Events

Jan
28
Thu
Virtual Movies & Memories @ Virtual
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am

Thursdays, 10 a.m. for all ages. Join us monthly for a virtual intergenerational experience for individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia, and their families and friends. During this friendly Zoom gathering we’ll share thematic movie clips for a fun and relaxed way to socialize and reminisce together. Sponsored by the Republic Branch Library. Register to attend this program by emailing tyshas@thelibrary.org. A link and password to access the virtual event will be shared with registered participants. 

January 21: Humor. Registration accepted January 6–January 20. 

February 18: Romance. Registration accepted February 3–17. 

Baby ABCs @ Nest Partnership
Jan 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm

You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.

Tips to Make You a Top Chef @ https://www.youtube.com/user/SpringfieldGreene
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In the Library, good cooks take their cues from books in the Dewey Decimal 641s. But we’re taking you to the virtual aisle to visit with chefs at popular restaurants in Springfield to learn the secrets of one of their signature dishes. Winter is the perfect time to fire up the cooktop or preheat the oven for sweet or savory delectable goodies. Watch on our YouTube channel.

January 14: Soup. Jenny Russo is the force behind the great soups and other delicious dishes at Russo St. Michael’s restaurant in downtown Springfield. Learn one of her favorite recipes for a belly-warming soup to tide you over this winter.

January 21: Main Course. Joe Gidman, of Van Gogh’s Eeterie on historic Commercial Street, created his menu after living in the Netherlands. He’ll show us how to make Meatball Zuurkool: two Dutch meatballs with brandied brown gravy served over “zuurkool stamppot,” golden potatoes mashed with sauerkraut and bacon.

January 28: Make a Perfect Pie Crust from Scratch. Eleanor Taylor of Prairie Pie began baking in her grandmother’s kitchen and she’s been providing restaurants and bakeries in Springfield and New York City with custom desserts since she was 16. She’ll show us how to make the perfect pie crust and offer ideas for delicious fillings.

Tips to Make You a Top Chef @ Virtual
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm

Thursdays, 7 p.m. In the Library, good cooks take their cues from books in the Dewey Decimal 641s. But we’re taking you to the virtual aisle to visit with chefs at popular restaurants in Springfield to learn the secrets of one of their signature dishes. Winter is the perfect time to fire up the cooktop or preheat the oven for sweet or savory delectable goodies. Watch on our YouTube channel, youtube.com/SpringfieldGreene, or visit thelibrary.org/programs before the event for details to access it. 

January 14: Soup. Jenny Russo is the force behind the great soups and other delicious dishes at Russo’s St. Michael’s restaurant in downtown Springfield. Learn one of her favorite recipes for a belly-warming soup to tide you over this winter. 

January 21: Main Course. Joe Gidman, of Van Gogh’s Eeterie on historic Commercial Street, created his menu after living in the Netherlands. He’ll show us how to make Meatball Zuurkool: two Dutch meatballs with brandied brown gravy served over “zuurkool stamppot,” golden potatoes mashed with sauerkraut and bacon. 

• January 28: Dessert. Eleanor Taylor of Prairie Pie began baking in her grandmother’s kitchen and she’s been providing restaurants and bakeries in Springfield and New York City with custom desserts since she was 16. She’ll show us how to make the perfect pie crust from scratch, and offer ideas for delicious fillings. 

Jan
29
Fri
Fresh Food Fridays @ Springfield Dream Center
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come by the Dream Center between 10 and 1 to snag some fresh fruit and veggies for your family!

Feb
1
Mon
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Feb 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm

You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.

Exploring Genealogy Series: Rescuing Phariss Memorial Cemetery @ Virtual
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm

Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society. Visit thelibrary.org/programs for details to access these events, or watch on the OGS Facebook page at facebook.com/ozarksgs. 

OGS members and cousins Barbara Brauch and Nora Lee Faulkner came together to rescue the burial place of their great-great-great grandparents, Samuel and Catherine (McNabb) Phariss, from a farm field. Find out how this lost piece of history was found again, and the many people who helped the process along through the years. 

Feb
2
Tue
Storytime & More @ Virtual
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am

For infants-age 6. Join some of your favorite children’s librarians for a virtual program featuring stories, songs and activities you can try at home. Watch at thelibrary.org/kids or join us each week on Facebook, @thelibrary.org.

Virtual Storytime & More with the Library @ Virtual
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am

For infants-age 6. Join some of your favorite children’s librarians for a virtual program featuring stories, songs and activities you can try at home. Join us each week on Facebook, @thelibrary.org.