All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

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Learn Tips for Frugal Living with Books from the Library

Looking to cut living expenses and be thriftier in the new year? Business librarian Jana Dimond is always on the lookout for consumer and business resources that we can use to solve our everyday problems. This month she focuses on books about frugal living.

Jana writes in her business blog on the Research page (thelibrary.org/research), “Even though the economy has made some significant improvements since the economic downturn of 2008, frugal living continues to be a popular topic. After all, why spend more when you don’t have to? Plus, with the holiday gift-giving season quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to figure out a few ways to trim your budget and make the most of your money.”

Here is a sample of the books she recommends. Check out these and related titles through coolcat.org, the library’s electronic catalog, or ask a librarian to help.

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Love bluegrass? The Friends of the Library Sunday Concert Series presents Bluefield at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Library Center. All ages are welcome to this free concert. Bluefield, featuring Denny and Sue Gold, and Randy and Cindy Gamble, plays traditional bluegrass.
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Just a reminder – all 10 branches of the library district and the Mobile Library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.
 

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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