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The Library

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Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Springfield-Greene County Library District is to improve and enrich the lives of our users through information, education and recreation. The Library values the citizens of Greene County and responds to their needs by providing clean and inviting buildings, well-organized and up-to-date collections, friendly professional service and well-trained staff who are committed to the Library vision.

Vision Statement

A thriving Library that is an integral part of the lives of the community

Statement of Policy

The Springfield-Greene County Library District Board of Trustees has adopted the following policy so that the Library may provide an atmosphere conducive to appropriate use of the facilities and to comply with the Library's mission statement.

The Library reserves the right to request that patrons open purses, briefcases, packages and parcels.

Violation of any of these rules can result in temporary expulsion, permanent expulsion or arrest.

The following behaviors and actions are prohibited on Library property:

These rules are considered to be illustrative and not all-inclusive.


Revised Policy Approved by Library Board 2/20/18