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East Springfield Branch – 21 Osborne Terrace – Springfield MA 01104
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21 Osborne Terrace
Springfield MA 01104

Parking: On-street parking is available on the Library side of the street.

Book Drop: Located at the top of the entrance ramp, to the right of the front door.

PVTA Bus Route: G2 stops NEAR, not at the branch.





413-263-6840

Manager: Reggie Wilson
Supervisor: Mayra Quiñones

The East Springfield Branch will be closed for the following holidays:

The libraries will be closed on the following dates for holidays:
November 11, 2021 (Thursday)Veterans Day
November 24, 2021 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm
November 25, 2021 (Thursday)Thanksgiving Day
December 24, 2021 (Friday)Christmas Eve
December 25, 2021 (Saturday)Christmas Day
December 26 (Sunday)Christmas Weekend: Central Library Closed
December 31, 2021 (Friday)New Year's Day (Observed)
January 1, 2022 (Saturday)New Year's Day
January 2 (Sunday)New Year Weekend: Central Library Closed
January 17 (Monday)Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 21 (Monday)Presidents’ Day
April 17 (Sunday)Easter: Central Library closed
April 18 (Monday)Patriot’s Day (MA holiday)
May 30 (Monday)Memorial Day
June 20 (Monday)Juneteenth (Observed)
July 4 (Monday)Independence Day
September 5 (Monday)Labor Day
October 10 (Monday)Columbus Day
November 11 (Friday)Veterans Day
November 23 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm
November 24 (Thursday)Thanksgiving Day
December 24 (Saturday)Christmas Eve
December 25 (Sunday)Christmas Day: Central Library Closed
December 26 (Monday)Christmas Day (Observed)
Computers: Six internet computers available for use by all ages. Each session lasts 60 minutes and can be extended depending on availability. Earbuds are available at the Circulation desk for $1.

Fax Service: Fax service is available. There is a $1 per job charge for a traditional fax. We cannot receive faxes.

Scanning Service: There is no charge to scan your document to an email address or USB drive.

Mobile printing is also now available at the East Springfield branch public printer, during library hours from your home computer, laptop or mobile device. You don’t have to be in the East Springfield branch to print but you must pick up the print job on the same day during our open hours.

There are three ways to use our mobile printing option: (available during the library’s open hours)

  • 1. Visit our online printer portal , enter your email address, upload your document or URL and click on green printer icon
  • 2. Send or forward the document as an attachment via email to is scl-es-bw@printspots.com
  • 3. Install the PrinterOn app for iOS or Android devices. Search 01103 or Springfield and select ES Branch

Stop by the East Springfield branch on the same day during our open hours to retrieve your print job. Black and white only; 15 cents a page. Consult a staff member for assistance.

Here is a list of supported file formats in a pdf file.

The East Springfield Branch Library was built in 1932 for the City of Springfield and was the fourth branch library to be built. It houses a comprehensive browsing collection, including a large collection of contemporary adult fiction.

For more about the history of the East Springfield Branch, download our brochure.

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Poetry Workshops, Performance At Springfield City Library: Apply Now For Master Class With Poet Laureate Magdalena Gómez

Applications are now open for women, teen girls, and women-identified people interested in an introduction to writing and performing inviting, exciting, and inspiring poetry. Join this master class with Springfield’s Poet Laureate, Magdalena Gómez.

Central Library Building Reopens; All 9 Springfield City Library Locations Resume Regular Schedule

Beginning Tuesday, September 7th 2021, the Central Library will open its doors to the community after 17 long months. Branch libraries will also resume operating full schedules on that date.

Reopening News

Springfield City Library branches reopen for limited hours starting July 6. Click for more details.

Branch Programs


Make a Cookie Day Treat Holder

Make A Treat Holder – December 22

Make a paper treat holder for Cookie Day! | Children and Families

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December Crafts and Take & Makes for Kids

Crafts and activities for kids at the library in December! | Children

Teen Game Night – December 29

Stop by for a night of games, snacks and prizes during holiday break. | Teens

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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves accepted for the mitten tree at all library locations. | All Ages

Teen Photo Scavenger Hunt

Teen Photo Scavenger Hunt

Get ready to think outside of the box! This December, complete the Teen Photo Scavenger Hunt to enter to win prizes! | Teens

Festive Painted Bottles

Festive Painted Bottles – December 4 and 11

Join us for a relaxing craft for adults as we make lighted bottles for holiday decor. | Adults

Monday Munchies

Monday Munchies

Join us to try out unique snacks and different foods from the around the world. | Teens

Out Spoken Words Poetry Workshops

Out/Spoken Words: Workshops with Springfield’s Poet Laureate

Join a master class with Springfield’s Poet Laureate, Magdalena Gómez, for an introduction to writing and performing poetry! | Teens and Adults

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QTs of Western MA

Meet other LGBTQIA+ or allied teens from Springfield and beyond. | Teens

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Romance Book Club

Get your Happily Ever After fix from the new Romance Book Club! | Adults

Genealogy Drop-In Help

Genealogy Help Online Drop-In

Drop in online for help with family history, for beginners and experts alike.

Ukulele Strum Along

Ukulele Strum-Along – Online

Play along with other ukulele enthusiasts online, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. | Teens and Adults

Knitting and Fiber Crafts

Knot Just Knitters

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