Senior Soup, Salad & Sandwich Day – March 17

Experience the simplicity of making a meal with Soup, Salad, and a Sandwich. | Seniors

Indian Orchard Branch Library
Tuesday March 17 | 10:30 – 12:00 PM | Ages 60+

Seniors are welcomed to experience the simplicity of making a meal with Soup, Salad, and a Sandwich! Learn the simple secret of a healthy meal while enjoying a free lunch too. 60+

Project funded through Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc., the Massachusetts Executive Office for Elder Affairs, and the Federal Administration for Community Living 60+. In partner with Wellspring Harvest, and Hanna’s Diner and Deli Shoppe.

Make a Lucky Leprechaun Garden – March 14

Create a magical space for a leprechaun, gnome, or fairy. | Teens

Indian Orchard Branch Library
Saturday March 14 | 12:00 – 2:00 PM | Ages 12-18

Welcome Spring with your own Lucky Leprechaun Garden. Using natural and supplied figures create a magical space for a leprechaun, gnome or fairy. For ages 12-18. Younger children with supervision.

Space is limited, please preregister online or by calling the branch 413-263-6846.

Register

Leap Year Time Capsule – February 24-29

Create a snapshot of your life now and then seal it away for the future you of next Leap Year! | Teens

Brightwood Branch Library
February 24-29 | Open Hours | Ages 11-18

Indian Orchard Branch Library
February 24-29 | Open Hours | Ages 11-18

Leap Year only happens every four years. Drop on by and create a snapshot of your life now and then seal it away for the future you of next Leap Year! Supplies provided to create your own time capsule. Ages 5-18.

Scavenger Hunt!

The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! | Children

All Library Locations
During Open Hours | Children
January 6-18
February 11-22
March 10-21
April 14-25
May 14-23
June 9-20

Love scavenger hunts? The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! Pick up a clue sheet at the desk. When you find all the clues, you can pick a prize from our treasure box! During open hours.

Family Storytimes

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. | Children

Indian Orchard Branch
Mondays (except holidays) | 10:30-11:30 AM | Ages 12 months-6 years, siblings welcome
Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. Adult must accompany children. Space is limited to 12. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. No registration required.

Home City Families

Sixteen Acres Branch
Tuesdays | 1:30-2:30 PM
Ages birth-5 years, siblings welcome.
Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. No registration required.

You’re Invited! Morning Meet-Up for Seniors

Grab some books, work on a project, or catch up with a friend over coffee while making new friends and checking out the library. | Seniors

Indian Orchard, Community Room
Tuesdays | 9:30-11 AM | Seniors 60+ and their caregivers

Stop by for a visit, and come for conversation, grab some books, work on a project or puzzle, or catch-up with a friend over coffee – or make a new friend. We’ll also have scheduled weekly events to keep you entertained and informed.  Project funded through Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc., the Massachusetts Executive Office for Elder Affairs, and the Federal Administration for Community Living. 60+

Funded through Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc., the MA Executive Office for Elder Affairs, and the Federal Administration for Community Living.

LEGO Clubs

LEGO enthusiasts let your imagination run wild! Drop in for freestyle building and browse the library’s many LEGO themed books. | Children

East Forest Park Branch, Children’s Room
Every Day | Open Hours | Ages 5-12
Drop in any time we’re open for freestyle building, meeting new friends, and browsing the library’s many Lego-themed books. Name your creation and display it in our Children’s Room. Ideal for children ages 5-12, but all are welcome. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Indian Orchard Branch
Tuesdays | 3:30-5:00 PM | Children
Let your imagination run wild!

Library Express at Pine Point Branch
Wednesdays | 5:00-5:45 PM | Ages 5-10
Join us on Wednesday each week as we have fun while strengthening creativity and engineering skills with LEGOs. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Sixteen Acres Branch
Mondays | 1:00-5:00 PM | Ages 5-10
Drop in for freestyle building, meeting new friends, and browsing the library’s many Lego-themed books. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Minecraft Clubs

Build, play, and create – and battle zombies, of course! | Children

Library Express at Pine Point
Every Friday, from 1:30 – 4:30 PM | Ages 8 and up

Come build and explore your own world with Minecraft! Have fun while developing creativity, problem solving, and collaboration. This club meets every week.

Indian Orchard Branch
Every Saturday, from 12 – 2:30 PM | Ages 8 and up

Join us for Minecraft at the Library, where we mine, craft, and trade Minecraft tips! Space is limited to 8 participants so come early.