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Spotlight on OFPL Resources – Flipster

This month, the Spotlight is on Flipster – a service that provides free digital access to over 30 popular magazines to OFPL cardholders.  Whether you’re hoping to find a new recipe, get the latest in entertainment news, or learn about topics from fishing to finance, Flipster has something for every interest. Flipster offers content through your favorite devices and can be… Continue reading Spotlight on OFPL Resources – Flipster

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Spotlight on OFPL Resources – New Reading Lists

Just in time for the Summer Reading Program, we have added a new feature to our website –  12 Reading Lists featuring about 30 newer titles in each category.  Whether it’s a Cozy Mystery or the latest Non-Fiction titles added to our collection, you can peruse books by type including Westerns, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance,… Continue reading Spotlight on OFPL Resources – New Reading Lists

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Consumer Reports – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

Are you curious about the best TVs of 2018? Or, maybe you want to know if your car has a recall and if so, what do you do next?  Or, maybe you need to know which window air conditioner is the best for you. Well, you can get answers to those and many more questions… Continue reading Consumer Reports – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

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MedlinePlus – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

If you’ve ever been a patient, a parent, or a caregiver, then no doubt you’ve had questions before or after seeing the doctor.  While I’ve been known to google symptoms and self-diagnose, the fact is that there are too many ads and there is no guarantee that the information is reliable or current. That’s why… Continue reading MedlinePlus – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

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Free Genealogy Tools – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

It was the pictures of headstones in a small family cemetery with dates going back the the early 1800’s that sparked an interest in learning more about my maternal grandmother’s ancestors and the kind of life they lived in Jackson County Tennessee.  I was naturally interested in knowing which ones formed the line that led… Continue reading Free Genealogy Tools – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

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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

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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