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Author and Illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi at Library Center Oct. 5; Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 26-30

Publisher’s Weekly describes the children’s tale, “Where Are My Books?” as “A story that should quickly find its way into the hearts of book lovers of all ages.” On Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 7-7:30 p.m., in the Library Center auditorium, the book’s author/illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi will talk about her work as a writer and illustrator.
Local History 

Emma Fassnight Steury

 Emma Fassnight Steury reminisces about Springfield shortly after the Civil War on the eve of her ninety-third birthday. She describes her family's move from Michigan when she was 7, purchase of the property that would become Fassnight Park and visiting the new Atlantic and Pacific Railroad when it made it's way to town.  More...
Library News 

Tom Sharpe Concert Sept. 25; Celebrate "Star Trek" Anniversary with the Library; Learn About Gene Editing Sept. 28

Drummer Tom Sharpe is the percussive engine that drives popular group Mannheim Steamroller, and he’s coming to the Library Center for a rare, free concert from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25.  More...
Library News 

Sept. 24 Music & Lyrics Workshop Provides Inspiration and Education

Calling all aspiring songwriters and musicians! The only thing between you and your Big Break just may be the day-long Music & Lyrics Workshop 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Library Center.  More...
Library News 

Rock the Vote and Enjoy Three Free Concerts at the Library Center Sept. 9-11

The Library Center will Rock the Vote this weekend, joining the nationwide campaign to register voters – especially newly minted 18-year-olds. We’re doing it with lots of music and help from the League of Women Voters, and capping it with our annual fall party – Geezerfest.  More...
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