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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jan 10, 2018

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Ryan Johnson, Assistant Library Director, shed light on how much OFPL card holders save through borrowing books, DVDs, and attending free events such as children’s story times, yoga classes, and tutoring sessions.  By using the American Library Association calculator, Ryan and his team determined that the savings is roughly $700 per… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jan 10, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jan. 3, 2018

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly column, Youth Services Manager, Teri Rankin, looks back at 2017 through the lens of the Library services and also looks ahead to upcoming events. For example, the library loaned 338, 981 items in 2017, and 175,812 people visited the library. The most popular books based on the number of checkouts were: Adult… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jan. 3, 2018

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Nov 15, 2017

In the O’Fallon Weekly this week, Assistant Library Director Ryan Johnson informs readers about the many free resources patrons can enjoy in addition to the books, DVDs, magazines, and CDs. The library has a trove of digital resources, Ryan said, and he spotlights a couple of his favorites that patrons may not know are available and… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Nov 15, 2017

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Nov. 8, 2017

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly column, Youth Services Manager, Teri Rankin, invites patrons to write messages of gratitude on paper feathers and to the turkey cut-out as a prelude to Thanksgiving.  And we have plenty to be thankful for here at the Library – especially all the fun events. For example, teens 12-to-18 years old can… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Nov. 8, 2017

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes Oct 25, 2017

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Adult Services Manager Renny McBride writes that Halloween is a time for all things spooky – particularly our display of scary books, graphic novels, and movies.  You’ll find quite a selection on the shelves beside the stairs of classic tales but we have nonfiction ghost stories as well. An event that… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes Oct 25, 2017

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, October 18, 2017

Assistant Library Director Ryan Johnson answers the age-old question, “What should I read next?” in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly.  We at the library love sharing ideas; and because we have so many, we’ve created a webpage dedicated to Reading Suggestions. From that one page, you can access not only our catalog, but also “links to trusted review sites… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, October 18, 2017

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ICYMI Library News & Notes Oct. 11, 2017

In this week’s column in the O’Fallon Weekly, Youth Services Manager, Teri Rankin gives several strategies to avoid the lure of Halloween candy. For instance, come to the Library, Saturday, October 14, at 10:30 AM for Incredible Bats, an educational multimedia presentation that includes an opportunity to see live Egyptian and African Straw-colored Fruit Bats. Children 5-years-old and… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes Oct. 11, 2017