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ICYMI – 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 ICYMI – Library News & Notes October 3, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Sept. 26, 2018

Library Director Molly Scanlan reminded readers of the O’Fallon Weekly that our Book Sale weekend is 9 AM Saturday, September 29, until 4 PM, and Sunday, September 30, 1 – 5 PM.  Thanks to all the work of the Friends of the Library, patrons can shop from a wide collection of books, DVDs, and CDs.  There’s something for… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Sept. 26, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Sept. 19, 2-18

In the most recent edition of the O’Fallon Weekly, Youth Services Manager Teri Rankin announced the new Art Club for students in grades 5-8.  If your middle school child loves art or sees the world through shades of color and changing perspectives, Teri said this club is just right.  Guided projects will be available, or students may… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Sept. 19, 2-18

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Spotlight on Voter Registration and Election Resources at OFPL

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed voters can change the world. It is the only thing that ever has.”    ― Margaret Mead Election Day is November 6, and the O’Fallon Public Library has many resources to support and help inform voters. First, there is still time to register to vote if… Continue reading Spotlight on Voter Registration and Election Resources at OFPL

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes Aug. 8, 2018

Assistant Director Ryan Johnson wrote the most recent column for the O’Fallon Weekly and took the opportunity to reflect on the success as well as the value of the Library’s Summer Reading Program. “During June and July, we created just over 400 new library cards.  That number doesn’t include renewals; those are all new families joining… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes Aug. 8, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 20, 2018

Library Director Molly Scanlan had a lot to share in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly – particularly those who are planning vacations. “The Library has plenty of children’s audiobooks on CD available,” she said.  “Many have the book included so your child can read along.”  Stop by the children’s section to browse for favorites to take along on… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 20, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 6, 2018

Close to 900 people have registered for this year’s Summer Reading Program, Library Director Molly Scanlan wrote in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly.  It’s not too late to register, she said. Setting up your free account just takes a couple of minutes.  Adults, register yourselves first and then your children under your account as additional readers. Molly also shared some of… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 6, 2018