Library Holiday Closures Reminder, Festive Quotations, and More December Holidays to Remember

Just a reminder: the O'Fallon Public Library will be closed today (Christmas Eve) and tomorrow (Christmas). We will also close at 1pm on New Year's Eve (December 31) and closed all day on New Year's Day (January 1). Our staff sends you best wishes and happy reading for the holiday season and beyond! Here are … Continue reading Library Holiday Closures Reminder, Festive Quotations, and More December Holidays to Remember

The HUB for Teens Grand Re-Opening at O’Fallon Public Library

Drumroll please: The O'Fallon Public Library's HUB grand reopening is tomorrow! Artwork on the wall of the Teen HUB. Teens ages 12 to 18 are invited to celebrate The Hub’s Grand Re-Opening, Tuesday, Dec 21, 2-8 PM. There will be snacks, games, art supplies, a craft you can take with you, and a drawing for … Continue reading The HUB for Teens Grand Re-Opening at O’Fallon Public Library

Library News & Notes December 15, 2021: End of the Year Things at O’Fallon Public Library

Each week, the O'Fallon Weekly, a supporter of the O'Fallon Public Library publishes a column written by one of the library staff members. Susan Cantonwine, Adult Services Assistant since 2016, enjoys talking with patrons and learning new things. I hear from folks every day who feel it’s nearly impossible to carve out personal time during … Continue reading Library News & Notes December 15, 2021: End of the Year Things at O’Fallon Public Library

Library News & Notes: Secrets of Rest and Relaxation

Susan, from our Adult Services team, shares her secrets of how to rest and relax during this busy season. This was printed in the December 15, 2021 edition of the O’Fallon Weekly. I hear from folks every day who feel it’s nearly impossible to carve out personal time during the inevitable end-of-year deadline-fest. I love wrapping up and … Continue reading Library News & Notes: Secrets of Rest and Relaxation

Funny Books for Kids – Part 2, a Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

Are you back for some more giggles? Are you ready to laugh? As promised, here is part 2 of Funny books for kids featuring girls as the main character. Once again, they will be enjoyed by anyone needing a little humor in their life! Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon Dory Fantasmagory is a wonderful book … Continue reading Funny Books for Kids – Part 2, a Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

Library News & Notes: Holiday Thoughts and Free Library Services

Susan from our Adult Services team shares what's currently happening at the library. This was printed in the November 17, 2021 edition of the O’Fallon Weekly. Thursday nights in Adult Services usually buzz with the frenetic must-do-energy of folks trying to meetFriday deadlines. But, this most recent Thursday was Veterans Day, and the computer area was slow … Continue reading Library News & Notes: Holiday Thoughts and Free Library Services

Non-fiction November, a Reader’s Advisory

When my kids were younger, we would make many trips to the library to explore topics that the schools just didn’t have the time to fit in to their already overloaded curriculum. My kids would dive into books about science, history, poetry, computers, skateboarding, art, biographies, and so much more. More often than not, I would learn just as much they did.  At … Continue reading Non-fiction November, a Reader’s Advisory