The Library Center

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

Mama B “The Nature Walk” and “The Bogville Frog Tales” Book Signing

Mama B “The Nature Walk” and “The Bogville Frog Tales” Book Signing Nov. 16 at Library Center

Southwest Missouri author Mama B will sell and sign copies of her latest children’s book, “The Nature Walk” and “The Bogville Frog Tales,” from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

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The Library Center

Second Sunday Concert at The Library Center

‘Second Sunday Concert Series’ Nov. 10 at Library Center

Patrons of all ages are invited to attend Second Sunday Concert Series at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

The Bob Holden Jazz Ensemble will perform. Enjoy a special concert by one of our most popular performers as we celebrate the Library Center’s 20th anniversary. 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

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

Book Signing with Jack Shoop

Jack Shoop’s “Jack Sprout in Beaver Creek Meadow” Book Signing Nov. 2 at Library Center

Jack Shoop will sell and sign copies of his first book, “Jack Sprout in Beaver Creek Meadow,” from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

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The Library Center

Harry Potter Paper Crafts at The Library Center

‘Harry Potter Paper Crafts’ Oct. 25 at Library Center

Registration is underway for adults age 18 and older to attend Harry Potter Paper Crafts from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, in the Library Center Story Hour Room, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Want to add a little Harry Potter magic to your home decor? Make Harry Potter silhouette pictures and origami Forbidden Forest trees to add that magical touch. Materials will be provided.

For more information on this free program or to register call 883-5341.

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The Library Center

The Art of Horror

‘The Art of Horror’ Oct. 17 at Library Center

Adults are invited to attend The Art of Horror from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Indelible images of horror from film and classic literature have inspired artists and illustrators for generations. Artists D.A. Frizell, illustrator for “Bender: The Complete Saga,” and Gary Bedell and Adam McLaughlin, illustrators for the upcoming “Graveyard Slaughter,” discuss classic horror artists and illustrations and how they inspire their artwork.

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The Library Center

Read with Pride: LGBTQ+ Book Club

‘Read with Pride: LGBTQ+ Book Club’ Oct. 17 at Library Center

Adults and teens age 13 and older are invited to attend Read with Pride: LGBTQ+ Book Club at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Library Center Harrison Room, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Celebrate LGBT Pride with a discussion about “Picture Us in the Light” by Kelly Loy Gilbert.

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

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The Library Center

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

Author Talk with Laura McHugh

‘The Wolf Wants In: An Evening with Laura McHugh’ Sept. 30 at Library Center

Adults are invited to attend The Wolf Wants In: An Evening with Laura McHugh at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

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The Library Center