All Things Downton Abbey on March 12

East Forest Park Branch Wednesday, March 12, 6 – 7:30 pm Sign up online You are most cordially invited for tea and conversation at the East Forest Park Branch Library where we will reflect upon all things Downton Abbey. Feel … Continued

Urban Gardening classes continue

Gardening classes with Springfield farmer Daniel Staub are ongoing through May at several branch library locations! All stages of backyard gardening from soil preparation and seed starting to harvesting and enjoying the fruits of your labor will be covered. Keep … Continued

DIY: Celebrate Teen Tech Week!

East Springfield: Wednesday, March 12, 5 – 6:30 pm Forest Park: Thursday, March 13, 3 – 5 pm Mason Square: Friday, March 14, 3 – 5 pm Central Library Community Room, Saturday, March 15, 1:30 – 3 pm Teens can … Continued

Teen Chess Club at Forest Park

First & third Wednesdays, 3 pm – 4 pm Forest Park Branch Introducing our new Chess Club for teens and tweens! Develop amazing skills by playing with your friends. Beginners and advanced players are welcome! The club will meet on … Continued

Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament at Mason Square

Saturday, March 1, 11 am – 2:30 pm Sign up online! Get ready to duel at Mason Square Branch Library! Join us this Saturday for a Normal Monster Tournament (no effect monsters, no chain burn decks). We’ll be giving away … Continued

Delayed opening on Friday, Feb. 14

Due to the storm, there will be delayed openings at Springfield City Library locations today, Friday, February 14. Schedule today: Brightwood: 11 am – 5 pm East Forest Park: 11 am – 5 pm East Springfield: 11 am – 5 … Continued

Teen poetry workshops during school vacation week

Teens, find your voice in poetry! During February school vacation week, two Springfield City Library branches will host local poet and author Brenda’s Child leading writing workshops. Her “classes”, appropriate for ages 12-18, will even give participants the opportunity to … Continued

Blind date with a book at Forest Park

Drop in and let us set you up on a blind date. . .with a book! We’ll wrap up a variety of books, so you won’t know the identity of your “date” until you bring it home. All ages welcome … Continued

Library Adds Early Literacy Stations

Springfield City Library announces the acquisition of the Early Literacy Station™ (ELS), a comprehensive, turnkey educational solution loaded with over 60 educational software titles for kids ages 2–8. Stations have been added to the Children’s areas at our Brightwood, East … Continued