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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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MOBIUS Users Have Almost 1 Million More Things to Check Out!

It's another win for library cardholders: The St. Charles City-County Library has joined MOBIUS. Now you can check out that district's nearly one million items that it now shares with Springfield-Greene County and other libraries in the MOBIUS partnership.

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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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