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Death and Dying: Conversations on End-of-Life Matters

"'Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes," wrote Christopher Bullock in "The Cobbler of Preston" (1716) -- a quote often attributed to Mark Twain or Benjamin Franklin. And while taxes have fluctuated since the origin of the adage, Bullock, Twain and Franklin were right: death remains a constant.
A series of programs at the Library in October examines our relationship with death and end-of-life issues.
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Remembering John Lennon

The iconic Beatle was shot in front of his Manhattan apartment building 34 years ago December 8, but his legacy lives on. Check out these books and DVDs to learn more about the musician's life and work.  More
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Our Favorite Books of 2013

It's time for Best of 2013 lists! Since no one knows books quite like librarians, we asked staff members from across the Springfield-Greene County Library District to choose their year-end favorites. Read on to discover our picks.  More
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Researching Prospective Employers

Taking the time to research an employer's history, values and goals, and recent achievements can give you the knowledge you need to feel extra confident going into the big interview -- or prevent you from wasting your time applying at a company that isn't the right fit.

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National Poetry Month

Think you know what poetry's all about? Think again. Long gone are the days of sleepy verses describing the weather and dense epics in Old English. Contemporary poets push the boundaries of the genre and help us see our lives in new light -- all in a language that is accessible and fun. In honor of National Poetry Month, why not give the new wave of poets a chance?
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