Fiction On Order

This is a list of new fiction titles ordered for the Springfield City Library this month.

Springfield Yearbook Donations and Digitization

Donate yearbooks to preserve Springfield history and make them available online for all!

Springfield Library Eliminates Fines & Announces Summer Reading Program (Video)

Watch a video of these official Springfield City Library announcements.

Mayor Sarno Joined with Springfield Library and Springfield Library Foundation for a Special Major Gift Announcement by the Estate of Mary K. Brogan

The Springfield Library Foundation Board of Directors has voted to establish the Mary K. and John J. Brogan Endowment Fund to provide a permanent source of funding for the Library’s Reference Department.

Springfield Libraries Eliminate Late Fees (

Patrons of all Springfield City Library branches will no longer be penalized if they don’t return books and other materials on time.

Adult Programs

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Computer Literacy Skills

Take part in weekly beginner or intermediate classes to learn how to use a computer. | Mason Square | Adults

Discover Your Summer: Summer Reading Club 2022

Discover Your Summer: Read and Win Prizes!

Join the Summer Reading Club 2022 for kids, teens, and adults at Springfield City Library! | All Ages

Canvas Cafe

Canvas Café: Summer Edition – Aug 20

Join us for a morning of fun and friendship as we complete a step-by-step summer-themed painting using unusual techniques and tools. | Mason Square | Adults

Let's Talk Money! Financial Literacy Series

Let’s Talk Money! Financial Literacy Series

Attend our workshops to help instill positive personal finance habits, while follow-up sessions include working with an expert one-on-one to boost your financial skills. | East Forest Park | Adults

Watercolor Birch Trees Workshop

Watercolor Birch Trees Workshop – Sept 7 & 17

Take a break from the last of the summer heat in our wintry watercolor workshop! | East Forest Park | Teens & Adults

Say Their Names: Finding African American Ancestors

Say Their Names: Finding African American Ancestors

Learn about the new resources and tools that can help Black people piece together the lives of their ancestors and reclaim their stories. | Central Library | Adults

Introduction to Sewing

Introduction to Sewing – September & October

We will cover the basic functions and techniques common to all sewing machines, as well as how to read a pattern. | East Forest Park | Adults

A Call to Arms: Author Talk with Haven Williams

A Call to Arms: A Virtual Author Event with Haven Williams – Sept 10 & Oct 8

Local author presents a discussion on how slavery, racism, and occupational power intersect. | East Forest Park | Teens & Adults

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Discover Dungeons & Dragons

Curious about D&D but don’t know how to get started? Meet us for a beginner-friendly adventure every month! | Central | Adults

Houseplant Hangout

Houseplant Hangout

Make DIY pots, repot plants together, learn cool plant hacks, and meet others in the area with this hobby! | Forest Park | All Ages