All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its regularly scheduled stops on Monday, January 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


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Local History 

Springfield Schools and MLK Day 1992

President Ronald Reagan signed into law Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a federal holiday in 1983.  In 1992, it was not recognized as an official school holiday in Springfield.  However, students were dismissed for the day, as it was considered a teacher-principal work day.  More...
Library News 

Several Authors Scheduled to Visit Springfield in 2017

The new year is bringing lots of new services to library patrons, including a stellar lineup of authors. Here’s a quick preview.  More...
Local History 

George Clark's Side Glances

 Springfield Rotarians unknowingly hosted George Clark, well known syndicated cartoonist of "Side Glances".  More...
Library News 

Renovated Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library Grand Opening Jan. 7

The wait is nearly over – the renovated and renamed Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library reopens Saturday, Jan. 7. New name, same address – 2214 Brentwood Blvd., a block east of Glenstone Avenue and Seminole Street.  More...
Library News 

New Services and Spaces in 2016 Pave Way for 2017

We understand if you find yourself asking, “Where did the month of November go?” It’s been a busy year in the Library, too. If you didn’t catch it all, here’s a digest of new services and newsy developments that you’ll also find in 2017.  More...
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