Read to Therapy Dogs and play ‘Match the Pets’ at the O’Fallon Public Library

https://youtu.be/yhe_EeBqL_o What You Need To Know O'Fallon Public Library hosts the therapy dogs at 4pm (16:00) on the second Tuesday of each month. The next session will take place on November 9, 2021. Families are encouraged to sign-up for ten minutes of one-on-one time with a furry friend. One session allowed per family. After signing … Continue reading Read to Therapy Dogs and play ‘Match the Pets’ at the O’Fallon Public Library

Free SIUE tutoring for Students K-8 returns to O’Fallon Public Library

The O'Fallon Public Library is once again offering free learning sessions with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville America Reads tutors! Students in kindergarten through eighth grade are eligible for this free service. Registrations are required and can be made by going to https://ofpl.info/homework. Appointments may be made up to four weeks in advance and last for … Continue reading Free SIUE tutoring for Students K-8 returns to O’Fallon Public Library

Summer Reading Wrap Up and More in Library News & Notes

This article, written by OFPL Youth Services Manager Teri Rankin, was featured in the August 18, 2021 O’Fallon Weekly. Here she gives a summer reading recap. Many families are making the annual migration to Walmart and Target to get school supplies. Classes begin soon and thoughts are turning towards setting alarms and managing homework. But … Continue reading Summer Reading Wrap Up and More in Library News & Notes

Gold Medal Reading, an Olympic-themed Reader’s Advisory from the Youth Department

We are over halfway through the Tokyo Olympic Games and it has been an exciting ride. There are a lot of interesting stories about the games throughout the years. Did you know that St. Louis was the first U.S. city to host the Olympic games in 1904? Did you know that skateboarding is a brand … Continue reading Gold Medal Reading, an Olympic-themed Reader’s Advisory from the Youth Department

Read the RAINBOW, a Summer Reading Advisory from the Youth Services Department

There is still a month of SUMMER READING left at the library. Are you looking for something different for your child to read? Do you want to challenge your child to try something new? Why not READ THE RAINBOW?!? This month in the Children's Special Selections there are books for all ages with color words … Continue reading Read the RAINBOW, a Summer Reading Advisory from the Youth Services Department

May the 4th Be With You! A Star Wars Readers Advisory Guide from the Youth Department

May 4th is the official, unofficial Star Wars day building off of the catch phrase in the movie, "May the force be with you." It started in 1977, when the first movie was released, and has caught on with Star Wars fans around the world. In 2013, Disney officially observed the holiday with activities and … Continue reading May the 4th Be With You! A Star Wars Readers Advisory Guide from the Youth Department