Programs

Adult Programs

The Springfield City Library offers free adult classes, workshops, and programs across all of our library locations. Listed below are just a few of our ongoing programs. Please sign up for our monthly brochure, check out our event calendar, or visit your local branch library page for a list of all of our upcoming programs.

Adult Programs

Arts & Crafts


East Springfield – Craft Your Cares Away

Come “Craft Your Cares Away” with Tricia. | Adults

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Knot Just Knitters

Grab some needles and yarn, then come join us! Newcomers always welcome. | Adults

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Color My World – Relaxing Coloring Time for Grown-Ups

Feeling like you need to de-stress? Want to do something creative? Just need a break? | Thursdays

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Book Groups


What’s Cooking Cookbook Club at Central Library

Do you enjoy cooking, or would you like to improve your cooking skills?  | Adults

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U.S. History Book and Media Discussion Group at Sixteen Acres

Members are encouraged to share any conversation-provoking history books that they are reading with the group. | Adults

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Books & Brew Book Club at Nathan Bill’s

Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion and some brew at Nathan Bill’s Bar and Restaurant. | Adults

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BYOB, a Book Discussion Group

BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) and share your recent reads. Gain exposure to new authors, titles, and genres. | Adults

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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Groups

A traditional book discussion group where everyone reads and discusses the same book. | Adults

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Computer Classes


Introduction to Microsoft Office

Get started with the basics – Microsoft Office computer classes including: Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel | Adults

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Hi!Tech COmputer Classes for Adults

HI!TECH – Free Computer Classes For Adults

Hands-on workshops including: Using the Internet, File Management, and Online Resources. | Adults

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Games


Checkmate! – Central Library

Improve your chess skills! Adults

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Tuesdays at Sixteen Acres – Chess

Improve your skills or just enjoy a game. | Adults

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Mason Square: Bingo

Join us on the last Thursday of the month for Family fun! | All Ages

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Exhibits


Brightwood Gallery: Quilts from Home – Jan 2-31

Back by popular demand is Quilts from Home, a display of handmade, decorative quilts. | All Ages

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Art Central: The Watercolors of Diane Nevinsmith

The paintings of Diane Nevinsmith are a delight with their gentle colors, beguiling settings, and skillful balance. | Jan 2-31

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Art Central: Big Larry, Experience and Observation – Feb 3 – 28

Meet the artist, be inspired his wonderful paintings, and enjoy a social hour with your friends and neighbors. | Feb 4

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Health & Fitness


Simple Home Remedies – Jan 24

Local herbalist and botanical educator Claire Brodhead will lead these hands-on wellness workshops. | Adults

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Tai Chi for Everyone at East Springfield

Tai Chi is often referred to as “Moving Meditation” and can be practiced by almost anyone. | All Ages

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Chair Yoga – East Springfield

Chair yoga is suitable for all fitness levels and physical conditions.

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Your Health Online – Feb 13

Learn how to access relevant and reliable resources on the web. | Adults

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Music


Rotunda Rhythms: Presents Ethel Lee Sings

Perfect for the entire family, Ethel Lee will not disappoint. | All Ages

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Talks, Readings & Workshops


Author Talk: Reclaiming Little Moe

Local author Maurice Proulx shares stories about his life and new book, Reclaiming Little Moe. | Adults

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Write-up Springfield! at Central

Calling all creative writers! A new group has started to workshop your writing. | Adults

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Get a Job with Skillsmart

Springfield WORKS Jobs Portal will connect you to the right resources to help you achieve your career goals. | Adults

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