This month Circulation Assistant Emmalyne is in our spotlight. After joining us a a page, she quickly took on new responsibilities in Circulation. Emmalyne is known for her kind and considerate nature, and we are pleased to introduce her to you. Emmalyne-Ranger Fan and Circulation Assistant Hello, my name is Emmalyne. I am one of … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Emmalyne
During our last STEAM Science and STEAM Science Jr. clubs we constructed our very own Rube Goldberg machines. Rube Goldberg was a cartoonist famous for drawing complicated inventions to complete simple tasks. It is estimated that he drew over 50,000 cartoons in his life time! We looked at some of his cartoons and watched a … Continue reading Full STEAM Ahead
Why Lasagna? Because there is no other pleasurable food that satisfies all our comfort cravings at once, with its soft, yet crispy-edged pasta, gooey cheese, and warm sauce... Of course, the real question is; Why not Lasagna? What I should have actually titled this post is Stephanie Eats! I am a lover of cookbooks and … Continue reading Let it be Lasagna
Welcome to our newest blog where you'll get the inside scoop on the beloved creatures who live with library staff. Discover the behind-the-scenes secrets, gossip, and latest news about these inspirational animals. Circulation Assistant Rachel H. invited Yahtzee to start things off because she's a real trendsetter and perhaps a bit too spoiled to wait. … Continue reading The Real House Pets of OFPL
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King who, after her husband’s assassination, continued the work for racial equality and peace throughout the world. Each year the Coretta Scott King Book Award is presented to exceptional African American authors and illustrators of … Continue reading The Coretta Scott King Book Awards
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.