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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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Meet the Staff Monday – Lila Simmons

Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month, we shine the spotlight on Lila who has been a Circulation Assistant since August 2017.  Lila brings a great deal of love and joy to everyone she meets.   I love books. Now, I actually get paid to talk about books, touch books, help… Continue reading Meet the Staff Monday – Lila Simmons

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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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Meet the Staff Monday – Teri Rankin

Each month we will take the opportunity to introduce you to a Library employee.  This month, Youth Services Director Teri Rankin shares a bit about her background and interests. I started working at the library in 1989, when we were still in the old bank building (now the O’Fallon Historical Society.)  We used a card… Continue reading Meet the Staff Monday – Teri Rankin

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ICYMI Library News & Notes, Feb. 7, 2018

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly column, Assistant Director, Ryan Johnson looks forward to Spring and reminds patrons that it’s never too early to start reading one of our many books to plan what to plant in the garden, where to go on vacation, or design options for the patio. Ryan said that this time of year… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes, Feb. 7, 2018

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Free SAT and ACT Test Prep Online – Spotlight on OFPL Resources

Did you know that having an O’Fallon Public Library card provides access to a wide range of online test-preparation resources including practice for the SAT, PSAT, and ACT? If your teenager is planning on attending college for the first time, it is likely that the score on the SAT or ACT will not only influence… Continue reading Free SAT and ACT Test Prep Online – Spotlight on OFPL Resources