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Learn Origami and Fold Cranes for Library Center Display

Flex your fingers, grab some paper and join the Library in a community-wide project to celebrate International Day of Peace this fall. We’re on a mission to fold 1,000 origami paper cranes and hang them in the Library Center in September surrounding the Sept. 21 Day of Peace.  More...
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Explore Space with the Library this Summer

Have you ventured to the Library Center yet to Explore Space? That’s the new exhibit sure to appeal to space- and science-loving kids, teens and adults. We’re pairing it with space-themed programs throughout the summer.  More...
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View Wilderness, Space and the Great War on a Grand Scale in June at the Library

We can only describe three upcoming Library Center events as “art on a grand scale.” You’ll see it in Arkansas photographer Tim Ernst’s big-screen slide show; an Explore Space exhibit and a giant World War I exhibit, Missouri and the Great War.  More...
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Great Reads Coming this Summer

Looking for the summer’s next good read? Springfield-Greene County Library District librarians have an inside track on what’s coming up. Here are some of the adult titles your local librarians recommend this summer.

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Summer Reading Programs for Tots, Kids, Teens and Adults Begin May 20

We’re sending stress to the back seat this summer and making time for relaxing reading and great entertainment during the annual Summer Reading Program May 20-Aug. 12. Every age group can join, and everyone has a chance to earn reading incentives and end-of-summer prizes.

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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale Pulls in $132,037.69 in Sales

School teachers, home-schoolers, book re-sellers and book lovers showed up in force despite a rainy week to boost sales totaling $132,037.69 at the annual Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale April 26-30.

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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale Begins Wednesday; Preview Sale Tuesday Evening

The Friends of the Library brings its semi-annual bargain-shopping extravaganza to the E*Plex at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. Friends Night Preview Sale is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25.  The sale is open to the public Wednesday, April 26-Sunday, April 30.

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Meet "Maisie Dobbs" Mystery Series Author Jacqueline Winspear April 20 at the Library Center

World War I and its aftermath provided fertile ground for the popular "Maisie Dobbs" mystery series by British-born Jacqueline Winspear. Hear her discuss her novels and inspiration at a free event at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the Library Center auditorium.   More...
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Meet "Finding Winnie" Illustrator Sophie Blackall Thursday, April 13, at the Springfield Art Museum!

Love that bear? Meet the illustrator who brought "the world's most famous bear" to a touching book that has its roots in World War I. It's our One Read title!  More...
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Experience World War I in Different Ways for All Ages: Art, Movies, StoryWalks and Scholarly Talks

   The Library staff invites you to experience World War I in a very different way – with a storybook about Winnie the Pooh, an art exhibit inspired by WWI stories, an easy-to-digest “sampler” of war topics by scholars and experts.  More...
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One Read Programs and Exhibits Focus on "Finding Winnie" and World War I

Each April, the Library invites the community to celebrate one special book.  More...
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Library's Packed Spring Schedule Features Author Visits and More

We’re entering the busiest, most interesting season of the year in the library district.  More...
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New Ozarks Travelogue Series Offers Ideas for Local Exploring

Itching to roam around the Ozarks? A new series at the Library Center offers some surprising places to explore.  More...
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Give Your "Brokens" New Life at March 11 Fix-it Fair

On Saturday, March 11, you’ll be glad you never pitched that broken bicycle, sickly lawn mower or slightly tattered favorite jacket.  More...
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Grow Vegetables, Herbs and Flowers with Seeds from the Heirloom Seed Library

Spring must be near -- the Heirloom Seed Library is open for business.
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