Science Squad at the Central Library

Central Library Children’s Program Room Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, beginning June 25 This series of programs will explore eight different scientific areas with engaging, hands-on activities tailored to school-aged children. Each program will include a brief discussion of scientific … 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

Mad about Mysteries with Sisters in Crime

Central Library Community Room Wednesday, June 25, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. A special mysteries program for the Adult Summer Reading Club presented by members of Sisters in Crime New England! In this panel, three authors whose books run the … Continued

Author to Join Noon Book Group Discussion

Noon Hour Book Group Tuesday, May 13, 12 noon Central Library Community Room Come join us for a discussion of Springfield during the 1940s. Our book discussion group is reading Waitin’ for the Train to Come In: a novel of … 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

May is National Pet Month

The library is celebrating with a donation program for the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center and with pet-related programs throughout the month. National Pet Month is a celebration of the benefits that pets bring to people’s lives … 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