Lasting Peace in the Middle East

A talk by former Ambassador Mark Hambley Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 6:30–7:45 pm Sixteen Acres Branch Library, 1187 Parker St., Springfield Sign up online The majority of stories coming from the Middle East that dominate America’s news media have not … Continued

Library Express at Pine Point closing

The Library Express at Pine Point will be closing temporarily on Friday, August 22, for the final phase of renovation. We anticipate re-opening in Spring, 2015. For more information on the closure and future plans for the Library Express and … Continued

Community Picnic and Farm Festival at Mason Square

Community Picnic and Farm Festival Mason Square Branch Thursday, August 14, 2- 8 pm Does this spot look familiar? Patrons of the Mason Square Branch of the Springfield City Library will recognize this space as the overgrown, trash-strewn, vacant lot … Continued

Local Authors @ Your Library

July is local author month at the Mason Square Branch Library. On the first four Thursdays in July from 6-7:30 p.m. the Mason Square Branch will feature recently-published local authors who will be available to meet and greet the public, … Continued

Home: A Reception and Exhibit of Handmade Quilts

Forest Park Branch Thursday, June 12, 6:30 – 7:30 pm Home is an exhibit of quilts made by Springfield residents. Come see the variety of quilts displayed, and meet the quilters who created them! A wide variety of quilting techniques … Continued

Sister Stories at Mason Square on May 17

Sister Stories: Education–Empowering Girls and Women Saturday, May 17, 2014, 1-3 pm, Mason Square Branch Library Despite advances, mothers, women, and girls still face obstacles to achieving all they are capable of, worldwide and here at home. How do education, … Continued

Comic Book Day is May 3!

And we’re celebrating! Free Comic Book Day at Forest Park Branch, Saturday, May 3, 11 am – 3 pm Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the Forest Park Branch Library! Drop by and pick up your free comic book while … Continued

Children’s and Teens’ Choice Book Awards

Indian Orchard Branch Library March 25 – May 12 YOUR Books! YOUR Choice! The Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards is the only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by children and teens. Last year, over … Continued