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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.
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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)
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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!
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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 ...

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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 ...

Love the Heartstopper graphic novel or TV series? Check out these other titles! #HeartStopper #SCLRecs ...

A fan of Our Flag Means Death, or just wacky wholesome adventures on the high seas? Check out these reads! #OurFlagMeansDeath #SCLRecs ...

Towel Day is an annual celebration on the 25th of May, as a tribute to the late author Douglas Adams (1952-2001). On that day, fans around the universe carry a towel in his honor. #TowelDay #SCLRecs ...

April 7 is National Beer Day! It marks the day of the Cullen–Harrison Act, which allowed the sale of 4% ABV beer and led to the end of Prohibition. Celebrate responsibly with a pint and/or a book. #SCLRecs ...

Talking about race and racism can be difficult. Sometimes, it's hard to know where to begin. These books offer some guidance for thinking clearly and talking productively about race. Visit your local library to pick one up! #SCLRecs ...

Happy St. Patrick's Day! March is Irish American Heritage Month - get these and more at your favorite library location.
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Pick up these and more at your favorite library location!
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Did you love Encanto? Explore these tales set in our world, filled with magic, unique locations, and intergenerational connections! Ask any librarian for help getting these in your preferred format. #SCLRecs #Encanto ...

Fan of #GildedAge? Try these great books from your library!
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BTS' Namjoon recommends these reads - get them from the library! #BTS #SCLRecs ...

Library News

Top 10 most wanted Springfield high school yearbooks for library to digitize (WWLP)

The library is trying to digitize as many Springfield high school yearbooks as we can. We have already received hundreds of yearbooks, but we are still missing several volumes.

Springfield City Library to host information session about librarianship careers (Masslive.com)

For the first time, the staff of the city’s library is giving the public an opportunity to learn about what it takes to be a librarian.

WNEU setting up free legal kiosks to help economically disadvantaged in Springfield (Western Mass News)

Kiosks are about to go up all around Springfield – including five city libraries – to offer legal help to anyone who needs it.