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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am
 The public is invited to a dedication of a new free library in Springfield on Sunday, Sept. 14. It is just north of McClernand Elementary School on Fifth Street at the home of Jacqueline D. Jack...
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 02:39 pm
Families are invited to Lincoln Library for a literacy fair that looks to the skies to propel children into the incredible world of reading and writing. Sponsored by the Junior League of Springfield, ...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 08:41 pm
On the 66th anniversary of the bombing of Nagaski, three days after the Hiroshima bombing anniversary, view the feature-length documentary, The Forgotten Bomb, presented free at Lincoln Library hosted...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 09:44 am
Coalition to Promote Human Dignity and Diversity, Liberty Brew and View and Lincoln Land Community College present free screenings and discussions of the documentary Welcome to Shelbyville at LLCC on ...
Thursday, March 10, 2011 04:44 pm

Proposals to increase minority hiring, cut spending and promote economic development

Reform is the theme in the race for mayor, as the candidates begin outlining their plans to change how the city operates. At a public forum on March 3, three of the four candidates for Springfield may...
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 11:29 pm
The primary is over. Head out March 2 to the first Mayoral Candidates Forum in Lincoln Library’s Carnegie Room hosted by the Faith Coalition for the Common Good. This is another important conver...
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 10:32 am

Display the “lost” lintel from the old Lincoln Library

What, I wonder, is the overdue fine on a library lintel that was lost for 36 years? The carved stone lintel that stood atop the main entrance to the old library building had been salvaged when the bui...
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 07:02 am

A commercial ethos creeps into the stacks

A library used to be one of the first things to be established by any town that wished to call itself advanced. Of late, spending on the library is one of the first things a town cuts back. Many a may...

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