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Book Your Next Meeting Room with This New Tool

Springfield-Greene County Library patrons can reserve meeting rooms using a new, easy tool beginning Oct. 1. No account or password is needed. Just go to rooms.thelibrary.org, enter the email and request a reservation.

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Here's How to Reconnect with The Library... Your Way!

If it’s been a while since you visited your library, or even if you’re a regular visitor, we’re rolling out the red carpet for everyone beginning August 1 with an invitation to Reconnect with The Library Your Way. We've expanded hours for busy students and families, we'll replace your lost library card for free, and we've got more thoughtful and fun programs on the way.

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Library Removes Masking Rule, Resumes More Services

Visitors and staff no longer have to wear masks in library branches and outreach sites, with the removal of the City of Springfield's COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions. More services have been restored, and more welcome changes are coming soon.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Planned at Five Library Branches May 21-26

Still looking for a convenient place to get the vaccine? Did you know 12- 15-year-olds are eligible now, too? Register, and then drop by one of the five vaccine clinics planned at library branches, and feel confident returning to the things you love to do this summer. 

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Friends of the Library Set Book Sale Record with $172,653.88

Thank you to everyone who donated books, CDs, DVDs and more -- and shopped at the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale April 28-May 2! The Friends beat their record-high sales figure set in 2019, this time selling $172,653.88 in items for all ages and interests.

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During National Library Week, Check Out the Bounty at Your Library

Five drive-through windows. Mobile hot spots. Notary service. Homework help sites. Virtual visits with bestselling authors. E-books, e-audiobooks, digital magazines and movies. Maker Space 3D printer and laser engraver. Storytime & More. Planet Book Podcast for ‘tweens and teens. There's so much for you at the Springfield-Greene County Libraries. The Library is putting a focus on the many services it offers all ages during National Library Week, April 4-10.

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Friends of the Library Book (and More) Sale is April 28-May 2

The big spring sale kicks off with the Friends Night Preview Sale April 27. Join the Friends now, and get into the preview sale free! Check out the rare books in the silent auction, a collection of 1,000 musical theater albums, over 10,000 mint-condition postage stamps and a stunning collection of books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl records and games.

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Show Us Your NEW COVID-19-era Experience for History's Sake

We're still masking, social distancing and dining at home. But some of us are having safe, outdoor visits, and some are getting the long-awaited vaccine. Send us a photo of how you're STILL enduring the pandemic for the Library's visual history book.

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