It's no secret; teachers, librarians, and literacy experts agree that graphic novels can improve reading comprehension for readers of all ages and abilities. But with all the options, it can be difficult to know where to start. Fortunately, our cataloger Shawnna provides some recommendations for graphic adaptations of written works. But wait! There's more! She … Continue reading Staff Recommendations: Shawnna’s Graphic Adaptation Picks
Sean has been working in Circulation since 2018 and really enjoys putting together our Binge Boxes of movies. He's our resident cinephile, and he enjoys making the Binge Box art and replacing DVD covers as needed. If you want suggestions in video games, movies, manga, or anime, Sean's your guy! Despite working in a library, … Continue reading OFPL STAFF RECOMMENDS – Sean B.
We are open again and happy to introduce our new Adult Services Assistant, Jenna A. She is moving into Traci's spot now that Traci has transitioned to her new administrative post. When you see Jenna, be sure and ask her about restoring that 1966 Mustang Coupe! Hello, my name is Jenna. Having started in December, … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Jenna A.
Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month we introduce Robert our Youth Services Assistant. We first met Robert as a tutor for the SIUE America Reads program. He impressed everyone so much that he was asked to join the staff last summer. Robert is always friendly and eager to help young … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Robert S.
Just in time for the Summer Reading Program, we have added a new feature to our website - 12 Reading Lists featuring about 30 newer titles in each category. Whether it's a Cozy Mystery or the latest Non-Fiction titles added to our collection, you can peruse books by type including Westerns, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, … Continue reading Spotlight on OFPL Resources – New Reading Lists