Jazz Festival at Mason Square Branch

On Thursday, May 21st the Mason Square Branch will transform from quiet library to concert hall. There will be music, amplified, so put down your paperback, just this once, and join us for some live jazz! The branch will host … Continued

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Library!

We have special programming scheduled in April for all poetry lovers and writers! The ABCs of Publishing Poetry Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 1-3:00 p.m. Central Library Community Room Sign up online How do I put together a chapbook? Are … Continued

Veterans of Color Documentary

Screening Times: At Mason Square Branch Library Community Room 765 State Street, Springfield, MA Saturday, May 16 between the hours of 1:00-3:00 p.m. (The Honorable State Representative Ben Swan is scheduled to be at the Mason Square Branch showing) Sixteen … Continued

Civil Rights in Springfield

Conversation and Photo Exhibition Monday, April 27, 5:30 p.m. Mason Square Branch When considering the Civil Rights movement, the first things that often come to mind are the events and struggles that occurred elsewhere in the country: Martin Luther King’s … Continued

Seussabration Celebration!

If you know Dr. Seuss you know Ned McDodd is the Mayor of Whoville, and Gerald McGrew from If I Ran the Zoo, but what about Betty MacLeod? Betty is very popular in the Children’s Rooms of all Springfield City … Continued

Read Off Your Fines Month for Teens

Good news! This program has been extended through August 31! Stop in and start reading off your fines! It Pay$ to Read at the Springfield City Library during the month of March! All this month, teens ages 12-19 who have … Continued

Sip & Savor, Rhythm & Rhymes

Sip & Savor, Rhythm & Rhymes Celebrate the Library with Our Friends! Friday, April 17, 5:30 – 8:30 pm Central Library Rotunda The Friends of the Springfield Library will host a special get together on Friday, April 17 from 5:30-8:30 … Continued

Mobile Printing at Central Library

Print on the go! Printing has just become easier. You can easily print on the Central Library’s public printer, located at 220 State Street, Springfield, MA, during library hours from your home computer, laptop or mobile device. Imagine that! You … Continued

Artwork of Gina Beavers and Earskin Sloan

In celebration of African American History Month our Brightwood Branch Library, 359 Plainfield Street, will showcase the artwork of two Springfield artists, painter Gina Beavers and photographer Earskin Sloan. Join us and meet the artists at the opening reception on … Continued