Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: January 17, 2022. A Reader’s Advisory

The library will be closed all day on Monday, January 17, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Here's a reader's advisory put together by Susan, one of O'Fallon Public Library's librarians, to learn all about who Dr. King was and the values he lived by. DVD’s  Selma [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures, Pathé and Harpo … Continue reading Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: January 17, 2022. A Reader’s Advisory

Climbing the O’Fallon Library’s Stairs: A Deep-Dive into the Classics with a Librarian

Hi, my name's Heidi and I like to read. What do I like to read? Predominantly science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction and self-help titles. That being said, I have aspirations of being a "classically" well-read person. What do I mean by classics? The most-tagged classics on Goodreads.com (one of the largest websites for readers in … Continue reading Climbing the O’Fallon Library’s Stairs: A Deep-Dive into the Classics with a Librarian

From Page-to-Screen: Here are some of the books being made into movies in 2022

Once a book is made into a film, its circulation stats go through the roof and we have lines of eager readers on the hold list. (Not that we're complaining!) Don't worry page-to-screen aficionados — the librarians of O'Fallon have you covered. Get a jump on the maddening crowd and reserve the books being made … Continue reading From Page-to-Screen: Here are some of the books being made into movies in 2022

What’s in the Display “Under the Stairs”: a January 2022 Spotlight on Library Services

One of the features of the library that is always changing is our displays. We have three main displays. The first is our largest display which features three shelves. You will find it across from the bubble wall. Next, is our round display shelf in the center of our marketplace area. Our newest display area … Continue reading What’s in the Display “Under the Stairs”: a January 2022 Spotlight on Library Services

The Most Popular Items in the O’Fallon Public Library’s Collection, 2021 Edition

Prepare your to-be-read list because we've compiled the most circulated items this year from different areas of the library! Here is what our community loved the most from Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Children's Fiction, the Children's Item Collection, Young Adult, and Movie categories. The descriptions were taken from the library catalog or book publisher. Enjoy! … Continue reading The Most Popular Items in the O’Fallon Public Library’s Collection, 2021 Edition

Funny Books for Kids – Part 2, a Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

Are you back for some more giggles? Are you ready to laugh? As promised, here is part 2 of Funny books for kids featuring girls as the main character. Once again, they will be enjoyed by anyone needing a little humor in their life! Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon Dory Fantasmagory is a wonderful book … Continue reading Funny Books for Kids – Part 2, a Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

Non-fiction November, a Reader’s Advisory

When my kids were younger, we would make many trips to the library to explore topics that the schools just didn’t have the time to fit in to their already overloaded curriculum. My kids would dive into books about science, history, poetry, computers, skateboarding, art, biographies, and so much more. More often than not, I would learn just as much they did.  At … Continue reading Non-fiction November, a Reader’s Advisory