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

Famous Friday- Rosalind Keith of Belleville, IL

Rosalind Keith was born on December 6, 1916 in Belleville, Illinois. Little details are known about her private and professional life. However, she starred in several Columbia and Paramount films from 1934-1944. Despite her being adored for her roles in these films, she went on to become a singer after her filming days were done. She … Continue reading Famous Friday- Rosalind Keith of Belleville, IL

Celebrating Gene Wilder, A Reader’s Advisory

One of my favorite actors, Gene Wilder, died from complications of Alzheimer’s.  In haste, I have collected links to videos and interviews to celebrate his life.  Be it Young Frankenstein, The Producers, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, or a host of other movies, Gene Wilder has provided us with decades of uniquely dynamic and … Continue reading Celebrating Gene Wilder, A Reader’s Advisory

Binge Boxes, Themed Movie Collections for Check Out from O’Fallon Public Library

New at the library: Binge Boxes!  Get your popcorn ready. Each box contains several movies on a theme which can help you get through a long weekend, break up, or just give you a reason to stay in and chill for awhile. Some of our box offerings include (click the link to see box details): … Continue reading Binge Boxes, Themed Movie Collections for Check Out from O’Fallon Public Library

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, A Book Review

We've all heard the debate.  Movie or book?  Maybe it's the librarian in me (or maybe it's just the truth), but 99% of the time, I prefer the book.  I think it comes with the disappointment of knowing that what comes on the big screen won't match the details you've reconstructed in your head. However. … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, A Book Review