|Sixteen Acres – 1187 Parker Street – Springfield MA 01129
1187 Parker Street
Springfield MA 01129
Parking: The library has ample free parking and is handicapped accessible.
PVTA Bus Routes: B17
Manager: Reggie Wilson
Supervisor: Lori Chasen
The Sixteen Acres Branch will be closed for the following holidays:
|The libraries will be closed on the following dates for holidays:|
|January 1, 2023 (Sunday)||New Year’s Day: Central Library Closed|
|January 2 (Monday)||New Year’s Day (Observed)|
|January 16 (Monday)||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|February 20 (Monday)||Presidents’ Day|
|April 9 (Sunday)||Easter: Central Library closed|
|April 17 (Monday)||Patriot’s Day (MA holiday)|
|May 29 (Monday)||Memorial Day|
|June 19 (Monday)||Juneteenth|
|July 4 (Tuesday)||Independence Day|
|September 4 (Monday)||Labor Day|
|October 9 (Monday)||Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples’ Day|
|November 10 (Friday)||Veterans Day (Observed)|
|November 11 (Saturday)||Veterans Day|
|November 22 (Wednesday)||Thanksgiving Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm|
|November 23 (Thursday)||Thanksgiving Day|
|December 24 (Sunday)||Christmas Eve: Central Library closed|
|December 25 (Monday)||Christmas Day|
|December 31 (Sunday)||New Year’s Eve|
|January 1, 2024 (Monday)||New Year’s Day|
For adults: four internet stations with 30-minute sessions. Quiet study room has four additional computer stations, also with 30-minute sessions. Headphones are not provided. 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. There is no charge to scan your document to an email address, USB, tablet or smartphone.
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.
Images from the Sixteen Acres branch Community Quilt, created September 2023.
Thank you for participating in our 2023 Discover Your Summer Reading Challenge. Check out a list of our winners!
April 24th marks National Library Workers Day. Thank you to all our dedicated Springfield Library workers for your tremendous service.
Learn this valuable communication skill.
Sixteen Acres Branch | 12/02/2023 @ 1:00pm
Get crafty! Let's make something together.
Sixteen Acres Branch | 12/09/2023 @ 1:00pm
If you are looking for a welcoming place to be after school, look no further.
Sixteen Acres Branch | 12/05/2023 @ 3:00pm
Design a gingerbread house to compete with other gingerbread architects.
Sixteen Acres Branch | 12/05/2023 @ 5:30pm
Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two at Circle Time Fun.
Sixteen Acres Branch | 12/07/2023 @ 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft and playtime.
Sixteen Acres Branch | 12/12/2023 @ 1:30pm