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Books & Authors 

Free E-Book Websites

Enjoy unlimited reading with these websites that provide free e-books.
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Government 

Unclaimed Property

Is there a forgotten safe deposit box or an uncashed dividend check in your past? Find out if you have any unclaimed property waiting for you.  More...
Books & Authors 

Read Books in Your Web Browser with OverDrive READ

Enjoy a new way of reading eBooks. Just open up the web browser on your smartphone, tablet or computer and start reading.
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Funding & Nonprofits 

Tools for Nonprofits

The Funding Information Center at the Library Center has some great tools to strengthen your nonprofit and keep it moving in the right direction.  More...
Community Matters Government Missouri & Ozarks 

Voting Matters: E-Verify (Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification System)

 Learn more about this controversial ordinance that Springfield residents will vote on in February.
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Law 

The Best Legal Websites

A listing of credible legal websites covering national to local issues and organizations.  More...
Law 

Legal Research

What you need to know to begin.  More...
Law 

DIY Divorce

These resources will aid you in representing yourself in Missouri family courts.  More...
Funding & Nonprofits 

Giving for Good?

Have you ever donated to a charity and wondered if the  money would make it to those in need?  here are a few quick ways to make sure you are donating to a real nonprofit that is providing assistance to real people.  More...
Law 

Looking for Legal Forms?

These resources will help you get the forms you need.  More...
Funding & Nonprofits 

Nonprofit Training Seminar

May 19th from 9:00 to 5:00
The Library Center – Auditorium
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Funding & Nonprofits 

New Search Tool Available Philanthropy In/Sight

The Library now offers free access to The Foundation Center's Philanthropy In/Sight database.  More...
Funding & Nonprofits 

Funding 101: Research and Writing Skills for Nonprofits

Training for nonprofit organizations.  More...
Law 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

First Jewish female member of the United States Supreme Court.  More...
Law 

Free Online Law Books

Nolo is providing free online access to several of their legal books.  More...
Community Matters Funding & Nonprofits Missouri & Ozarks 

Homeless Awareness Month

The Homeless Task Force has been working for a year to unravel the tangled web of homeless services and needs in the area.  Read and review reports and findings from the Homeless Task Force, the Homeless Youth Subcommittee and the Continuum of Care.  More...
Law 

Attorney General's Website

There are many resources available from Missouri's Attorney General's website that could be helpful to you.  More...
Community Matters 

Plan Your Library Visit

Come and explore all that your library has to offer.  More...

3 Books For Your Consideration

As you are creating your summer reading list to take with you as you sun at the pool, you might want to dip your toe into U.S. or world politics.  More...
Law 

Do you know your Supremes?

With the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, it is a good time to become acquainted with the current Justices and their role in our government.   More...

Looking to get involved in local or national campaigns?

This might be the right time to get involved in the process.  More...
Law 

Judge Denny Chin

First Asian Pacific American Federal Appellate Court Judge   More...
Law 

Frances Perkins

As the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition.   More...
Law 

John Paul Stevens

 Justice John Paul Stevens announces his retirement from the Supreme Court. What impact will this have?  More...
Law 

The Social Security Act

The act was an attempt to limit what were seen as dangers in the modern American life, including old age and unemployment.   More...
Law 

The 19th Amendment

On August 26, 1920, the long road to women's suffrage ended with the ratification of the nineteenth amendment.  More...
Law 

Sandra Day O'Connor

First female member of the United States Supreme Court.  More...
Law 

Brown v. Board of Education

Landmark case that found racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional, paving the way for desegregation of other types of public places.  More...
Law 

African American Firsts: Law

William Henry Hastie - First Black Federal Judge  More...
Funding & Nonprofits 

Supporting Your Position

Need help finding resources to support your grant writing projects? Check out these Web sites that give current, verifiable statistical information to support your cause.  More...
Law 

African American Firsts: Law

Constance Baker Motley - First Black Woman Federal Judge  More...
Law 

African American Firsts: Law

Thurgood Marshall - First Black United States Supreme Court Justice  More...
Books & Authors 

Compatible E-readers

 Find out compatible e-reader devices plus help choosing the best device for your needs.  More...
Science 

El Chupacabra

The legend of El Chupacabra is widely considered the most important cryptozoological story of the past two decades. Find out why.  More...

November 6th is First Friday Artwalk

 Enjoy an autumn evening out at this month's art walk.  More...
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