LOCAL HISTORY

Tomb of Tutankamun

The discovery and opening of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun spurred a wide-spread Egyptomania that Springfieldians were not immune to. The opening of the inner chamber of King Tut’s tomb on February 16, 1923, took the mania to the public library, which was stripped of all books Egyptian.  

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LIBRARY NEWS

Anti-bullying Activist Tina Meier Reschedules Visit Nov. 12

Tina Meier, whose daughter Megan committed suicide after being bullied online, will talk to parents and families at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Brentwood Branch Library.

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COMMUNITY MATTERS

November 4 General Election

On Tuesday, November 4, Greene County residents will have the opportunity to vote on several candidates, four constitutional amendments, and one school bond issue.

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SCIENCE

Does Free Will Exist?

A growing group of neuroscientists and philosophers hold that free will is an illusion.

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FROM THE STACKS

What's New in Publishing

A few times a year staff at the Library present a What's New in Publishing for other staff. We recently presented at our Staff training day and want to share the information.

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