|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 2020 holidays:|
|January 1, 2020 (Wednesday)||New Year’s Day|
|January 20, 2020 (Monday)||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|February 17, 2020 (Monday)||Presidents’ Day|
|April 12, 2020 (Sunday)||Easter: Central Library closed|
|April 20, 2020 (Monday)||Patriot’s Day (MA holiday)|
|May 25, 2020 (Monday)||Memorial Day|
|July 3, 2020 (Friday)||Independence Day (Observed)|
|July 4, 2020 (Saturday)||Independence Day|
|September 7, 2020 (Monday)||Labor Day|
|October 12, 2020 (Monday)||Columbus Day|
|November 11, 2020 (Wednesday)||Veterans Day|
|November 25, 2020 (Wednesday)||Thanksgiving Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm|
|November 26, 2020 (Thursday)||Thanksgiving Day|
|December 24, 2020 (Thursday)||Christmas Eve|
|December 25, 2020 (Friday)||Christmas Day|
|December 31, 2020 (Thursday)||New Year's Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm|
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.
Links and information about resources for adults during this period of Coronavirus closures and service changes.
Online Educational and Entertainment Resources for Children and Families. Recursos educativos y de entretenimiento en línea para niños y familias.
Links and information about resources for families during this period of Coronavirus closures and service changes.
Explore the ancient Japanese art of paper folding: origami! | All Ages
Join us weekly to learn about STEM – play games, complete challenges, and make friends. | Children
The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! | Children
Share your favorite recipes in the Sixteen Acres Branch Library’s new cooking club | Adults
Children are invited to read to Cadence, from Bright Spot Reading Buddies, in a small group setting.
Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. | Children
Grab some needles and yarn, then come join us! Newcomers always welcome. | Adults
Would you like to make changes at the library? Join one of our Teen Advisory Boards and share your ideas. | Teens
If you are looking for a welcoming place to be after school, look no further.
Come join us for fun and learning. | Children
Improve your skills or just enjoy a game. | All Ages
Members are encouraged to share any conversation-provoking history books that they are reading with the group. | Adults
Drop in during open hours to learn and explore at our makerspace! | Children