Artwork of Gina Beavers and Earskin Sloan

In celebration of African-American History Month our Brightwood Branch Library, 359 Plainfield Street, will showcase the artwork of two Springfield artists, painter Gina Beavers and photographer Earskin Sloan. Join us and meet the artists at the opening reception on Tuesday, … Continued

Winter Reading Club for Kids

January 5, 2015 through February 15, 2015 Join our Winter Reading Club and celebrate the fun of reading in Springfield by connecting kindergarten through fifth graders to their libraries, recognizing them for their reading, and encouraging them to try cool … Continued

Lasting Peace in the Middle East

Due to unavoidable circumstances, the lecture has been postponed. We will post a notice when the event has been rescheduled. A talk by former Ambassador Mark Hambley Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 6:30–7:45 pm Sixteen Acres Branch Library, 1187 Parker St., … Continued

Chibiconn video

Chibiconn, our celebration of anime culture last weekend, made the news! Watch the video from WGGB, ABC40.

Building Circus on November 19

Forest Park Branch, November 19, 3 pm Central Library, November 19, 6 pm On Wednesday November 19, join us for an afternoon or evening of circus! Boston performers Building Circus will be at Forest Park at 3:00 and at the … Continued

For Caregivers of Dependents with Special Needs

The MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning and the City of Springfield will present a workshop entitled “Your Dependent with Special Needs: Making His or Her Future More Secure” on Thursday, November 13, from 4 – 5 p.m. at the … Continued

Job Help for Veterans and Civilians

“How to Dress for Success and Ace Your Job Interview”, will be presented at the Forest Park Branch Library (380 Belmont Avenue) on Wednesday, November 12, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Dress for Success Boutique Director Sally Rueli is excited to … Continued

Family Literacy Month

November is Family Literacy Month! In 1985, Becoming a Nation of Readers reported that the “single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children [and that this] practice should continue … Continued