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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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Big Momma's Opens Kiosk at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library

Big Momma’s Coffee & Espresso Bar, a popular café on historic Commercial
Street, has opened a coffee and lunch kiosk in the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library,
397 E. Central St.

Hours are 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Early risers can enter
the building at 7:30 a.m. through the Central Street door. The library opens at 8:30 a.m.

Big Momma’s at the Midtown Carnegie Branch serves most of the coffee and
espresso drinks, smoothies, pastries, sandwiches and salads popular at its Commercial
Street café. Visitors can dine in at the bistro-style seating or carry out.

Big Momma’s can also cater meetings and special events at the Midtown
Carnegie Branch.

For more information or call-ahead orders, call 417-616-0470 or visit 

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

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