Voting at Your Local Library

If you’d like to vote early for the November 8th election, know that our Brightwood, Forest Park, Indian Orchard, Mason Square, Sixteen Acres, and Library Express at Pine Point locations are all Early Voting sites. Visit during scheduled times and … Continued

“Howlarious Halloween” Show with Mary Jo Maichack

Minstrel Storyteller to Perform at Forest Park Branch Library Thursday, October 20, 4:30 p.m. Springfield City Library’s Forest Park Branch will host Minstrel Storyteller Mary Jo Maichack to perform her “Howlarious Halloween” show, which includes ghost stories, songs and jokes. … Continued

WWE Legend Bob Backlund to Give Author Talk

Sixteen Acres Branch Library to Host Backlund on October 18th Anyone who knows wrestling will know the name Bob Backlund. With a career spanning three decades, Backlund was a champion professional wrestler who was inducted into the WWE (World Wrestling … Continued

Hispanic Heritage Month!

SPRINGFIELD CITY LIBRARY CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH Free Events Planned for All Ages The Springfield City Library is hosting a number of events in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated annually from September 15th to October 15th. Enjoy a delicious … Continued

Paintings of Alvilda Sophia Anaya-Alegría Visit Library

Exhibit Honors Mother of Cellist Pablo Casals September 6 – 29, Central Library Reception: Sunday, September 11, 2 p.m. Local artist Alvilda Sophia Anaya-Alegría’s new exhibit, Puerto Rican Pablo Casals Art Exhibit in Honor of His Mother Pilar Úrsula Defilló … Continued

Springfield City Library Hosts Summer Bash

WHAT The Springfield City Library hosts a festive Summer Celebration every August. This free event for families will feature games, music, giveaways, a maze, and gorgeous facepainting by The Happy Face Painter. This event is sponsored by: Friends of the … Continued

Springfield City Library joins Digital Commonwealth Collection

Public Can Now View Springfield Directories from the Last 167 Years Springfield City Library is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Digital Commonwealth, beginning with the digitization of City of Springfield directories. City directories list addresses and business ads, … Continued