LOCAL HISTORY

Nathan Boone

The Nathan Boone burial site received a military tombstone with an unveiling ceremony by the Rachel Donelson chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1942. 

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LIBRARY NEWS

Skype with an Astronaut Oct. 3; Library Observes National Bullying Prevention Month with Programs in October

If you could ask a NASA astronaut any question, what would it be? Your chance is coming. U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Hopkins, a Lebanon/Richland native who spent 166 days on the International Space Station until March 10, 2014, will visit via Skype at 3 p.m. on Oct. 3 in the Library Center auditorium. 

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SCIENCE

The Science of Grieving

The subject of death and dying, although commonplace and part of the life cycle, is often difficult to think or talk about, especially when it happens close to you. Historically, care for the dead was done by one's own family or community members. In our current culture, the process of dealing with corpses is more removed and sterile. How has that changed the grieving process?  

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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

Reference USA Business

Reference USA Business
This directory of nearly 14 million U.S. and Canadian businesses includes address, phone, contact person, sales and number of employees.


PROGRAMS and EVENTS

Wednesday, October 1

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