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Library News Archives - September 2011

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E-book and Computer Training, Civil War History and Stargazing at the Library This Week

If you haven’t heard the good news, it’s finally possible for Kindle owners to download the Springfield-Greene County Libraries’ collection of e-books free from the website, thelibrary.org.

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Authors Reflect on Book Challenges as Banned Books Week Begins

As Banned Books Week gets under way in the library district, several authors we interviewed echoed one message that helps explain the deeper value of protecting the “right to read” in schools and libraries.  More...
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Join the Discussion During "Banned Books Week" Sept. 24-Oct. 1

The Ozarks has gained national attention recently over the challenges and/or removal of several books from Stockton and Republic high schools.

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Make Plans to Attend Missouri Literary Festival Sept. 23-25

If you love to meet authors and anything related to the Civil War, you won’t want to miss any of the events during the 2011 Missouri Literary Festival: The Civil War, Sept. 23-25 at the Creamery Arts Center in downtown Springfield.

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Authors Sarah Ockler, Chris Crutcher Lead Banned Books Week Events

Authors Sarah Ockler, Chris Crutcher and Kurt Vonnegut expert Dr. William "Rodney" Allen will headline a week of panels, lectures and a Read-Out during Banned Books Week at the Springfield-Greene County Libraries. 
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E-reader Training, Small Business Workshop and Early Literacy Training Offered in September at the Library

E-reader help sessions have been in high demand since last year’s sales boom, so the library has launched another series to help you adopt new ways to enjoy books, audiobooks and movies.  More...
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