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Between Friends Gift Shops at the Library


All proceeds benefit the Springfield-Greene County Library District

All purchases are tax-free

Kids love giving holiday gifts that they've bought all by themselves for family, friends and teachers at the Library's annual Holiday Store. You can find a Holiday Store at six branches this year!

Children up to age 18 can shop for gifts priced just right for kids — 25 cents to $10. Volunteers help little ones shop and wrap their treasures. Parents or siblings are welcome to help, too!

Items include jewelry, mugs, toys, holiday ornaments, socks, slippers, wallets, watches, iPad cases, frames and lots of items for the guys and gals on everyone's list. Don't forget the family pets!

Proceeds from the Holiday Store support Library programs.

While you're shopping at the Holiday Store, drop by the Holiday Open House events for all ages at each branch. Make memories while you enjoy holiday festivities with books, crafts, games and activities.


Events are Saturday, December 7, except as noted

Library Center

  • Holiday Store, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., auditorium

The Library Center store continues through December 15 at these times:

  • Sundays, December 8 and 15, 1–4:30 p.m.
  • Monday–Friday, December 9–13, 2–7 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 14, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

Library Station

  • Open House, 10 a.m.–noon, Story Hour Room
  • Holiday Store, 9a.m.–1 p.m., Santa Fe Room

Midtown Carnegie Branch Library

  • Open House, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Teen Room
  • Holiday Store, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., upstairs meeting room

Republic Branch Library

  • Open House, 10 a.m.–noon
  • Holiday Store, 10 a.m.–noon

The Republic Branch store continues through December 18 at these times:

  • Monday-Thursday, December 9-12, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Friday-Saturday, December 13–14, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Monday-Wednesday, December 16-18, 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

  • Open House, 9 a.m.–noon, Children's Department
  • Holiday Store, 9 a.m.–noon, Community Room

Strafford Branch Library

  • Open House, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Holiday Store, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Ash Grove Branch Library

(Please note date)
  • Open House, Saturday, December 14, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Watch the Ash Grove City Christmas Parade from the warmth of the library! (No Holiday Store)