The Importance of Reading from Director Ryan Johnson in Library News & Notes

A friend of mine recently shared a TikTok of some random guy reciting all sorts of doom and gloom stats around book reading. I put forth a bit of effort, but ultimately couldn’t find his sources (not terribly surprising for TikTok content, but I digress). Assuming the best, let’s take these stats at face value. … Continue reading The Importance of Reading from Director Ryan Johnson in Library News & Notes

O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, Aug. 8, 2018

Assistant Director Ryan Johnson wrote the most recent column for the O'Fallon Weekly and took the opportunity to reflect on the success as well as the value of the Library's Summer Reading Program. "During June and July, we created just over 400 new library cards.  That number doesn't include renewals; those are all new families joining … Continue reading O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, Aug. 8, 2018