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 Strafford branch library does not have phone service on Wednesday, May 24, due to maintentance. Please call (417) 882-0714 for assistance.

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We Need Your Help!

The proposed federal budget will zero out funding for The Institute of Museum & Library Service (IMLS) and its grant program, The Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). Public libraries across the nation depend on IMLS and the LSTA grants to supplement and strengthen the public’s investment by providing additional financial support for programs, library materials and technology.  More...
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Free Tax Help

Do you need help preparing your taxes? Three programs offer free assistance to individuals in Greene County.
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Winter Weather Driving Tips

The Winter weather season is now officially upon us and will bring changing temperatures and road conditions. A little planning ahead for your trip can help you arrive safely to your destination.  More...
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Helping Others for the Holidays

Several local organizations are in need of volunteers to ensure that everyone is able to celebrate the holidays this year.  More...
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Exercise Your Right to Vote

Don't miss your chance to vote in this important election year!  More...
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Exercise Your Right to Vote

Don’t miss your chance to vote in this important election year! If you are not already registered to vote, there’s still time.  More...
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April 5 Municipal Election

The Municipal Election is Tuesday, April 5. Be sure to vote and make your voice heard on many city and county ballot items, including a sales tax renewal for Springfield. -- Results are in!
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Community Focus 2015

The "Community Focus 2015," a report for Springfield and Greene County, was released on October 8th. Find out what "blue ribbons" and "red flags" were indicated for our community's health and vitality.  More...
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Area Fall Festivals

Check here for a listing of local fall festivals and craft shows.  More...
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Local Farmers' Markets

You can find locally grown vegetables and other handmade items for sale at farmers' markets that are now operating in our community.  More...
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Health Insurance Exchange Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace runs November 15, 2014 through February 15, 2015.  This article will give a brief overview of the Marketplace and provide helpful resources related to the Health Insurance Marketplace.  More...
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November 4 General Election

On Tuesday, November 4, Greene County residents will have the opportunity to vote on several candidates, four constitutional amendments, and one school bond issue. -- Results are in!
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Urban Bee Farming

Springfield City Council recently amended their ordinance that allows citizens to keep honey bees on their property.    More...
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April 8 General Municipal Election Day

On Tuesday, April 8, many residents of Greene County will have the opportunity to vote on community issues and elected positions. -- Results are in!
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November 5 Election

Greene County residents will vote on a use tax initiative for the county on November 5.
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