|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 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)|
|January 1, 2023 (Sunday)||New Year's Day: Central Library Closed|
|January 2 (Monday)||New Year's Day (Observed)|
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.
Donate yearbooks to preserve Springfield history and make them available online for all!
Patrons of all Springfield City Library branches will no longer be penalized if they don’t return books and other materials on time.
Watch a video of these official Springfield City Library announcements.
Reading with a pet is a calming, stress-free way to build fluency and expression. Join us to read with Cadence! | Sixteen Acres | Children
Come join us for a fascinating book club at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center! | Adults
Children are invited to come in costume (or not!) and celebrate autumn with songs, stories and fingerplays. | Sixteen Acres | Children
Design and create earrings for yourself or as a gift!｜Sixteen Acres｜Teens
Design and create a beaded bracelet for yourself or as a gift!｜Sixteen Acres｜Children & Teens
Stop spending money on single-use items, and join us to learn low cost and low effort ways to create less waste. | Sixteen Acres | Adults
The book group for reading enthusiasts reads mostly contemporary novels, although occasionally historical fiction, adventures, and some non-fiction. | Sixteen Acres | Adults
Suggest YOUR program idea that you would like to see at the library. Then join us for the fun! | Teens
Drop by your library, and see what craft is being offered this week! | Children
A cooking class meets book club series for those who love to cook at home. Cook together – hands-on and in-person! | Adults
Read just one book a day to build a foundation for lifelong success. Prizes awarded for every 100 books! | Children
Parents and their children are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities! | Children
Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two at Circle Time Fun. | Sixteen Acres | Children
Get your Happily Ever After fix from the Romance Book Club! | Online | Adults
Grab some needles and yarn, then come join us! Newcomers always welcome. | Adults