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Kavalier is currently district president of Narvarro College in Corsicana, Texas. She is expected to take over in St. Charles on Aug. 10.

Kavalier was one of four finalists selected after a four-month nationwide search. The board... read more

SPRINGFIELD, Mo- Trustees of the Springfield-Greene County Library District have approved a $15.9 million budget for 2016-2017.

The budget will spend $2.108 million on new books, e-books, and other materials. Some of the funds will go to parts of the Brentwood Branch renovation expenses, and provide staff raises.

The budget is more than $1.7 million higher than last fiscal year, said Executive Director Regina Greer Cooper. The Library expects a slight dip in income from library fines, state-funded grants and out-of-county library membership fees.

Some expenses like... read more

Help Desk member and MOBIUS Trainer Jennifer Parsons is leaving MOBIUS on Friday, July 8th.

Jennifer recently accepted the position of Digital Resources Librarian at Central Methodist University and she is very excited to expand her skills and engage in new projects along side the librarians of CMU and the Quest cluster.  Her last day at MOBIUS will be Friday, July 8.  

Jennifer has enjoyed working with the MOBIUS family of libraries over the last seven plus years and getting to know and learn from so many of you.  

In the coming days Jennifer's tickets and assignments... read more

LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER Diana Chadwick and her daughter, Rachel Peterson, recruitment specialist at Missouri State University-West Plains, recently donated 50 audio books to the university’s Garnett Library for use by faculty, staff, students and community members.

How many times have you read a book because a friend raved about it? The Springfield-Greene County Library staff is compiling a list, “Read to Lead,” by asking community leaders about their book recommendations.

We’re continuing this series with an additional focus: TED Talks. In February, the Library was granted the opportunity to stream one day of the live TED Talk International Conference. On July 19, some of Springfield’s most innovative and inspiring people will present their own TEDx Talks at the Library Center. We’ve asked those speakers to share books and TED Talks that are... read more