Station Eleven from Page to Screen — Director Ryan Johnson’s Library News & Notes

I don’t usually do book recommendations with this space, but I feel compelled. Let’s start at the end… My wife and I are currently watching Station Eleven on HBO Max. It is a ten-episode series based on the 2014 book by Emily St. John Mandel. The book did well but it wasn’t exactly a runaway … Continue reading Station Eleven from Page to Screen — Director Ryan Johnson’s Library News & Notes

From Page-to-Screen: Here are some of the books being made into movies in 2022

Once a book is made into a film, its circulation stats go through the roof and we have lines of eager readers on the hold list. (Not that we're complaining!) Don't worry page-to-screen aficionados — the librarians of O'Fallon have you covered. Get a jump on the maddening crowd and reserve the books being made … Continue reading From Page-to-Screen: Here are some of the books being made into movies in 2022

What’s in the Display “Under the Stairs”: a January 2022 Spotlight on Library Services

One of the features of the library that is always changing is our displays. We have three main displays. The first is our largest display which features three shelves. You will find it across from the bubble wall. Next, is our round display shelf in the center of our marketplace area. Our newest display area … Continue reading What’s in the Display “Under the Stairs”: a January 2022 Spotlight on Library Services

Life of Pi by Yann Martel, A Reader’s Advisory

Yann Martel's Life of Pi invokes the senses as a visually stunning, gripping and adventurous, dreamlike tale of a boy lost at sea with the strangest of companions. If you want to read a suspenseful survival story that is both harrowing and dazzling, check out Life of Pi.    Publisher's Summary: After the sinking of a cargo ship, a … Continue reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel, A Reader’s Advisory

Beauty and the Beast, A Recommendation from O’Fallon Public Library

Loved Emma Watson in Harry Potter? Go see her take on a different role-Belle-in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Everyone knows the story...the beautiful but eccentric daughter of an inventor takes her father's place in a magical castle as prisoner. There she encounters a hideous Beast who terrifies her soul. A beast who was once … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast, A Recommendation from O’Fallon Public Library