Programs

Adult Programs

The Springfield City Library offers free adult classes, workshops, and programs across all of our library locations. Please sign up for our email newsletter, check out our event calendar, or visit your local branch library page for a list of all of our upcoming programs.

Adult Programs


Special Events & Miscellaneous Classes

February Events & Activities for Adults

February Activities for Adults

Join us for these events and activities at the library in February! | Adults

January Events and Activities for Adults

January Activities for Adults

Join us for these events and activities at the library in January! | Adults

A Musical Evening with Dulce Santana

A Musical Evening with Dulce Santana – Feb 16

Join us for a musical evening with Dulce Santana & Co., introducing a fusion of Afro-Latin rhythms as we celebrate the Black History Month. | Brightwood | Adults & Families

50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

50+ Job Seekers Networking Group – Online

Libraries across Massachusetts have partnered to offer this free 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group online series. | Online | Adults

Ask a Law Librarian

Ask a Law Librarian – Online

Join us on Zoom every Tuesday from 1-2 pm to ask a Hampden County Law Librarian your legal research questions. | Adults

You're Invited Coffee Hour For Seniors

You’re Invited! Coffee Hour For Seniors

Seniors are invited to stop by for a visit! Bring along your knitting, grab some books, or catch up with a friend. | East Springfield & Indian Orchard | Senior Adults

Genealogy Help by Appointment

Genealogy Help

Get help with family history, for beginners and experts alike. | Central Library

Readings, Writing, Arts, & Crafts

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James Baldwin Photography Exhibit

Photography exhibit showcasing the 60th birthday celebration of writer James Baldwin. | Central Library | All Ages

Watercolor Workshops

Watercolor Workshops

Take a break and join us for this vibrant watercolor workshop, perfect for beginning and experienced artists alike! | East Forest Park | Teens & Adults

Introduction to Sewing

Introduction to Sewing

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

Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In

Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In

There will be a variety of projects and experiments to get you and your family started exploring and creating! | East Forest Park | All Ages

Knot Just Knitters

Knot Just Knitters

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

Write-Up Springfield!

Calling all creative writers! Join a group to workshop your writing. | East Forest Park | Adults

Computer Classes

Drop-in Tech Help

Drop-In Tech Help

Bring your device and technology-related questions and issues to our monthly session! | East Forest Park | Adults

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Intermediate Computer Literacy Skills

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

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Free Computer Classes for Beginners

Hands-on workshops to build basic computer skills | Central & Mason Square | Adults

Cooking, GARDENING, Health, & Fitness

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga

Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. | Indian Orchard & East Forest Park | Adults

413 Gourmet Club

413 Gourmet Club

A cooking class meets book club series for those who love to cook at home. Cook together – hands-on and in-person! | Adults

Mason Square Seed Library

Seed Library at Mason Square

Free seed library with organic non-GMO seeds for the Springfield community. Request some today from our Mason Square Branch!

What’s Cooking Cookbook Club – Online

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

GAMES

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D&D: The Keeper’s Flames

Go on an adventure and solve mysteries in this 12-week D&D campaign. Beginners and experienced players welcome. | Central | 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

Book Groups

Raymond Jordan Senior Center Book Club

Raymond Jordan Senior Center Book Club

Come join us for a fascinating book club at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center! | Adults

Eager Readers Book Club

Eager Readers Book Club

The book group for reading enthusiasts reads mostly contemporary novels, although occasionally historical fiction, adventures, and some non-fiction. | Sixteen Acres | Adults

413 Gourmet Club

413 Gourmet Club

A cooking class meets book club series for those who love to cook at home. Cook together – hands-on and in-person! | Adults

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Romance Book Club – Online

Get your Happily Ever After fix from the Romance Book Club! | Online | Adults

Books & Brew Book Club

Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion. | Adults

Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group

Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group – Online

A traditional book discussion group where everyone reads and discusses the same book. Join us! | Online | Adults

What’s Cooking Cookbook Club – Online

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

Any Book Club

Any Book Club (ABC)

Join our Any Book Club and share your recent reads. | East Forest Park | Adults

Online Programs and Events

50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

50+ Job Seekers Networking Group – Online

Libraries across Massachusetts have partnered to offer this free 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group online series. | Online | Adults

Ask a Law Librarian

Ask a Law Librarian – Online

Join us on Zoom every Tuesday from 1-2 pm to ask a Hampden County Law Librarian your legal research questions. | Adults

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Romance Book Club – Online

Get your Happily Ever After fix from the Romance Book Club! | Online | Adults

Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group

Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group – Online

A traditional book discussion group where everyone reads and discusses the same book. Join us! | Online | Adults

What’s Cooking Cookbook Club – Online

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