Holiday Hours

Limited Library services on Thursday, December 14 due to necessary hardware and software updates. Details

The Republic Branch Library is closed for shelving renovations through Monday, Dec. 11. The branch will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Drive-up service continues during the renovations, Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Library News, Press Info

Check Out Redesigned Local History Web Page

The library’s Local History and Genealogy Web site is one of the most-visited places on the Now it offers even more for visitors after a recent redesign.

The site contains all of the familiar content that patrons like, and we’ve added some new content and navigation features. The site is still at, then click on the header “Local History.”

Here are some of the notable changes you’ll find, according to Web Manager Nancy Eike:

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It’s time again for Chapter & Verse: Music on a Sunday Afternoon at the Library Center. “Dusty Creek” will play traditional bluegrass for all ages at 2 p.m. today, July 11. The concert is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

On Saturday, July 17, you’re also invited to join friends for music, games and snacks the Midtown Block Party from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library, 397 E. Central St.

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Don’t miss the chance this final week to get your $6 tickets for Library Night at Hammons Field July 22. The Springfield Cardinals play the Tulsa Drillers.

Help us “pack the house” with library fans. Tickets are available at any library branch through July 18. Cash or checks are accepted at the checkout desk.

Kathleen O'Dell is community relations director for the Springfield-Greene County Library District. She can be reached at

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