Featured Content · o'fallon public library · Spotlight · technology

Free SAT and ACT Test Prep Online – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

Did you know that having an O’Fallon Public Library card provides access to a wide range of online test-preparation resources including practice for the SAT, PSAT, and ACT? If your teenager is planning on attending college for the first time, it is likely that the score on the SAT or ACT will not only influence… Continue reading Free SAT and ACT Test Prep Online – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

announcements · In Case You Missed It · o'fallon public library · Upcoming Events

ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jan 10, 2018

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Ryan Johnson, Assistant Library Director, shed light on how much OFPL card holders save through borrowing books, DVDs, and attending free events such as children’s story times, yoga classes, and tutoring sessions.  By using the American Library Association calculator, Ryan and his team determined that the savings is roughly $700 per… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jan 10, 2018

announcements · o'fallon public library · Upcoming Events

ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jan. 3, 2018

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly column, Youth Services Manager, Teri Rankin, looks back at 2017 through the lens of the Library services and also looks ahead to upcoming events. For example, the library loaned 338, 981 items in 2017, and 175,812 people visited the library. The most popular books based on the number of checkouts were: Adult… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jan. 3, 2018

Meet the Staff · o'fallon public library

Meet the Staff Monday – Renny McBride

Each month we will take the opportunity to introduce you to a Library employee.  This month, Adult Services Manager and avowed pizza lover, Renny McBride, shares some of her background and past-times.  Renny joined us in June, 2017, replacing Ryan Johnson who is now the Assistant Director. Oh, and her favorite color is blue. I… Continue reading Meet the Staff Monday – Renny McBride

announcements · In Case You Missed It · o'fallon public library · online resources

ICYMI – Library News & Notes Dec. 20, 2017

 In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly column, Adult Services Manager Renny McBride shares some tips for those hoping Santa will bring them a new electronic device.  “For tablets and smartphones, you can download Overdrive or the Cloud Library,” Renny said.  EBooks can be downloaded onto a Kindle using Overdrive. Unfamiliar with Overdrive or the Cloud Library?  Renny said… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes Dec. 20, 2017

Featured Content · o'fallon public library · online resources

BrainHQ Reduces the Risk of Dementia

It’s one thing to have those “senior moments” that seem to coincide with the many unrequested invitations to join AARP in my mailbox.  But when a close family member has dementia or Alzheimer’s these memory slips can become worrisome.  There isn’t a cure yet, but the O’Fallon Public Library’s software, BrainHQ, provides more than an… Continue reading BrainHQ Reduces the Risk of Dementia

announcements · From the Director · o'fallon public library

ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Nov. 29, 2017

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly Library Director Molly Scanlan reminds patrons of some of our free resources such as Notary Public and Voter Registration. Molly also thanked our many hardworking Volunteers who prepare the books and media donated to the Library for book sales.  Anyone interested in volunteering, simply call 618-632-3783 for more information.  The Library,… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Nov. 29, 2017