Win a book from the Children’s Department! And learn about our special selections.

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” -Charles W. Eliot It is September and that means Library Card Sign-Up month. In the Children's section we are having a drawing for Nikki Giovanni's new book A Library. Here are some more … Continue reading Win a book from the Children’s Department! And learn about our special selections.

Friends of the O’Fallon Public Library presents Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

What is Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library? Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth to age five, no matter their family’s income. After launching in 1995, the program grew quickly. First books were only distributed to children living in Sevier County, Tennessee where Dolly grew … Continue reading Friends of the O’Fallon Public Library presents Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Autism Acceptance Month, A Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

We have all heard about or know someone who is affected by autism, but what is it? According to the Autism Society "Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum condition” that affects people differently and to varying degrees. It can impact a person’s social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation." 1 … Continue reading Autism Acceptance Month, A Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

Summer Fun: a Listing of O’Fallon Area Camps and Programs from the Youth Services Department

Ms. Becky from the youth services department has put together an extensive list of O'Fallon Area Camps and Programs. Also, our library Summer Reading Program, “Read Beyond the Beaten Path,” runs from May 29 – July 30. There will be art, science, animals, dinosaurs, and more! O'Fallon Area Camps and Programs O'Fallon YMCA  -  The O'Fallon YMCA … Continue reading Summer Fun: a Listing of O’Fallon Area Camps and Programs from the Youth Services Department