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Kids Antsy? Try These Simple Crafts to Ease Your Holidays

Hannah at the Library Station has a booklist for you as part of our Holiday Hacks: Library Edition...How you can use the Library to ease holiday stress. The holidays means kids will be out of school and possibly visiting family. Here are some great crafting books to keep the whole family occupied! You can follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more Holiday Hacks!

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We Make Holiday Shopping Fun at the Holiday Store for Kids!

Looking for a store with kid-friendly prices this season? In this Holiday Hacks: Library Edition tip, we offer a fun option where kids can shop for gifts to give family members, friends and teachers: Visit the Holiday Store for Kids! The annual event starts Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Library Center and Library Station, and continues at the Library Center through Sunday, Dec. 11.

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Hear the Candidates' Interviews, then Plan Your Vote

Candidate interviews, conducted by a nonpartisan coalition of Springfield community groups including the Springfield-Greene County Library District are available to watch on these YouTube links. They include state representative, senate and congressional races. 

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Thank you! You helped Friends Book Sale Hit $169,284.90

You donated books, DVDs, CDs and more through the year, and you shopped til' you almost dropped at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Sept. 14-18. And you helped push the event to the Friends' second-highest sale in their history! There's another sale coming, too!

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Book Bargains Coming! Friends of the Library Sale is Sept. 14-18  

From Stephen King's bestsellers to sci-fi, games, puzzles, vinyl records and hit movie CDs, you'll find treasures beginning at $1 at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Sept. 14-18 at the E*Plex, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. Don't miss Friends Preview Night 5-8 p.m. Sept. 13 for early, top picks!

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New 24-hour Library Kiosk Coming to East Springfield

A book vending machine is coming to east Springfield! You'll love the convenience of the Library Express East, where you can check out books and DVDS, pick up or return holds anytime, seven days a week. 

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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale Brings In $167,698.40

Thanks to donors and shoppers from all corners of the Ozarks, the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale hit its second-highest total ever, with $167,698.40 in sales. Since the sales began in 1985, the all-volunteer Friends group has raised over $4.5 million for your Springfield-Greene County Libraries.

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Don't Miss the Friends of the Library Sale April 27-May 1!

The big Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is April 27-May 1 at the spacious E*Plex, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. Don't miss out on terrific buys -- books for all ages, CDs, DVDs, vinyl records for $1 or more. Shop early April 26 from 5-8 during Friends Night Preview Sale. Read on and watch scenes from the sales!

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