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ICYMI – News & Notes April 19, 2017

In the O’Fallon Weekly this week, circulation manager, Michael King announced the upcoming Friends of the Library Blowout Book-Sale, Thursday, May 11, at 2PM, and runs through Monday, May 15, during regular library hours.   Michael said there are thousands of gently used books, DVDs, audio book CDs, and children’s books available at unbeatable prices. In addition, there… Continue reading ICYMI – News & Notes April 19, 2017

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Robert B. Parker’s Revelation, by Robert Knott

I resolved this year to read books outside of my usual go-to list, so this week’s New Title Tuesday recommendation is Robert B. Parker’s Revelation, by Robert Knott. Shoot-em-up Westerns were standard TV and movie fare in the 50’s and 60’s, and there is something to be said about the moral hero enforcing justice in… Continue reading Robert B. Parker’s Revelation, by Robert Knott

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The Poisonwood Bible

Leaving the Southwest of America, the setting of most of her previous books, Barbara Kingsolver delves into the deepest part of the Congo in this story. Meet Nathan Price, Evangelical Christian preacher, who takes his family on a life-changing trip to Africa to spread the Good News. Told from the vantage points of Nathan and… Continue reading The Poisonwood Bible

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

The Five Star Friday recommendation this week, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg, is perfect for anyone who gave up their New Year’s Resolution by mid-January.  Sadly, I’ve failed at resolutions so often that I stopped making them decades ago!  So when I came… Continue reading The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

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ICYMI – Library News and Notes Mar 15

This week’s O’Fallon Weekly News and Notes column by Adult Services Manager, Ryan Johnson, updates us on the many diverse activities we have planned this month. The next Friends of the Library are hosting another book sale this weekend, March 18 – 19.  There will be thousands of gently used items from books to DVDs to audiobooks that… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News and Notes Mar 15