I was speaking to a 20-year-old patron this week and she told me how fun she found the Summer Reading Program (SRP) and how much more reading she completed than she might have without the motivational rewards in Beanstack. Let’s give a big shout out to Youth Services who tirelessly oversees the entire SRP events, … Continue reading Upcoming Events in Library News & Notes
On behalf of the library, I’d like to issue a huge thank you to everyone who donated items for the June Food Drive. We had three library carts full of food to take to the food pantry! The next charitable drive, which will run from July 1 through the 31, will be school supplies for … Continue reading July Events in Library News & Notes
Susan C. writes Library News & Notes in which she gives insider tips about library events and services. This article originally appeared in the O'Fallon Weekly. As a library-worker-bee, it may seem incongruous to others that I could get tired of reading. But recently I’ve been bored, bored, bored with books and nothing interested me, … Continue reading Library News & Notes: Things to do if you’re in a reading slump!
Tomorrow: Saturday, November 26th from 2 to 4pm. Join us for this informative and tasty event! During the holiday season, you might indulge a little more than other times of the year. But, it is important that you are careful with your food choices in order to support your health by avoiding too much sugar. Participants … Continue reading Holiday Fun with Desserts
Sunday, November 20th, 2016, at 2pm This event is held on a select Sunday each month, at 2pm. Join us for a family friendly movie, popcorn will be served. Everyone is welcome! Take a look at past titles to see what we've been watching. This event is open to all ages. No registration required.
Friday, November 18th, 2016, from 10 am to Noon November is National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo). Join us for this workshop if you have ever dreamed of writing a novel. Find support to get your ideas on paper, collaborate with others in editing your work, or just bounce ideas off one another. This Write-In … Continue reading Nanowrimo Write-In, November 2016
WhereO'Fallon Public Library, Community Room WhenSaturday, July 30th, 2016, 2-3:30 pm WhoThis is a free event and open to the general public. Please REGISTER soon as space is limited. Mark H.X. Glenshaw, an award-winning naturalist, returns to the O'Fallon Public Library. Mark has been observing, documenting, and doing outreach with Great Horned Owls in Forest … Continue reading Forest Park Owls: Hunting & Feeding, July 2016
Tomorrow: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, from 6 to 7:45 pm. In this informational workshop, you will learn about how your identity is at risk in today's quickly changing landscape. Identity thieves have a variety of methods to steal your identity and jeopardize your financial security. Even if you don't do business online, thieves can swipe … Continue reading Identity Theft Workshop, June 2016