All Library branches will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

LIBRARY NEWS

Library's Fall Schedule Packed with Fun and Informative Programs

School is back in session, Labor Day is upon us and the Springfield-Greene County Library District is in full fall mode. The coming weeks offer a series on bullying prevention; the freedom to read during Banned Books Week; the Civil War in 1864; and World Space Week. And then there’s the huge Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 21-26.

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LOCAL HISTORY

Spillman Loom

Dr. Ramsey Spillman rescued and learned to repair a weaving loom made by his grandfather in the mid-1800's. The loom was still being used in 1902.

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GENEALOGY

Dead Men Do Tell Tales

Death certificates provide clues to our ancestors' births, lives, deaths, and their final resting places.

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COMMUNITY MATTERS

Urban Bee Farming

Springfield City Council recently amended their ordinance that allows citizens to keep honey bees on their property.  

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FROM THE STACKS

How Would You...?

Arranging books in a meaningful or practical way is the goal, but if you could arrange books in any way, how would you do it?

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FEATURED DATABASE

Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives

Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives
Census records, state records, city directories and historical primary source documents from pre-U.S. Revolutionary War through the Vietnam War.


PROGRAMS and EVENTS

Tuesday, September 2

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