Reading

Reading

Recommended Reads

Age appropriate books recommended from the Children's Librarians for infants, toddlers and children up to tweens.

 

2021 School Summer Reading Lists

2021 Springfield, Massachusetts area school summer reading lists.

Reading Programs


Winter Reading Challenge. Get a Bingo. Win a Prize! Ages 0-18. Jan 9 - Feb 18.

Discover Your Winter Reading Challenge

Mark off your reading progress on a special game board and join us for programs and activities! | Children

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ABC: Anthony’s Book Club

Join Springfield Thunderbirds player, Anthony Angello, as he shares some of his favorite books with you. | Children & Families

Bring Your Own Book Club

Bring Your Own Book Club: Graphic Novel Edition

Connect with other readers and get a chance to sing the praises of your favorite books! | East Springfield | Children

Reading with Therapy Dogs

Reading with Therapy Dogs

Reading with a pet is a calming, stress-free way to build fluency and expression. | Children

Toddler Sensory Playgroup

Toddler Sensory Playgroup

Join us for sensory play to help children learn independent play skills, life skills, fine motor skills, and developing self-control. | East Springfield | Children

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Read just one book a day to build a foundation for lifelong success. Prizes awarded for every 100 books! | Children

Playgroup

Home City Families: Playgroups

Parents and their children are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities! | Children

Jump n' Jam Storytime

Jump n’ Jam Storytime

Storytime is the perfect way to spend a Thursday! We’ll jump and dance and laugh the morning away—and of course, hear lots of awesome stories! | Central | Children

Bilingual Storytime & Playgroup

Bilingual Storytime

Vengan y participen todos los miércoles del programa bilingue en Inglés y Español: Disfruten de cancioncitas, rimas, cuentos, y actividades manuales. | Brightwood | Children

Circle Time Fun

Circle Time Fun

Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two at Circle Time Fun. | Sixteen Acres | Children