Grab some needles and yarn, then come join us! Newcomers always welcome. | Adults
Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome. Many of the finished items are donated to charitable causes. Coffee and tea will be provided compliments of the Friends of the Library.
Sixteen Acres Every Wednesday, from 1-3 PM
For more information, call the Branch at 413-263-6858
Central Library Every Thursday starting March 7, from 12-2 PM
For more information, call Matthew at 413-263-6828, x221
East Forest Park Every Friday, from 1-2:30 PM
For more information, call the Branch at 413-263-6836
East Springfield Every Friday, from 10-12 PM
For more information, call Tricia at 413-263-6840
Forest Park Every Saturday, from 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
For more information, call Ann Harper at 413-623-6843
Experience new flavors. Learn how to make a tasty snack. | Teens
Tasty Tuesday features a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and be ready to get their hands messy!
LEGO enthusiasts let your imagination run wild! Drop in for freestyle building – meet new friends, and browse the library’s many LEGO themed books. | Children
Forest Park Branch Mondays | 3:30-4:45 PM | Children
LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?
Sixteen Acres Branch Mondays | 1:30-4:30 PM | Ages 5-10
Attention LEGO enthusiasts! Drop in on Mondays for freestyle building, meet new friends, and browse the library’s many LEGO themed books.
Meets on the third Wednesday of every month. | Adults
Forest Park Branchat Cafe Christo (513 Belmont Ave., Springfield) Third Wednesday of the month | 10 – 11 AM | Ages 18 and up
Put on your reading glasses and enjoy a friendly discussion about popular short stories, or just indulge socializing over breakfast with fellow book lovers. For more information, contact Alexandra at 413-263-6843 or email email@example.com.
This month’s short story, “The Good Cop” by Magnus Mills, can be read online at The Guardian’s website, or can be found in his novel Once in a Blue Moon.
Open our Crafty Box of Wonders and create to your heart’s desire! Follow creative prompts or just make whatever it is you want or need, using our ever-changing variety of materials. Once you open our craft chest, you won’t be able to resist your creative urges! Not sure where to find it, or where to start? Just ask our teen librarian, Alex!