Homebound Book Delivery from O’Fallon Public Library

One of the major pillars of our current strategic plan is to “Expand Our Reach.”  More specifically, we aim to extend services to under-served areas, develop outreach initiatives that foster community ties, eliminate barriers to access, and meet the diverse needs of all community members.  Admittedly, all of that is quite the endeavor, and truthfully, … Continue reading Homebound Book Delivery from O’Fallon Public Library

Friends of the Library, Upcoming Book Sale and More in Library News & Notes

This article, written by OFPL Director, Ryan Johnson, was featured in the September 1, 2021 O’Fallon Weekly. A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of representing the library at City Fest. Teri and Julie, both from our Youth Services department, also gave their time to organize and execute our presence there. What a wonderful … Continue reading Friends of the Library, Upcoming Book Sale and More in Library News & Notes

O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, October 3, 2018

"Great Libraries Build Communities" Assistant Director Ryan Johnson said in the O'Fallon Weekly column that he came across this quote attributed to the prominent scholar and library-world advocate, R. David Lankes:  "Bad libraries build collections; good libraries build services; great libraries build communities." Ryan said he likes to think we fall into the great category. "On any given … Continue reading O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, October 3, 2018

O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, Jul 11, 2018

Even though we've passed summer's unofficial half-point, Assistant Director Ryan Johnson said there's still time to take that road trip or other summer getaway.  In his column for the latest edition of the O'Fallon Weekly, Ryan added there's still time to find a great book to read as well. "Many of us live busy lives, especially during … Continue reading O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, Jul 11, 2018