The Library

thelibrary.org Springfield-Greene County Library District Springfield, Missouri

Cutting Flowers

Whether you are interested in growing your own flowers for arrangements, using the existing flora around your home, or making the most of the flowers you buy, these books will introduce you to the basic techniques and floral designer tricks for make a beautiful bouquet.

More

Celebrating Swedish Midsummer

In Sweden, Midsummer’s Eve is one of the most important days of the year, rivaling Christmas and New Year’s Eve with its festive spirit and traditions. Midsummer is always celebrated on a weekend between June 19 and 26, and it spans beyond Sweden and into all of the Scandinavian countries. Similar to Summer Solstice, Midsummer celebrations are held to welcome summertime. Food is an important part of the celebration and the Library has books to help you plan your Midsummer’s Eve smörgåsbord.

More

The Frugal Path to Wealth

Frugality as a path to wealth? It's not as far-fetched as you think, according to these financial experts. 

More

Business Reading and Research

Whether you’re starting a business, running a business, or advancing yourself as a professional, this list will provide the books and resources The Library has to help you achieve your goals.

More

Stay Informed

You can receive the latest Books & Authors articles via email or, via RSS feed. Signing up is quick and easy, just click the applicable link below.

Email list RSS feed