LIBRARY LOCATIONS Park Central Branch Library

128 Park Central Square
Springfield, MO 65806
Phone:(417) 831-1342

Ingrid Bohnenkamp, Branch Manager

Branch Hours

  • Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.- 7 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Holiday Closings Holiday Closings


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From the Library Staff

Park Central 

Park Central Branch

Park Central Branch LibraryThe Park Central Branch Library, an arts- and media-themed non-traditional facility, features a small collection of popular fiction and nonfiction books on face-out shelving, a wide selection of local and national newspapers and magazines and DVDs, CDs and audiobooks. More than a dozen computer stations provide downtown patrons with high-speed access to the Internet and the Library's catalog and research databases. The facility includes a self-checkout machine, a disc vending machine, gallery walls, a laptop bar and other seating. Beverages, pastries and snacks are available next door at The Coffee Ethic.


Computers, Internet
& Wi-Fi

Internet, electronic databases and Library catalogs [Details]
Coffee Ethic
Print from Library computers or your own device. Black and white - 10¢; color - 50¢. Cash only.
Black and white copies are 10¢. Color copies are 50¢; $1 for 11x17. Cash only.
Self-Service Fax Machine Self-Service Fax Machine
$1.75 first page; $1 other pages. Debit/Credit card only. Send only.
Services for Special Needs
Technology, collection and services [Details]

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

On Display Now

    • Missouri Over There: Artwork Inspired by the Veteran Experience by Susan Neese, Janine Helton and Wayne Doornbosch. This One Read exhibit is sponsored by the Springfield Regional Arts Council.

More displays

Take Center Stage at Park Central

Are you an acoustic musician, poet or thespian? Perhaps you're a comic, mime or ventriloquist looking for a place to try new material? What better place than the community stage at the Park Central Branch Library? There's already a performance schedule in place and it's free! Drop by the branch, or call 831-1342 for more information.

Visit the Library on First Friday

First Friday ArtwalkMake the Park Central Branch Library part of your First Friday Art Walk festivities. The library will display works by area artists along with other galleries and businesses downtown. Take a stroll to the southwest corner of the Square -- where arts, entertainment and information meet.

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