All Library branches and Library Express West are closed to the public through April 24. Drive-up window service will not be available.

Book drops are locked. You will not be fined for overdue items.

More information about Library closure and services.

The Library

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Library Mission Statement

Building a stronger community by enabling lifelong learning and enrichment.

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:

To enhance safety, security and service for all, the Library reserves the right to ask patrons to relocate to another area of the building.

These rules are considered to be illustrative and not exhaustive.


Approved by Library Board 2/20/2018, Revised 2/18/2020