Springfield-Greene County Library District

Wreath Making at Rebublic Branch Library

‘Wreath Making’ Nov. 23 at Republic Branch Library

Registration is underway for adults to attend Wreath Making from 10-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Republic Branch Library, 921 N. Lindsey Ave.

Prepare for the winter holidays by creating a wreath you can decorate with or give as a gift. Materials will be provided.

For more information on this free program or to register call 732-7284.

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Republic Branch Library

Sketches from Springfield: A Cartoon History

‘Sketches from Springfield: A Cartoon History’ Nov. 21 at Library Center

Adults are invited to attend Sketches from Springfield: A Cartoon History at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

The cartoons of Bob Palmer, Betty Love, Jon Kennedy and other cartoonists fill the pages of Springfield’s historic newspapers and periodicals. Local History Associate Konrad Stump explores the lives of these remarkable cartoonists and shares how they shaped the telling of Springfield’s history.

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The Library Center

Book Swap Bash at Schweitzer Brentwood Library

‘Book Swap Bash’ Nov. 10 at Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

Adults and teens age 13 and older are invited to attend Book Swap Bash at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library, 2214 Brentwood Blvd.

Need a new book? Wrap a favorite book to swap with other readers while enjoying tea and light refreshments, followed by bookish games and activities. Wrapping material will be available if needed.

For more information on this free program call 883-1974.

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Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

Talking About Grief and Loss with Author & Illustrator Cori Doerrfeld

‘Talking About Grief and Loss with Author & Illustrator Cori Doerrfeld’ Nov. 9 at Library Center

Patrons of all ages are invited to attend Talking About Grief and Loss with Author & Illustrator Cori Doerrfeld from 6-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

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The Library Center

Art Exploration for Kids

‘Art Exploration!’ Nov. 9 at Library Station

Families with children of all ages are invited to attend Art Exploration! at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Library Station Story Hour Room, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway.

Join us for a story and art making for the whole family! Work together to create a family masterpiece based on an art style from the featured picture book. Bring your creativity; materials will be provided. This month’s featured titles is “Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity!” illustrated by Ellen Weinstein. Project: Polka Dot Party.

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The Library Station

Second Saturday Concert Series: The Finley River Boys

‘Second Sunday Concert Series’ Oct. 13 at Library Center

Patrons of all ages are invited to attend Second Sunday Concert Series at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

The award-winning Finley River Boys will play a mix of traditional bluegrass and gospel songs. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

For more information on this free program call 882-0714.

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The Library Center

Inktoberfest at Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

‘Inktoberfest’ Oct. 13 at Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to attend Inktoberfest from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library, 2214 Brentwood Blvd.

In honor of Inktober, resident artist Tori Hererra will guide participants in a variety of pencil and ink drawing techniques using the official Inktober drawing prompts. Challenge yourself to complete one or all of the prompts during this session. Materials will be provided.

For more information on this free program call 883-1974

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Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Don’t miss your chance to buy bargain-priced, like-new books, DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, games and puzzles for the whole family at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 16-20 at the E*Plex at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant Ave.

The Friends Night Preview Sale is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15. Friends members admitted free, or pay $5 at the door and join the Friends that night. Membership will admit you free to the spring 2020 Friends sale!

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Springfield-Greene County Library Center

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Don’t miss your chance to buy bargain-priced, like-new books, DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, games and puzzles for the whole family at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 16-20 at the E*Plex at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant Ave.

The Friends Night Preview Sale is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15. Friends members admitted free, or pay $5 at the door and join the Friends that night. Membership will admit you free to the spring 2020 Friends sale!

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Springfield-Greene County Library Center

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Don’t miss your chance to buy bargain-priced, like-new books, DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, games and puzzles for the whole family at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Oct. 16-20 at the E*Plex at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant Ave.

The Friends Night Preview Sale is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15. Friends members admitted free, or pay $5 at the door and join the Friends that night. Membership will admit you free to the spring 2020 Friends sale!

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Springfield-Greene County Library Center