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

Winter Reading Club for Kids

January 5, 2015 through February 15, 2015 Join our Winter Reading Club and celebrate the fun of reading in Springfield by connecting kindergarten through fifth graders to their libraries, recognizing them for their reading, and encouraging them to try cool … Continued

Building Circus on November 19

Forest Park Branch, November 19, 3 pm Central Library, November 19, 6 pm On Wednesday November 19, join us for an afternoon or evening of circus! Boston performers Building Circus will be at Forest Park at 3:00 and at the … Continued

For Caregivers of Dependents with Special Needs

The MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning and the City of Springfield will present a workshop entitled “Your Dependent with Special Needs: Making His or Her Future More Secure” on Thursday, November 13, from 4 – 5 p.m. at the … Continued

Job Help for Veterans and Civilians

“How to Dress for Success and Ace Your Job Interview”, will be presented at the Forest Park Branch Library (380 Belmont Avenue) on Wednesday, November 12, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Dress for Success Boutique Director Sally Rueli is excited to … Continued

Family Literacy Month

November is Family Literacy Month! In 1985, Becoming a Nation of Readers reported that the “single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children [and that this] practice should continue … Continued

Hire a Veteran Springfield

Concepcion (Greenleaf) Community Center Monday, November 17, 1:30 – 4:30 pm On Monday, November 17, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm, Springfield City Library will host Hire a Veteran Springfield at the Concepcion (Greenleaf) Community Center, 1187 1/2 Parker St. Hire … Continued