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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.


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.


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.


We Have Books for Adults Learning to Read, and You Can Help

Adults learning to read have a rich collection of books especially for them at the Library. And with so many adults staying close to home during the pandemic, volunteers are needed with the Ozarks Literacy Council to help learners through safe, online tutoring. 


Child-Friendly Video Helps Soften, Explain Library's Different Look

Children may feel scared to see their favorite librarians wearing masks, and disappointed there are no storytimes or toys when they return to the Library. Parents can ease the visit by showing the Library's new "Welcome Back" video to explain the changes made due to the coronavirus.   


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