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Local History 

Spillman Loom

 Dr. Ramsey Spillman rescued and learned to repair a weaving loom made by his grandfather in the mid-1800's. The loom was still being used in 1902.  More...
Library News 

Keep Up with the Latest Technology at the Library

Anyone doubting the ability of public libraries to stay current hasn’t visited the Springfield-Greene County Libraries recently. With the help of grants, gifts and your property tax support, the Library continues to update services to bridge the digital divide for all the people we serve.  More...
Library News 

Create Video and Audio Recordings at Library's Media Lab; Final "Changing America" Event Aug. 18; All Ages Enjoy Summer Reading Program

Do you have a club that could use some public awareness? Need a video to train employees? Consider telling your story through a video or audio recording you can make at the new Media Lab in the Edge Community Technology Center.  More...
Library News 

Check Out Updates at Park Central Branch Library; "Changing America" Series Continues with "Freedom Riders;" Public Enjoying Convenience of Passport Service at Library Center

If you haven’t seen it lately, the Park Central Branch Library on the Square has undergone some major updates that should make mobile device users especially happy. Other changes were based on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design recommendations.  More...
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Brown Sisters Speak About Brown v. Board of Education at Central High School; Learn New Computer Skills at the Edge

Linda and Cheryl Brown’s father Oliver Brown was among the many parents challenging racial segregation in the Topeka public schools in the 50s. It was his name that was attached to the now-famous, 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education declaring that school racial segregation was unconstitutional.   More...
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