All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

LIBRARY LOCATIONS The Library Center

4653 S. Campbell Ave.
Springfield, MO 65810
Phone:(417) 882-0714
Fax:(417) 883-9348

Jessie Alexander-East, Branch Manager
jessieae@thelibrary.org

Branch Hours

  • Monday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Drive-up Service

  • Monday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

Holiday Closings Holiday Closings

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From the Library Staff

Library Center 

About the Library Center

The Library Center is the headquarters of the Springfield-Greene County Library District. The 82,000-square-foot building houses major collections of print and electronic resources. These include special collections such as business, local history and genealogy as well as fully equipped computer labs, private study rooms, state-of-the-art reference technology and many more expanded services. In addition, the Library Center includes other amenities characteristic of larger urban libraries. Those features include a 185-seat auditorium, a glass-enclosed recreational reading room, a story hour room, outdoor story garden, a 134-seat public meeting room, five other meeting rooms of various sizes and capacities, Between Friends Gift Shop and Mudhouse café. The facility is located at the intersection of Campbell and Lakewood, the second lighted intersection south of the James River Freeway.

Services

Computers, Internet & Wi-Fi Computers, Internet
& Wi-Fi

Internet, electronic databases and Library catalogs [Details]
Meeting & Study Rooms Meeting & Study Rooms
Rooms for large meetings or quiet study [Details]
Printers Printers
Black and white printouts are 10¢; color printouts are 50¢. Cash only.
Copiers Copiers
Black and white copies are 10¢; 20¢ for 11x17. Color copies are 50¢; $1 for 11x17. Cash only.
Mudhouse Mudhouse
Monday-Saturday,
8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
(417) 889-6938
Between Friends Gift Shops at the Library Between Friends
Gift Shop

Pre-read books and gifts for the bibliophile [Details]
Services for Special Needs Services for Special Needs
Motorized scooter, closed-circuit television video magnifier and more [Details]
Test Proctoring Test Proctoring
Available for a small fee. [Details]
Self-Service Fax Machine Self-Service Fax Machine
$1.75 first page; $1 other pages. Debit/Credit card only. Send only.
   

Go green! Copies may be scanned to a USB drive. Bring your own USB drive, or purchase one at the Library Center for $7.

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On Display Now

  • World War II Posters provided by John Houghton
  • Sterling Price's 1864 Missouri Campaign

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Special Collections

  • Local History & Genealogy
    Unique materials of interest to researchers
  • Funding and Business Information Center
    Everything you need to market your business or nonprofit, create materials, conduct meetings, research grants and find new markets for your products.
  • Specialized Databases
    • Family History CD-ROMs
    • Foundation Directory Online Professional
    • Foundation Grants to Individuals
  • Bert Buhrman Sheet Music Collection
    More than 5,000 pieces of sheet music donated to the Library by Bert Buhrman. Search online by title and composer.
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