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


Adult Programs

Brightwood’s Canvas Cafe: Birch Trees – Nov 16

Have your morning cup o’ Joe while you complete a beautiful painting of Birch Trees. | 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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Mason Square: New Parents Paint and Sip series

Parenting can come with a lot of challenges! Begins Nov 3

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East Springfield – Craft Your Cares Away

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

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Book Groups


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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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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Computer Classes


Hi!Tech COmputer Classes for Adults

HI!TECH – Free Computer Classes For Adults

Hands-on workshops including: Getting Started with Computers, Continuing with Computers, and Introduction to the Web. | 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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Women’s Coding Club – Central Library

Bring your curiosity, enthusiasm, and ideas about what you want to learn, and we’ll all teach each other! This is a club for those who enjoy self-directed learning. | 18 +

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Games


Tuesdays at Sixteen Acres – Chess

Improve your skills or just enjoy a game. | 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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Exhibits


Quilts from Home: Nov 1 – Dec 27

Back by popular demand is Quilts from Home, a display of art quilts handcrafted by local artisans. | All Ages

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Health & Fitness


Chair Yoga – East Springfield

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

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MOVEmber Walking Club – Thursdays

Join the MOVEmber Walking Club to enjoy a 30-minute walk near the Sixteen Acres Branch Library with the company of others. | 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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Music


Rotunda Rhythms: The Sarah Clay Trio in Song – November 18

The popular Sarah Clay returns to Springfield with a new of collection songs called Moon & Stars, November 18. | All Ages

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Glorious Classical Music by Boris and Sofya – Nov 24

Back by popular demand, Boris Kogan on cello and Sofya Shainskaya on piano perform November 24. | All Ages

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Central Library: Holiday Sing Along – Dec 2

Sing-along to your favorite holiday songs with the students of STEP. | All Ages

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Talks, Readings & Workshops


Adult Programs

Brightwood’s Canvas Cafe: Birch Trees – Nov 16

Have your morning cup o’ Joe while you complete a beautiful painting of Birch Trees. | Adults

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Climate Change in Your Backyard – Nov 29

Though Springfield may not be experiencing the hurricanes and wildfires that have devastated other parts of the country, scientists agree that climate change impacts our daily lives and the future of our city. | All Ages

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