So it's not exactly the third Thursday of the month, but we still welcome you to our Staff Recommendations! This blog features staff member reviews of their favorite books. Again this month Angie in Circulation shares not just one, but two of her favorite books. Thank you, Angie! I have to admit, I originally wanted … Continue reading Third Thursday Staff Recommendations
This week we shine the spotlight on some compelling new reads: All the Fierce Tethers by Lia Purpura and Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family by Mitchell S. Jackson are both on the non-fiction shelf. Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the first in a trilogy that is called an African Game of Thrones, by … Continue reading New Title Tuesday-New Perspectives
Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month we introduce Circulation Assistant and gamer Andrea B. who has been with us since November. Andrea has a wide range of interests and an enthusiasm for recommending titles from a variety of mediums (or media for the English majors out there.) I have always … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Andrea B.
Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month we introduce Circulation Assistant Amy N. - Army veteran and former stay-at-home mom. Amy celebrated her one-year anniversary with OFPL in August. She also volunteers with the Reading Counts program at her children's school and is a co-leader of a local Girl Scout Troop. … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Amy N.
Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month we get to know Youth Services Assistant Edward Gillman, our resident Science Guy and Anglophile. Edward - who prefers the British spelling of English words - has been at the library a year so it's appropriate to shine our spotlight on him this September … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Edward Gillman
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed voters can change the world. It is the only thing that ever has." ― Margaret Mead Election Day is November 6, and the O'Fallon Public Library has many resources to support and help inform voters. First, there is still time to register to vote if … Continue reading Spotlight on Voter Registration and Election Resources at OFPL
Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. For August, we shine the spotlight on graphic-novel fan Adam Powers, a young man with boundless enthusiasm for helping patrons from his post at the Circulation Desk. This September marks my two year anniversary working at the O’Fallon Public Library and I must say that it … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Adam Powers