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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Aug 29, 2018

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Library Director Molly Scanlan reminds patrons that they can access Homework Help resources from their home computer with their library card number.  Students who need to do some serious school work can access full-text articles, complete with citation tools through the Biography, History, Points of View, or Reference Centers.   The Learning Express School Center provides the option… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Aug 29, 2018

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank – New Title Tuesday

Summer is not over yet, and I wanted a leisurely, fun read. Dorothea Benton Frank’s By Invitation Only was a perfect choice.  It’s light but not silly; it’s romantic, but not naive; and it celebrates the peculiar traits and themes that make and tie families together. Publisher’s Summary: The Lowcountry of South Carolina is where By… Continue reading By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank – New Title Tuesday

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Meet the Staff – Adam Powers

Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. For August, we shine the spotlight on graphic-novel fan Adam Powers, a young man with boundless enthusiasm for helping patrons from his post at the Circulation Desk.  This September marks my two year anniversary working at the O’Fallon Public Library and I must say that it… Continue reading Meet the Staff – Adam Powers

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Aug. 22, 2018

Youth Services Manager Teri Rankin shared some timely back-to-school resources in this week’s column in the O’Fallon Weekly.  “We have books and databases that will help you or your child write a book report, write a research report, or help with any kind of school assignment,” Teri said. In addition, the after-school tutors from SIUE will return… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Aug. 22, 2018

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · o'fallon public library · Reader's Advisory

The King’s Witch by Tracy Borman – New Title Tuesday

This week’s New Title Tuesday pick, The King’s Witch by Tracy Borman, is the first installment in the new Frances Gorges Trilogy.  Not only is this a well-researched historical novel, it demonstrates that the problems of society in the past are not all that different than those of today – religious intolerance, plots to blow-up the government,… Continue reading The King’s Witch by Tracy Borman – New Title Tuesday

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Spotlight on OFPL Services and Resources

This month, we shine the spotlight on some of the services and resources we offer our patrons whether you’re in or out of the library.   Did you know that you can have documents notarized here?  Do you want to know how to get your name on the waiting list for that anticipated new release? … Continue reading Spotlight on OFPL Services and Resources