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


Mindful Reading with Cadence the Dog

Mindful Reading with Cadence the Dog – October 1 & 29

Reading with a pet is a calming, stress-free way to build fluency and expression. Join us to read with Cadence! | Sixteen Acres | Children

Creepy Campfire Storytime

Creepy Campfire Storytime – October 8

Join us for a (pretend) campfire, s’mores, and spooky stories! | Central | 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 Saturday! 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

Wee Ones Storytime & Playgroup

Wee Ones Storytime & Playgroup at Central

Join us for storytime featuring books, songs, and playtime for babies and toddlers and caregivers. | Central | Children