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…the 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

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

October 2018 Events Wrap-Up at the O’Fallon Public Library

October was a busy month at the library for events and clubs! We started the month with our “Monday Meditation” class, which meets the first Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Participants were guided through relaxing meditation exercises. Next, we had “Paint Like an Artist"! We explored the basic techniques used when painting with acrylics. Couldn’t … Continue reading October 2018 Events Wrap-Up at the O’Fallon Public Library

Children’s Program Wrap-Up for October 2018

Children’s Department Program Wrap-Up for October 2018 Eco Club This month, Eco Club learned about backyard birds and how to identify common species. We listened to unique bird sounds and discussed the role birds play in keeping ecosystems healthy. Afterward, we made upcycled bird feeders from empty pop bottles, which were painted with some awesome … Continue reading Children’s Program Wrap-Up for October 2018

Calling Puzzle Pros and Wannabe’s 2018: Support the O’Fallon Food Pantry and O’Fallon Township High School Library

So you think you're pretty good at fitting puzzle pieces together?  Then test your mettle and support your community by attending the Great OTHS Puzzle Race February 24.  Doors open at 5:30 PM and the competition begins at 6 PM.   This wholesome and family-friendly competition will support both the OTHS Library (aka Instructional Media Center or … Continue reading Calling Puzzle Pros and Wannabe’s 2018: Support the O’Fallon Food Pantry and O’Fallon Township High School Library

Best of Contest – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

The O'Fallon Public Library had its first Adult Writing Contest this summer showcasing the writing skills and passions of area writers, ages 18 and up. Over 80 entries were received between June 1 and midnight, August 1. Winners were selected by a 4-person panel of judges and were announced August 21. Booklets will be printed … Continue reading Best of Contest – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner