O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, Aug. 8, 2018

Assistant Director Ryan Johnson wrote the most recent column for the O'Fallon Weekly and took the opportunity to reflect on the success as well as the value of the Library's Summer Reading Program. "During June and July, we created just over 400 new library cards.  That number doesn't include renewals; those are all new families joining … Continue reading O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, Aug. 8, 2018

O’Fallon Public 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 O’Fallon Public Library News & Notes, July 4, 2018

3 Middle Grade Adventure Stories for Summer, A Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

It's Summer Reading Program time! If you or any kids you know need some new reading recommendations for summer, O'Fallon Public Library has some just for you! These Middle Grade adventure stories are sure to capture your interest--perhaps with just the book covers alone--I mean check out the artwork on them. These stories are perfect … Continue reading 3 Middle Grade Adventure Stories for Summer, A Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 6, 2018

Close to 900 people have registered for this year's Summer Reading Program, Library Director Molly Scanlan wrote in this week's O'Fallon Weekly.  It's not too late to register, she said. Setting up your free account just takes a couple of minutes.  Adults, register yourselves first and then your children under your account as additional readers. Molly also shared some of … Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, June 6, 2018

ICYMI – Library News & Notes, May 30, 2018

Youth Services Manager Teri Rankin penned this week's O'Fallon Weekly column and highlighted some of the upcoming OFPL events and updates. Teri said that if your children are already showing signs of restlessness since school ended, then the library Summer Reading Program has something for everyone from three-years-old to adults. "Reading Takes You Everywhere is the this … Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, May 30, 2018

ICYMI – Library News & Notes, May 16, 2018

Prompted by the recent heat wave, Assistant Director Ryan Johnson provided some intriguing summer reading recommendations in this week's O'Fallon Weekly.  He said, "Traditionally, beach reads are contemporary fiction and are generally considered to be light, fun, and easy reads."  Not something like Stephen King's It or Melville's Moby Dick. "I'm taking a position that certain non-fiction titles fit … Continue reading ICYMI – Library News & Notes, May 16, 2018