Find some of the best free fun in the St. Louis Metro area with this handy list with dates, times, and links to events! We’ve broken it down into 2 categories, Fairs and Festivals and Attractions and Museums so read on to get some new ideas to mark onto your summer calendar or just fill… Continue reading Free Summer Fun in Metro STL
Looking for a new book to add to your Summer Reading List? How about Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce? It’s 1940 in London, and Emmeline Lake volunteers as a telephone operator with the Auxiliary Fire Services. Despite the war and having to carry a gas mask in her purse with her, both to and from work,… Continue reading Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce
In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Teri Rankin, Youth Services Manager wrote, “The library is a great place to go this summer to find a good book or movie or enjoy an activity or craft project.” Not only is it a good escape from the heat, our shelves are stocked with great summer books and our… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 27, 2018
This week’s New Title Tuesday pick, Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney, is so carefully planned and the narrator so unreliable that barring a spoiler, it’s not easy to hold tightly to just one prediction. In fact, it was one of the few times that I regretted listening to the audiobook because I couldn’t easily go back… Continue reading Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney – New Title Tuesday
It’s Summer Reading Program time! If you or any kids you know need some new reading recommendations for summer, O’Fallon Public Library has some just for you! These Middle Grade adventure stories are sure to capture your interest–perhaps with just the book covers alone–I mean check out the artwork on them. These stories are perfect… Continue reading 3 Middle Grade Adventure Stories for Summer
Happy Pride Month, library patrons. Help to support representation in literature, and consider reading a book written by a member of the LGBTQIA+ community! Less by Andrew Sean Greer Less by Andrew Sean Greer is a 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, and it’s one of the few comedic novels to have ever won a Pulitzer. When Arthur,… Continue reading Read Books by LGBTQ+ Authors for Pride!
If you’re considering taking a child to counseling for the first time, here are a couple books that could help them out and maybe even excite them about this new experience. “Mr. Worry: A Story About OCD” by Holly L. Niner Like most children, Kevin worries about many things. Is there something lurking under the… Continue reading Children’s Books About Counseling