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World War I Program, Research, Will Tell Greene County's and Missouri's Stories

 A Sunday program, a new blog and an upcoming website will help tell the story of Greene County's and  Missouri's sons and daughters who served in World War I abroad and at home.  More...
Library News 

Now You Can Stream Films, Shorts, Documentaries with IndieFlix

 The Library now offers a free, streaming movie service, IndieFlix, that gives you unlimited access to thousands of independent films, shorts and documentaries from more than 50 countries.
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Brentwood Library News 

Brentwood Branch Renovation Timeline Moves Ahead

 The effort to reduce, reuse and recycle everything possible from an empty Library property is nearly complete, as the Brentwood Branch renovation plans move forward.
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Library News 

Stumped for Ideas? Let the Library Entertain Your Holiday Guests

If you run out of ways to entertain your houseguests, the Library can help! Christmas week offers free movies, storytimes, brain teaser programs, gingerbread-building and more.   More...
Library News 

Find the Historical, Serious and Quirky on Fold3

From census records to Civil War photos to UFO sightings -- students, genealogists and historians will love mining a new electronic resource, Fold3, for reliable historical documents.   More...
Library News 

Friends of the Library Pledge $300,000 Toward Brentwood Branch Library Renovation

The real campaign hasn't yet begun, but the Friends of the Library has pledged a major gift -- $300,000 over three years -- for a major renovation of the 41-year-old Brentwood Branch Library.  More...
Education 

Do the Candidates Get High Marks for Education?

Issues, issues, issues. But what about solutions? Every four years there is a new focus to the priorities in education at the national level.
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Library News 

Grab Some Great Bargains at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 23-28

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 23-28 includes CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, puzzles, games and great reads for all ages and interests. Join your friends at Remington's for this fun, annual event.  More...
Education 

Education Connections for Young People

You may not yet have the right to vote, but you do have the right to be involved and engaged in the issues and process. The outcomes may affect you more than you think.  More...
Education 

Homeschooling Resources and Information

Have you decided to educate your child at home? There has been an increase in the number of children who are receiving their education in alternate settings, both in Missouri and the nation.  More...
Library News 

Author's Success: Another Dream Fulfilled Through the Library

 Springfield author Perry Posey's journey to fulfill his writing dream began when he turned to the Library to learn the skills and use the tools he needed to get the job done. What do you need to reach your goals?  More...
Education 

Missouri Receives Waiver for No Child Left Behind

 On June 29, Missouri joined 39 other states in receiving a flexibilty waiver for meeting certain criteria of NCLB. What does that mean for you and your family?  More...
Education 

What's "next" for science standards in school?

As of May 11, the Next Generation Science Standards are available for viewing and comments. These could be adopted for use in classrooms as early as this fall.  More...
Education 

The Future of Global Classrooms

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Library News 

Find Low-cost, Used Books at Library Gift Shops

Can't wait until the big Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale April 24-29? You can find some of their bargain-priced, used books at the Between Friends Gift Shops any day.
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