Springfield City Libraries are temporarily reducing hours starting January 4th, 2022 due to the increased number of cases of COVID-19. Please continue to check back here or call us for future updates.
|Indian Orchard Branch – 44 Oak Street – Springfield MA 01151
44 Oak Street
Springfield MA 01151
Parking: On-street parking is available.
Book Drop: Located just outside of our Worcester Street entrance (next to the mini parking lot and glass doors).
PVTA Bus Routes: B6
Manager: David Meeks
Supervisor: Peggy Dialessi
|The libraries will be closed on the following dates for holidays:|
|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)|
Fax Service: Fax service is available. There is a $1 per job charge for a traditional fax. We cannot receive faxes. There is no charge to scan your document to an email address, USB, tablet or smartphone. To scan to your smartphone you must have a QR code app.
To promote neighborhood culture and development, the library makes its community room available for educational, social service, and other organizations. Visit the Meeting Room page for information about booking the Community Room, to review our meeting room rules and policies, and submit a meeting room request.
For more information about the history of the Indian Orchard Branch, download our brochure.
The city will distribute another 25,000 at-home testing kits at several locations, including three library branches, starting Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
Beginning January 4th, 2022, library patrons may enter their local library to pick up their materials but all in-person programming is suspended, including computer access and usage.
WWLP interviewed people at Central Library on the first day of handing out rapid home covid test kits to Springfield residents.
Design a poster that celebrates Black History Month, and gain a chance to win a prize! | Teens
Crafts and take-and-make activities at the library in February! | Children and Families
Suggest YOUR program idea that you would like to see at the library. Then join us for the fun! | Teens
Crafts and activities at the library in January! | Children and Families
This online-only challenge will have you reading during the coldest months of the year! | All Ages
Read just one book a day to build a foundation for lifelong success. Prizes awarded for every 100 books! | Children
Every month bring your FAVORITE book, and persuade others to read it. Can you? | Teens
Seniors are invited to stop by for a visit! Bring along your knitting, grab some books, or catch up with a friend over coffee and a puzzle. | Senior Adults
Meet other LGBTQIA+ or allied teens from Springfield and beyond. | Teens
Get your Happily Ever After fix from the new Romance Book Club! | Adults
Just drop by and color your stress away. | Teens