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Friends of the Library Surpasses $100,000 in Spring Book Sale

The Springfield-Greene County Friends of the Library did it again – achieving more than $100,000 in sales during its 2011 Spring Book Sale April 26 through May 1 at Remington’s in Springfield.

The Friends took in $102,068.20 in sales of books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and more during the spring sale. It’s the fifth consecutive sale in which the Friends surpassed $100,000 in sales. The fall 2010 sale hit the record-high of $108,379.38.

Proceeds from the annual spring and fall sales benefit the 10 branches and bookmobile services of the Springfield-Greene County Library District. In the past, Friends grants have funded live music programs at various branches, living history performances, books for preschoolers, and in 2010 a major grant paid to refurbish the Ash Grove Branch Library and purchased a new bookmobile. The “Mobile Library” is expected to be delivered in mid-May.

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

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