Jenny Lawson Webinar, Latest Events and Services — Library News & Notes

Heidi Wiechert is the Adult Programming and Social Media Coordinator for O'Fallon Public Library. In the latest article for the O'Fallon Weekly, she discusses upcoming events and library services. I remember when O’Fallon Public Library was on Main Street in O’Fallon — I bet many of you do too. And then, I remember the community … Continue reading Jenny Lawson Webinar, Latest Events and Services — Library News & Notes

Station Eleven from Page to Screen — Director Ryan Johnson’s Library News & Notes

I don’t usually do book recommendations with this space, but I feel compelled. Let’s start at the end… My wife and I are currently watching Station Eleven on HBO Max. It is a ten-episode series based on the 2014 book by Emily St. John Mandel. The book did well but it wasn’t exactly a runaway … Continue reading Station Eleven from Page to Screen — Director Ryan Johnson’s Library News & Notes

Library News & Notes – O’Fallon Public Library Director Ryan Johnson

O'Fallon Public Library Director Ryan Johnson shares the latest information about library news and services. This article originally appeared in O'Fallon Weekly. It’s a new year and an old set of problems as we all face uncertainty surrounding the latest COVID variants and the surges associated with them. We at the library have no current … Continue reading Library News & Notes – O’Fallon Public Library Director Ryan Johnson

Library News & Notes: Things to do if you’re in a reading slump!

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!

The Most Popular Items in the O’Fallon Public Library’s Collection, 2021 Edition

Prepare your to-be-read list because we've compiled the most circulated items this year from different areas of the library! Here is what our community loved the most from Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Children's Fiction, the Children's Item Collection, Young Adult, and Movie categories. The descriptions were taken from the library catalog or book publisher. Enjoy! … Continue reading The Most Popular Items in the O’Fallon Public Library’s Collection, 2021 Edition

Library News & Notes: Secrets of Rest and Relaxation

Susan, from our Adult Services team, shares her secrets of how to rest and relax during this busy season. This was printed in the December 15, 2021 edition of the O’Fallon Weekly. I hear from folks every day who feel it’s nearly impossible to carve out personal time during the inevitable end-of-year deadline-fest. I love wrapping up and … Continue reading Library News & Notes: Secrets of Rest and Relaxation

Library News & Notes: Holiday Thoughts and Free Library Services

Susan from our Adult Services team shares what's currently happening at the library. This was printed in the November 17, 2021 edition of the O’Fallon Weekly. Thursday nights in Adult Services usually buzz with the frenetic must-do-energy of folks trying to meetFriday deadlines. But, this most recent Thursday was Veterans Day, and the computer area was slow … Continue reading Library News & Notes: Holiday Thoughts and Free Library Services

Where the Wild ‘Things’ Are, a New Display at O’Fallon Public Library

Visitors to the O'Fallon Public Library may notice a new display when they take a hard left from the elevator on the second floor. It is a lovely glass case with a selection of various 'things' that can be borrowed from the library. Our librarians have nicknamed it, "The Library of Things." The Library of … Continue reading Where the Wild ‘Things’ Are, a New Display at O’Fallon Public Library

So You Want to Read a Book, a Guide to Your Library Services

You enter the library with determination in your step:  you’ve come to pick up that book you’ve been dying to read for ages.  Let’s pick, for argument’s sake, All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.  It’s been a NYT bestseller for months, but you’re hopeful that at least one copy is available. You … Continue reading So You Want to Read a Book, a Guide to Your Library Services

Got some New Year’s 2015 resolutions you want to keep? O’Fallon Public Library has help for you.

Make any New Year’s Resolutions yet?  How about spending less money and saving more?  Or maybe becoming more involved in your community?  Indulging in a new hobby?  Or picking up a new skill?  The list of possibilities goes on and on, but they all have one thing in common…..they can be achieved at your public … Continue reading Got some New Year’s 2015 resolutions you want to keep? O’Fallon Public Library has help for you.