BOOKS & AUTHORS

For the Love of Baseball

As we head into the heat of midsummer, it can be hard to distract ourselves from the temperature. One distraction, one that has persisted for over 150 years, is becoming immersed in a great game of baseball. If you're a fan of America's favorite pastime, check out these books that will take you right out of the park!

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LIBRARY NEWS

Kids Can Be Makers at the Library; DC Comics and Vertigo Now Available on Hoopla

Kids are natural tinkerers and explorers, and the Springfield-Greene County Libraries have a free summer series especially for them. It’s a Maker Camp every Tuesday, July 7-Aug. 11 for ages 8 to 12.

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LOCAL HISTORY

Mining along the James River

Owners of mining concerns along the James River and Pearson Creek were still waiting for their "big strike" as described in this 1891 newspaper article. Some of the named mines were the Gumbo and the Kodack [sic] both on McFarland land and also the John E. Phelps and Tom Kershner diggings.There were also mines in Boone Township.

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COMMUNITY MATTERS

Local Farmers' Markets

You can find locally grown vegetables and other handmade items for sale at farmers' markets that are now operating in our community.

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Every Hero Has a Story - Summer Reading for Everyone

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