Doling Neighborhood


Upcoming Events

Apr
23
Tue
Tuesday Movie Matinee @ Library Station
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday Movie Matinee @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For ages 13 and older in the Santa Fe Room. Watch “Crazy Rich Asians,” on the big screen at the library, Popcorn provided. Rated PG-13.

Medication Safety for Adults @ LIbrary Station
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm
Medication Safety for Adults @ LIbrary Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Library Station Santa Fe Room. Prescription medications help us live longer and healthier lives. They can also produce harmful effects when not used properly. Learn about the dangers of medication misuse and abuse and how to manage your prescription medications safely in this presentation from Generation Rx. Call

Apr
25
Thu
Book Discussion @ Library Station
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Book Discussion @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For adults in the Santa Fe Room. Call 865-1340.

March 24: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

April 25:  “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Backman.

Apr
26
Fri
Teen Friday Nights @ Library Station
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Teen Friday Nights @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For grades 6-12 in the Frisco Room. If it’s Friday night, there’s something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in weekly for games, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided. Call 865-1340.

Apr
27
Sat
Art Exploration @ Library Station
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Exploration @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For families with children in grades K-6 in the Story Hour Room. Come and create using your imagination and a range of artistic styles and mediums. Materials will be provided. Learn about radial symmetry by weaving on recycled CDs. Call 865-1340.

Apr
28
Sun
Culture of the Osage Nation @ Library Station
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Culture of the Osage Nation @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For adults in the Frisco Room. Don Smith, education director for the History Museum on the Square, will provide an in-depth look at the history and culture of the Osage people through multi-media and artifacts. Tracing the history of the Osage from their arrival in the area to present day, the presentation will include authentic clothing, music, language and other cultural items that reflect the unique and fascinating ways of life of early Ozark Native Americans. Call 865-1340.

May
3
Fri
Teen Friday Nights @ Library Station
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Teen Friday Nights @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For grades 6-12 in the Frisco Room. If it’s Friday night, there’s something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in weekly for games, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided. Call 865-1340.

May
4
Sat
Doling Neighborhood Cleanup @ Christ the King Church
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Doling neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood clean-up. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush, metal, tires and TVs. Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The clean-ups take place outside, rain or shine. Items accepted are trash, brush, tires, TVs and metal.

Curbside pickup is available, but fees may apply. To schedule a curbside pickup, please contact Christina Dicken at 417-841-7273.

Star Wars Day @ Library Station
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Star Wars Day @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For families with children from infants-grade 12 in the Children’s Department. May the fourth be with you as you drop in for a galaxy of games, crafts and other “Star Wars” surprises! Don’t miss “Star Wars” Storytime at 1:30 p.m. for age 2-grade 2 with stories, songs and lightsaber practice in the Story Hour Room. Costumes are encouraged. Call 865-1340.

May
10
Fri
Northview Center Book Discussion @ Northview Center
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Northview Center Book Discussion @ Northview Center | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For senior adults at the Northview Center, 301 E. Talmage St. Join us at the Northview Center in Doling Park for this library-sponsored book group just for seniors. Call 865-1340.

April 12:  “The Last Ballad” by Wiley Cash.

May 10: “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate.