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Using Your Library: Who We Are

Learn more about all the the library has to offer: library cards, electronic resources, programs, computer use, building use and more. Also learn how to support your library as a volunteer or through the Friends, Foundation or Library Board.

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What We Do


The Springfield Public Library provides library services for personal enrichment, enjoyment, and lifelong learning.


The Springfield Public Library is an accessible source of knowledge and entertainment, a literacy center, a gathering place, and the heart of our diverse community. The library provides information and technology to improve quality of life and empower people to learn, prosper, and participate effectively in civic life.


We provide access to information for all
We inspire readers, learners, and creators
We offer cultural enrichment opportunities

We champion freedom of thought and expression

We support business and workforce development

We are good stewards of public resources

We design welcoming public spaces and online services for all

We anticipate change with imagination and innovation

We give friendly, respectful service

We promote civic engagement in our community

Have a Question?

  • Call us at 541-726-3766. We answer phones during open hours, Monday through Saturday

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