All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its regularly scheduled stops on Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day.

The Library Center and Schweitzer Brentwood branch libraries will not have phone service Monday, May 29-Tuesday, May 30, due to maintenance. Please call (417) 865-1340 for assistance.

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ARTICLE_TEXT <p>Do you need help shopping or signing up for a plan in the new Federal Health Insurance Marketplace? Help is available three days a week from a certified helper at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.<br /> <br /> Dori Meyer from Primaris Healthcare Business Solutions is certified to answer questions, help adults comparison shop or enroll them in a plan once the national website is up and running. Enrollment began Oct. 1. Meyer&rsquo;s job as health plan navigator is funded by a grant from the Centers for Medicare &amp; Medicaid Services/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.<br /> <br /> Meyer is available from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the Grisham Room of the Library Center. She is expected to maintain those office hours until the Marketplace closes on March 31, 2014. Her direct phone number at the Library Center is 417-616-0542.<br /> <br /> Walk-ins are welcome; reservations are not required for now. <br /> <br /> Help is also available from 8:30-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Jordan Valley Community Health Center, 440 E. Tampa St. Details about the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace are also at healthcare.gov, or at 1-800-318-2596. <br /> _ _ _ <br /> <br /> Can the Friends of the Library beat their fall 2012 all-time sales record of $125,779.01 this month? You can help! <br /> <br /> Make plans to shop for some great bargains for yourself or for gifts at the Friends 2013 Fall Book Sale Oct. 22-27 at spacious Remington&rsquo;s, 1655 W. Republic Road. Regular sale hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 22-25; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 26; and 1-5 p.m. Oct. 27. Friends Night Preview Sale kicks it off from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 21. Show your Friends membership card to get in, or pay $5 at the door. You can apply that to a membership that night. <br /> <br /> Since the Friends are filling their fourth tractor-trailer with sale goods, you&rsquo;re guaranteed a wide selection of book genres, CDs, DVDs, videocassettes, audiobooks, vinyl records, puzzles and board games. <br /> <br /> For more details call Sandy at 417-894-4184 or email friendsofthelibraryspfd@gmail.com.<br /> _ _ _ <br /> <br /> Please note: E-books and all online resources are available for you 24/7/365, but on Monday, Oct. 14, all 10 library branches will be closed including drive-up windows and the Mobile Library for Staff Development Day. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday.<br /> &nbsp;</p>
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Healthcare Marketplace Help Available at the Library; Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 22-27 at Remington's

Do you need help shopping or signing up for a plan in the new Federal Health Insurance Marketplace? Help is available three days a week from a certified helper at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Dori Meyer from Primaris Healthcare Business Solutions is certified to answer questions, help adults comparison shop or enroll them in a plan once the national website is up and running. Enrollment began Oct. 1. Meyer’s job as health plan navigator is funded by a grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Meyer is available from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the Grisham Room of the Library Center. She is expected to maintain those office hours until the Marketplace closes on March 31, 2014. Her direct phone number at the Library Center is 417-616-0542.

Walk-ins are welcome; reservations are not required for now.

Help is also available from 8:30-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Jordan Valley Community Health Center, 440 E. Tampa St. Details about the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace are also at healthcare.gov, or at 1-800-318-2596.
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Can the Friends of the Library beat their fall 2012 all-time sales record of $125,779.01 this month? You can help!

Make plans to shop for some great bargains for yourself or for gifts at the Friends 2013 Fall Book Sale Oct. 22-27 at spacious Remington’s, 1655 W. Republic Road. Regular sale hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 22-25; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 26; and 1-5 p.m. Oct. 27. Friends Night Preview Sale kicks it off from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 21. Show your Friends membership card to get in, or pay $5 at the door. You can apply that to a membership that night.

Since the Friends are filling their fourth tractor-trailer with sale goods, you’re guaranteed a wide selection of book genres, CDs, DVDs, videocassettes, audiobooks, vinyl records, puzzles and board games.

For more details call Sandy at 417-894-4184 or email friendsofthelibraryspfd@gmail.com.
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Please note: E-books and all online resources are available for you 24/7/365, but on Monday, Oct. 14, all 10 library branches will be closed including drive-up windows and the Mobile Library for Staff Development Day. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday.
 

Kathleen O�Dell is community relations director for the Springfield-Greene County Library District. She can be reached at kathleeno@thelibrary.org.

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