Candidates Forum on October 6

CANDIDATES FORUM AND VOTER INFORMATION NIGHT Library, Elections Office co-sponsor civic engagement event The Springfield City Library is partnering with the City’s Election Commission to offer Springfield residents an opportunity to participate in a forum with candidates seeking to represent … Continued

Fiesta! programs coming soon

FIESTA! Celebrating Hispanic Heritage and Culture, October 2-11, at Springfield City Library The library’s Hispanic Heritage celebration kicks off with a Film Series at our Mason Square Branch, 765 State Street. Thursday, October 2, 6-8 p.m., we’ll show Cesar Chavez. … Continued

Read/Write/Now Anniversary

READ/WRITE/NOW Adult Literacy Program Begins 27th Year of Service This month Read/Write/Now, Springfield City Library’s adult literacy program, will be starting its 27th year of adult basic education classes in a new, temporary location. While the Pine Point building at … Continued

Local Author Fair September 20

This Saturday is our Ninth Local Author Fair, and we have a very good roster lined up. Many of the authors are from Springfield, most are from Hampden County, with just a trio from towns further afield. Represented are novelists, … 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

LittleFest on Saturday, September 13

LittleFest 2014 The Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle and the Springfield City Library will host the annual “LittleFest” event to promote a love of reading in young children, on Saturday, September 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. LittleFest is … 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

Meet & greet candidates for local, state offices

Library, Elections Office co-sponsor civic engagement event The Springfield City Library is partnering with the City’s Election Commission to offer Springfield residents an opportunity to meet candidates for local and statewide offices. Participants can bring their concerns, ask questions and … Continued

Steampunk Filmfest at Mason Square

Movies @ Mason Square: The Films of Steampunk To complement Steampunk Springfield at the Springfield Museums, the Mason Square Branch will host a series of three steampunk inspired movies. A special craft event will precede each film showing. Each screening … Continued