Lincoln Assassination Lecture on April 16

Lecture: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Saturday, April 16, 2016, 1 -2:45 p.m. Sixteen Acres Branch Library Sign up online Please join us for a thought-provoking program on the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth. The … Continued

Seed Lending Library Opening at the Mason Square Branch

On Friday, April 8th, the Mason Square Branch Library will officially open its seed lending library to Springfield residents! Made possible through a grant from Vermont-based seed company, High Mowing Organic Seeds, the seed library features a great variety of … Continued

UPDATE: Issues with Freegal Music

Update: We believe Freegal has now fixed the problem relative to music downloads and logging in with your Springfield City Library card. If you continue to have problems, please contact our AskALibrarian email reference service. We are sorry, butv we … Continued

“Springfield Speaks” Coming Soon

Oral History Interviews Saturday, April 23 and 30, 12 – 3 p.m. Memoir Writing Workshops Saturday, May 7 and 14, 1 – 3 p.m. Mason Square Branch Library People have a lot to say about the City of Homes, its … Continued

Teen Survey!

Teens, the Library is interested in hearing your thoughts and opinions on what kinds of programs and services YOU would like to attend and use at the library. Please share with us your thoughts and opinions by filling out this … Continued

Open House at Central Library Thursday

SPRINGFIELD CITY LIBRARY REBRANDING New Year, New Look to Be Unveiled on Thursday, January 21, 2016 Thanks to the generosity of Nancy Urbschat and TSM Design, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield City Library will reveal its modern, new brand … Continued

New Commonwealth Catalog Announced

Springfield City Library has joined hundreds of Massachusetts libraries to provide a new service called the Commonwealth Catalog that makes it easy for residents to get the resources they need from libraries across the entire state. “It gives our residents … Continued

Winter Reading Club 2016

From January 11-February 21, 2016 Springfield City Library will offer a Winter Reading Club that’s a perfect fit for any age! Every day you read, or read to a child, provides an opportunity to win free books, gift cards and … Continued

Arts & Crafts Fair in the Rotunda

Saturday, December 12, 12:30 – 4 p.m. Central Library Rotunda 220 State Street, Springfield MA Download our flyer Come to our inaugural Fair and enjoy arts and crafts made by local crafters. On display for browsing and purchase will be … Continued