When you think of spring you might think of Easter, baseball, flowers, or (if you are a bibliophile) the Friends of the Library Book Sale. This season’s book sale starts on Thursday, April 28, and runs through Monday, May 2. Shop from a wide collection of … Continue reading Early Literacy Initiative and More Library News from Director Ryan Johnson