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


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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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East Springfield – Craft Your Cares Away

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

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Book Groups


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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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Groups

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

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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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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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Cafe Christo: A Bookish Breakfast

Meets on the third Wednesday of every month. | 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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Computer Classes


Free Computer Classes For Adults

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

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Introduction to Microsoft Office

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

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Games


Mason Square: Puzzlers – Daily

Come and do a puzzle with your neighbors. | Teens & Adults

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Checkmate! – Central Library

Improve your chess skills! Adults

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Games & Puzzles available for loan! at the Central Library

Games & puzzles available for loan! | Adults & Teens

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Tuesdays at Sixteen Acres – Chess

Improve your skills or just enjoy a game. | Adults

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Exhibits


Art Central: Breathing In, Monotypes by Doris Madsen – Mar 2 – Apr 25

Meet the artist on Sunday, March 3rd for the free opening reception. | 18+

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Health & Fitness


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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Chair Yoga – Starting April 3

Come experience the gentle art of yoga. | Seniors

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Music


Rotunda Rhythms: Katherine First and Kitchen Sink – March 31

Katherine First & Kitchen Party create a festive atmosphere just like the good old times. | All Ages

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Dennis Polisky and the Maestro’s Men

Let’s Polka! | Help Us Celebrate our 110th Anniversary

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Talks, Films, Readings & Workshops


Herbal Tea Blending for Beginners

Nothing takes the chill away like a warm cup of tea. | March 15

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Write-up Springfield! Monthly at Central

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

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The Author Fair

Come to the Fair to meet recently published authors and enjoy their works in this showcase of local talent and achievement. | March 30

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The Business Side of Poetry – April 27

Are you feeling unsure about where to send your poems for publication? | Adults

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Lost Springfield: It’s History in Photographs and Stories – April 4

Join local history enthusiasts and take a walk down memory lane. | Adults

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Revival a Literary Arts Spotlight – Mason Square

Enjoy the readings of Pioneer Valley poets and writers in this showcase of literary artists. | March 16

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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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From Bergen-Belsen to Springfield a Story of Holocaust Survival and Beyond

Local Author Book Talk – March 16

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