City Libraries are Cooling Centers

When the heat gets overwhelming, come cool off at a library! Many of our branches serve as cooling centers. Today, Friday, July 8, the following library branches are open: Brightwood – 359 Plainfield St. – Friday, 9am – 5pm East … Continued

Adult Summer Reading Club Event on July 14

Adult Summer Reading Club Raffle and Jeopardy (and Potluck!) July 14th from 5:30pm-8:00pm Mason Square Community Room Mason Square Branch 765 State St. Springfield, MA 01109 Questions? 413-263-6853    Join us at the Mason Square Branch Library Community Room for … Continued

Wifi down at East Forest Park until July 11

Update: Wireless access is now available at East Forest Park. Attention: The wireless internet at the East Forest Park Branch is unavailable until Monday, July 11. Public internet computers are still available for use. Please visit the Reference Desk with … Continued

Late opening on June 10

Branch locations which are normally open on Friday mornings will not open until 1 p.m. because of the all staff meeting on June 10.

WGBY Collection at the Springfield City Library

WGBY Partners with Springfield City Library to Make PBS Materials Available for Public Borrowing For many years, public television station WGBY has made its vast collection of PBS content available to educators throughout Western Massachusetts (Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire … Continued

Birds of the Northeast

Central Library Art Central Wednesday, June 1st through Thursday, June 30th Local photographers–professional and talented amateurs alike–are featured in this month-long display at the Central Library. From Maryland to Maine, dozens of species are represented including songbirds, shorebirds, and birds … Continued

Job Fair on May 4

Schedule of Events for Lets Get to Work Springfield IV Springfield Central Library, 220 State St., Springfield, MA Wednesday, May 4, 2016 1:00-2:00 p.m. How to Dress for and Ace your Job Interview How to Get Attention in Today’s Job … Continued

Teddy Bear Sleepover!

The Indian Orchard Branch Library hosted a Teddy Bear Sleepover on Wednesday, April 20! Our secret spy camera caught them NOT napping…and here they are! Hide and Seek. You’re too big Giraffe! Uh oh! Who made the mess? Friends reading … Continued

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