Meet new people, take a mental break from work, and just have fun. Do some of it, all of it, or just observe and enjoy. The board puzzles are next to the adult computers, and are provided compliments of the Friends of the Library.
LEGO enthusiasts let your imagination run wild! Drop in for freestyle building – meet new friends, and browse the library’s many LEGO themed books. | Children
Forest Park Branch Mondays | 3:30-4:45 PM | Children
LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?
Sixteen Acres Branch Mondays | 1:30-4:30 PM | Ages 5-10
Attention LEGO enthusiasts! Drop in on Mondays for freestyle building, meet new friends, and browse the library’s many LEGO themed books.
Take a break and feel the stress ease away with creative coloring. The library has a collection of attractive coloring sheets and coloring pencils you can use to find your inner artist and make something beautiful. For the children, the library runs its LEGO Club at the same time allowing you and your children to enjoy the hour.
FriDIY means crafts for the whole family! Stop by Children’s and Teens area at the back of the library for this week’s craft any time after 2:30 on Friday. Some crafts will be based on children’s books, others on holidays, some on natural science, and twice a year we will make slime!
February 15: Pony Bead Snails February 22: Make a Parachuting Person
March 1: Handprint Dragonflies March 8: Pirate Ships March 15: Pom Pom Butterfly Finger Puppets March 22: Troll Puppets March 29: Geometric Puzzles
Enjoy the readings of Pioneer Valley poets and writers in this showcase of literary artists. | March 16
Mason Square, Community Room Saturday, March 16 | 12:30-2:30 PM | Ages 18 and up
Enjoy the readings of poets and writers in this showcase of literary artists. Curated by María Luisa Arroyo, Springfield’s first Poet Laureate, writers from many literary genres will read as highlighted features including Magdalena Gomez and many others including those from Bay Path University’s MFA in Creative Nonfiction. To find out more, please contact María Luisa Arroyo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A wide selection of free store and manufacturer coupons are available for you to take.
Pick-up free coupons at one of many Springfield City Library locations. Sort through them, take a stash, and save! The coupons are available during regular library hours at the Brightwood, East Springfield, and Mason Square Branch Libraries plus the Central Library.