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Children's Author Jan Brett Visits Library Center Dec. 5; Geezerfest Sept. 13 at Library Center

One of the nation’s foremost authors and illustrators of children’s books is Jan Brett. If her name doesn’t ring a bell, maybe her book titles will: “The Mitten,” “The Hat” and “Armadillo Rodeo,” to mention a few. Or just ask a child about “Hedgie,” one of Brett’s beloved forest animals that romp through her stories.  More...
Library News 

Exercise Your Brain at the Library; Engage with Us on Facebook; Skype with an Astronaut Oct. 3

Scientists say mental challenges keep our brains healthy, and playing bridge is one of those challenging activities. Don’t know how to play? A four-week series – Introduction to Contract Bridge – continues Sept. 11, 18 and 25, at 6:30 p.m. for adults in the Library Center’s Story Hour Room.  More...
Local History 

Perry L. Teaff

 Lieutenant Perry L. Teaff of Springfield was awarded the Navy Cross in San Diego, California in 1942 for his extraordinary courage in action during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  More...
Library News 

Library's Fall Schedule Packed with Fun and Informative Programs

School is back in session, Labor Day is upon us and the Springfield-Greene County Library District is in full fall mode. The coming weeks offer a series on bullying prevention; the freedom to read during Banned Books Week; the Civil War in 1864; and World Space Week. And then there’s the huge Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 21-26.  More...
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...
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