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
If you're considering taking a child to counseling for the first time, here are a couple books that could help them out and maybe even excite them about this new experience. "Mr. Worry: A Story About OCD" by Holly L. Niner Like most children, Kevin worries about many things. Is there something lurking under the … Continue reading Children’s Books About Counseling
May is Mental Health Awareness Month so here are some great recommendations to check out! Whether you or a friend is coping with mental health problems or you just want to explore a very human experience, see if any of these fiction novels are for you. Stanley Will Probably Be Fine by Sally J. Pla Stanley … Continue reading 3 Books to Read for Mental Health Awareness Month
Sometimes here at the library, adults are afraid to ask for children's books, but I want to tell you all that we love children's books too! As a child, myself, I remember being delighted that my great uncle also attended every Harry Potter midnight release. So if it was okay for my 85-year-old uncle to read Children's … Continue reading Newberry Honor Books to Read Right Now
The television series, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Season 2 releases today, March 30th! Are you ready? If you've read the books and want to watch the series, check out one of our Roku devices. A Series of Unfortunate Events follows three, recently orphaned children, Violet, Claus, and Sunny Baudelaire as they maneuver their misfortunes … Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Events
Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls Encourage kids to be rebellious against the social norms of their genders. Learn about many phenomenal women and hear their stories as scientists, astronauts, writers, artists, politicians, motorcycle racers, and rappers. Illustrated in modern art style with each page completely different than the last. These very real biographies are told … Continue reading Children’s Books for Women’s History Month
Celebrate Black History Month by reading these children's books! "Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History" by Vashti Harrison Ages 8-12 In this beautifully illustrated book, Vashti Harrison shares 40 different stories of amazing black women portrayed by little little girls in order for children to be able to see themselves doing great things. The … Continue reading Children’s Books for Black History Month
Are you looking for some bargains? Do you need how-to books? Fiction? Children's titles? You'll surely find a bargain at the Friends of The O'Fallon Public Library Book Sale Saturday (9 AM - 4 PM) and Sunday (1-4 PM). You can find something for every interest and age group. You can't beat the prices: Hardcovers, large … Continue reading Book Sale This Weekend!
This Saturday, December 10, 9am-4pm and Sunday, December 11, 1pm-5pm Fill your child's stocking with books at the Kid's Mini Book Sale! This sale will take place in the Children's Activity Room and will feature gently used children's books only.