LOCAL HISTORY

Charles Haden

Joel Haden was the first Register of the Springfield Land Office when it opened in 1835. Assisted by his son Charles, they sometimes sold "thousands of acres of land a day". Charles Haden's recollections of early Springfield and the surrounding Ozark region were reprinted when Charles became very ill in 1898.

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BOOKS & AUTHORS

William Shakespeare (April 23, 1564 - April 23, 1616)

The renowned English poet and playwright turns 451 this month yet hasn't aged a day.

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LIBRARY NEWS

Find Big Bargains at Friends of the Library Book Sale; Shred Unwanted Documents April 25; Get Planting Tips April 27; Give Ozarks Fundraising Blitz May 5

You’ve got four more days to shop for great bargains at the big Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. Most books and audiovisual items are just $1; better books are $2 and up.

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COMMUNITY MATTERS

Free Tax Help

Do you need help preparing your taxes? Three programs offer free assistance to individuals in Greene County.

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FROM THE STACKS

What's New in Publishing

A few times a year staff at the Library present a What's New in Publishing for other staff. We recently presented at our Staff training day and want to share the information.

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PROGRAMS and EVENTS

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