Jenny Lawson Webinar, Latest Events and Services — Library News & Notes

Heidi Wiechert is the Adult Programming and Social Media Coordinator for O'Fallon Public Library. In the latest article for the O'Fallon Weekly, she discusses upcoming events and library services. I remember when O’Fallon Public Library was on Main Street in O’Fallon — I bet many of you do too. And then, I remember the community … Continue reading Jenny Lawson Webinar, Latest Events and Services — Library News & Notes

The History Portal — New Section of the O’Fallon Public Library

The O'Fallon Public Library has partnered with the O'Fallon Historical Society to create, "The History Portal"! It is a glass case on the second floor of the library that opens a portal into the past by sharing local history. In addition to the static display, there are QR codes scattered throughout that you can open … Continue reading The History Portal — New Section of the O’Fallon Public Library

Free AARP Tax Appointments at the O’Fallon Public Library

Welcome to the Tax Filing Season for 2021! AARP TaxAide will again be providing tax preparation services at the library following the IRS and Tax-Aide guidelines. Due to the continuing COVID pandemic, we will be offering only a drop-off tax return preparation service similar to last year. You will still be required to schedule an … Continue reading Free AARP Tax Appointments at the O’Fallon Public Library

Library News & Notes – O’Fallon Public Library Director Ryan Johnson

O'Fallon Public Library Director Ryan Johnson shares the latest information about library news and services. This article originally appeared in O'Fallon Weekly. It’s a new year and an old set of problems as we all face uncertainty surrounding the latest COVID variants and the surges associated with them. We at the library have no current … Continue reading Library News & Notes – O’Fallon Public Library Director Ryan Johnson

The Dewey Decimal System: What it is and How to use it. A How-To Guide from O’Fallon Public Library

The Dewey Decimal Classification system is the most common way non-fiction library collections are organized. That being said — who invented it, what is it and how do you use it? Who was Mevil Dewey? A brief history. Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey was born in December 1851. From an early age, he showed an interest … Continue reading The Dewey Decimal System: What it is and How to use it. A How-To Guide from O’Fallon Public Library

Library News & Notes: Things to do if you’re in a reading slump!

Susan C. writes Library News & Notes in which she gives insider tips about library events and services. This article originally appeared in the O'Fallon Weekly. As a library-worker-bee, it may seem incongruous to others that I could get tired of reading. But recently I’ve been bored, bored, bored with books and nothing interested me, … Continue reading Library News & Notes: Things to do if you’re in a reading slump!

The Most Popular Items in the O’Fallon Public Library’s Collection, 2021 Edition

Prepare your to-be-read list because we've compiled the most circulated items this year from different areas of the library! Here is what our community loved the most from Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Children's Fiction, the Children's Item Collection, Young Adult, and Movie categories. The descriptions were taken from the library catalog or book publisher. Enjoy! … Continue reading The Most Popular Items in the O’Fallon Public Library’s Collection, 2021 Edition