School Supply Drive at O’Fallon Public Library

During the month of July, the library will be collecting school supplies for the Y. There is a donation table set up near the vending machines. Some of the items that the children need are: Backpacks, Binders/Dividers, Calculators, Clorox wipes, Colored pencils, Crayons (24 box), Elmer’s Glue, Erasers (pink), Glue sticks, Hand sanitizer, Highlighters, Index … Continue reading School Supply Drive at O’Fallon Public Library

July is National Anti-Boredom Month, a Reader’s Advisory

The recognition of July as National Anti-Boredom Month was developed by Alan Caruba in the 1980's. He chose the month, says nationaldaycalendar.com because: "there’s not much going on and it’s the hotter part of the summer break from school." The purpose of the month is to help people stay interested and connected through a variety … Continue reading July is National Anti-Boredom Month, a Reader’s Advisory

Curious George — Climbing the Stairs with an O’Fallon Librarian

This is another entry in "Climbing the Stairs with an O'Fallon Librarian," a series in which we explore the classics painted onto the library's stairs. The next step on the O'Fallon Public Library staircase that we will be exploring today is Curious George by Margret and H.A. Rey, a children's classic about a curious little … Continue reading Curious George — Climbing the Stairs with an O’Fallon Librarian

So Many Things to Explore in Library News and Notes

Though Summer Reading is on the minds of many who visit the library during June, there’s so much more to see and explore! From displays to donation drives and digital applications, the library has experiences and resources catered to almost every need. For example, during the month of June, the O’Fallon Public Library is hosting … Continue reading So Many Things to Explore in Library News and Notes