Sixteen Acres Branch
1187 Parker Street
Springfield MA 01129

Manager: Reggie Wilson
Supervisor: Lori Chasen

PVTA Bus Routes: B17
Monday 1pm—5pm
Tuesday 1pm—8pm
Wednesday 1pm—5pm
Thursday 10am—5pm
Friday 1pm—5pm
Saturday 11am—3pm
Sunday Closed

Event Calendar

Upcoming events at this branch

The Sixteen Acres Library was first opened in 1966. A much needed addition was built and the newly remodeled library opened in June of 2000. The library has ample parking and is handicapped accessible.

New titles recently added at the Sixteen Acres Branch.


For children: two internet computers, one computer with pre-loaded games. Each session lasts 30 minutes. Children may have two sessions per day. For adults: four internet stations with 30-minute sessions. Quiet study room has four additional computer stations, also with 30-minute sessions. Headphones are not provided. Earbuds are available at the Circulation desk for $1.

Fax Service

Fax service is available. There is a $1 per job charge for a traditional fax. We cannot receive faxes.

There is no charge to scan your document to an email address, USB, tablet or smartphone. To scan to your smartphone you must have a QR code app.


Free parking is available in the Library lot. Enter through the front doors.

Community Room

To promote neighborhood culture and development, the library makes its community room available for educational, social service, and other organizations. Click here for information about booking the Meeting Room.