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Renovated Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library Sets Green Standard for Library

The major renovation that gives you the brighter, cleaner Schweitzer Brentwood Branch also sets a new standard for a green Springfield-Greene County Library District.  More...
Books & Authors

Coming in September

Fall is right around the corner and what better way to start the season then by picking up a new book?  Here's a sneak peek of some exciting new titles coming out in September.  More...
Teeny Blog

SR Rhyme Time

Rhyme time! The Library has toy instruments, music CD's, Hoopla Kids and lots of picture books that rhyme. Check them out with your child and enjoy singing and rhyming!  More...
Books & Authors

The Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will darken our skies. Be prepared for this unforgettable event by checking out these books.  More...
Press Info

Giant Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is October 18-22

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Teeny Blog

LST Bibliobop

Come Bibliobop a the Library Station! Ages 2-6 will listen to stories about music and dancing, then get wiggly and shake our sillies out. Saturday, August 19th at 11 a.m.  More...
Books & Authors

Scandinavian Crime Fiction

If you are looking for a dark thriller, check out these chilling reads with flawed characters set in bleak Scandinavian settings.  More...
Library News

This Week at the Library: LibraryCon, Hiking the Buffalo River Trail and Yoga

The Library Center will be teaming with Star Wars Storm Troopers, Jedi Knights, comic book superheroes and sci-fi and fantasy literature favorites on Saturday, Aug. 19. Add to that mix the scores of kids, teens and adult fans who relish in “cosplay” – dressing up in character – and you’ve got LibraryCon.  More...
In The News

Springfield Resident Hopes Kenyan Heritage Will Bring People Together

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Teeny Blog

WLD Storytime Campout

Join the Willard Branch Library for a Storytime Campout! Infants to age 6 will enjoy this special end-of-summer storytime on Tuesday, August 15th at 10 a.m. complete with camp songs around the "campfire" and other camping activities.  More...
Books & Authors

Books Based on Other Books

Some of the best tales are actually fresh takes on old ideas. Check out this list of great books inspired by other authors' stories!  More...
Teeny Blog

TLC Playtime

It's time for Racing to Read Playtime at the Library Center! Come play wth us on Saturday, August 12th from 10 a.m. to noon. Infants to age 6 will enjoy activities that are developmentally appropriate and lots of fun.  More...
Teeny Blog

General SRP Ends

Summer is almost over and with it ends the 2017 Summer Reading Program. Finish your gameboards and get to a branch before the end of the day Saturday, August 12th!  More...
Library News

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Life Celebrated in Books

The 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birth in 1867 is being honored everywhere by fans of her “Little House” tales, including at the annual Wilder Day celebration Sept. 16 at Wilder’s historic home and museum in Mansfield, east of Springfield.  More...
Teeny Blog

TR Strong Bodies

Strong babies = strong minds! Give baby lots of opportunities to practice moving her body and balancing. Mastering movement allows the brain to focus on language and other skills.  More...

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