Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng New Title Tuesday

It may have been the tantalizing title that first drew me to his week’s New Title Tuesday pick, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, but it was the delivery on the promise of a searing story that kept me reading. Publisher’s Summary: From From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates… Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng New Title Tuesday

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Meet the Staff Monday : Ryan Johnson

Each month we will take the opportunity to introduce you to a Library employee.  To launch the inaugural segment, our fearless Assistant Director Ryan Johnson leads the way. Ryan has been with us since March 2014.  He moved from Adult Services Manager last Spring to Assistant Director. I first came to OFPL because it was… Continue reading Meet the Staff Monday : Ryan Johnson

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes Oct 25, 2017

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Adult Services Manager Renny McBride writes that Halloween is a time for all things spooky – particularly our display of scary books, graphic novels, and movies.  You’ll find quite a selection on the shelves beside the stairs of classic tales but we have nonfiction ghost stories as well. An event that… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes Oct 25, 2017

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

Five-Carat Soul By James McBride, New Title Tuesday

       Five Carat Soul by James McBride With humor and deep understanding of human nature, this week’s New Title Tuesday recommendation,  Five Carat Soul by James McBride, is a suite of dances – to borrow musical terminology – that can be performed (read) either separately or as a whole.  The arching stories are like… Continue reading Five-Carat Soul By James McBride, New Title Tuesday

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, October 18, 2017

Assistant Library Director Ryan Johnson answers the age-old question, “What should I read next?” in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly.  We at the library love sharing ideas; and because we have so many, we’ve created a webpage dedicated to Reading Suggestions. From that one page, you can access not only our catalog, but also “links to trusted review sites… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, October 18, 2017