Holiday Hours

Limited Library services on Thursday, December 14 due to necessary hardware and software updates. Details

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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Income Tax Resources

Answers to frequently asked questions about federal and state income tax forms, preparation assistance, and filing procedures. More

Contacting Your Government

We all know that the role of our elected officials is to represent their constituents, but who exactly are these representatives? The following will show you how to contact your representative at the city, county, state and federal levels. More

Urban Chickens Come to Springfield

Why did the chicken cross the road? Probably because it heard about Springfield's approval of an urban chicken ordinance, which allows chickens to be raised within the city limits.
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November 2 General Election

The general election in Greene County will be held on November 2.  Find your polling location, learn about candidates and issues, and more.
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MO Publications Go Paperless

The Official Manual of the State of Missouri (a.k.a. the Blue Book) and the Revised Statutes of Missouri will soon only be available online. More

Attorney General's Website

There are many resources available from Missouri's Attorney General's website that could be helpful to you. More

Government Blogs

A new way to stay current. Many governmental departments offer blogs that highlight the latest news and events from their corner of the federal government.
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3 Books For Your Consideration

As you are creating your summer reading list to take with you as you sun at the pool, you might want to dip your toe into U.S. or world politics. More

Do you know your Supremes?

With the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, it is a good time to become acquainted with the current Justices and their role in our government.  More

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