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

Free SIUE tutoring for Students K-8 returns to O’Fallon Public Library

The O'Fallon Public Library is once again offering free learning sessions with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville America Reads tutors! Students in kindergarten through eighth grade are eligible for this free service. Registrations are required and can be made by going to https://ofpl.info/homework. Appointments may be made up to four weeks in advance and last for … Continue reading Free SIUE tutoring for Students K-8 returns to 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

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

Summer Reading Wrap Up and More in Library News & Notes

This article, written by OFPL Youth Services Manager Teri Rankin, was featured in the August 18, 2021 O’Fallon Weekly. Here she gives a summer reading recap. Many families are making the annual migration to Walmart and Target to get school supplies. Classes begin soon and thoughts are turning towards setting alarms and managing homework. But … Continue reading Summer Reading Wrap Up and More in Library News & Notes

Gold Medal Reading, an Olympic-themed Reader’s Advisory from the Youth Department

We are over halfway through the Tokyo Olympic Games and it has been an exciting ride. There are a lot of interesting stories about the games throughout the years. Did you know that St. Louis was the first U.S. city to host the Olympic games in 1904? Did you know that skateboarding is a brand … Continue reading Gold Medal Reading, an Olympic-themed Reader’s Advisory from the Youth Department