|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:|
|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)|
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.
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.
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.
Springfield City Library branches reopen for limited hours starting July 6. Click for more details.
Crafts and activities for kids at the library in December! | Children
Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves accepted for the mitten tree at all library locations. | All Ages
Get ready to think outside of the box! This December, complete the Teen Photo Scavenger Hunt to enter to win prizes! | Teens
Enjoy a wonderful classical music concert with cello and piano. | All Ages
A cooking class meets book club series for those who love to cook at home. Cook together – hands-on and in-person! | Adults
Start your culinary journey with our Cooking for Beginners course – separate classes for Teens and Adults! Join us monthly and learn to cook easy meals.
Join us for cooking classes for tweens and for parents to learn to make easy healthy lunches! | Children and Adults
Join a master class with Springfield’s Poet Laureate, Magdalena Gómez, for an introduction to writing and performing poetry! | Teens and Adults
Join us for the Comics Club for Teens as we share our favorites in Anime, Manga, and American comics. | Teens
Meet other LGBTQIA+ or allied teens from Springfield and beyond. | Teens
Get your Happily Ever After fix from the new Romance Book Club! | Adults
Drop in online for help with family history, for beginners and experts alike.
Play along with other ukulele enthusiasts online, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. | Teens and Adults
Share your favorite recipes at the cooking club | Adults
Grab some needles and yarn, then come join us! Newcomers always welcome. | Adults