Library News & Notes: Book Sale, Contest Winners and More

This article was originally featured in the October 13, 2021 O'Fallon Weekly. Teri Rankin, Youth Manager at the O'Fallon Public Library shares some current library news. Libraries…the final public frontier. I can feel my heart swell with pride as I hear William Shatner uttering these words about our hallowed halls of information! Although Shatner has … Continue reading Library News & Notes: Book Sale, Contest Winners and More

National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, a Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

October has been declared National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. If you or anyone you know needs help with this issue, or if you would like to learn more about it, please see the book lists and resources listed below for more information. Book Lists From the Women's Center for Advancement: https://wcaomaha.org/dvam-2020-booklist/ From Five … Continue reading National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, a Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

Halloween! Horror Reads and Scary Movies, A Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

In the mood for thrills and chills? The librarians of O'Fallon Public Library have some suggestions for you! Photo by Monstera on Pexels.com Scary Movies Kasey did an epic watch-through of Halloween movies last year in a hilarious series of blog posts. If you haven't had a chance to read (or view) them yet, here … Continue reading Halloween! Horror Reads and Scary Movies, A Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

Homebound Book Delivery from O’Fallon Public Library

One of the major pillars of our current strategic plan is to “Expand Our Reach.”  More specifically, we aim to extend services to under-served areas, develop outreach initiatives that foster community ties, eliminate barriers to access, and meet the diverse needs of all community members.  Admittedly, all of that is quite the endeavor, and truthfully, … Continue reading Homebound Book Delivery from O’Fallon Public Library

Friends of the Library, Upcoming Book Sale and More in Library News & Notes

This article, written by OFPL Director, Ryan Johnson, was featured in the September 1, 2021 O’Fallon Weekly. A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of representing the library at City Fest. Teri and Julie, both from our Youth Services department, also gave their time to organize and execute our presence there. What a wonderful … Continue reading Friends of the Library, Upcoming Book Sale and More in Library News & Notes

Famous Friday- Bernie Fuchs of O’Fallon, IL

Who knew a world-renown artist was born in O'Fallon? This week's topic is the artwork and life of Bernie Fuchs. This man became one of America's most notable artists. Bernie Fuchs was born in O'Fallon, Illinois in October 1932, attended O'Fallon Township High School, and enrolled in Washington University. Fuch's main passion was actually music, … Continue reading Famous Friday- Bernie Fuchs of O’Fallon, IL