Joy of Missing Out: Being Present in the Moment, Giving Yourself Space to Do Exactly What You Want, and Skipping Activities That Aren't Authentic to You (ie., the Opposite of FOMO-Fear of Missing Out) This description of the Joy of Missing Out can be found on the cover of the new book JOMO by Jessica … Continue reading Joy of Missing Out (JOMO)
Hibernating, migrating and adapting are the three things that animals can do to face cold winter temperatures. Come check out our Special Selections this month to find books about different animals and how they adjust to colder weather. We even have a several fun fiction books that feature popular Arctic and Antarctic animals like polar … Continue reading What Do Animals Do in the Winter?
Youth Services Assistant Becky L. is featured in this month's Meet the Staff. Becky joined the OFPL in late July, and her enthusiasm for kids and her love of books is very contagious. We are grateful to have such a positive and caring Hufflepuff as a member of our library family. “For some of us, books … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Becky L.
Adult Services Assistant Stephanie F. Welcome back to Third Thursday Treasures! This is where we give OFPL staff members an opportunity to write about some of their favorite books. This month, my fellow Adult Services Assistant, Stephanie F. shares some old and new favorite audio-books - a perfect choice for holiday travelling. Thank you, Stephanie! Like … Continue reading Third Thursday Staff Recommendations
Most of us are familiar with the cultural and religious holidays in December like Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, but did you know that there are over 70 holidays in December? Here are a few … December 4 – National Cookie Day December 5 – International Ninja Day December 9 – National Llama Day December 11 … Continue reading Other December Holidays
One of the sections I love to peruse in the library is our large collection of cookbooks. Now, you may think cookbooks are so passé now that we have the internet. If you have ever had this thought, think again. Cookbooks are not just for recipes. They have beautiful photos, food preparation techniques, meal planning … Continue reading Cook and Eat
Welcome again to Third Thursday Treasures! This is where we give OFPL staff members to write about some of their favorite books. This month, before she left to start her new job as full-time reporter for the O'Fallon Weekly, Circulation Assistant Angie S. shared some of her favorite thrillers. Thank you, Angie for spine-chilling titles … Continue reading Third Thursday Staff Recommendations