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Meet the Staff Monday – Stephanie Favela

Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month, we shine the spotlight on Stephanie Favela whose smiling face lightens up the Circulation Desk.    In the last eight years, I have been coming to the O’Fallon Library with my children at least once a week. As a homeschool mother of four, the… Continue reading Meet the Staff Monday – Stephanie Favela

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Rough Animals by Rae DelBianco – New Title Tuesday

This week’s New Title Tuesday pick Rough Animals by Rae DelBianco is not the type of book I normally choose, but I took a chance and enjoyed getting out of my comfort zone – not just in terms of genre but also habitat.  The story is about the hardscrabble life of struggling ranchers far from the conveniences… Continue reading Rough Animals by Rae DelBianco – New Title Tuesday

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Spotlight on OFPL Poetry Collection

This month, we’re shining a light on the wide range of poetry books we have in our collection.  If your first impulse is to mutter something negative, consider that many of your favorite vocal songs are poetry.  I’ve learned to control the Pavlovian response caused by my high school English teachers who chose verse by… Continue reading Spotlight on OFPL Poetry Collection

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jul 11, 2018

Even though we’ve passed summer’s unofficial half-point, Assistant Director Ryan Johnson said there’s still time to take that road trip or other summer getaway.  In his column for the latest edition of the O’Fallon Weekly, Ryan added there’s still time to find a great book to read as well. “Many of us live busy lives, especially during… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, Jul 11, 2018

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ICYMI Library News & Notes, July 4, 2018

Library Director Molly Scanlan wrote this week’s column in the O’Fallon Weekly and assured readers that “O’Fallon has some great future ‘spy’ potentials.”  This is due to the masterful International Spy Training that the kids enjoyed last Friday.  The budding secret agents “…tested their agility skills with an obstacle course and tried to outwit the ‘maze.’  Bomb… Continue reading ICYMI Library News & Notes, July 4, 2018

Featured Content · online resources · Spotlight

Spotlight on OFPL Resources – Flipster

This month, the Spotlight is on Flipster – a service that provides free digital access to over 30 popular magazines to OFPL cardholders.  Whether you’re hoping to find a new recipe, get the latest in entertainment news, or learn about topics from fishing to finance, Flipster has something for every interest. Flipster offers content through your favorite devices and can be… Continue reading Spotlight on OFPL Resources – Flipster

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ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 27, 2018

In this week’s O’Fallon Weekly, Teri Rankin, Youth Services Manager wrote, “The library is a great place to go this summer to find a good book or movie or enjoy an activity or craft project.”  Not only is it a good escape from the heat, our shelves are stocked with great summer books and our… Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 27, 2018