The Library Center

"Harley's Journey to Family" Book Signing

Nana B and Hayden Sears “Harley’s Journey to Family” Book Signing Dec. 7 at Library Center

Nana B and her granddaughter Hayden Sears will sell and sign copies of their book, “Harley’s Journey to Family,” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Harley, a Golden Retriever, leaves the animal shelter where she was raised to see what the world is like beyond the shelter. She meets a lot of furry friends along the way. However, Harley is surprised in the end because she gets the only thing she has ever wanted.

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Book Signing with Izzy Anderson

Izzy Anderson “Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage” Book Signing Nov. 25 at Library Center

Texas-based artist and author Izzy Anderson will sell and sign copies of her first book, “Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage” from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Princess Zoe and her family travel around in her beloved old carriage. However, not all the princesses at school think Princess Zoe’s carriage is marvelous, and she is bullied. With help from King Nicholaus, Princess Zoe learns to stand up for herself.

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Ugly Sweater Party Workshop

‘Ugly Sweater Party’ Dec. 6 at Library Center

Adults are invited to attend Ugly Sweater Party from 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, in the Library Center Story Hour Room, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Bring a sweater to decorate; we’ll provide supplies to help you add the perfect flair just in time for holiday parties, along with music, hot chocolate and a photo booth for that perfect awkward holiday photo.

For more information on this free program call 882-0714.

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Coding Courses for Kids at The Library Station

‘Develop Yourself with The Geek Foundation Coding Courses!’ Nov. 24 at Library Center

Registration is underway for children in grades 2-6 to attend Develop Yourself with The Geek Foundation Coding Courses! from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Library Center, meeting room A, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

This week’s theme is Wonder Woman. Discover your coding superpowers during an afternoon adventure with Wonder Woman and other superheroes who will be onsite while you learn to code. Materials will be provided.

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Sketches from Springfield: A Cartoon History

‘Sketches from Springfield: A Cartoon History’ Nov. 21 at Library Center

Adults are invited to attend Sketches from Springfield: A Cartoon History at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

The cartoons of Bob Palmer, Betty Love, Jon Kennedy and other cartoonists fill the pages of Springfield’s historic newspapers and periodicals. Local History Associate Konrad Stump explores the lives of these remarkable cartoonists and shares how they shaped the telling of Springfield’s history.

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Mama B “The Nature Walk” and “The Bogville Frog Tales” Book Signing

Mama B “The Nature Walk” and “The Bogville Frog Tales” Book Signing Nov. 16 at Library Center

Southwest Missouri author Mama B will sell and sign copies of her latest children’s book, “The Nature Walk” and “The Bogville Frog Tales,” from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

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Second Sunday Concert at The Library Center

‘Second Sunday Concert Series’ Nov. 10 at Library Center

Patrons of all ages are invited to attend Second Sunday Concert Series at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

The Bob Holden Jazz Ensemble will perform. Enjoy a special concert by one of our most popular performers as we celebrate the Library Center’s 20th anniversary. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

For more information on this free program call 882-0714.

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Talking About Grief and Loss with Author & Illustrator Cori Doerrfeld

‘Talking About Grief and Loss with Author & Illustrator Cori Doerrfeld’ Nov. 9 at Library Center

Patrons of all ages are invited to attend Talking About Grief and Loss with Author & Illustrator Cori Doerrfeld from 6-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

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Book Signing with Jack Shoop

Jack Shoop’s “Jack Sprout in Beaver Creek Meadow” Book Signing Nov. 2 at Library Center

Jack Shoop will sell and sign copies of his first book, “Jack Sprout in Beaver Creek Meadow,” from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

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