Recent Recommendations from our Instagram

Get the books that the buzzy movies and TV shows are based on! Stop by your local library or check out Libby or Hoopla from your device!
#SCLRecs #PageToScreen
...

Get warm with a cozy mystery from the library!
#SCLRecs #CozyMysteries
...

Check out these great adult reads about winter!
#SCLRecs #WinterBooks #WinterReads
...

Want to change your life, or maybe just tweak it a little? We have so many books on all aspects of living your best life! Come to the library and pick one up today, or check our eLibrary to get a book or audiobook for your device!
#SCLRecs #NewYearNewYou #HappyNewYear #NewYearResolutions
...

Check out these #DarkAcademia titles for adults!
#SCLRecs #DarkAcademiaBooks
...

Big fan of the twisty turny White Lotus series? Check out these read-alikes!
#SCLRecs #WhiteLotus #WhiteLotusBooks
...

Fan of Hallmark Holiday movies? Pick up a book at the library to get that same Holiday Happily Ever After!
#SCLRecs #HappyHolidays #HallmarkMovies
...

Fan of The Sandman TV series or graphic novels? Try these read-alikes! #Sandman #TheSandman #SCLRecs ...

Check out these and other books and media about the late Queen at your local library.
#SCLRecs #QueenElizabeth #RIPQueenElizabeth
...

Peter Straub, whose literary novels of terror, mystery and the supernatural placed him in the top ranks of the horror-fiction boom of the 1970s and '80s, alongside writers like Ira Levin, Anne Rice and his close friend and collaborator Stephen King, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 79. (NYT, Sept 7 Obituary)
#SCLRecs #PeterStraub #RIPPeterStraub
...

Big fan of the Reservation Dogs TV series? Try these read-alikes! #SCLRecs #ReservationDogs ...

You're checking out Colleen Hoover books as fast as we can get them - while you're waiting, try these!
#SCLRecs #ColleenHoover #Readalikes
...

Stuart Woods, bestselling author of more than 90 books. has died. Check out his books at a library near you, or on your device using the Libby app. #SCLRecs #RIPStuartWoods #StuartWoods ...

Get these books and a world of others at your local library. #SCLRecs ...

Fan of #UmbrellaAcademy? Get these readalikes from your local library, or online with the Libby or Hoopla apps! #SCLRecs ...

Check out these titles by Muslim American Authors at your favorite library location - or read them on your device using the Libby or Hoopla apps! #SCLRecs ...

Love a good Happily Ever After? Try these romances! And if you love romance, join our fun casual online Romance book club - next meeting TOMORROW at 10am! See more details on our website or call us for info at 413-263-6828 x213. #SCLRecs ...

Fan of the book, movie, or TV series The Time Traveler's wife? Enjoy these readalikes from your local library, or on your device with the Libby or Hoopla apps! #SCLRecs #TimeTravelersWife ...

Get these Black Caucus American Library Association winners at your local library! #SCLRecs ...

Remember, in real life, sharks are our friends! However - your friendly neighborhood social media librarian has a HEALTHY RESPECT for those friends and prefers to read about them from a distance. 😁🦈😱 #SCLRecs ...

It's Disability Pride Month! Pick up a title about disability awareness and justice at your local library. #SCLRecs ...

It's time for Scary Summer Reads! Get one of these from your favorite library location, or try our options for reading on your device with Libby or Hoopla! #SCLRecs ...

The Women’s Prize for Fiction, one of the most respected, celebrated and successful literary awards in the world, showcases the very best writing by women. Get a great book at your library, or on your device using Libby or Hoopla! #SCLRecs ...

It's camping season! Check out a story about the great outdoors this summer. #SCLRecs #Camping ...

Just finished watching Under The Banner of Heaven? Or were you a fan of the book that inspired it? Check out these similar books at a library near you! #SCLRecs #UnderTheBannerOfHeaven ...

Read these picks for thrilling summer suspense for adults! #SCLRecs ...

If you're a fan of #StrangerThings, check out these read-alikes from a library near you! #SCLRecs ...

June is Pride Month! Get some queer joy reads at a library near you! #SCLRecs ...

Get Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists at the library! #SCLRecs ...

Library News

‘Anthony’s Book Club’ to support literacy in Springfield (WWLP)

Join Thunderbirds forward Anthony Angello for ‘Anthony’s Book Club’, created in partnership with the Springfield City Library and the T-Birds Foundation.

Springfield Library offers online series for adult job seekers (WWLP)

This series, running from January to June, is to help support older adults that are looking for a new job or a new career direction. Anyone that is age 50 or older can do these free biweekly skill-building and networking group meetings on Zoom.

Springfield City Library collecting mittens, hats and scarves (Masslive.com)

New or handmade items are preferred. Items of all sizes are needed; more adult-sized items are needed at most locations. The Springfield Library system has been collecting since Dec. 1 and will continue through Dec 31.