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

Outdoor Storytime with Cadence

Outdoor Storytime with Cadence the Dog

Join us for outdoor storytime with Megan Marshall and her specially trained dog Cadence. | Children and Families

Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills. | Children and families

Get Ready for Kindergarten Storytime

Get Ready for Kindergarten Storytime – August 9

Going to kindergarten? Let’s sing and dance and tell stories to help you get excited and ready to jump into school! | Children and Families