LIBRARY NEWS

Children's Author Jan Brett Visits Library Center Dec. 5; Geezerfest Sept. 13 at Library Center

One of the nation’s foremost authors and illustrators of children’s books is Jan Brett. If her name doesn’t ring a bell, maybe her book titles will: “The Mitten,” “The Hat” and “Armadillo Rodeo,” to mention a few. Or just ask a child about “Hedgie,” one of Brett’s beloved forest animals that romp through her stories.

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GENEALOGY

Utilizing the U.S. Federal Census Makes Sense

The U.S. Federal Census, taken every decade, can provide a wealth of information about the everyday lives of your ancestors, from their children and siblings to their occupations and their movements across the country.

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LOCAL HISTORY

Perry L. Teaff

Lieutenant Perry L. Teaff of Springfield was awarded the Navy Cross in San Diego, California in 1942 for his extraordinary courage in action during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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COMMUNITY MATTERS

Urban Bee Farming

Springfield City Council recently amended their ordinance that allows citizens to keep honey bees on their property.  

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FROM THE STACKS

How Would You...?

Arranging books in a meaningful or practical way is the goal, but if you could arrange books in any way, how would you do it?

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FEATURED DATABASE

NoveList

NoveList
Use this database to help you find information on thousands of adult and childrens fiction and nonfiction titles. Locate series information, awards, genre lists, reviews and more!


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