Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. | Children
Indian Orchard Branch Mondays (except holidays) | 10:30-11:30 AM | Ages 1-6 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.
Sixteen Acres Branch Tuesdays from 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
Central Library Family Time – Imagine Explore Create Saturdays (except holidays) | 10:30-11:30 AM | Fun for the whole Family
Join us for stories, songs, activities, and crafts. No registration required.
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.
BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) and share your recent reads. Gain exposure to new authors, titles, and genres. | Adults
Central Library, Community Room Second and fourth Wednesday of the month, starting at 10 – 12 PM
Note: Due to construction at the Central Library the meeting location will move to the Library Express at Pine Point branch beginning on December 12. Thank you
BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) and share your recent reads at this lively and long-running book group, and gain exposure to new authors, titles, and genres. We’re always open to new members – join us! For more information, contact Ann Keefe at 413-263-6828 ext 294 or by email at email@example.com.
BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) and share your recent reads at this lively book group. Gain exposure to new authors, titles, and genres. We’re always open to new members – join us! For more information, contact the branch at 413-263-6840.
Here’s your chance to share your storytelling talents and maybe win a prize! During the week of April 16-19 stop by participating Springfield branch libraries during open hours to pick up the list of writing prompts you will have to choose from. Write a short story of no more than 1,500 words using one or more of the prompts. Stories will be due to the branch reference desk by 5pm on Friday, April 19. Stories may be of any theme, but please keep content and language to a PG-13 level. Three stories will win a $5 gift card to Dunkin’ Donuts.
The full list of rules will be available at branches starting on April 1.
Spend your Spring Break with librarians at two of the Springfield City Library branches over Spring Break for some hands-on and FREE SAT prep! | Teens
We will go over the process of signing up, how the scoring works, what the exam means to colleges, how to break down the essay questions, tips for studying vocab, evidence-based reading challenges, and strategies for solving math problems and multiple choice questions. We will also provide some coping mechanisms for test taking anxiety and methods for boosting test confidence.
There are two sessions (Registration Opens March 15):
A new round of Free Citizenship Classes will be starting soon. The Read/Write/Now Center will provide the study materials and instructional support. Please contact Rae Holmes for more information at 413-263-6839 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
These classes are brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.