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ICYMI Library News & Notes, July 4, 2018

Library Director Molly Scanlan wrote this week’s column in the O’Fallon Weekly and assured readers that “O’Fallon has some great future ‘spy’ potentials.”  This is due to the masterful International Spy Training that the kids enjoyed last Friday.  The budding secret agents “…tested their agility skills with an obstacle course and tried to outwit the ‘maze.’  Bomb… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes, July 4, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, May 16, 2018

Prompted by the recent heat wave, Assistant Director Ryan Johnson provided some intriguing summer reading recommendations in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly.  He said, “Traditionally, beach reads are contemporary fiction and are generally considered to be light, fun, and easy reads.”  Not something like Stephen King’s It or Melville’s Moby Dick. “I’m taking a position that certain non-fiction titles fit… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, May 16, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, May 2, 2018

In this week’s edition of the O’Fallon Weekly Teri Rankin, Youth Services Manager, answered a question many excited parents have been asking: The Summer Reading Program is just around the corner! The theme this year is “Reading Takes You Everywhere,” and there was never a truer phrase, she wrote. “We will explore locations near and far with contests, entertainers,… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, May 2, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, April 25, 2018

Molly Scanlan, Library Director, wrote this week’s column in the O’Fallon Weekly.  She invites everyone to come in tonight (April 26) at 6 pm for O’Fallon Before O’Fallon: A Prehistory. This presentation will explore the history of the area that would eventually become O’Fallon, Illinois.  O’Fallon was founded in 1854 and incorporated in 1874, but the… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, April 25, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, April 18, 2018

“Part of the library’s mission is to provide resources, services, and programs that meet the needs of our diverse community,” said Assistant Director Ryan Johnson in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly column.  “Along with that, we also strive to emphasize lifelong learning and encourage reading.” Ryan continued saying that most often, patrons will browse the shelves  – as in shopping at the… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, April 18, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, April 11, 2018

Library Director Molly Scanlan shared patron stories of gratitude in this week’s column in the O’Fallon Weekly.   Along with a yummy cake, Melissa sent a note of appreciation to Assistant Director Ryan Johnson and the very special staff who helped Melissa achieve her professional goal.  She wrote: “A sincere and significant thank you goes out to… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, April 11, 2018

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ICYMI Library News & Notes, April 4, 2018

This week, Teri Rankin, Youth Services Manager, authored the Library News & Notes column in the O’Fallon Weekly.  She reminded readers who are tired of the rain and winter weather that we have lots of educational toys, puzzles, and activities for kids and an interesting array of books, video games, movies, and downloadable content for patrons… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes, April 4, 2018