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.

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

Indian Orchard Branch Closed

Due to the automobile accident at the Indian Orchard Branch on Thursday, October 29, the branch is closed until further notice. We hope to have repairs completed as soon as possible. MassLive article

Voters Guide Available at all Library Locations

City residents can get informed about the candidates for Mayor and City Council by stopping in to any Springfield City Library branch and picking up a copy of the 2015 Voters Guide, prepared by the League of Women Voters. At … Continued

Bestselling Author and Surgeon to Speak

Author Talk: The Books of Andrew Lam Sixteen Acres Branch Library Saturday, November 14, 1:30 p.m.   Dr. Andrew Lam, an author and retinal surgeon at Baystate Medical Center, will be discussing his recently published books, Saving Sight and Two … Continued

New Location for Candidates Forum

NEW LOCATION for CANDIDATES FORUM AND VOTER INFORMATION NIGHT Rebecca Johnson School, 55 Catharine Street to Host Free Event Wednesday, October 14, 5:30 – 8 p.m. The Springfield City Library is again partnering with the City’s Election Commission to offer … Continued


Fun and Fascinating Presentations on Ghosts, Hauntings, and the Paranormal Wednesday, October 14 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at Indian Orchard Sign up online Tuesday, October 20 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at Sixteen Acres Sign up online • Ghostology 101: This is the … Continued