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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

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Dec. 13, 2017

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly’s column Assistant Library Director Ryan Johnson showcases our many online resources such as Ancestry.com, Rosetta Stone, eBooks, and many more. However, with so many options to access and a variety of devices we might use (PC, tablet, or phone), it can be daunting to get started. Ryan says the good… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Dec. 13, 2017

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Nov 15, 2017

In the O’Fallon Weekly this week, Assistant Library Director Ryan Johnson informs readers about the many free resources patrons can enjoy in addition to the books, DVDs, magazines, and CDs. The library has a trove of digital resources, Ryan said, and he spotlights a couple of his favorites that patrons may not know are available and… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Nov 15, 2017