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Best Short Story – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

The O’Fallon Public Library had its first Adult Writing Contest this summer showcasing the writing skills and passions of area writers, ages 18 and up. Over 80 entries were received between June 1 and midnight, August 1. Winners were selected by a 4-person panel of judges and were announced August 21. Booklets will be printed… Continue reading Best Short Story – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

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Best Poem – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

The O’Fallon Public Library had its first Adult Writing Contest this summer showcasing the writing skills and passions of area writers, ages 18 and up. Over 80 entries were received between June 1 and midnight, August 1. Winners were selected by a 4-person panel of judges and were announced August 21. Booklets will be printed… Continue reading Best Poem – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

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Best Essay – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

The O’Fallon Public Library had its first Adult Writing Contest this summer showcasing the writing skills and passions of area writers, ages 18 and up. Over 80 entries were received between June 1 and midnight, August 1. Winners were selected by a 4-person panel of judges and were announced August 21. Booklets will be printed… Continue reading Best Essay – OFPL 2017 Summer Adult Writing Contest Winner

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, New Title Tuesday

Sometimes a fun, young-adult love story is just what the doctor ordered, and this New Title Tuesday recommendation, When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, is the perfect prescription. Publisher’s Summary: A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah… Continue reading When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, New Title Tuesday

5 Star Fridays · Uncategorized

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Amy Tan is releasing a new book this October titled, Where the Past Begins, so why not read or revisit one of her most famous works, The Joy Luck Club? It’s a book you won’t want to put down. Discovering the mystery of the club and its founders is not only thrilling, but will leave you entertained and rewarded. Publisher’s… Continue reading The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

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ICYMI Library News and Notes August 30, 2017

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Adult Services Manager Renny McBride thanks those who attended the stellar Eclipse Viewing Party.  Patrons received free eclipse glasses and ate Moonpies on the grassy lawn. Dare I say, it was outta this world! Another star-studded event occurred last week – the big reveal of the OFPL Adult Writing Contest winners.   Renny offers… Continue reading ICYMI Library News and Notes August 30, 2017

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, New Title Tuesday

This week’s New Title Tuesday pick, Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, is a two-for-the-price-of-one mysteries – a manuscript that is an Agatha Christie style cozy as well as a mystery encountered by the editor of the manuscript. Publisher’s Summary: When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has… Continue reading Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, New Title Tuesday