The Library

‘Pushing Back: From Circe to #MeToo’ March 26 at Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

Adults are invited to attend Pushing Back: From Circe to #MeToo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library, 2214 Brentwood Blvd.

The stories of Circe, Captain Marvel and the #MeToo movement all revolve around women speaking up and fighting back. Join Missouri State University professors Dr. Erin Kenny, Michael Frizell and Dr. Holly Holladay, as they connect centuries-old powerful female deities, modern American-made superheroines and current movements in the media for a stirring discussion of female power and where we go from here.

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Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library

Art Exploration at The Library Station

‘Art Exploration’ Jan. 19 at Library Station

Families with children in grades K-6 are invited to attend Art Exploration at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Library Station Story Hour Room, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway.

Come and create using your imagination and a range of artistic styles and mediums. This month’s theme is Pop Art and Printmaking. Materials will be provided.

For more information on this free program call 865-1340.

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The Library Station

Randall Lechner “Professor Curious & His Miracle Machine” Book Signing Jan. 12 at Library Center

Springfield author Randall Lechner, aka Professor Curious, will sell and sign copies of his book, “Professor Curious & His Miracle Machine: The Mystery of the Glowing Rock,” from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

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The Library Center

Coloring and Cocoa

‘Coloring and Cocoa’ Jan. 4 at Strafford Branch Library

Adults are invited to attend Coloring and Cocoa from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, at the Strafford Branch Library, 101 S. State Highway 125.

Enjoy a quiet coloring session for adults along with some cocoa and coffee.

For more information on this free program call 736-9233.


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Strafford Branch Library

Bullet Journaling 101

Bullet Journaling 101’ Dec. 28 at Willard Branch Library

Registration is underway for adults and teens age 16 and older to attend Bullet Journaling 101 at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at the Willard Branch Library, 304 E. Jackson St.

Want to be more organized? Looking for a way to keep your goals on track? Start the new year off right with a bullet journal. Learn how to create your own and the basics of bullet journaling at this workshop. Materials will be provided; seating is limited.

For more information on this free program or to register call 742-4258.

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Willard Branch Library

Myths & Muses: Transforming Classic Tales through Art

Springfield Missouri Art Exhibits

The Springfield Regional Arts Council is hosting an artists' challenge and exhibit at The Creamery Arts Center inspired by the novel "Circe" by Madeline Miller. "Circe" is The Springfield-Greene County Library District's One Read celebration. Local artists working in all media are challenged to transform classic tales and muses into something new and modern.