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East Forest Park Branch – 122 Island Pond Road – Springfield MA 01118
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Photograph East Forest Park Branch Library Interior
East Forest Park Branch Library Interior

122 Island Pond Road
Springfield MA 01118

Parking: Free parking is available in the shopping plaza lot.

PVTA Bus Route: X92





413-263-6836

Manager: Maeleah Carlisle
Supervisor: Linda Grodofsky

The East Forest Park Branch will be closed for the following holidays:

The libraries will be closed on the following 2018 / 2019 holidays:
September 3, 2018 (Monday)Labor Day
October 8, 2018 (Monday)Columbus Day
November 11, 2018 (Sunday)Veterans Day
November 12, 2018 (Monday)Veterans Day (observed)
November 21, 2018 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm
November 22, 2018 (Thursday)Thanksgiving Day
December 24, 2018 (Monday)Christmas Eve
December 25, 2018 (Tuesday)Christmas Day
December 31, 2018
(Monday)
New Year's Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm
January 1, 2019 (Tuesday)New Year’s Day
January 21, 2019 (Monday)Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 18, 2019 (Monday)Presidents’ Day
April 15, 2019 (Monday)Patriot’s Day (MA holiday)
April 21, 2019 (Sunday)Easter: Central Library closed
May 27, 2019 (Monday)Memorial Day
July 4, 2019 (Thursday)Independence Day
Computers: Four internet computers are available. An AWE computer for children is also available. All users may have two half-hour sessions per day. Headphones are not provided. Earbuds are available at the Circulation desk for $1.
The East Forest Park Branch Library was officially opened in April of 2000. Neighborhood groups had been asking for a branch in the East Forest Park section of Springfield since the early 1950s. A former video store was creatively redecorated into a beautiful library branch located in a mini mall with free parking and is fully handicapped accessible.
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Mitten Tree – December 1-31

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be added to the mitten tree in any library location. | All Ages

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Small Talk Springfield Parent Groups

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Branch Programs


New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels – December 1-29

Make a Card and Send Your Good Wishes! | Children

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Comic Book Creation for Teens at East Forest Park

Do you love comic books, graphic novels or webcomics? Did you ever want to create your own? | Teens

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Storytimes

Fridays at East Forest Park – Infant | Toddler Storytime

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

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Knot Just Knitters

Grab some needles and yarn, then come join us! Newcomers always welcome. | Adults

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Adventures in Reading – East Forest Park

Want to explore different kinds of books? | Children

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Let’s Get Cooking with Holiday Apps (the Eating Kind!) – Dec 19

Take a break from holiday shopping and preparation at our December foodie event. | Adults and Teens

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Fantastical Beasts at East Forest Park

We will choose a different mythological, magical, or folkloric creature to investigate each month. | Teens

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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Groups

A traditional book discussion group where everyone reads and discusses the same book. | Adults

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