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

This week the ever-busy Youth Services Manager, Teri Rankin, provides some great titles to start off the school year as well as announcing upcoming events.  Thanks to the O’Fallon Weekly for sharing Library news and events with their readers. Join us this weekend for International Dot Day, Sunday, September  17 at 2 PM. Teri wrote that too… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Sept. 13, 2017

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore, New Title Tuesday

http://search.illinoisheartland.org/search/title.aspx?ctx=263.1033.0.0.3&cn=3539724 Once again, I’ve taken a walk on the literary wild-side and read a book that is outside of my usual comfort zone. It’s safe to say that not only did I survive until the end, I fully recommend Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore as this week’s New Title Tuesday selection. Publisher’s Summary: First we live.… Continue reading Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore, New Title Tuesday

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Best of Contest – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

The O’Fallon Public Library had its first Adult Writing Contest this summer showcasing the writing skills and passions of area writers, ages 18 and up. Over 80 entries were received between June 1 and midnight, August 1. Winners were selected by a 4-person panel of judges and were announced August 21. Booklets will be printed… Continue reading Best of Contest – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

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Best Short Story – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

The O’Fallon Public Library had its first Adult Writing Contest this summer showcasing the writing skills and passions of area writers, ages 18 and up. Over 80 entries were received between June 1 and midnight, August 1. Winners were selected by a 4-person panel of judges and were announced August 21. Booklets will be printed… Continue reading Best Short Story – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

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Best Poem – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

The O’Fallon Public Library had its first Adult Writing Contest this summer showcasing the writing skills and passions of area writers, ages 18 and up. Over 80 entries were received between June 1 and midnight, August 1. Winners were selected by a 4-person panel of judges and were announced August 21. Booklets will be printed… Continue reading Best Poem – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

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Best Essay – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

The O’Fallon Public Library had its first Adult Writing Contest this summer showcasing the writing skills and passions of area writers, ages 18 and up. Over 80 entries were received between June 1 and midnight, August 1. Winners were selected by a 4-person panel of judges and were announced August 21. Booklets will be printed… Continue reading Best Essay – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, New Title Tuesday

Sometimes a fun, young-adult love story is just what the doctor ordered, and this New Title Tuesday recommendation, When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, is the perfect prescription. Publisher’s Summary: A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah… Continue reading When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, New Title Tuesday