American Girl Club at East Springfield

For fans of the American Girl books – make a craft and enjoy a snack. | Children

East Springfield Branch
Third Wednesday of the month
January 15, February 19, March 18 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM | Ages 6-14

Based on the American Girl Books! Make a craft and enjoy a snack based on the time period of the girl chosen each month! Ages 6-14.

Pre-registration is encouraged – please call the branch at 413-263-6840.

Toddler Art Club

Join us for simple crafts to engage creativity. | Children

Forest Park Branch Library
Tuesdays | 10:30-11:30 AM | Ages 2-5, siblings welcome.

Join us for a toddler art group every Tuesday morning at the Forest Park Branch Library. Every week, we’ll do a new simple craft to get your toddler thinking creatively and using their basic motor skills. It’s time to get messy!

No registration required, just drop-in any time during the program. An adult must accompany and consistently supervise children.

Bilingual Storytime at Brightwood

Acompáñenos para cuentos, canciones, actividades, y tiempo para jugar. | niños

Bilingual Storytime at Brightwood
Community Room

Every Wednesday | 1:30-2:30 PM | Ages 1-6 years, siblings welcome.
Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. No registration required. Space is limited to 12.

Home City Families

Hora de cuentos bilingües en la Biblioteca Brightwood
Salón Comunitario

Todos los miércoles | 1:30 a 2:30 PM | Para niños de 12 meses a 6 años de edad, y los hermanos son bienvenidos. 
Acompáñenos para cuentos, canciones, actividades, y tiempo para jugar. Un adulto debe acompañar a los niños. Presentada con la colaboración de Home City Families. No requiere inscripción previa. Plazas limitadas a 12 niños con un adulto.

Read to Cadence the Dog at Sixteen Acres

Children are invited to read to Cadence, from Bright Spot Reading Buddies, in a small group setting.

Sixteen Acres Branch
First Saturday of every month from 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM | Children

Kids ages 4-10 can sign up for a 10 minute slot to read to this friendly, furry, companion. Kids are asked to bring a picture book to read or a couple pages from a chapter book. This program is designed to help kids gain confidence and reduce anxiety about reading.

Space is limited. Please fill out the form below or call 413-263-6858 to reserve a 10 minute slot.

Family Storytimes

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. | Children

Indian Orchard Branch
Mondays (except holidays) | 10:30-11:30 AM | Ages 12 months-6 years, siblings welcome
Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. Adult must accompany children. Space is limited to 12. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. No registration required.

Home City Families

Sixteen Acres Branch
Tuesdays | 1:30-2:30 PM
Ages birth-5 years, siblings welcome.
Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. No registration required.

LEGO Clubs

LEGO enthusiasts let your imagination run wild! Drop in for freestyle building and browse the library’s many LEGO themed books. | Children

East Forest Park Branch, Children’s Room
Every Day | Open Hours | Ages 5-12
Drop in any time we’re open for freestyle building, meeting new friends, and browsing the library’s many Lego-themed books. Name your creation and display it in our Children’s Room. Ideal for children ages 5-12, but all are welcome. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Indian Orchard Branch
Tuesdays | 3:30-5:00 PM | Children
Let your imagination run wild!

Library Express at Pine Point Branch
Wednesdays | 5:00-5:45 PM | Ages 5-10
Join us on Wednesday each week as we have fun while strengthening creativity and engineering skills with LEGOs. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Sixteen Acres Branch
Mondays | 1:00-5:00 PM | Ages 5-10
Drop in for freestyle building, meeting new friends, and browsing the library’s many Lego-themed books. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.