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Spotlight on OFPL Resources – Flipster

This month, the Spotlight is on Flipster – a service that provides free digital access to over 30 popular magazines to OFPL cardholders.  Whether you’re hoping to find a new recipe, get the latest in entertainment news, or learn about topics from fishing to finance, Flipster has something for every interest. Flipster offers content through your favorite devices and can be… Continue reading Spotlight on OFPL Resources – Flipster

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 27, 2018

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Teri Rankin, Youth Services Manager wrote, “The library is a great place to go this summer to find a good book or movie or enjoy an activity or craft project.”  Not only is it a good escape from the heat, our shelves are stocked with great summer books and our… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 27, 2018

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Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney – New Title Tuesday

This week’s New Title Tuesday pick, Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney, is so carefully planned and the narrator so unreliable that barring a spoiler, it’s not easy to hold tightly to just one prediction.  In fact, it was one of the few times that I regretted listening to the audiobook because I couldn’t easily go back… Continue reading Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney – New Title Tuesday

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Meet the Staff Monday – Jessi Baker

Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month, we shine the spotlight on Jessi Baker, our new Program and Social Media Coordinator.  Although she’s in a new position, Jessi has been at OFPL since October, 2017 where she began in Circulation. Since I am fairly new, patrons may know me as the girl… Continue reading Meet the Staff Monday – Jessi Baker

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 20, 2018

Library Director Molly Scanlan had a lot to share in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly – particularly those who are planning vacations. “The Library has plenty of children’s audiobooks on CD available,” she said.  “Many have the book included so your child can read along.”  Stop by the children’s section to browse for favorites to take along on… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 20, 2018

Fiction · New Title Tuesday · Reader's Advisory

The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop – New Title Tuesday

This New Title Tuesday recommendation, The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop is a slow, simmering narrative that explores the tight grip of local corruption and systemic racism in a depression era small town in Jim Crow Louisiana. Publisher’s Summary: “One of the finest writers of her generation” (Brad Watson), and author of three previously acclaimed novels,… Continue reading The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop – New Title Tuesday

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3 Middle Grade Adventure Stories for Summer

It’s Summer Reading Program time! If you or any kids you know need some new reading recommendations for summer, O’Fallon Public Library has some just for you! These Middle Grade adventure stories are sure to capture your interest–perhaps with just the book covers alone–I mean check out the artwork on them. These stories are perfect… Continue reading 3 Middle Grade Adventure Stories for Summer