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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

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, October 18, 2017

Assistant Library Director Ryan Johnson answers the age-old question, “What should I read next?” in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly.  We at the library love sharing ideas; and because we have so many, we’ve created a webpage dedicated to Reading Suggestions. From that one page, you can access not only our catalog, but also “links to trusted review sites… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, October 18, 2017

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ICYMI Library News & Notes, Sept. 20, 2017

Assistant Library Director Ryan Johnson penned this week’s column in the O’Fallon Weekly.  He reminds us that with your library card you have access to over 50 print magazine titles to check out, including The New Yorker, Consumer Reports, and People.   You can also download the Flipster App, login with your library card number, and you can download current… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes, Sept. 20, 2017

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jun 28, 2017

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly column, Library Director Molly Scanlan, introduced the new Adult Services Manager, Renny McBride.  Renny comes to us from Bloomington Public Library where she was reference librarian and ran the summer reading program. An alumna of the University of Illinois where she earned her master’s degree in Library and Information Science, Renny is… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jun 28, 2017