Most patrons recognize Ryan as our cheerful, tech-wise-problem-solver. But, this month we asked him to share some of the key changes in his role here and at home. Also, when you see Ryan, be sure and ask him about his dogs. I’m now on my third job title here at the O’Fallon Public Library. In … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Ryan Johnson
This space is reserved for OFPL staff members to share suggestions for reading, viewing, or listening. Kasey in Circulation recommends some helpful and timely reads and an album that you might decide is your next favorite listen. As 2020 at last bears down on us in a frigid January, I would like to offer … Continue reading OFPL Staff Recommends – Kasey K.
Joy of Missing Out: Being Present in the Moment, Giving Yourself Space to Do Exactly What You Want, and Skipping Activities That Aren't Authentic to You (ie., the Opposite of FOMO-Fear of Missing Out) This description of the Joy of Missing Out can be found on the cover of the new book JOMO by Jessica … Continue reading Joy of Missing Out (JOMO)
Hibernating, migrating and adapting are the three things that animals can do to face cold winter temperatures. Come check out our Special Selections this month to find books about different animals and how they adjust to colder weather. We even have a several fun fiction books that feature popular Arctic and Antarctic animals like polar … Continue reading What Do Animals Do in the Winter?
Youth Services Assistant Becky L. is featured in this month's Meet the Staff. Becky joined the OFPL in late July, and her enthusiasm for kids and her love of books is very contagious. We are grateful to have such a positive and caring Hufflepuff as a member of our library family. “For some of us, books … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Becky L.
Adult Services Assistant Stephanie F. Welcome back to Third Thursday Treasures! This is where we give OFPL staff members an opportunity to write about some of their favorite books. This month, my fellow Adult Services Assistant, Stephanie F. shares some old and new favorite audio-books - a perfect choice for holiday travelling. Thank you, Stephanie! Like … Continue reading Third Thursday Staff Recommendations
Most of us are familiar with the cultural and religious holidays in December like Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, but did you know that there are over 70 holidays in December? Here are a few … December 4 – National Cookie Day December 5 – International Ninja Day December 9 – National Llama Day December 11 … Continue reading Other December Holidays