First -- don't miss Harry and the Potters for all ages at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 in the Library Center auditorium. 4653 S. Campbell, in Springfield!
 Kick off LibraryCon (Saturday, August 17) with a concert featuring the band that spawned the genre of wizard-rock. This multi-generational, high-energy show will appeal to Harry Potter fans from 4 to 104! Sponsored by the Library Foundation. Call 882-0714.

LibraryCon is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, August 17, at the Library Center  Join the fun at our 5th Annual LibraryCon! Meet amazing authors, illustrators and your favorite characters at our family-friendly celebration of comics, reading and fandom. Visit for a complete schedule of events and special guests you won't want to miss! 

The following events are planned at the Fair Grove Branch.
 Friday, August 2
Keep Calm and Go Back to School.  2-5 p.m. for all ages Get ready for sharpened pencils and fresh crayons with a night of family games, and make a "calm-down jar" to help you transition out of summer and back to school. Snacks and materials will be provided. Call 759-2637.

Wednesday, August 7, 14, 21 and 28
Racing to Read Storytime. 11 a.m. for infants-age 6 in the community room Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read. Call 759-2637.

 Wednesday, August 14Book Discussion.  
1:30 p.m. "Educated: A Memoir" by Tara Westover. Call 759-2637.

Information from :
Kathleen O'Dell
Community Relations Director
Springfield-Greene County Library District